The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Okla.), Vol. 23, No. 282, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 31, 1916 Page: 3 of 8
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THE DAILY ARDMOREITE
Ardmore Thursday August 31 1916.
DR. JOHN W. DUKE. COMMISSION-
ER OF THE STATE BOARD OF
HEALTH SAYS FAKE CURES ARE
The people of Oklahoma should bt
on their guard against "fake" jn-
fantile paralysis "cures" which have
begun to make their way on the mar-
ket. As might he expected these so-
called cures have been most numer-
ous in New York City where (he
epidemic has been worst. Hut the
disease has naturally caused appre-
hension among parents in all sections
of the country and it is to be ex-
pected that efforts will bo made to
take advantage of these natural fears
to .sell the "cures" in question. There
Is just one thing to he firmly remem-
bered in this connection each and
every medicine advertised to cure or
avert infantile paralysis is a fraud.
1 lie best that can be expected is
that the purchaser is throwing away
his money for something harmless.
There is only too much chance that
these preparations by interfering
with the proper treatment of a case
may do actual harm.
Dr. Flexner of the Rockefeller In-
stitute many other experts the fore-
most scientists and physicians of the
country have been concentrating their
attention on infantile paralysis. They
have made some progress. There is
reason for hoping that more will be
made. Hut so far they have abso-
lutely failed to discover any cure for
the disease or any medicine or treat-
ment which will certainly avert it.
When the most skillful and experienc-
ed physicians in the country or world
have failed to find a cure it is absurd
to suppose that some manufacturer
of patent medicines has succeeded.
The School Question.
While some parents may feel appre-
hension over sending their children to
the schools which are soon to open
it can he conservatively stated that
there is no ground for such a feeling
In Oklahoma. The total number of
cases of infantile paralysis in thH
state lias been less than one to each
1l)iH"i) population. These casi-s have
been widely separated. In no case
has there been the slightest approach
to an epidemic. In fact the greatest
number of cases occurring in any
given county was two. Moreover the
disease does not appear to have been
stroncly infectious. Precautions have
been taken by the State Hoard of
Health against the spread of the dis-
ease as well as against possible Infec-
tion from other states. In New York
City Newark N. J. and other places
in that immediate vicinity the author-
ities may find the school problem a
puzzling one. It is not so in Okla-
homa. The people of Oklahoma may be
assured that no attempt will be made
to conceal facts nor to keep away
from them the knowledge of actual
conditions. The state board of health
has discouraged the spreading of ex-
aggerations and unfounded rumors
liable to cause unnecessary public
alarm. It has not made nor will it
make any effort to conceal real con-
ditions or danger. Should there be
any cause for apprehension the people
of Oklahoma will be promptly inform-
ed. So far there has been no real
cause nor any community in the state
in which it would be unsafe for chil-
dren to attend school as usual.
Fall Typhoid Precautions.
Autumn is the time of year when
special precautions should he taken
against typhoid fever. The best pre-
cautions of course which can be taken
is to be inoculated against it and
many physicians are advising this
course. Typhoid inoculation is com-
paratively mild In its effects. It does
not cause any serious indisposition
and even the slight discomfort which
may result lasts for only a short time.
There is no longer any question as to
the good results of typhoid inocula-
tion. It has been tried on a tremen-
In war huge bodies of men are
concentrated under conditions that
are bound to be Insanitary. The dif-
ficulties of getting a pure water sup-
ply for an army especially an army
in the field are insuperable. For cen-
turies typhoid has been the great
scourge of armies. The losses from it
almost invariably have exceeded those
inflicted by an enemy. Yet In the
present Kuropean war the greatest
conflict in history fought under ex-
tremely unsanitary conditions typhoid
is practically unknown. The reason
Is that the armies have been inocu-
lated. The experience of the United
NO SUBWAY RUSH
FOR J. P. MORGAN. GOES
TO WORK ON YACHT
J ti&te cj
- -. Ij IP- "
J.P. MO&GHN ON HIS
Y TO HIS VflCHT
Among the fortunate rich who go
to their daily work on their steam
yachts Instead of traveling via sub-
way elevated railroad trolley or on
foot is J. Pierpont Morgan who trav-
els on his yacht Corsair from Ulen
Cove N. Y to his Wall street office.
The Corsair was inherited by Mr.
Morgan from his father. It was one
of the pet fads of the famous Inlan-
der. The picture of Mr. Morgan was
"snapped" on the pier at (ilen Cove
as he was about to board the Corsair.
States army has been the same ty-
phoid having been practically elimi-
nated. Every person not inoculated should
take the utmost precautions at this
time of year to be certain of the
purity of his water supply. Typhoid
is one of the scourges of this country.
Kven If recovery Is made it means a
long and serious illnes3. It is much
too serious a disease to take any
Trade what you OotTt want for
something you can use by patronizing
the want column.
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You can make it more attractive modern comfy and distinctive at
snrill cost and very little trouble. Whether you improve your old home or plan
to build a new one. every room can be made unusually artistic and comfortable.
For Walls Ceilings and Partitions
Cornell-Wood-Board is nailed right over old walls or direct to the studding of unfinished
wal'sT It stays there. Gives the beautiful new panelled effects.
Just as pood for offices theatres stores churches garages or any other kind of buildings
as it is for homes.
Cornell-Wood-Ikjard is guaranteed not
Guarantee! to warp buckle chip crack or fall.
. .u r - 3 Wood TWO.- Co 'C. O Fri-bie. Prci-VntV Chime d M by the der. Uri hem.
Manufactured by the Ln-3 W "yy'ii tALiK " aJ ""-
Carter County Lumber Co.
309 Third Ave. N. E.
Exempt From All Gen-
eral Taxes in Oklahoma
lit ''f" '-
Short Time 6 Per Cent Coupon Bonds. Denomination $1000.
A SAFE AND CONSERVATIVE INVESTMENT.
Dated January 1 1 9 1 G. Duo: $15000 on January 1 1918 and a like amount ev-
ery six months thereafter excepting on January 1 li)2C when the remaining
$200000 mature. Interest payable semi-annually (.January 1 and July 1). Princi-
pal and interest payable at the Mississippi Valley Trust Company St. Louis. Mo.
P.onds redeemable on any interest date at a premium of 11 U per cent with accrued
interest on a thirty days' previous notice.
Secured by mortgage upon all the property of the Oklahoma Railway Company
embracing local railway ami equipment in Oklahoma City including terminal prop-
erty interurbnns and terminals to Norman El Reno and I'Mmond subject only to the
prior lien of $ 1000.000 securing a like amount of underlying 5 per cent bonds. The
lien will also cover the interurban extension to Cullirie and the local Guthrie
street railway sulject to a i?l."0.000 construction lion note. These bonds and in-
terest are payable out of the earnings of the road which are more than five times
the interest on the bonds. And the earnings are growing at the rate of about
$0000 per month increase over same months last year. These bonds are preferred
as to principal and dividends of both the preferred and common stock.
CONSIDERING THAT THEY ARE FREE FROM GENERAL TAXES THIS IN-
COME IS EQUIVALENT TO OVER 9 1-3 PER CENT.
I also have a list of high-class Oklahoma municipal tax-exempt bonds for sale.
If you are interested in any safe coupon bond investment I should like to meet you at
any time or place designated by you.
Reference : E- T. ROTH
First National Bank Representing R. J. Edwards
of Ardmore Randol Hotel.
BROADENING ITS USEFULNESS.
Central State Normal Opens
Kdniond Okla.. Aug. 30. Central
Normal school is beginning extension
work on a large scale with the open-
ins of this school year. Prof. Freil
H. Ives head of the department of
night J. D. Uennett was robbed or
J7.50 which he hud in his pockels
and then he was .bound and gagged
and tied to a tree at the side of the
road. A handkerchief was stuffed In
his mouth and a strong cold was
used to hold this in place. Then the
bands of the victim were tied behind
him and he was left alone with the
LEAVES FRIDAY FOR MEMPHIS.
attract the attention of a neighbor
who came to his rescue and then a
search began for the- robber. The
sheriff was culled to the scene but
no trace of the men who committed
the robbery could bo found.
llennet was on his way Homo from
work late in the evening when the
hold up occurred. He was acting lis
temporary agent for the Frisco rail-
road at Garnet station.
agriculture here will spend much of
his time in assisting rural teachers in ch.winK hi!1 way through the hand-
central Oklahoma to solve their many k.rch(t he managed after a time to
The agricultural teaching in many
rural schools is poorely given because
the teacher has loo much other work
to do. Prof. Ives expects to assist
teachers in planning their agricultu-
ral work for the best results organ!-1
zing and managing boys' and girls'
agricultural clubs and developing
other community service needed.
The agricultural teaching will bo
extended to the farm homes through
the work of the school children in the
crop growing and livestock: raising
projects of the agricultural clubs the
gardening and home canning work
dairy cow testing associations poult-
ry capon and egg marketing im
provement and other special work
concerning farm seeus iieiu wont
and livestock management according
The rural teacher will also be as
sisted In securing playground appara
tus -school grounds improvement do
mestic science equipment educa-
tional entertainments for winter
nights good roads Improvement dis-
trict fairs and other lines of com-
The typical rural schools of this
district will bo visited by parties of
Central Normal students for obser-
vation and study of Miehing meth
ods under actual rural conditions.;
In this w ay these rural schools will bo I
training schools for Centrals stu
H Is believed that this work ad-
ded to that of the county demonstra-
tion agents will mean much for the
improvement of agricultural educa-
tion and the development of com-
munity co operation among our peo-
ple on the farms.
Smith Has Been Called There
By P. P. Kearney.
T. Ij. Smith will leave hero Friday
for Memphis Tenn. where ho will
be associated with I. P. Kearney who
moved from hero to that city sonio
months ago to engage in the sale of
automobiles. Mr. Kearney has met
with a quick response on the part of
Tennessee people and he must add
more men to his force and has mado
a proposition to Mr. Smith that is no
iHViting that he cannot resist. Mr.
Smith's family will not move from
hero now but In case his work be-
comes as permanent and as lucrative
as he has a right to expert his family
will In time Join him there.
Mr. Smith is a good business man
and Memphis people will be glad to
add him to the citizenship of that city.
Get a Prize Coupon
With ETcry Drink
How Do You Fight?
Did you tackle that tr.ouble that came !
your way j
With a resolute heart and cheerful?
Or hide your face from the light of
With a craven coul nd fearful. !
Oh a trouble's a ton or a trouble's
an ounce j
Or a trouble Is what you make It
And it isn't the fact that you're hurt
nut only ho-v did you take It?
You are hep' en to earth; well what's
Come up with a cmiling fare
It's nothing against you to fall down
nut to lie there that's the disgrace.
The harder ynu're thrown why the
higher you bounce;
To proud of yo-ir bUckrned eye!
It isn't the fact that you're licked that
It's did you fight anJ why?
"Hartshown Holler." in Cood Lines.
Let us estimae your work. Electrical wire-
ing and all kinds of supplies.
Kennedy Spragins & Lewis
20 N. Washington PLUMBERS Telephone 34.
Agent Held Up and Robbed.
Tu'm. Aug. 30 'Held up by a
masked man near Pawson Saturday
Not the Biflflcst Bui the Best
W. F. ABBOTT
29 North Caddo Phone 32
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Easley, John F. The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Okla.), Vol. 23, No. 282, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 31, 1916, newspaper, August 31, 1916; Ardmore, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc154606/m1/3/: accessed October 22, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.