The Mooreland Leader. (Mooreland, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 3, Ed. 1 Friday, April 22, 1910 Page: 2 of 8
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Kidney Troubles Grow Worse Every
Charles S. Bulley, 808 Locust St..
Yankton, S. Dak., says: "I suffered
agony from kid-
n e y complaint
and was almost
helpless. The dis-
ease grew worse
each year al-
though I doc-
tored and used
There were excru-
■ elating pains in
my back and the
urine passed too
freely. D o a n ' s
Kidney Pills gradually helped me and
soon I waB cured. Some years ago I
recommended them and have had no
Remember the name—Doan's.
For sale by all dealers. 50 cents a box.
Foster-Mllburn Co., Buffalo, N. Y.
OKLAHOMA VERY BUSY
WITH NEW BUILDINGS
CONTRACTS AGGREGATE AN EX-
PENDITURE OF $1,422,381.
Prison le Largest—Educational Insti'
tutions to Put Oklahoma Far In
Advance in Southwest.
First Manager—Did your company
have a long run?
Second Manager—No; but we had a
Because a home is in the country—be.
cause it is on a farm—is only an added
reason why it should be more up-to-date
and attractive, for those who are fortu-
nate enough to live in the country really
spend more time in their homes than do
those who live in cities.
-And it is also true that farm homes and
farm life is daily becoming more and more
attractive. The inside of our house is our
home, so why not make it nice and at-
tractive, homely and cheerful, up-to-date
You wouldn't think of burning tallow
candles, yet why use wall paper?
_In_ order to educate a few refined peo-
it 41. ~ --ifli'
Guthrie.—The total contract value
of construction work on state Institu-
tions, some entirely new, and some ad-
ditions, now under way In Oklahoma,
aggregates $1,422,381. Of this f250,000
of contracts Ib under the supervision of
the state board of agriculture and the
remainder under the supervision of
the state board of affairs.
In addition to the work now in
course of completion, a $100,000 main
hall for the Weatherford normal, and
a $65,000 main building for the coior-
•d A. & M. college at langston have
Just been completed. Contracts for a
$100,000 building for the Sulphur deaf
school; $25,000 for the boys' training
school between Pauls Valley and
Wynnewood; $38,000 for additions to
the Claremore preparatory school;
$40,000 for a state orphan home at
Pryor Creek; and $200,000 for a cen-
tral rotunda and another cell wing for
the McAlester Penitentiary, are yet to
be let by the board of affairs.
The buildings now under construc-
tion Include seven state agricultural
colleges; two state normals; a univer-
sity preparatory school; a college for
girls; a school of mines; a main hall
for the state university, and several
additions to other regular educational
institutions. These colleges are scat
tered all over Oklahoma, and when
completed, will give this state one
of the best educational systems In the
The biggest contract let by the stato
board of affairs, is the administration
building and left cell wing of the Mc-
Alester penitentiary, which, with the
steel cells, is costing $266,966, and
which will be completed in sixty days.
The great $50,000 wall around the
New York, April 18.—The cotton
market opened steady at an advance
of 1 to 4 points on over-night buying
orders, although the cables were
slightly disappointing. Europe was a
buyer early, but bulls gave prices no
aggressive suport and the market soon
eased off. Reports of too much rain
in the central belt imparted a relative-
ly steady tone to the new crop, how-
ever, and prlves rallied on covering.
Galveston, Tex., April 18.—Cotton,
lower; 14 7-16c.
St. Louis. Mo., April 18.—Cotton,
steady; middling, 14 l-4c. Slaes, 750
bales; receipts, 1, 282 bales; shipments
1,364 bales; stock, 38,876 bales.
Game Law Is Upheld.
pie in every community to the artistic
of wlfd color)f a fre^oL*!.?beauTiful^'ll 1 gre,ai *b0'000 wal1 around the *""• w"u Quau,
stencils of classic design is made to every Penitentiary Is also being completed shipped out of the state
reader of this paper. j gradually, convict labor being alrgely even thou£h the game was killed dur-
Guthrie.—The Oklahoma law for
1 bidding the shipment of slaughtered
wild game out of the state was upheld
by the United States circuit court of
appeals in a recent decision at St.
Louis, a copy of which has Just been
received by the United States attorney
The court of appeals affirms the con-
viction of Paris Rupert, convicted on
four counts of shipping 12,0000 quail
from Blaine county, Oklahoma, to Chi-
cago, about 1906 and fined $100 on
The case Is a celebrated one and
had a much larger Importance than
the fine involved, it being generally
understood that brokers and commis-
sion men handling such commodities
Joined in the fight in order to get a
settlement of the question of the right
of a state to interfere with the inter-
state commerce to the extent of refus-
ing to allow game to be shipped out,
and also to the Lacey act of the na-
tional congress making it a federal of-
fense for a person to violate a state
law prohibiting shipments of game out-
side the state.
The decision of the court of appeals,
summarized at the conclusion of the
opinion, is as follows:
"The territory of Oklahoma had the
authority to provide by legislation as it
did, that wild game such as quail,
confronting anyone in need of a laxa-
tive is not a question of a single ac-
tion only, but of permanently bene-
ficial effects, which will follow proper
efforts to live In a healthful way, with
the assistance of Syrup of Figs and
Elixir of Senna, whenever It Is re-
Quired, as it cleanses the system
gently yet promptly, without Irritation
and will therefore always have the
preference of all who wish the best of
The combination has the approval
of physicians because it Is known to
be truly beneficial, and because It has
given satisfaction to the millions of
well-informed families who have used
It for many years past
To get its beneficial effects, always
buy the genuine manufactured by the
California Fig Syrup Co. only.
LOOK8 TO THE CANADIAN WEST
FOR HER 8UPPLY.
Good Law That Should Be Enforced.
Anti-spitting ordinances, laws and
regulations in more than five-eighths
of the cities and towns of the country
are not enforced as they should be,
alleges the National Association for
the Study of Tuberculosis in a recent
report. While most of the larger cities
of the United States have such laws
on their books, in the great majority
of cases they are ignored or over-
looked. The report covers in detail
the enforcement of the anti-spitting
ordinances in 80 of the largest cities
in the country. During the year 1909
In these 80 cities, 3,421 arrests were
made for violation of the laws regard-
ing spitting in public places. Over
2,900 convictions were secured aud
$4,100.87 was collected in fines.
U r.- ; | " J ' 1 All gCIT
is also possible to secure without any used there The nenltentiarv hniirt
expense color suggestions for your home ino.~ or _# f t ,
teumg you the most suitable colors, to use 8 concrete and steel.
la Building a Church.
the best arrangement, curtains and over
curtains, etc.—in fact the services of a
decorative architect are at your disposal
without charge to you.
In cities there are many and most ex- .
cellent designers of interior decoration, but Wagoner. Father McGuire of Wag-
jt takes money and time to carry out their oner is building a fine Catholic church
ideas. This same service is at the disposal
of every reader if he asks for it, and bet-
ter than all, it tells you how you can
either do the work yourself or direct some
one else. It gives you exact shades and
colors, and the stencils to do the work
The Response Mechanical.
It is the custom in convents for the
nuns to respond to a knock at the door
with the words: "In the name of God,'
the phrase being equivalent In con
ventional parlance to our worldly
"enter" or "come In."
In a convent in one of the western
cities not long since, the mother supe-
rior had a never-to-be-forgotten expe^
rience as a result of this custom. Some
one In the outer world called the con
vent telephone number by mistake.
The mother Bupertor, roused from her
meditations, picked up the receiver
and responded mechanically: "In the
name of God."
"Madam!" called an Irate masculine
voice at the other end of the wire,
"there is no occasion for you to swear
at me, even if I have made a mistake
in the number. Profane language is
prohibited over the telephone!
O, Those Teara.
"So you are going to marry Mr.
Glimson?" smiles the first fair young
thing. "I was engaged to him last
year. He positively wept when
broke the engagement."
"I know he did," answers the other
beauteous creature. "He told me
that he wept—for joy."
"Why do people use the expression
'Dear sir' so frequently?" asked the
man who was writing a letter.
"I don't know," answered the man
who was figuring on his expenses, "un-
less 'sir' is short for 'sirloin.'"
All Old Folks
That take NATURE'S REMEDY (NR
tablets) tonight will feel better in the
mornlr.g. It sweetens the stomach, cor-
rects the liver, bowels tnd kidneys, pre-
vents biliousness and eliminates the rheu-
matism. Better than Pills for Liver Ills,
because it's different—It's thorough, easy-
sure to act. Get a 25c Box. All Druggists.
The A. H. Lewis Medicine Co., St. Louis.
Mrs. Hoyle—You seem unhappy.
Mrs. Doyle—I am; 1 don't believe
that if I were to die my husband would
wear as deep mourning as he did for
his first wife.
r. nerce's Pleasant Pellets regulate and tnrtr
crate stomach, liver and bowel*. 8war-co*taa
UOf grauulo*, ea&i to take as candr.
No, Cordelia, rain
check the rain.
at Wagoner and one at Tahlequah.
Big Meeting of Doctors.
Tulsa.—It Ib estimated that there
will be at least 700 physicians and
surgeons in attendance at the annual
meeting of the State Medical society
here In May. More than 400 have ac
cepted the Invitation and accommoda-
tions are being reserved. The conven
tion will last three days, beginning
May 10. There will be 150 delegates
from the counties of the state and the
county superintendent of health from
each county will add another seventy
fire. Fully 120 doctors from Missouri,
Arkansas, Texas and Kansas have ac-
cepted the invitation.
Features of the convention will be
(he annual May festival of song and
music of the Hyechka clubs of the
state, classical entertainment by the
Hyechka club delegates; and an auto
trip to Glenn Pool and a banquet.
The following prominent physiclana
and surgeons will address the conven
tion: Dr. Jacob N. Jackson, Dr. Jacob
Block, Dr. C. C. Conover, Dr. Herman
E. Pearce. and Dr. W. J. Frick, all of
Kansas City; and Dr. Ellsworth
Smith, Dr. Lewis H. Behrens, Dr. Geo.
W. Cole, Jr., all of St. Louis; and Dr.
Frank Mayo of Rochester, Minn.
Where She Scored.
Sheldon Kerruish tells this story on
his esteemed father:
"One day a long time ago, a number
of children in our neighborhood were
talking about the bad habits of their
" 'My father smokes 15 cigars a day,'
said a little girl, boastfully like.
" 'My father swears something aw-
ful when supper is late,' said another.
" 'My papa came home tight the
other night,' remarked a third.
A dispatch from Winnipeg, Manlto-
ba, dated March 18, 1910 says: That
Germany Is "anxious to secure a share
of Canadian wheat to supply her Im-
ports of that cereal." The recent ad-
justment of the trade relations with
Germany has made it possible to carry
on a Canadian-German trade with
much fewer restrictions than in the
past, and considerable development
of trade between the two Countries
is now certain. The great men of
the United States are alive to the
Wheat situation in this Country now,
and there is consequently the deepest
Interest in every feature that will
tend to increase and conserve the
wheat supply. With its present 650,-
000,000 bushel production of wheat
and all efforts to increase it almost
unavailing, and the rapidly growing
consumption of its increasing popula-
tion, there is certainly the greatest
reason for the anxiety as to where the
wheat is to come from that will feed
the nation. The United States will
be forced as Germany is to look to
the Wlieatflelds of Canada. One
province alone raised last year one-
eighth as much as the entire produc-
tion of the United States, and but a
twelfth of the wheat area has yet been
touched. The Americans who have
gone to Canada, are to-day reaping
the benefit of the demand for Canadi-
an wheat and they will continue to
join in the benefits thus reached for
a great many years. Splendid yields
are reported from the farms of that
Country, and from land that the Gov-
ernment gives away in 160 acre
blocks, and from other lands that
have been purchased at from $12 to
$15 an acre. John Munter, near Eye-
brow, Saskatchewan, a former resi-
dent of Minnesota says:
"Last fall got over 30 bushels of
wheat to the acre and had 30 acres of
It; also 20 acres spring breaking on
which I had flax of which I got almost
20 bushels per acre. Had 20 acres
in oats and got 70 bushels per acre
and 500 bushels potatoes on one and
three quarter acre, and can therefore
safely say that I had a fine crop and
am well satisfied with my homestead."
He is considered but a small farmer,
"It was my little sister's turn next. .
" 'You just ought to see my papa ' but he will be one of the big farmers,'
read Cicero,' she said, and all the some of these days. There are many
lng the open season. The act of con-
gress (the Lacey act) is valid wherein
it is declared that the shipment out of . -
the territory In violation of the terri- ff "1®,®I,rls rftlred. ln confusion, others, hundreds of others, whose
tory law, constitute* a crime under
the national law; and to aid in the
detection of such crimes, congress had
the authority to provide that all such
interstate shipments should be plainly
marked so any person by a casual In-
spection would know the contents of
la Held for Murder.
gladly admitting that sister had won yields were beyond this, and whose
the prize."—Cleveland Leader. average under crop was vastly
Somethln^~8tronger Than Wind. I
.:=7. ws, satuwe
many Easter calls and drank too many yearg doubled in a couple of
cups of eggnog, and, alas, was quite
Rifle Team to Compete.
Guthrie.—It has been officially an-
nounced from headquartrs of the Ok-
lahoma National Guard,*that Oklaho-
ma will send a rifle team to the na-
tional meet next Sptember. Oklahoma
did not send a team last year because
the funds of the national guard were
needed to purchase equipment, but this
year there will be no such financial
Baptist College May Get Money.
Blackwell.—Dr. J. H. Moore, presi-
dent of the Oklahoma Baptist college,
has returned from Chicago where he
went to interview Dr. Pearson rela-
tive to the Baptist college sharing in
the distribution of the Pearson wealth
this month. Dr. Moore had strong en-
dorsements and letters from friends
in Kentucky. Oklahoma, Kansas, Illi-
nois, New York, etc., and was most
courteously received by Dr. Pearson.
Dr. Moore feels absolutely certain that
the college will share in the Pearson
Oklahoma City.—At a preliminary
examination, Mrs. Clara Gilbert, who
ahot and killed her husband on the
night of March 23. was held to the
grand jury without bond for murder
in the first degree, by Judge Zewick.
The state promises to show that the
murder was premeditated.
$750,000 of Building Warrants.
'As the old-fashioned fellow lurched,
in the late afternoon, toward home,
a little girl watched him from her
" 'Oh, mamma,' she said, 'come and
look at Mr. Stuyvesant. Isn't the wind
blowing him about!'"
Women like to do things out of the
ordinary, but they never hold their
tongues for that reason.
The Literary Fabricator.
"How did that story that George
Washington couldn't tell a lie get
started ?" asked the inquisitive youth.
"I don't know," replied the irrever-
ent person; "unless he had a press
agent that could."
Guthrie.—The first installment,
amounting to $750,000 of the public
building warrant issue of the $2,000,000 .
of such warrants authorized by the re- , easIly digested and good for big and
A Surprise in Brooklyn.
An adult's food that can save a
baby proves itself to be nourishing and
cent legislature, is now under prepara-
tion by State Auditor Trapp and
Treasurer Menefee, and will be sold
soon, to be delivered to purcah6ers
May 1. These warrants are drawn
against the fund derived from sale,
rental and interest of section 33 school
lands, and are for the purpose of facil
Itating work on state institutions, the
public building fund having become
Socialista Name Ticket.
Guthrie.—Pittsburg county probably
haa the distinction of having the first
Socialist county ticket ever nominated
In this state. Nominations for the leg-
islature have been made in a number
of cases and in some counties for other
officers, but this is the first full ticket.
It includes candidates for state sena-
tor, representatives, all county officers
and county committeemen.
Lawton's $500,000 Textile Mill.
Lawton.—The construction company
has begun excavations for Lawton's
$500,000 cotton textile mill, financed
by the E. L. Shuford Manufacturing
company. Materials are being trans-
ferred over the recently constructed
short line to industrial addition. A
main building. 79x450 feet, two stories
and basement, fireproof warehouse
and sixty homes for operatives are to
be built. The contracting company
announces that the miil will be ready
for operation ln time to !«anili3 next
fall's cotton crop.
little folks. A Brooklyn man says
"When baby was about eleven
months old he began to grow thin and
pale. This was, at first, attributed ta
the heat and the fact that his teeth
were coming, but, in reality,-the poor
little thing was starving, his mother's
milk not being sufficient nourishment.
"One day after he had cried bitterly
for an hour, I suggested that my wife
try him on Grape-Nuts. She soaked
two teaspoonfuls in a saucer with a
little sugar and warm milk. This baby
ate so ravenously that she fixed a sec-
ond which he likewise finished.
"It was not many days before he for-
got all about being nursed, and has
Bince lived almost exclusively on
Grape-Nuts. Today the boy is strong
and robust, and as cute a misc"hief-
maker as a thirteen months old baby
I? expected to be.
"We have put before him other
foods, but he will have none of them,
evidently preferring to stick to that
which did him bo much good—his old
"Use this letter any way you wish,
for my wife and I can never praise
Grape-Nuts enough after the bright-
ness it has brought to our household."
Grape-Nuts is not made for a baby
food, but experience with thousands of
babies shows it to be among the best,
If not entirely the best in use. Being
scientific preparation of Nature's
grains, it is equally effective as a body
and brain builder for grown-ups.
Read the little book, "The Road to
Wellville," in pkgs. "There's a Reason."
Ever read the above lettert A new
one nppeara from time to time. Thn
■ re irenolne, true, and loll ot huau
I It's a Wrong Idea
To suppose that Nature
alone will correct any dis-
turbance of the Stomach,
Liver or Bowels. Very
often assistance is needed,
and it is then you ought to
take the Bitters. You'll
find it Nature's best aid in
cases of Poor Appetite,
Heartburn, Sour Stom
ach, Indigestion, Dys
Biliousness & Malaria.
Always insist on having
Conquered at La-st
Cbase'B Blood <fc
rve laoiew aow n. w rue lor rroof. Adv1c* Free.
. CUASK. 224 Nortb lOtii St., FUiiadclpUia, r*
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