Beaver County Republican. (Gray, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 38, Ed. 1 Friday, October 8, 1915 Page: 3 of 4
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REAVER COUNTY REPUBLICAN. GRAY. OKLAHOMA.
RATE HEARING IS OVER FOR
PRESENT. RECESS TAKEN
UNTIL NOVEMBER 17.
OTHER NEWS Of THE NEW STATE
Little Incidents and Accidents That
Go To Make Up a Week's
History of a Great
Oklahoma City.—With practically
all the evidence of the railroads on the
question of valuation of properties in-
troduced, a recess was taken in the
2-cent rate ca*e hearing last week until
November 17. An agreement was
reached among counsel for both the
state and railroads and Judge You-
mans at the final session in the
Redirect examination of Robert C-
Sattley, chief valuation engineer for
the ltock Island, was not completed
and will be taken up when the trial
is resumed, as will certain evidence
to be presented by the Frisco
lating to the valuation of equipment.
When the court meets again the
railroads will also begin the presen-
tation of testimony relating to the
values of right of way and its as-
signment to the various facilities at
According to Attorney General S.
P. Freeling, the hearing will be over
entirely by Jan. I, 1916. He states
that as soon as the ralway companies
rest the state will be ready to begin
the presentation of its side of the
case and will go right through with
it without a stop-
UNIVERSITY TEAM CAPTAIN
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roofing, uod shingles, and many other types
of roofings. Crrtain-f 'l K'nt* all over the
country arc ouUivtug the period of tbc guar-
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and Building Pnptr§
New Tarfc Cttr CUca.e Pk.'.<Hpki. St. LeaU
Bestsa CI«t«Ub4 Pitt>bur«k Delrsit Saa Fraacnce
Cisnnaati Mrmupolu Kaaoi City Srattls
Atlanta Kraitoa Leeds* H.irbwif Srdaer
CHECK NEEDED TOUCHING UP
I W I fcilw • W J,i' Advil* ami UKikB trra.
Bales reaaonaole, Hlgheat ndereuota best ser^loss
Bank Cashier Handled the Subject
Diplomatically, But Sensitive Mr.
Brushly Was Annoyed.
"This check of yours." said the
large-hearted cashier to Brushly, the
Impressionist painter, "ia drawn ex-
ceedingly well, and in composition
seems to be pretty nearly perfect; but
it lacks background, Mr. Hrushly. Hut
for that it would be a work of art.
Your foreground is charming, but Just
a trifle too—well, Bhall we say too
"1 don't know what you are driving
at," growled Hrushly. "I suppose you
know what you mean, however. What
kind of a background would you sug-
"Cash!" said the cashier. "A work
of art like this, calling for the pay-
ment of $50, is not wholly convincing
with a sketchy little overdraft of $2>9
on deposit to provide the necessary
contrasts in light and shade and to
give the thing what we might call
Whereupon Hrushly, like the self-
respecting man he was, snapped his
fingers under the impudent fellow's
nose and transferred his overdraft to
the trust company across the Btreet.—
TWO BANDITS K'LIED IN BATTLE
Two Brothers, Resisting rrest, Slain
A by Deputies Near Howe.
Ft, Smith—James and Henry Mat-
hews, brothers, 20 and 25 years of
age, respectively, were shot to death
in a gun battle with George Barlow
and L. M. Menninghall, deputy sher-
iffs. near Howe, LeFlore county, Okla.,
forty miles southwest of here.
The shooting took place near the
home of the Mathews brothers, three
miles southeast of Howe. James
Mathews was instantly killed. Henry
Mathews disappeared in a clump of
bushes about forty yards from the
shooting. His body was found by
bloodhounds that were rushed to
Howe from Ft. 8mith.
According to the officers, who ha e
not been arrested they suspected tke
Mathews brothers of being the holdup
men who have terrorized the commun-
ity between Howe and Heavener for
the past month, cammitting robberies
and burglaries almost nightly. A
week ago the officers engaged two
men In a duel in the railroad yards
The officers declare that when they
commanded the brothers to throw up
their hands, the Mathews opened fire
on them with pistols. The officers
replied with rifles Both suspects
were shot twice. Edward Harold, re-
siding near Heavener, was arrested on
suspicion of having concealed the
Mathews brothers since their shoot-
ing scrape with the officers a week
Forest Geyer, of Norman, who Is
captain of the 1915 football team at
the State University. He plays the
169 CARS BROOM CORN SHIPPED
Lindsay Will Ship Two Hundred Cars
and the Dlatrict Three Hundred.
Lindsay.—There are 2,500 acres of
late broom corn intheLindsaydlstrlct,
now heading out which will make if
frost holds off for two weeks. One
of the buyers who has made a thorough
study of the situation here says Lind-
say proper has shipped 169 cars of
corn so far thlB year and the majority
of them were large cars. This does
not include shipments from adjoining
stations in this district.
He says that if the late corn makes,
the district will ship 300 carB this year
and apportions these as follows:
Pauls Valley—20 cart.
It is reported the total broom corn
acreage in the state is 223.658.
One load of corn has been marketed
at Leedey. Pulling has commenced at
Guymon. Deliveries at Lawton have
been delayed by rain, but the price
there is ranging from $90 to $100. At
Sayre choice brush is bringing $105.
Heavy offerings are made at Carnegie
The acreage reported in Atoka coun-
ty is 225,658 acres, estimated to yield
44,172,455 pounds, valued at $2,650,347.
DIDN'T "RAISE" THE CHICKENS
But Evidently Dealer Hadn't Quite
Comprehended Question Asked
by Hia Customer.
Here Is a little story that was told
by Congressman William C. Adamson
of Georgia when the conversation
turned to natural misunderstanding:
A young housewife who lives in a
suburban town went to the village
store to make some purchases.
"These chickens look very nice," re-
marked the customer, pausing before
the poultry counter. "How much are
"One dollar apiece, madam," was the
prompt response of the obliging pro-
prietor. "You can't find better poul-
try for the money in the whole coun-
"One dollar," thoughtfully mused
the customer, and then added: "Did
you raise them?"
"Oh, no, madam!" was the hasty
assurance of the misunderstanding
storekeeper. "That is the same price
I offered to sell them for yesterday."
CNLY A FEW PIMPLES
But Many More May Come If You
Neglect Them. Try Cuticura Free.
CONFERENCE DOMAIN TOO LARGE
Methodists Would Reduce Boundaries
to Save Patsors' Expense.
OKLAHOMA POSTMASTERS MEET
O. E. Butter of Grove is Re-elected
President of Association-
Oklahoma City.—With harmony and
success from beginning to end the
first meeting of the State Postmasters'
league was held here. There were
fitting addresses made by the follow-
ing: Claude Weaver, Q. V. Bridwell,
8. W. Hill, W. P. Moore, Mrs. Cora
Murdock, J. W. Haydon, W T. Kins-
ley, William Long, H. A. Ravia and
The committee on nominations se-
lected and submitted the following
names and they were elected to serve
as officers the ensuing year: O. E.
Butler of Grove, re-elected president;
W. T. Kinsley, Glencoe, secretary and
SENATOR J. W. WEEKS IS DELAYED
Massachusetts Man Postpones Okla-
homa Visit Until October 13.
Tulsa.—The meeting here of north-
ern Oklahoma Republicans arranged
in honor of the visit of Senator John
W. WeekB of Massachusetts, presiden-
tial candidate, has been postponed un-
til October 13, owing to the inability
of Senator Weeks to reach here sooner.
Likewise, the meeting of the First Re-
publican congressional committee has
been moved up to the same date.
Missouri 'Frati' Pledge Oklahomans.
St. Louis.—Oklahoma pledge* an-
nounced at the University of Mis-
Homer Key, Holdenville, Kappa Al-
pha; James Huntley, Pawhuska, Kap-
pa Sigma; Henry B. Bass and Doyle
W. Colton, Enid, Phi Delta Theta;
George V. Buchanan, Oklahoma City,
and Sam Canterburry, Tulsa, Sigma
chi; Hammett Baldwin. Tulsa, and
Hugh Avery Hughes, Oklahoma Citv,
Sigma Alpha Epsllon, and Sam Robin-
son, Larimer and Jam<*s Murdock and
Schllley Kramer. Tulsa, Kappa Alpha.
Tulsa—A movement will be launched
at the anneal convention of the Okla-
homa conference of the Methodist Epls
copal church, which convenes in Tulsa,
October 16, to subdivide the conference
which Is a territory of magnificent dis-
tances, embracing all or Oklahoma and
part of Texas. The original Okla-
homa conference, East Oklahoma Mis-
sion conference and the Texas con-
ference were merged into a single or-
ganization about three years ago. The
chief objection to the vastness of its
area comes from the ministers in the
poorer churches, who say It would take
at least half of their yearly salary to
make a move from one extreme point
to another in the conference.
Bishop W. O. Shepard will preside
at the conference which will be at-
tended by 500 ministers and probably
as many lay delegates. It will meet
in Convention hall.
Cuticura Soap and Ointment are
most effective in clearing the skin of
pimples, blackheads, rednesB, rough
noss, itching and irritation as well as
freeing the scalp of dandruff, dryness
and itching, besides satisfying every
want of the toilet and nursery.
Sample each free by mall with Book.
Address postcard, Cuticura, Dept. Y,
Boston. Sold everywhere.—Adv.
COULD RECOGNfct NUISANCE
Judge's Retort Set Courtroom Laugh-
ing and Gave Lawyer Something
to Think About.
City Magistrate Krotel, who is noted
for a characteristic brand of dry hu-
mor, occasionally manifested in ut-
terances from the bench, turned a
cruel shaft loose upon a pestiferous
young attorney this week, to the su-
preme enjoyment of a crowded court-
room. Bays the New York correspond-
ent of the Cincinnati Times Star. The
young attorney waa prosecuting in a
case where the maintaining of a nui-
sance was alleged. The rulings of
Magistrate Krotel did not please him.
His numerous objections became per-
sistently controversial. "If your honor
pleases," he said, "1 would not pre-
sume to Instruct the honorable court
In a question of law, but I am impelled
to observe that I doubt—in the pres-
ent case only, of course—If the court
properly conceives of what constitutes
"You are mistaken, sir," was the re-
sponse from the bench. "This court
has never had a more clear or exem-
plary idea of what constitutes a nui-
sance than in the present case at the
present time. And for that. In a
measurable way, the court thanks you.
CURED OF BRIGHT'S DISEASE.
Mrs. A. L. Crawford, Medfleld,
Mass., writes: "Dodd's Kidney Pills
cured me of Brlght's Disease, and I
am healthy and strong to-day and
have been blessed
wlt£ good health ever
since my cure. When
the doctors pronoun-
ced my case Hrlght's
Disease I was in such
a serious condition
that they could not
do anything for me.
I kept getting worse. My limbs from
my ankles to my knees swelled and
my eyes were so swollen that I
couldn't see. As a last hope I thought
I would give Dodd's Kidney Pills a
trial. I gradually Improved and kept
on taking them and they cured me
Dodd's Kidney Pills, 50c per box at
your dealer or Dodd's Medicine Co.,
Buffalo. N. Y. Dodd's Dyspepsia Tab-
lets for Indigestion have been proved.
60c per box.—Adv.
Picked a Real American Name.
A somewhat unpatriotic little Bon of
Italy, twelve years old, came to his
teacher in the public school and aBked
if he could not have his name
"Why do you wish to change your
name?" the teacher asked.
"I want to be an American. I dive
in America now."
"What American name would you
like to have?"
"I have it here," he said, handing
the teacher a dirty scrap of paper on
which was written "Patrick Dennis
Where It Was Appropriate.
Lord Kitchener, it is said, is very
pleased with the result of the present
"We are ail temperate now," said
his lordship recently.
"To get drunk is an unheard-of thing
among gentlemen. If a gentleman
ever gets drunk nowadays he has, you
may be sure, a remarkable excuse to
offer." To illustrate his point Lord
Kitchener told this story:
A major, after a fancy dress ball at
Simla, came home drunk and his
shocked wife said to him:
"Aren't you ashamed to return from
the ball in that condition?"
"Don't blame me, my dear," said the
major; "you must remember that the
character I assumed was that of a
Testifies She Was Restored
to Health by Lydia EL
Lackawanna, N. Y.-"After my flrrt
child was born 1 felt very miserable aod
could not stand on
my feeL My sister-
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try Lydia E. Pink-
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appetite good, step
elastic, and I lost
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feeling. That was
six years ago and I
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Vegetable Compound and it works like
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A. F. KREAMER, 1574 Electric Avenue,
Lackawanna, N. Y.
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Women who suiter from those dis-
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INJURIES FATAL TO R. R. AGENT
Patrick Hearne Dies As Result of Be-
ing Slugged at Antlers.
No Need to Worry.
"Say, do you know I was fearfully
embarrassed last night when you in
troduced me to Mrs. Rich. Do you
suppose she noticed my clothes need-
"I'm sure she didn't. She never no-
tices anything unless it's out of the
Treatment of Sores.
Apply Hanford's Balsam lightly and
you should find that gradually the sore
will diminish in size. The older the
caBe the leuger It will take, but it will
help the hard cases, after other rem-
edies fail. Adv.
"The old saying about true love
never runs smooth wasn't true in
their case. They never had a single
quarrel during their engagement."
"No, they were saving them all up
for their honeymoon."
Antlers—Patrick Hearne died in a
Paris, Texas, hospital from injuries
sustained here a week ago when the
railroad station in which he worked
as agent was robbed. Hearne was
rendered unconscious by the robbers
and then placed across the railroad
tracks. He regained consciousness
long enough to crawl from the tracks
to a truck standing on the station
platform. A train arrtved a few min-
utes later and Hearne's unconscious
form was found by the train crew.
The robbers who had secured $21 by
rifling the station fled. Three young
men arc now in jail at Hugo, wher°
they are being held on suspicion that
they were implicated in the slugging
of the station agent and the robbing of
Hearne's skull was fractured, and ac-
cording to a telegram received here
from Paris, did not regain conscious-
ness after arriving at the hospital.
To Drive Out Malaria
And Build Up The System
Take the Old Standard GKOVE'S
TASTELESS chill TONIC. You know
what you are taking, as the formula is
printed on every label, showing it
Quinine and Iron in a tasteless form. The
Quinine drives out malaria, tha Iron
builds up the system. 50 cents. Adv.
"Hubby, dear, is my gown comme 11
faut?" asked Mrs. Gadders.
"How do I know?" growled Mr. Gad
ders. "If you mean is it the kind of
dress It ought to be against the law
to wear, why, yes."
Important to Mothers
Examine carefully every bottle of
CASTORIA, a safe and sure remedy for
Infants and children, aud see that It
In Use For Over 30 Years.
Children Cry for Fletcher's Castoria
luu cuiiureu, auci Bee tnai 11
Hard to Tsll.
Gibbs—I tell you, no man can fool
Dibbs—Then how did you get her?
Honeysuckle Must Serve Four Years.
Madill.—A Jury In district court here
returned a verdict of guilty in the trial
of John W. Honeysuckle, charged with
having murdered Mrs. Greacy Merri
man April 22, last. He was sentenced
to serve four years In the penitentiary.
Last May, Honeysuckle was tried and
acquitted on the charge of having
murdered Mrs. G. M. Mutz. The two
women were related to Honeysuckle
and he shot them to death while they
were in his house. The shooting grew
out of a quarrel over domestic affairs.
For nail In the foot use Hanford'a
Ernest P. Blcknell, the national dl
rector of the American Red CrosB. was
talking in New York about the splen
did work that his organization is doing
"We are supplying the Belgians," he
said, "with $12,000,000 worth of food
a month. We are also supplying food
to the inhabitants of Poland, whom
Germany has taken over.
"We have a good deal to do, eh? We
are like the father who said:
'At last, at last, I've got my five
daughters off my hands. Now to put
my five sons-in-law on their feet.'"
"You have to get a new night
"Why, what's the matter, Bill, I
thought you liked the Job?"
"Oh, I did at first, but this street's
got so noisy I can't sleep a wink at
"Can't I persuade you to sign the
"i b pose so," replied Uncle Bill Bot
tletop. "The only trouble 1b that I'm
gettin' so easy persuaded that every
time I sign the pledge some fellow
comes along and persuades me to take
No Cause for Alarm.
A young preacher who was staying
at a clergy house was In the habit of
retiring to his room for an hour or
more each day to practice pulpit ora-
tory. At such times he filled the house
with sounds of fervor and pathos and
emptied it of almost everything else.
A well-known bishop happened to be
vlsltlrtg a friend in this house one day
when the budding orator was holding
"Gracious me!" exclaimed the
bishop, starting up in assumed terror,
"pray what might that be?"
"Sit down, biBhop," his friend re-
plied. "That's only young D prac-
ticing what he preaches."
"My father has to work awful hard.
He has to get up early every morn
Ing to see that all the clerks are
there attending to their work," said
"Oh, my papa doesn't," said her
chum. "Yeu see, he's one of the
poaaeaa theae qualltlei. and apeedOy reatore
to the bowel 1 their natural perlataltlc motto*
ao eaaentlai to regularity. ■"
W. N. U., WICHITA, NO. 40-1915.
For genuine comfort and laiting pleas-
ure use lied Cross Ball Blue on wmh day.
All good grocers. Adv.
After all, the chief difference be-
tween men and roosters Is that men
do their crowing during the day.
Cool a burn with Hanford's Balssm.
Fame is a bubble, but it Is Just as
well to allow someone else to blow
your for you.
"I seldom Bee a large automobile
standing in front of a pretty bunga
low that I don't feel sad."
"You are not envious, I hope?"
"No, Indeed. Experience has taught
me that about nine times out of ten a
motor car at the curb means a mort-
gage on the house."
How Did She?
"You cant tell me tliat woman be-
lieved your story about being a gen-
tleman In reduced circumstances,
said one weary hobo.
"Yes she did. She told me so."
"How did Bhe come to give you a
knife to cat your pie with then?"
10c Worth of
Will Clear $1.00 Worth of Land
Get rid of the stumps and grow
big crops on cleared land. Now
ia the time to clean up your farm
while products bring high prices. Blasting ia
quickest, cheapest and easiest with Low Freel-
ing Du Pont Explosives. They work in cold
Write for Free Handbook of Exploeivee No. 69F,
and name of neareet dealer.
DU PONT POWDER COMPANY
Knew His Fsther.
A school inspector aBked a class o(
small children: "If I had three glasses
of beer on the table, and your father
came in and drank one, how many
would be left?"
"None, sir," answered a very small
"But you don't understand my que*
tlon," said the inspector, and he r
peated it again.
Still the boy gave the same reply.
"Ah, my bo#," exclaimed* the lnspetv
tor at last, "It Is clear you don't know
"But I know my father," said the
They were gathering apples together
—the little blonde and the big athlete.
"Are you fond of golden sweets?"
she asked, In a summer vacationy way.
"Oh, yes, In the summer time," he
replied, but he quickly added: "My
strong preference is for fall pippins."
Pain In the side? Rub on and rufe
in Hanford's Balsam thoroughly. Adv.
The way of a wise man Is to let a
woman have her own way.
Luck Is blamed for a lot of mlsroft
tune of which it is innocent.
Occasionally a little sin grows up,
weds and raises a big family.
The brakemen often follow Instruc-
tions too closely. Some men should
be permitted to forget their "pack-
Life is tiresome enough without via
itlng your relatives.
THE TWO BUTTES IRRIGATION SYSTEM
in Southeastern Colorado is the only completed Carey Act p-oject in the State.
It is one of the most perfect In the United States. It was built for the farmeo
under the superv sion of the State of Colorado. The soil and cllma'e are
especially adap ed to alfalfa, wheat, corn, oats, barley, and to da rying, poultry,
livestock, and irrigation guarantees the result. We want men wh:> will work and
develop and make homes, not speculators. A new country with a world of
promise for the industrious farmer or stockman with limited resources. Landt
for sale cheap and on easy terms. Do not wait until a railroad advances
prices beyond your reach, but write at once.
THE TWO BUTTES REALTY COMPANY
TWO BUTTES, COLORADO
DON'T THROW TOUR PROFITS AWAYT
After 70a have sprat a lot of time ud bob*; In prodaolnf a hoi
It a vital matter to dlepoee of them at the full aianln of profltf '
yoor ahlpmeat It -ouluM to . Why tru«t Ibe all of j"ur iUi
eiperleaced ealaaoien ia the yarde' Why take chauoeet Write oa
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