The Citizen (LaKemp, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 10, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 7, 1916 Page: 2 of 4
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THE LA KEMP CITIZEN
Improved Beyond Expectations
"My wife has been a long sufferer of
lung trouble, and frequently with homor-
rhages," Baya Mr. R. C. Currence, of 5400
Pennnvlvania Ave., Nashville, Tenn. We
had almost given up hope of her ever bping
any better. She has taken four bottles
of Lung-Vita and she has never had an-
other hemorrhage, or even symptom. She
has improved beyond our expectations, has
gained in flesh, and we are almost sure she
will soon be sound and well." Mr. Cur-
rence is a prominent lumber man of thi
eity and is connected with John 13. Ran-
iom & Co. Take Lung-Vita for consump-
tion, asthma, and kindred troubles. I!
rour dealer does not have it in stock, send
as $1.75 for a thirty-day treatment or write
for booklet today. Nashville Medicine
Co., Dept. Y, Nashville, Tenn. Adv.
The Retort Courteous.
Mrs. Uppish—I can assure you there
Is a great (leal hanging on my family
Miss Pert—Some ancestors, for In-
A FRIEND IN NEED.
For Instant relief and speedy cur®
use "Mississippi" Diarrhoea Cordial.
Price 50c and 25c.—Adv.
A Word Painter.
Bacon—lie was a great word paint-
Egbert—Oh, a novelist, was he?
"Novelist? No. He painted signs
Mrs. Onagg (with n reputation)—
Doctor, I fear my husband's mind Is
affected. Is there any sure test?
Doctor—Tell him that you'll never
speak to him again. If he laughs he's
BANISH PIMPLES QUICKLY
Easily and Cheaply by Using Cutlcurs
Soap and Ointment. Trial Free.
Smear the pimples lightly with Cutl
cura Ointment on end of finger and
allow It to remain on five minutes,
Then bathe with hot water and Cuti-
cura Soap and continue some minutes,
This treatment Is best upon rising and
retiriag, but Is effective at any time.
Free sample each by mall with Book,
Address postcard, Cutlcura, Dept. L*
Boston. Sold everywhere.—Adv,
WHATIT IS DOING
Eight persons were killed and many
Injured in a collision on the Oceanic
railway near Mexico City.
♦ * *
Militiamen belonging to the com-
mands encamped at Columbus, N. M.,
are forbidden to act as press corres-
pondents by orders from General Per-
shing. The rule takes effect at once.
♦ * *
Forty-five regiments, including ap-
proximately 50,000 men, have been or-
ganized among the veterans of foreign
wars of the United States since the
sending of state troops to the border.
These regiments are prepared to be
mustered to the federal service imme-
Wilmer Palmer was hanged at the
Wyoming state penitentiary for the
murder of his wife.
John M. Thurston,
States senator from
at Omaha last week.
Redd—Who Is that man?
Greene—Oh, don't you know him?
He's the best-known mau on the
"Better known than me?"
"Oh, my, yes. You've only bor-
rowed from half a dozen; he owes
DEATH LURKS IN A WEAK HEART,
so on first symptoms use "Renovine"
and be cured. Delay and pay the awful
penalty. "Renovine' Is the heart's
remedy. Price $1.00 and 50c.—Adv.
The average woman swallows flat-
tery just as a baby swallows buttons—
regardless of the trouble that may fol-
No girl can successfully masticate
fudge and nurse a case of disappoint-
ed love at the same time.
Auctioneers are men who cry be-
cause they have to make an honest liv-
Avoid the Knife!
It Has Saved Thousands
of Suffering Women.
Mr. W. P. Nelson, a merchant of Hixon.
Tenn., B ys that the daughter of one of
his neighbors, Mr. James Roberts, was in
such a condition wiih female trouble that
an operation was advised, and the young
lady was sent to Chattanooga for its per-
formance. She dreaded tha operation,
•nd Stella-Vitae having been recommend-
ed. decided to try that first. She has taken
six bottles and ia happily on the road to
recovery. Sho ia able to do her usual worlc
and ia in better health than for years be-
fore, but continues to use it. She writes
"Stella Vitae will do all you claim. Her
father says "she bejran to improve at
onco, after taking Stella-Vitae." Thous-
ands of other women on the verge of seri-
ous surgical operations are saved by
timely use of Stella-Vitae. the great fe-
male remedy. Try Stella-Vitae on our
money-back-if-not -benefited guarantee.
91 at your dealers.
THACHER MEDICINE CO.,
The Standard Oil Company of Kan-
sas declared the regular quarterly
dividend of $3 and an extra dividend
of $2 a share.
♦ * ♦
Prairie Pipe Line Company posted
another cut of 10 cents in the price of
crude oil, making the price of mid-
continent now 95 cents.
* * *
Thirty more Chicago saloonkeepers
are to lose their licenses as - the re-
sult of their failure to comply with
the Sunday closing law.
* * *
John P. St. John, former governor of
Kansas and at one time presidential
candidate on the prohibition ticket, is
critically ill at his home at Olathe
* * *
Fire of unknown origin destroyed
the plant of the Corpus Christi Times
and did considerable damage to ad
joining property. The loss is esti
mated at $30,000.
* * a
The estate of Albert C. Ringling of
Baraboo, who died last January, was
valued at $1,137,000. Of this amount
the widow is given $355,000 and the
use of $100,000 until she dies. The
estate consisted principally of circus
• * *
Dragged from the jail at Dewitt,
Ark., an unidentified negro, about 20
years old, was hanged. His body was
riddled with bullets. The negro was
arrested for an attack on the 16-year
old daughter of Ernest Wlttman, a
farmer of near Stuttgart.
An additional gift of $50,000 to the
national prohibition party's campaign
fund by Mr. and Mrs. John P. Coffin of
Johnstown, Fla., was announced. They
previously had given $50,000 to the
fund. The $100,000 is to be made the
nucleus of a campaign fund of $1,000,-
a • *
A conspiracy to manufacture and
circulate $1,000,000 of counterfeit sil-
ver certificates and United States
treasury notes was frustrated at New
York by WTTlium J. Flynn, chief of
the government secret service and
several of his assistants. Eight ar-
rests were made.
• • •
A farmer named Palmer, near Na-
cona, Texas, a few days ago plowed
up silver bars on his farm variously
The British railway unions have de-
cided to ask for an increase of 10 shil-
lings weekly in the wages of all em-
* • •
Reginald McKenna, chancellor of
the British exchequer, said in the
house of commons that the total Brit-
ish debt now is $17,200,000,000.
* * *
The Earl of Cottenham was married
n St. Georgas church, in London
to Miss Patricia Burke, daughter of
the late J. H. Burke of California.
* * *
The folkething, or lower house of
the Danish parliament, voted in favor
of selling the Danish West Indies to
the United States, if a plebiscite favor-
ed the sale. The vote was 62 for the
proposition to 44 against,
a * a
General Tobias Smuts, member of
the South African parliament, is dead
General Smuts was a candidate for
the president of the Transvaal in 1897
against Paul Kruger. He took a prom-
inent part in the Boer war.
* ♦ a
An outbreak of cholera has resulted
in forty-eight deaths in Nagasaki. One
hundred and nine cases have so far
been recorded. A dispatch from Yoko-
homo on August 15 stated that there
were fifty-two cases of cholera in that
port and that Tokio had declared a
quarantine against the city.
a a a
The Greek steamer Elethlria, bound
from Saloniki to Volo with a cargo of
oil owned by an American company,
and 1,200 passengers, principally dis-
banded troops, caught fire off the is-
land of Skiatho. Forty persons were
killed and many were injured. The
captain beached his vessel.
a a a
The coming Greek elections mean
the return of Venizelos to the premier-
ship. And Venizelos is determined to
make impossible for all time to come
the sovereign in Greece ever again to
talte the reins of power as Constantino
I has done if he has to change the
Greek constitution to do it.
The war bill of France at the end
of July was 39,000,000,000 francs. The
miscellaneous expenditure of the gov-
ernment were 10,000,000 francs. The
average cost of the war, the figures
show, is now $1,987,000,000 francs
a a a
The Russians have captured Joblon-
i!la, one of the principal gateways
from Galicia to the Hungarian plains,
and Petrograd reports that their of-
fensive in this direction is continuing.
This is the first news of an advance
by the Russian southern army since
the conquest of the Austrian crown-
land of Boukowina was completed,
a a *
Assaults by British and French
forces against German positions north
of the Somme In France have resulted
in the gaining of additional ground by
the attackers, according to the British
and French war offices. The French
advance was arounU Maurepas, the
scene of much hard fighting during
the past few weeks, and the British
gain was in the direction of Ginchy
and Guillemont, nea^the southern end
of their section of the Somme front.
The Anglo-French attack, London says,
took place along the wnole line from
Pozieres to the Somme.
shadows 09 coming event*.
Aug. 21—Oklahoma State Federation
of Labor Convention, at Tulsa.
Aug. 28-31—Jefferson coun'.y fair, Ryan
Sept. 6-8—Kingfisher county fair, King-
Sept. 6-9—McCurtain county fair. Idabel
Sept. 7—Football, Northwestern Norma,
Sept. 7-9 —Woodward county fair
Sept. 7-9—Marshall county fair, Madill
Sept. 8-9—Harmon county fair, Hollis
Sept. 8-9—Tillman county fair,
Sept. 11-13—Love county fair, Marietta
Sept. li-ii—Kiowa county fair, Hobart
Sept. 11-13—Choctaw county fair, Hugo,
Sept. 12-14—x'onioioc county fair.
Sept. 12-14—Custer county fair, Thomai
Sept. lz-14—Canadian county fair. El
Sep. 12-14.—OkfusKee county fair, Oka-
Sep. 12-14.—Jonnston county fair, Tlah-
Sep. 12-16.—Pittsburg county fair, Mc-
Sep. 12-16.—Tulsa county fair. Tulsa.
Sen. 13-15.—bryan county rair. Durant
Sep. 13-16.—OKinuigee county tatr. Ok-
Sep. 13-16.—Mayes county fair. Pryor.
Sep. 13-16.—Jackson county fair, Alt'-'.s.
Sep. 13-16.—Greer county fair. Mangum
Sen. 14-lb.—McClain county fair.
Sep. 14-16.—Washita county fair.
Sep. 14-lf.—Latimer county fair.
Sep. 14-lfi.—carter county lair. Ard-
, Sep. 14-16.—Garvin county fair, Pau«
Sep. 14-16.—Sequoyan county alr. Sal-
Sep. 14-16 —McIntosh county fair. Che-
Sep. 14-16 —MasKell countv fair, Sttgl®1"
Sep. 14-16.—Grady county fair. Pocas-
Sep. 15-16.—Coal county fair. Coalgate,
bep. 15-ie —cleveland county fair.
Sep. 15-16.—Nobie countv fair, Perry.
Sep. 16-18.—Lincoln county fair. Prague.
Sep. 16-19.—Creek county fair, Sapulpa.
Sep. 18-20.—Comanche county fair, Law-
Sept. 18-20—Atoka County Fair. Atoka-
Sep. 18-40.—Wagoner county fair. Wag-
Sep. 18-20.—Hughes county fair, Hol-
Sep. 18-21.—Ottawa county fair, Miami.
Sep. 18-21.—Pottawatomie county fair,
Sep. 18-23.—Grant county fair, Jeffer-
Sept. 19-20—Oklahoma Branch, Na-
tionai League of Third and Fourth Clas
Postmasters, convention, Oklahoma CuV'
Sep. 19-21.—Oklahoma county fair, Ed-
Sept 20—21—Oklahoma County Fair,
?ep. 20-22.—Logan county fair, Guthrie
ep. 20-23,--Craig county fair. Vinita.
Sep. 20-23 —Beckham county fair, E1U
Sep. 20-23 —Rogers county fair, Clare-
Sep. 21-23—North Lincoln County Fair,
Sep. 23-30—State Fair. Oklahoma City.
Oct. 8-?.—Caddo county fair, Anadarko.
Oct. 3-7.—Washington county fair, Dew-
Oct. 4-7.—Nowata county fair. Nowata.
Oct. 4-7.—Pawnee county fair, Hallett.
Oct. 10-12.—Stephens county fair, Dun-
Oct. 14—Football, Kendall College at
Oct. 21—Football, University of Texa3,
Dallas State Fair, Dallas.
Oct. 28—Football, University of Missouri
Nov. 1-3.—Garfield county fair. Wau-
Nov. 4—Football, University of Kansas
Nov. 11—Football, Kingfisher College at
Nov. 18—Football, Kansas Aggies at
Nov. 25—Football, University of Arkan-
sas at Fort Smith.
Nov. 30—Football,' Oklahoma Aggies at
March, 1917.-Southwest Live Stock
Show, Oklahoma City.
A$k for and Grt
THE HIGHEST QUALITY
36 fyf Recipe Book Fret
OIHHER MFG. CO. OMAHA, UiA.
tARCtST MACARONI FACTORY \H AMIIICA
Saphedde—That girl can't take a
Flubdub—Can't? Why, I thought
she was engaged to you.
There la No Art In Taking Medlcln*
Just follow directions on every bot-
tle of "Plantation" Chill Tonic and
see how quickly those dreadful chilli
will leave you. It leaves the liver in
healthy condition and yet contains no
Calomel. Price 50c.—Adv.
Just in Style.
"You have a complaint to make, ma-
dam?" asked the milkman.
"Yes, I have," said the lady of the
house at the door. "The milk you
have left for three mornings is blue—
"Well, my dear madam, you must
know that blue Is the season's most
fashionable color. Now, if it were
purple or pink you might complain,
but nothing can be more fashionable
than blue just now, madam, I assure
Went Pretty Far Back.
There Is not a large collection of
anecdotes about Charles E. Hughes.
One of them dates back to the time
when he was governor of New York
and was making one of his "appeals to
the people." It Indicates that he la
apt at repartee.
Lewis Stuyvesant Chanler had been
saying in one of his drives that Mr.
Hughes was a "modern Oliver Crom-
well : "Mr. Hughes was speaking in an
upstate city on the following day when
a man in the crowd shouted: "How
about Oliver Cromwell?"
"That reminds me," the governor
beamed, "of the man who was asked
by the waiter what kind of soup he
"•What kind have you?' the diner
" 'Oxtail,' said the waiter.
"'Isn't that going pretty far back
Out of 350 applicants who took the
July examinations for admission to
the naval academy only ninety-foul
received passing grades.
President Wilson Bigned the agri-
cultural appropriation bill, carrying
approximately $27,000,000, and the
military academy appropriation bill,
A recommendation of the majority
,. . meml)ers the senate finance corn-
estimated to be worth from $100 000 mJttee fop a
to $280,000, it became known last
Bacon—I understand your new
neighbors are musical.
"Who said that?"
"Oh, I heard it Is it not so?"
"Well, I reckon he likes to fiddle,
and the wife likes to yell, If that's
what you mean."
Friend—Is there any money In story
Young Author—I've never been able
to find out!
Is a deceptive dlseas«
—thousands have It
and don't know it. If
you want good results
you can make no mistake by using Dr.
Kilmer s Swamp-Root, the great kidney
remedy. At druggists in fifty cent and
dollar sizes. Sample size bottle by Par-
cel Post, also pamphlet telling you about
It. Address Dr. Kilmer & Co., Bingham-
Ion, N. Y., and enclose ten cents, also
mention this paper.
Sold (or 47 years. For Malaria, Chills
and Fever. Also a Fine General
Strengthening TobIc. ***p£.TfcT>!s"
W. N. U., Oklahoma City, No. 34-1916
week. Palmer says he will send the
bars to the Denver mint for analysis.
It Is Relieved the silver bars were left
there by Spaniards in the sixteenth
or seventeenth century.
• * •
The paper famine was reflected in
an auction sale of old paper or-
dered by David Ferguson, supervisor
of the New York Record. One lot of
9,000 pounds composed of unsold cop-
ies of the city record brought $1.65 per
hundred pounds. Another lot of un-
sold papers weighing 6.000 pound
[ brought $2.60 per hundred. Nnrmall?
;;ales of such paper being from 20 to
50 cents a hundred.
* * *
One hundred and thirty e~ p?oyes of
! the Chicago postoClco who are on the
: Mexican bort'er with the national
: guard were dropped from the rolls by
I Postmaster D A. Campbell. This ac-
tion was taken in compliance with an
! order received from the postmaster
I general at Washington that all em-
ployes at the front should be dropped.
I Postmaster (Campbell said the men
dropped might be reinstated in their
former positions as soon as they are
honorably discharged from the army.
to meet extraordinary government ex-
penditures, due to the Mexican situ-
ation was before congress.
• * •
The battleship Virginia has the
highest rating among battleships of
the Altantic fleet in Individual prac-
tice for 1915-1916 with the percentage
of 71.55, while the Texas, with a per-
centage of 73.36, had the highest rat-
ing in division practice.
• * m
Final action on the Philippine bill
promising independence to the island*
as soon as a stable government is es-
The assessed valuation of the town
of Afton for the year 1916 is $487,555.
This is $80,000 less than last year.
R. Gate, of Weatherford, was
elected treasurer of the National Ru-
ral Credits Association, in convention
A cotton gin at Soper, owned by
Mrs. Mollle E. Perry, was destroyed
by fire of unknown origin. The gin
was valued at $5,00o and the loss is
only partly covered by insurance.
L< T. Daniels brought to Idabel what
Is believed to be the iirst bale of cot*
ton gathered in Oklahoma this season^
It matured fourteen days earlier than
the first bale gathered last season.
The body of Miss Grace Hemphill
was taken from the waters of the Ar-
kansas river near Bixby in Tulsa coun.
ty. The young woman and several
others were in bathing when she sank
beneath the surface and could not bo
Fire destroyed a large hay barn and
its contents belonging to Governor
Williams, and located on the Williams
farm, eight miles north of Durant.
Two hundred and fifty tons of hay,
2,500 bushels of oats, 600 bushels of
corn and some wheat were destroyed.
The loss is partially covered by $1,500
insurance. Origin of the fire has not
Notices tacked on the doors of vari-
ous farm homes in the vicinity of War-
ner warning the farmers that if thev
do not voluntarily join the working
class union within thirty days thev
A Perfect Fit
Clara—Is she satisfied with her di-
Bella—Yes; she wouldn't have It al-
tered for the world.
Money Is everything to the poor chap
who hasn't a cent.
tablished, was taken in the house I wil1 be comPelled to Join have caused
when the conference report was adop!- much uneasln*s3 among the farmers,
ed and the measure prepared for Pres- back °* eac^ notice skull and
ident Wilson s signature, which is the ' cro8s bones were drawn. Several
-mly action remaining to make
lt a farmers lottve armed themselves.
Chief of Police Ernest Keller of
• • • i Drumright was shot and killed; James ;
A surplus of $5,200,000 from the pos- w- R,PPey> special officer, received a
tal service during the fiscal year end- j flesh wound across the face, one rob- 1
ing June 30 was reported to President ' ber susPect wa3 shot through the j
Wilson by Postmaster General Burle ! shoulder, and he and a companion I
son. Secretary McAdoo declared this were caPtured a? the result of a gun
is the third time since 1S36 surplus 8ght ,n tbe SantA Fe railroad yards, j
postal revenues have been reported RiPP«y's wound ls of a mln°r nature,
and that all three years have been and Phy«iciaD9 that the
under the present administration, I robber suspect will recover.
Many are not aware of the
ill effects of coffee drinking
until a bilious attack, frequent
headaches, nervousness, or
some other ailment starts
Ten days off coffee and on
—the pure food-drink—will
show anyone, by the better
health that follows, how coffee
has been treating them.
"There's a Reason"
Sold by Grocers
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