The Calumet Chieftain. (Calumet, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 19, Ed. 1 Friday, December 11, 1908 Page: 2 of 8
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Chieftain WJJ NEWS EPITOMIZLD
th: happenings of interest
around the globe
No Danger ot nri htarum.
The opening of the war college at
Washington gave 01 portunity for
showing the characteristic American
spirit. This was fitly illustrated in
what was said by Secretary of Stat--
Koot, who is regarded as the fathe.
of the war college bscause he, while
secretary of war. gave impetus to the
movement which lias resulted in the
completion of the structure. There ■
was nothing inconsistent, said Secre-
tary Root in effect, in a nation devoted
to peace possessing at the capital
such an institution as this. The neces-
sity tor military instruction was never
more apparent than now, in the light
of the demands of modern science.
And the country, however friendly re-
lations may be with others, that neg-
lects proper precautions assuredly is
not wise. Secretary Koot added: "We
are not a military nation, and never
shall be. We are warlike enough to
rise in defense of our rights. We are
singularly like the English, and singu-
larly unlike most of the nations of the
continent. Our ideas are political and
not military. We do not therefore na
turally run into the mold of military
organization." Fears of the I nited j
States being swept into the vortex of
militarism" are absurd, declares the
Troy (N. Y.) Times. But preparations
for effective defense are based on the
soundest principles and the purest
patriotism. Secretary Koot s address
at the war college struck a note to
which the common sense of the coun-
try responds with promptness.
HOME MID FOREIGN EVENTS CONDENSED
Domestic and Fore gn Events Briefly
Chronicled—What is Occunng at
the National Captol—Com-
plete History of Week
Senator Koberi I.. Ow> n has "-<n
designated as one of the principal
speakers at the me,-ling of the Jeep
Waterways Convention to be held in
Washington this week.
Representative Champ Hark 01
Missouri, was selected to be the "
norlty leader on the door of the hou.je
Representative, Theodore Burton.
Ohio, has been ofTere.l the treasury
portfolio In President el ct Taft s ca
To pay the cost of franking gov^
ernr ent departmental packages and
congressional mail matter for the fis-
cal Year ended June 30, Uncle Sam
: has to pay $42,000,000.
Fortv-two steam and 13 sail vessels
were built in the United Stat, s and
officially numbered during the month
of November last, according to a re^
port of the bureau of navigation of
the department of commerce and la-
President Roosevelt ha- appointed
Daniel J. Keefe. of Detroit, to suc-
ceed the late Frank P Sargent "
E. H. Webster, chief of the dairy
bureau of the division of anima. hus-
bandry in the United States depart-
ment of agriculture, has been appoin -
ed director of the experiment station
at the Kansas state t-jllege at - a.i
John Dawson. - ant attornej
general of Kansas, has acepted the po-
sition of private secretary to Gove-
t or-elect Stubbs. -hi
Robert Overstreet. a.-- d 1"- ':v'"u
near Enid, wa., in.tantly killed when ;
the belt Of a corn abellc r flew off and
caught him. burling him with terrlfi
force against the 11 y wheel.
Two soldiers are dead, one seriously
wounded and several sustained inju
ries bv the giving away of a bridge
over Cache river. Fort fill, while mak-
ing a run to fight a prairie fire.
I Edward Whit.-, aged 28, a Spanish
war veteran, who swam the Hag Hag
river in the fa-- of fire from the Fili-
pinos, died in Kansas City. Mo.
According to a report of the special
grand jury investigating fraud in the
primary in Chicago last August, the
ballots of men long residents of other
cities or temporary absentees, of t
.nsane and even of tne dead- were
cast. Repeaters voted in platoons
Eighty-one Indictments against two
score'or more of politicians were re
Passenger train No. 43. oi.
Rock Island railroad, was «r<<-ked at
Kerrs, twelve miles east of 1-ittl.
Rock The engineer and fireman ar<
known to have been killed.
A society has been formed at Tope-
ka to fight tuberculosis in Kansas.
Ilr I S Crumbine. secretary of the
state board of health is president^
Governor George Curry of - e«
Mexico, has laid the claim of that ter-
ritory for statehood before President-
elect Taft, and received the assurance
that Mr. Taft is in favor of the propo-
sition. . ,
\t Pine Bluff Ark., the .\vkansa.
a section of tlie
omnia to geTS
MILLIONS IN SIGHT
STATE IN 1909
' 13 GET BENEFIT OF INDIAN APPROPRIATION
Three Hundred Thousand for Schools
Federal Government May Lend
Aid to Work Started By Su-
Washington.—S- cretar> Corteljou,
cf tile treasury department, has includ-
ed the following items of interest to
Oklahoma in the Indian budget for the
fiscal year ending June 30. '910:
Dawes commission, Muskogee, $11
000. Support and maintenance of t ie
schools in Indian Territor>,
Per capita payment to Seminoles,
Per capita payments to Sac and
Removal of restrictions^ $-1,000.
Removal of intruders, $17,000 .
Support and maintenance of district
Leasing mineral lands, Creeks and
Support and maintenance of Chiloo-
i CO -Chool, $120 000
Protection of Indian timber lands,
Indian school sit, s. leases and con-
Allotment of lands in severalty.
The above figures including routine
expenditure s which may he classified
as salaries and annuities and togethei
with other estimates of more or less
interest, were laid before congress.
The last three items are genjral in
and should congrrts see
proved bv time.
No Fear of Any Further Trouble.
David Price. Corydon. la., says: "I
was in the lust stage of kidney trouble
—lame, weak, run
down to a. mere
skeleton. My back
was so bad I could
hardly walk and
the kidney secre-
tions much disor-
dered. A week after
1 began using
Doan's Kidney I'ills
I could walk with-
out a cane, and as 1 continued my
health gradually returned. I was so
-ratef.il I made a public statement of
n,v case, and now seven years have
passed. I am still perfectly well_
Sold by all dealers. HOc a box. Fos-
ter-Milburn Co., Buffalo, N. Y.
Tragedy of Vanishing Forests.
There are some men in public life
who profess to believe that trees grow-
about as fast as they are used and that
it is foolish to worry about the future
and try to make provisions for it I ii*s
opinion is sometimes heard in ths
halls of congress. Secretary of Agri-
cultural Wilson, who has given the
subject much attention, says: "We are
now using in one year as much wood
as grows in three, with only 20 \ears
of virgin growth in sight." This is an
alarming prediction, but Chief Fores-
ter Pinchot thinks it is too favorable.
He says the country Is now consuming
100,000,000,000 feet of lumber, lioard
measure, annually, which will exhaust
our supply of timber in 14 years. We
cannot afford to run out of American
lumber in 14, 20 or 30 years, declares
the Philadelphia Press. The waning
supply must be replenished
hills must be reforested on a large
scale. When the necessity of this is
demonstrated so that the most incred-
ulous must believe it, the indifference
to reforestation will give place to zeai
and spasmodic efforts here and there
will be succeeded by a comprehensive year
and continuous work of tree planting.
iver has eaten away — -- nature
■ « jsnatraMS
: Jo' the most good. Whatever mone\
is voted for the preservation of Indian-
Woodtuf, republican and a
The canvass of the vote in
ing for president, completed recently,
shows the following result T aft
846; Bryan. 14.918; Debs. l.Tlo; Chaf-
in 64; Hisgen. 61
The official count jus; complete.! for
Agriculture Wil-on goutj, D?kota shows the following to
state chairman of New York, who n
eently had a conference with Taft,
has stated positively he is nut .-ee,.
Ing any appointment to a foreign
post. He will stick close 'o home
and attend to his business interests
timber lands will he spent in co-opera-
tion with the forestry service and as
j[e Well you once said you couiu
refuse me nothing, you know. Chips.
lame back prescription
The increased use of "Toris" for
lame back and rheumatism is causing
considerable discussion among the
medical fraternity. It is an almost in-
fallible cure when mixed with cer-
tain other ingredients and taken prop-
erly The following formula is effec-
tive; To one-half pint of good
whiskey add one cunce of Toris Com-
pound and one ounce Syrup Sarsapa-
rilla Compound. Take in tablespcon-
ful doses before each meal and be-
Toris compound is a product of tie
laboratories of the Globe Pharmaceu-
tical Co., Chicago, but it as well as the
,h re are ne^rl^OO OCoTcres of forest other ingredients can be had from any
lands In tht^ Chacian OMwr .•«
has declared the foot and mouth .lis- (a, vote for president; Taft.. 4. 9o4.
ease among cattle, which has been Bryan 40.2fiS; Chafin. 4,09... Hisgen.
prevalent in the states of Michigan. Sg
New York. Pennsylvania and Mary Thc United States cruiser \a.ik: .
land was now under control. It is which has been aground on
estimated one thousand animals died cWcken ^a.ed
-z„ - -. - z t — ~ -
lic debt shows that for the month of tow.^ ^
November, 1908, tlm debt, less c:>.;
In the treasury amounted to $989.-
433.561. which is a decrease for the
month of $12.C."i7.9'(6
Although the government receipts
Our bare : from Internal revenue and other sour-
ces continue to show gratifying in-
creases over last year, the increases
in expenditures are materially great-
er For the month of November, lft'iS,
the receipts were $48,002,690, as
against $4T..529.325 for November last
increase of $2,100,000
Hook Lightship, which for sixteen
vears had swung to her cables at i e
entrance to New York harbor, has d.s
r nn.l the new 1
nations it is unlikely that considerable
of this money will find its way into
the new state. .
But >f all the items contained in the
list perhaps none will receive greater
welcome than the *300.000 estimate
for a continuance of the fedeial cl .
of schools in east Oklahoma now in
charge of Superintendent .! T>. Ben
diet The action of the treasury t e-.
par,me,u and Secretary Garfield's rec-
ommendalion of this item paves u
av for favorable consideration at the
hands of congress this winter and if
OF TWO EVILS. ETC.
Youngster Evidently Hsd His
Idea as to the Che .:.
My neighbor, writes a correspondent,
has four young sons, whom he and his
wife duly l?ad to chuich every Sun-
day. Jus, as the sermon was about
to begin last Sunday one of the boys
was observed to look very uncomfort-
able, and, having explained the nature
of his sufferings, was sen, home. His
\ounger brother, in an urgent whis-
\ Kansas school teacher is in trou- j
ide because she pasted strips of court
j lsster over the lips of a boy who
would whisper in school. Now the
father of the boy has hired lawyers to
tee whether the constitution provides
for such forms of punishment, and if
not to make the teacher share a part
of her salary with the boy to soothe
his ruffled feelings. If the teacher
wins out before the courts what a
large field It opens up! What a fine
thing It would be, for example, if those
running for office could paste broad
strips of court-plaster over the mouths
of their fool friends! They could feel
comparatively safe with only .heir
enemies running at large. Many
homes might be happier if the man of
the house when he wanted to sit
down for an evening of quiet medita-
tion could just seal in this way the
lips of the dear and devoted wife who
wanted to spend the same evening
telling him of his shortcomings.
The mulberry, ' wisest of trees as
Pilny termed it. really likes l^on
don." and fruits profusely even in the
grounds of the Charterhouse, at murky
Smitbfield, London mulberry trees are
mainly derived from a fad of .lames
I who wanted to found a silk-growing
industry. With the proverbial fatty Of
* pedant, the British Solomon intro-
duced the black mulberry, disliked by
silkworms, instead of the whi'e varie-
ty, which forms their food The black
mulberry had been planted by Cardi-
nal Bole at Lambeth in 155.r> and
there were still older specimens In tin-
garden of Syon House. According to
a pretty Greek legend, all mulberries
were originally white; but a mulberry
tree was growing beside Ninny s
tomb" when Pyrnmus and Thlsbe
died there, and the blood of the lover*
the fruit to Its | resent color.
Timothy R. Palmer, who resigned
last Friday as president of tue Min
nesota Mutual Life Insurance com-
pany. committed suicide by shootine
himself through the head while alone
in his room at his residence. 92?
Grand avenue. St. Paul, Minn.
Barney .lac ibs, 73 years old. and
his son .luilus. were both shot and fa-
tally w ounded at Cleveland. O . by
a holdup man in their pawn shop.
Judgo Huston. Guthrie. Okla has
declared the submission of the law to
repeal the state dispensary system
was illegal. The decision was made
in the Eranting of the Alexander Dru?
Company's mandamus p,;ce< dings
against State Agent Loziei to compel
hini to sell alcohol to the company.
M 1. Mott nationa attorney for
the Creek Indians, and W. 1. S'urde-
vant of St l.uuls. special attorne>
employed b:- the government to pro.
ecute in Oklahoma, have been admit-
, ted to practice in the 1 nited States
Judge Dawd P. Djrai in tk«9 federal
district court at St l uls. sjstained
an order of Secretary of Commerce
and I^abor Straus directing Uiat Sam-
uel Bachniann be deported to h;s old
home in England for preaching anar
chv in the streets of Belleville. Ill
Ward Burllngame formerly chief
clerk In the dead letter office at
Washington. 1) C. and private secre
tary to four Kansas governors and
three KansaJ senators died at his
home In Topeka. Kan . of heart fail-
Three hundred and flftj persons
were drowned by the wrecking of
boats off Chinese ports during a t-torm
Thousands of cattle are starving on
Colorado ranges, and an unprect dent-
1 ed loss will occur to cattlemen during
\ the winter. Feed is selling high, hay
I being from $25 -to $i r ton
appeared forever and ihe new
ship. Armbrose Channel. No. .
taken her place. i
Three hundred state banke.a
tended the meeting of the s,a,e asso-
ciation at Muskogee, Okla.
Kittle Shorts and Wm. Shorts.
Wheeling. W. Va.. drank carbolic acid
and died. This action followed a
p W Baldwin, general superinten-
dent of the national railway lines of
Mexico, died at his home in the i ity
of Mexico after an illness of two
Peace has come to the ranks of the
organized teamsters of Chicago, after
a cplit of two years. The two ri\a.
crganir.a'lons have joined hands
Senator Patrick McCarren retains
his lead of the Kings county demo-
cracy by being elected chairman of
the county committee.
It is reportedl in the city of Mexico
that K 11. Harriman. through agent*
has purchased 50.000 acres of oil
lands in the Tuxpan district.
Heirs of the late Charles V- fer-
kin . formerly president of the Bur-
lington railroad, have presented The
Garden of the Gods'' to Colorado City.
The stockholders of Swarthmcre co.
lieht- 1 voted'will enable Superintendent Bene- per.demanded of his moth*
, .inn/1 work start- Tuni frnnp?
diet to coontinue his good work start-
ed several years ago.
Second in importance perhaps is
Sec retary Garfield's plan to make per
capita payments to the Sac and Fo*
and Seminole Indians of Oklahoma
who have ...ore than $1 MH1.000 to
their credit at the treasury depait-
New Lands Opened
Topeka, Kan —Cnder the ruling of
Mtornev General Jackson that certain
school '.and leases in Kansas are inva-
lid estimates have been prepaied
which show that the new ruling opens
up 120,000 acres of land for homestead-
, i s Some of this land is valued as
i high as $:;:. pei acre. The attorney
general'* ruling to that leases extend-
ing over a period of five years without
1 a revaluation of the land are void.
"He's gone home.'"
The mother whispered, low.
And the lad, as he sat up to listen to
the preacher, muttered, In a stage
whisper; 'Lucky dog!
Sniffles and Nerve-s.
Keep to yourself during wann,
nerve-irritating weather. It is related
that an Atchison man and wife dearl>
love each other. She is a perfect lad\.
and apologizes when she say?
"shucks." But one night, when they
were sitting on the porch, presum-
ably enjoying the tender twilight, she
suddenly picked up a stool and threw
It at his head. "1 am not insane." she
said, calmly, when he turned a fright-
ened gaze on her; "1 am simply worn
out by the manner in which you sniffle
at the end of every sentence!"—At
New Bank at Blackwell
Blackwell, Okla-Blackwell has a
bank It is the State Guara.m bank.
capital stock ^ A
president; 1.. H. Thompson.
ident; K. A Lent/., cashier.
\ ii e-pres-
READY TO PAY CREDITORS
« "•' .rr"" """
,1.. school > Mend- insUiinM. I • s,n" Bo"1"
is now non-sectarian
Burglars secured 11.400 from the
Pei peril!, Mass.. bank, and escaped in
.lerry Spegel shot and fatally wound-
ed George Eppert. president of the
Muscotah. till.> mine workers union.
The shooting is the outcome of a quar-
rel during the election.
Guthrie, Okla - President Dorset
Carter, of the Oklahoma Central rail-
way company, announce, that hlai com-
pany has tust issued and sold $4O. M 0
I worth of receiver's certificates and Is
now in a position to pay off all credi-
tors at once. Mr. Carter has an-
nounced that he will retire from the
actve management of the road betore
i ia„ 1 but had made no announcement
quartermaster Sergeant Bird Djw
die. of Ashville. N. C.. attached to the
s3rd company C. S coast artiller?
Port Revere, died in Boston of in- |
juries received In a foot ball game
The Dalhoff Construction company
Little Rook. tArk.), has been placed
in the hands of a receiver.
1M.MQ; liabilities. $196,000. | 0U| ,„,(ron#
Reservations for forest are the |
in regard to his successor
"The Oklahoma Central is doing a
go0d business, which is constantly
growing.' said Mi Carter By giving
direct connections with the Santa 1-e
a-, I th Kan we are furnishing to the
I shippers of the state contigous to our
i line a much improved service, and this
fad is beginning to be appreciated by
things that are threatening the peace
of the Kinta neighborhood There
are 200,000 acre.< of pine trees near
this cltv which Glff-.rd Pinchot wishes
Shot by Holdups
Cleveland. O Barney .lacvibs. 73
vears of age. and Ills son luilus. .! ,
were both shot and fatallj wounded
l>v a hold up man in their pawnship
cause and EFFECT
Good Digestion Follows Right Food-
Indigestion and the attendant dis-
comforts of niiiul und body are cer-
tain to follow continued use of improp-
Those who are still young and
robust are likely to overlook the lact
that, as dropping water will wear a
stone away at last, so will the use of
heavy, greasy, rich food, finally cause
loss of appetite and indigestion.
Fortunately many are thoughtful
enough to study themselves and note
the principle of Cause and Effect in ■
their daily food. A N Y young worn
an writes her experience thus:
"Sometime ago 1 had a lot of trouble
from Indigestion, caused by too rich
food. I got so 1 was unable to di-
gest scarcely anything, and medicines
"A friend advised n.e to try Grape-
Nuts food, praising it highly, and as
a last resort I tried it. 1 am thankful
to say that Grape Nuts not only re-
lieved me of my trouble, but built me
up and strengthened my digestive or
gans so that 1 can now eat anything 1
desire. But 1 stick to Grape Nuts."
"There's a Reason."
Name given by Postum Co . Battle
Creek, Mich. Read The Road to Well-
ville," In pkgs.
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