Canadian Valley Record (Canton, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 18, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 25, 1913 Page: 2 of 8
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CANADIAN VALLEY RECORD, CANTON, OKLAHOMA.
ZHV *!§iP EXPOSITION
SEPT.23t—.OCT. 4 Vfc 1
ONE MORE DIG WEEK
You Should Come and Bring the Family
Beem It b A Bif Celebration -A Festival--A Vaeatioa -A Recreation
The World'! Most Dangerous Sport
For Four Days, Beginning Monday, Sept. 29
• The Big Social Event of the Year
Society Horse Show
Five Nights, Beginning Monday, September 29
SPEED DEMONS ™ JSC
Friday and Saturday, October 3 and 4
The Biggest State Fair in
The History of Oklahoma
THE STATE FAIR j
IE CROWDS AT ij "•u=s.r":
Sunday. Sept. 28.—Musical •
Festival. Inspection of grounds •
during day and Immense Night •
• Monday. Sept. 29—Soldiers •
THOUSANDS OF VISITORS THRONG • Day; Boys' a°d J
.TBPCT. THF STATE • open; Horse Show week. Auto o
STREETS OF THE S poJo foj> fouf dayg •
• Tuesday. Sept. 30 —Kentucky •
• Day; Socialists' Day; Swine •
• Breeders' Day. ^ ®
. • Wednesday, Oct. 1 — Young •
! • Men's Democratic Clubs; Knights • |
Morse Show, Auto Polo, and Famous • of Pythias Day. •
Automobile Racer* ..«! Star • ThursSay. Oct J-DerfW 1WJ
aa*4*j4 fn th # Fire Insurance Agents Qay. Bee m
' Attract,on. Added to the # Keepers' Day. •
Program. 0 Frid?/, Oct 3—Mammoth pa- •
O rade of live stock worth nearly a <
Oklaohma City. — Record-breaking • million dollars. J
— *- - —
• premiums in "Better Babies • |
PR06RAM FOR THE SECOND WEEK *
Since Lydia E. Finkham'i
Vegetable Compound Re-
stored Her Health.
and the entire Southwest are swarm-
ing to the seventh annual State Fair, Contest
which opened on Tuesday, Sept. 23, for
a period of twelve days. It is a better-
than-eTer fair, with the state's finest
products on display and there is every Hotel men, omcers 01 me duuc *■ . | '..f __ Kofnr«
indication that the attendance will and othere inte^ed see^^ttow ^
Hotel men, officers of the State Fair
Louisville, Ky.-"I take great pleas-
ure in writing to inform y*i of what
Lydia E. Pinkhara's
pound has done for
me. I was weak,
nervous, and cared
for nothing but
sleep. Now I can
go ahead with my
work daily and feel
ten years younger
than before I started
taking your medi-
cine. I will advisa
more than double the crowds of last by this week's attendance of an extra, ^mg^o
vear. Oklahoma City Is putting forth ' ordinary crowd in Oklahoma City all us, 2229 Bank St., ,
every effort to make visitors and next week, when new and startling Another Sufferer Believed,
friends from all parts of Oklahoma, events will be added to the daily pro
Kansas, Missouri. Arkansas Texas gram of the State Fair and Expos^ Romayor, Texas.- I wffaradtanj-
and other points have the time of their tion. The advance guard this * eek bly with a displacement and bladder
^ ias been bigger than ever before and trouble. I was in misery the tuna
" The opening of the State Fair betere the c!«« of the (air on Satur- | ^ cooJd not walk any dtattnee.
Tuesday was featured by the spectac- day, October 4. Oklahoma City
ular arrival of United States soldiers, entertain a throng of record-breaking
_ vt*:. 1. w n w r« auD nnn«
Correct the Habit Habit
Tho surest way to bring on prema-
ture old age is to get into a rut. On
the other hand, the surest way to
avert old age is to get out of the rat.
If you desire to keep young, do not
make your habits hard and fast, or
your arteries will likewise beefcme
so. Govern your habits; do not let
them rule you. Just to show them
thai they do not, order thern to break
ranks from time to time.—Brain and
Life Without Lace
"One can't help thinking what a
colorless life a man is forced to lead,
when one reflects that chiffon and
Venetian point and hand embroidery
and Irish crochet are to him mere
empty words. Whereas a woman,
whether she is Interested in babies, or
microbes, or husbands, or poetry or
Plato, or bridge is fundamentally ani
always interested in" clothes.—From
Daddy-Long Legs, by Jean Webster.
Eariy Days of Cgarmaking
At one time in the eariy history of
this country cigurmaking was an im-
portant industry in Germany and large
quantities of German-made cigars
came to the United States. The first
separate tabulation of cigar impers
was in 1504. and in that year f3ci
million were brought into the United
States, nearly ail of them coming from
the West Indies.
Celebrities Unfairly Treated
In 134$ Poe wrote: "Everybody say*
that if I lecture again and put tho
ticket sat 5<) cents I will clear flOfll
I never was received with so much
enthusiasm. I lectured at Norfolk
and cleared enough to settle my bill
at Madison House (Richmond* and
S--M over." Set against this, ye who
blush unduly at the memory of pirated
editions, the $9~,.«}«)0 that Dickens
cleared on his American tour.—Alger-
non Tassin, in the Bookman
a musical festival in which four bands proportions. With nearly one hun
took part, songs by world-famous dred hotels and thousands of Warding
grand opera singers, sensational har- houses. Oklahoma City Is in a pw -
uess and running races, many cele- tion to accommodate half a million
brated vaudeville acts and hundreds people.
of other big. extraordinary and excit-j An important feature of the second
ing events. A regimental band accom-! week of the fair, for four days begin-
panied the troops and the Model Mil- ning Monday, Sept 29, will be Auto
; itary Camp, located on eight acres is Polo, the world's most dangerous
thronged daily with people who are sport. This wonderful game, de-
anxious to see Uncle Sam's best fight- scribed as too fast for the movies,
ing men at close range. The soldiers ; will take place in front of the grand-
give daily exhibitona of sensatonal stand Monday, Tuesday. Wednesday
drills and maneuvers. j and Thursday of next week.
One of the first tilings to impress! Still another great feature for the
the visitors in the splendid condition j second week will be the brilliant auto-
of State Fair Park. The grounds are • mobile meet on the last two days, Fn-
in improved condition with regard to j day and Saturday, Oct. 3 and 4. Louis
flowers and foliage. Gorgeous beds1 Disbrcw. the world's circular dirt
of carinas, magnificent groves, miles 1 track champion; "Wild Bill" Endicott,
of cement walks, thousands of bril-jdean of the famous IndianapoLs
liant electric lights at ni&ht and sixty 1 speed way; "Heine" Ulbricht of New
big buiMing3 and barns that are in t York; Joe Rikrent, the famous Los
; the pink of condition just begin to ; Angeles helmsman. Claude Newhouse,
j tell the story of the general appear-: and others, will endeavor to make new
gasoline records. Owing to the fact
that the top rails of the inner an8
outer fences have to be removed,
there will be no horse racing on the
last two days.
The fourth annual Oklahoma Horse
how will also feature the second week
of Oklahoma's greatest fair. It will
open Monday night, Sept. 29, in the
mammoth Live Stock Pavilion and
thought I never could be cured, but my
mother advised me to try Lydia E. Pick-
ham's Vegetable Compound sod I did.
" I am cured of the displacement and
the bladder trouble is relieved. I think
the Compound Is the finest medicine on
earth for suffering women." — Mrs.
Viola Jasper, Romayor, Texas.
If yon want special advice write to
lydia E. Plnkhan Medicine Ce. (confi-
dential) Lynn, Mass. Your letter will
be opened, read and answered by a
woman and held in strict confidence.
a batch of
Give the old-fashioned
lye and she will make
ance of the grounds. In a word, the
* grounds of the Oklahoma State Fair
I and Exposition, consisting of 150
acres, have been converted into a gar-
j den of beauty.
The next idea ef the State Fair and
; Exposition concerns the magnitude of
j the fair itself and finally the unusual
I quality and range of the attractions
I and exhibits. Displays and premiums
When a man has a cold in the head
he needs a sheet. But a girl can
make out with a handkerchief as big
as a postage stamp.
"Is the story of that foreign wed-
ding etabbing affray in the papers'"
| "Yes; illustrated with plenty of
Miss Outertown—Isn't there a Mrs.
Skinner here who keeps boarders?
Hi Hubbel—She takes boarders,
ma'am, but she don't keep 'em
and prixes are larger, competition is continue for five nights. Natiello's
keener, races offer better sport, and
In every respect the fair excls formr
exhibitions. The live stock show will
Band and grand opera singers, the
Three Duttons, society equestrians;
Alexander the Great, "the man mon-
A French scientist possesses a dog
which, having been born without hind
legs, has supplied nature's deficiency
and has learned to walk and even to
run quite swiftly on it3 two front
legs. It holds the upright position
with the greatest ease, turns, stops,
s'ands resting eats its focd. etc-, with
:s hind quarters poised over its head.
It is said not to be more wearied by
exercise than an ordinary dog
Home and Heart
My home is as much of nature as
my heart embraces. If I only warm
my house, then that only is my home.
But if I sympathize with the sounds
and silences of nature, and share ths
repose and equanimity that reiga
around me in the fields, then are they
my house, as much as if the kettle
clock ticked on the wall—Thcreas.
I doubtless be the greatest in the his- key with the human brain"; Shaw's
tory ef the Southwest. The poultry Comedy Ar.imal Circus and other acts
building is oversowing, swine bams j *-111 be* Horse Show features,
are filled *ith all the breeds thatj All tilings considered, the second
thrive in the Southwest, the sheep week of the fair really holds out more
show is fine and there is not room ! big events than the first, notably the
enough in the immense Agncultura" great auto polo games and the auto-
Building fcr the county collective ex- mobile meeting. All the great fea-
* ifhits and" individual displays of prod- f tares that have thrilled this week will
uct3 from the farm, field and garden., itili be on the grounds and no person
Conditions in these departments are ^ Oklahoma can afford to miss the
i indicative of the conditions prevailing; big show this year.
: in all the other big buildings and <*"
Knicker—These are said
times of great moral uplift.
Booker—I know it; but I don't like
to ride in an elevator all the time-
A coating of unslaked lime was
used to thaw out the froien ground
for an excavation operation in Iowa
recently. The Innovation was entire-
Track events this week have Includ-
ed harness and running arces. vaude-
•riHe acts between heats and races.
Explanation of Potlatch.
The word potlatch is a corruption
of an Indian word common among the
Pacific coast tribes, meaning fes-
concens and novelties, such as chimes! tival of gifts. At a patshatl (pot-
and bells, by Natiello's P^-d sok>s by; latch * celebration the more personal
Miss Olive Elsom Scharf. a noted ac-1 property an Indian gives away,
prana and Jrseph C. Ramser. a fa-' blankets, ornaments, etc.. the higher
sous baritone. At night, in front cfl 'ne stands in the estimation of his
the tig rrandstand, everything except [ neighbors, and the more he expects to
the awtai beee'repeatad before j receive m return at the next potlatch.
great crowds that ccrisd hardly te ac- The festival is also accompanied by
commodated. 1 music, dancing and feasting.
Mrs. Youngwife—How do yon mase
Mrs Matron—Oh, out of anything!
True Wealth Bank Nctea T ,k _
There is no wealth but life, includ- Bark Qo:es tkat ^
Ing an its powers :f lore, of ;cy an- 1° !
of adm.ra- :r. TI it .. .i " i" T*-'? \z~ ~ *
richest *h.;h r . - ; - \ : ^
number of noble and happy human 1 P-^nogreph. t^e rough edge ge^er-
betngs; that mar s the r:h~ who. ^ that form vorti A
having perfected the reactions C h = disputed note paced in the machine
own life to the cmost. has also the * i®*taae«. I am a gemmr
widest helpful influence.—Ruslun. "T<~P°und rote,
Hookworm D sease Weather Precast
The hookworm disease U so name.1 ^ horns cf the moon are
from a small parasite which '1 -r.s ^' T dlseem:t.e hy the naied eye.
itself in the intestines and preys : n -*- =«ans that there is nothing in ths
the system. The name hock- : m re- i r? 10 o.s.ure An at-j
lates to the peculiar structure •- as e.ear aa this genera^
parasite -which has teen aam-i N ^ ^ ^ !
cator Amer zan m-inier ani tne c \ ~
ease is attrfbated to lew nutmticn md - ^ ^ V^bmbU reach tha ,
uncanitaT condition* earth be.ure tocg.
TORNADO SPORT AT STATE FAIR
Whales Target of Torpedo Brat
The novel sceae of a torpedo baa
Anxio. Italy, a ftw days az; Th
eratiocs of a £ih:ng fhad ie-
interro;*'d by th appearand ?f *
large whales Tr- -i
put in pursuit of the w bales, and k.
them both with their guns
use and place the remain ier in coo.
safa Spread a Thin fi m oC butter
over the rat pan and ccTer with a
clean cl.^h This win prevent that
hard, cracked - niimoa wkich ruiaa
the best of cheesa
An Excrtmg Vsere?rt at Sersat sr.al Auto Pole
The only original Haaki-.scn g Auto Pck? w-Ji be staged for the first
time in Iklihcma at the Oklahrma State Fair and Erposrion for four days
ff th« week
HAPPY OLD AGE
Most Likely to Follow Proper Eating.
As old age advances we require less
food to replace waste, and food that
will not overtax the digestive organs,
while supplying true nourishment.
Such an ideal food is found in Grape-
Nuts. made of whole wheat and bariey
by long baking and action of diastase
in the barley which changes the starch
into a most digestible sugar.
The phosphates also, placed up un-
der the outer-coat of the wheat, are
included in Grape-Nuts, but are lack-
ing in white flour because the outer-
coat of the wheat darkens the flour
and is left out by the miller. These
natural phosphates are necessary to
the well balanced building ot muscle,
brain and nerve cells.
"I have used Grape-Nuts." writes an
Iowa man. "for 8 years and feel as
good and am stronger than I was ten
"Among my customers I meet a man
every day who is well along in years
and attributes his good health to
Grape-Nuts and Postum which he has
used for the last 5 years He mixes
Grape-Nuts with Postum and ay*
they go fine together.
"For many years before I began to
eat Grape-Nuts, I could not say that I
enjoyed life or knew what it was to be
able to say 'I am well' I suffered
greatly with constipation, but now my
habits are as regular as ever in my
"Whenever 1 make extra effort I
depend on Grape-Nuts food and it Just
fills the bill I can think and write a
great deal easier "
There's a Reason " Name given by
Postum Co, Battle Creek. Mich. Read
The Road to Wellvflle.- in pkga
Etr mi tkr «Wt* a • *
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