The Claremore Messenger. (Claremore, Okla.), Vol. 13, No. 5, Ed. 1 Friday, January 31, 1908 Page: 2 of 8
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TNI 6LAKM0RE MESSGMEU,
I CLARK SMITH, 1'UUI.UUBB
Dirty and dishonest
FMf Cle 0 gloves.
The eternal now U
everybody tu he Just.
I be tine for
II* who known MtiikHf lH-«t Is mod
Mt. polite and geaerous
A Gotham masher ui«t
bail taken Imhiiiu lessons,
the very |ilnk of propriety
||t< la now
A Tacoma bootblack baa retired
with a fortune of foo.ooo and an am-
bition to become a gentleman of pol
No householder ran feel that he ha*
been decently robbed when the front
door la o|iened with a erowbar. It la
only 11 ate|i tn the hatterlnit ram.
Tendon expects to have u popula-
tlon of 16,000.1100 in the year IMO. and
It la time for Knulnnd to benlii en-
larKlnK it* blooming Inland. don't you
Sixty-eight mlnlatera have preached
trial aermona In a llutler. I'a., pulpit
and all have been rejected What
that connrcKatlou need* la certainly
An Atlantic City man went to Jail
rather than klaa hla wife. Had It
been another man'* wife there would,
of courae, have been no question of
When King Edward picked out the
first woman to receive the Order of
Merit he choae a nurse. Thla la a dis-
llnct alap at the profession of the
"lady novellal." Will Mlaa Corelll re-
main quiet ?
New York ha* launched a sensa-
tlonnl theory that the country ha*
more allurement* to vice than the
city. It Ib preaumably worked out on
the old mlnatrel theory of the little
beetlea making beats and thu little
bumble bcea mnking bums.
An Illinois swain, while saying fare
well to his sweetheart, was so startled
by a shout from the girl's father that
he fell off the porch, breaking his col-
lar bone. He nsks $2,000 damages. If
he wins, this will establish a prece-
dent which will mean millions a year
to the courting industry.
Tha Hloiter^-UeU-ntive; absorb* a
The Desk—Receptive, sympathetic;
like* to be leaned on.
The ink Well—Kxtremely veraatlle;
can write a wrong or wrong a write.
The HcUaor* Sarcastic and ma
llclou*: very cutting and ever willing
The Paste-Pot —Persistent. persever-
ing: |Hi e*ke* the faculty of sticking
The Pen—Knterprialng, nmbltiou*;
ever waita for an opportunity to make
The Waste liaaket —Intemperate, uk
gressive; frequently get* full, and In
fond of scrap*.
The Writing Paper — Diminutive,
quiet; can easily be covered, and al
ways remains stationery.
The Calendar -Contemporaneous,
but lazy; always up to date, but fre-
quently lake* a month off
but philanthropic; goes backward, but
la always ready to do a good turn.—
Mrs. Crlmsonbeak-1 see a ton of oil
has been obtained from the tongue of
a single whale.
Mr. Crlmsonbeak—I'lril bet it was a
gentleman whale. I never knew a fe-
male's tongue to need oil.—Yonkers
LIKE MOST OF THEM.
A New York woman Bet the phono-
graph to playing her favorite tune and
then turned on the gas. She's dead
now. We have known persons who
would gladly have turned on the gas
while having to listen to their favorite
tunes played by a phonograph. They're
alive and likely to suffer again.
Now they have discovered that al-
leged buttermilk sold in Chicago is a
fraud and delusion, being a combina-
tion of acid and skimmed milk. What
aball be said of the degeneracy of per-
sons who actually go the limit of
counterfeiting buttermilk? Let the
penalties of the pure food law be Im-
posed to the full extent.
The emperor of Austria has cele.
brated the sixtieth year of his reign
by granting amnesty to all deserters
from the army and to refugees from
army service, Inviting the latter to
come home. The human military ma-
chines of former days are beginning
to be felt in Europe as Individuals who
must be reckoned with as such In the
"Yes, my son Is very brilliant,
has a poet's dream."
"Ah, yes, I see. Dreams lie Is a
Mr. Wlddle -Well, my d-ar, you've
made no much fuss because I don't
*l end my evenings at home, like a
good husband and father, thai I have
renigned from the club. Hoes that
Mi* Wlddle—H'b Just splendid!
Now, hurry through dinner and get
dressed, so we can go to Mrs High-
up n iiuii mid tomorrow night well
go to Mrs Tiptops party; and the
next night, you know, Mrs. Wayup
baa a muslcale, and we mustn't forget
lbe tliobetrotter's reception the night
afn-i New York Weekly.
THE BURNING QUESTION.
Benham—I saw you and Mollle Wil-
liams talking for all you were worth
on the street this afternoon. What
was the burning Issue?
Mrs. Benham— We were talking
about an old flame of mine.—Chicago
Maine Man I finishing a story)—
Yes. sir. I killed that bear with
nothln' but this little Jack-knife.
Guess you never hed a tussle with a
bear, did ye?
New York Mar—Oh. yes. 1 was
out fishing one day on Staten Island
when a big bear mnde a rush for me
and knocked the pole from my hand,
leaving me without even that means
of defense. Well, sir, 1 grabbed that
bear, threw him down, and held him
there until he froze to death.
Maine Man (gasping)—I might 'a'
done that many a time myself, but
the weather up our way don't change
so quick as it does here.—New York
DEAR LITTLE BROTHER.
His Little Joke.
"The run on the bank Ib over,
"O, yes; It petered out as soon as
the crowd saw there was more money
coming in than was going out."
"You knew It to be a perfectly sol-
vent bank, didn't you?"
"Then why did you Join in the run
"O, just for fun."—Chicago Tribune.
A Pennsylvania girl of 15, who was
punished by her father for entertain-
ing a young man to whom he and her
mother objected, threw herself in the
liver and was drowned. Perhaps she
was only anticipating the evil day.
An Indiana girl of 17, who was mar-
ried at 15, has killed herself because
her parents did not interfere when the
young man came a-courting.
Wanted to Give Demonstrations.
"Do you know what should be done
with liquor?'' asked the total absti-
nence judge to the hard-looking man
at the bar.
"No, judge, I can't exactly explain
It here," replied the hobo; "but if
you've got a dime and will come out-
side with me. I think 1 can show you!"
"FALL OUT," HE MEANT.
This country will not suffer from
the departure of hundreds or even
thousands of immigrants who are now
making their way back to the old
world. These men show by their act
that they did not come over here with
the Intention of becoming American
citizens, but simply for the purpose of
earning money faster than they could
at home. It is not likely many of
them will ever come back again, says
the Baltimore American, and the
United States will be better off with-
Baron Fairfax, of Cameron, other-
wise Albert Klrby Fairfax, of New
York, has lately applied for naturali-
zation as a British subject. He is the
twelfth Baron Fairfax, and is a de-
scendant of the sixth baron, who came
to America and settled in Virginia.
The mother of the present baron, de-
scribed in the peerage as Lady Fair
fax of Cameron, lives in Prince George
county, Maryland. The baron, being
only a peer of Scotland, will not have
a seat in the house of lords. Sixteen
Scotch peers, who are also peers of
the I'nited Kingdom, are chosen by
their fellow peers as members of the
house of lords.
The occupation of the musician has
become dangerous since the automo-
bile has been introduced on the stage.
One jumped the Btage in New York
and knocked two links out of the
trombone player, In addition to quiet-
ing the corneter.
A Greenville (Pa.) man has been
aent to jail for attempting to break
the leg of a pup. WThen such news
br«akB into the papers one realizes
that the objections to capital punish-
ment should be packed away in cotton
tor a century or two.
.' A dancing master has figured out
that to learn to waltz requires practice
equal to traveling 10,000 yards, or
Marly six miles. And it need occa-
sion no surprise If you travel a part
Ol the way on your partner's feet
the famous French drama-
tist, la to witness a performance of a
r which he has jnst finished. This
t only another blow to the Osier
hot it also la a striking proof
of facnlties kept green
lmalas of hart
The Youth—Do you use anything for
The Ancient—No; I just let It grow
Indulgent Father—My son, your ed-
ucation has cost me $20,000. I have
spent all I have and you must now go
right to work and earn a living at
something you understand.
Finished Son—Well, father, which
would you rather have me be, a base-
ball pitcher or a billiard marker?—
New York Weekly.
Brown—Well, you've got the quar
ter; is your sister coming down?
"I've arranged it beautifully, old
chap. I told her It was you, first, and
she said to tell you she was out, and
then I said 1 was fooling, and that it
was Charley Jones, and you ought to
have seen her hustle to get Into a
clean shirtwaist! She'll be right
A Cook That
VyMrs. Richard Watrvwrighir
The Modern Andromeda a Sacri-
fice lo the Cook-Stove—How
Two Lazy Women Solved the
Cook Problem—The Aladdin
Oven a Novel Substitute—"No
Heat. No Smell, and Needing No
Overseer"—A Boon (or Business
Woman. Bride and Suburbanite
— Every Library Has Book Con-
cerning the Aladdin Oven.
No Great Lost.
He had just been introduced to the
widow of a man who had married for
What kind of a man was the late
lamented?" he asked.
"Well," was the suggestive reply,
"he was just an expense."—Chicago
The Old "Birch."
Church—I see it is said that Juniper
is said to be the most durable of
Gotham—And yet. so far as my
recollection goes—and it stretches
away back to a little red country
schoolhouse—the birch is the first
wood 1 came in contact with, I be-
(Copyright, by Joseph B. Howies.)
Copyright, t&K!. by Joseph U. Howl**.)
(Mr*. "Rii-hitrd Wainwright, wife
c«pt. Wainwright. I'. H. N., wit* not
her husband* side ftt llin blowing up of
the Mlitn<*. nor HKiiln In Santiago bny
when he astonished the world by .hi*
hHiiilKni iIuiIiik the destruction of J er-
vrru's KhlpM, but Klie shown In the follow-
ing article trail* approaching the heroic
In striving to help the Intelligent women
of the country to lighten their labor.)
What if a delightful old fairy god-
mother. like Cinderella's, should walk
Into the kitchen some evening and
find you resting after a hard, long day
spent in the unending and pitiless serv-
ice of that fiery dragon, the cook
stove? This monster, like the one tn
the story of Andromeda, requires
a woman to be chained up for Its
benefits, and sometimes, indeed, it
exacts her life unless some gallant,
rich Perseus comes as hfer deliverer.
What if the dear old fairy god-
mother should wave her wand and
say: "I will loose these chains and
let you go once more free and happy;
I transform this monster now, oir the
spot, into a neat little box, with a
cook inside, at your service!"
If she should work the trans-
formation, place the kitchen lamp un-
der the box, Into which put the food
yon wish cooked on the dishes in
which It will be served, close the box
and the kitchen door. Go to see the
tennis match, the great game of
football or the latest orchid in the
flower show. Return when you are
ready, and you will flnd a hot, well-
cooked meal In tho box. all ready to
place on the table.
Can you imagine poor Anaromeda
saying: "No, old lady, no! 1 like to
be chained here. I love this mon-
ster with his dirt and his cruel ex-
actions. I will be roasted, burned,
broiled and stewed in his service, and
when he does not need roe 1 will
stand for hours over a sink scrubbing
ttfe metal pots he delights in that he
may have the vessels sacred to his
use, bright and ready when I must
again serve him.1
How foolish of Andromeda! How
incredible, even! Yet this Is just what
thousands of women are doing, while
that very magic box with the cook
inside is waiting to be bought and has
been written about and much used for
certainly 20 years.
The Aladdin oven has been before
the public quite that long, and yet
its advocate are like missionaries In
a far country who have such a pre-
cious message to deliver and no one
seems to understand the language in
which it Is spoken. I hope that my
experience with this really wonderful
invention may be of service to some
of the poor slaves of the cook stove
and incompetent cooks, and, like a
I siren whistle, pierce the ears of the
! deaf and Inattentive and cause them
to stop and listen.
I Jean Taul Richter says: "Only once
in her life does a poor woman hold up
study and submission nnd late,- her
head Is bent over her sewing or her
endless housework. Only when she
loves does she stand, upright and la
pushed out Into the sunshlno by lov-
ing. willing hands, for her short holl-
dav with her lover, before her head it
again bent forever." Now every wom-
an who does her own cooking ran hold
up her head like a betrothed maiden
all the year round.
For several years this Aladdin oven
has been used by a family of four
with such success, health, pleasure
and profit that now so great do Its
perfections seem lo them all that they
are ready to swing Incense and crown
it with flowers every morning as an
appropriate expression of their grate-
ful appreciation of Its labors In their
service. There It stands in the cor-
ner always silent, ready nnd efflcient;
no heat or smell, needing no overseer,
and working for them while they
play or sleep. 1 hope an account of
an experiment with this delightful
little cook may cause some other wom-
an to try it also.
"Hast thou two loaves. Hell one and
buy jacinths to feed thy soul." Two
poor women longed for tho unattain-
able, a house by the sea. their own
beach and garden aud their very own
view, with the Bolitude and rest so
much needed In this busy America.
This seemed reserved for the rich, for
where the beach and garden could be
had for a small sum of money no
cook would come on account of the
loneliness; yet to do the cooking them-
selves meant labor that would spoil
any holiday, for who could enjoy the
garden, the view and the beach If
she must give up the best part of each
day to preparing three meals with
the usual cleaning up afterward? How-
ever, they decided to try the Atkinson
A comfortable cottage was built,
three miles from the nearest village,
on the seashore, and the two Incapable
southern women who had never need-
ed to lift a finger in their lives for
real housework took possession. In
the south, although we complain be-
cause it is the fashion to do so, about
servants, we very seldom flnd It neces-
sary to do without tnem; there Is
always old Aunt Jane, who was moth-
er's cook, or Malvina, who likes a
job occasionally even if she is old, to
come and help. So it was felt to be
a great experiment to do without
even one servant; but the glorious
view, the dear little home, the free-
dom and the solitude, were worth the
The Aladdin oven consists of a box
with the shelves inside; under it is
placed a common kerosene lamp. The
heat is shut between layers of asbes-
tos and a thermometer outside the
door indicates the heat inside. The
lamp, which holds a gallon of oil, is
filled ""once a day after breakfast, and
burns 24 hours, or even longer, if you
cooka it hoars. very little beat U
Breakfast it |*i( N lit Move aflei
aupper In I ho evening aud ia quit*
ready by all o'clock I he nest morr.
Ing It Is equally good at :30 o'clock
Dinner goes In after breakfast, and
supper after dinner. It does not mat
ter If you reverse this order and hav
your dinner later and luncheon Is
*teud of dinner, or If you only tun
the lamp h>w enough If you do not eat
tho dinner put In the stovo al nine a
tu. till 7:30 p. m, This waa oflen the
case with us when wo we.e away on
picnics or excursions.
Kvery evening after sifper one la
woman wsshed tho tea things—a sort
of survival of the fluent, for every-
thing not absolutely m cessary was
soon discarded for the faithful and
ess"iit:nl few, and a centerpiece and
Ja:s of flowers took the place on the
table of the usunl ornumental dishes
and silver—while the other, In he
pretty muslin and rlhlmns, gsyly pre-
pared I he simple breakfast, placing It
on the shelves, abutting thu door, und
turning down the lamp for the nlitht.
This took about Ifi minutes, usually,
more or less; then they both departed
mid Joined congenial friends waiting
to enjoy the sunset with the cook or
pcrhups to discuss Maeterlinck's latest
play with the waitress.
Th next morning at S:30, after a
delicious swim In the sea and a lela-
tirely toilet, the box was opened and
a steaming hot. well-cooked breakfast
was ready. Again did the lasy one
wash the breakfast ihlnga; there
never are any pota or pana Mean-
while the pretty cook. In a crlap
white dress put In the dinner. This
usually consisted of roast beef, peas,
rice, roast potatoes, tomatoes, and a
sweet pudding, and took about half an
hour to prepare. The beef was on Its
china platter, the vegetables in their
own French china dishes and the pud-
ding in Its pretty decorated .lapaneae
covered dish. As soon as they were
all In. off went these happy women
for a long morning filled with sail-
ing. gardening, books and walks—all
the Joys of an Idle summer day. They
reached homo at one o'clock, hungry
and gay. rushed In. opening the box
and took out the very best dinner one
would wish to eat—hot. savory and
nutritious. The supper was then pre
pui'ed, and again all the afternoon wns
before them to enjoy as they wished
Tho stove is not perfect by any
means, nor will It do everything ex-
actly like an ordinary range; of course
not. it has Its limitations, as we all
The objections usually urged against
It is that It will not bent water for
household use. As well might you re-
fuse to go on the railroad because it
cannot go along on the water or use
the telegraph because It cannot carry
bundles or a furnace because, although
it uses tons of coal, needs an al
tendant and wastes much heat. It
will not do the cooking—which Is
really very thoughtless and inconsid
erate of the furnace. What the Aladdin
oven will do Is to take the place of a
cook, whose principal labor is not so
much cooking the food as watching to
see that It does not burn from the
fierce fire she kindles. However, so
serious does this objection about wa-
ter seem to be that 1 have not yet in-
duced one person to buy an oven
and follow my example. Yet there are
many ways of getting all the hot wa-
ter you want, and when you want it.
We have an oil stove and a wash
boiler with a spigot in it that gives
us an abundance of water.
The food that is roasted, stewed or
baked is best, as might be expected
from the slow cooking, and is so del-
icate and excellent in flavor that the
ordinary cooking seems coarse and
poor after it. if you must have free-
dom to buy jacinths to delight yewr
soul, perhaps you will not sigh for
delicacies that take much labor to
prepare and cook. If you really de-
sire them you can always make them
over an ordinary oil stove or In a
chafing dish, while the Aladdin oven,
in a dignified and untroubled man-
ner, attends to preparing the real nu-
tritious food for the day. Of course
those who can hire a cook need not
try one. Why should they, indeed?
I-ydln K. IMnkhanis Vegetable
Compound mm aba <IUI.
Mm. A. (iregory, of 2MB Lawrence
St., Denver, Col, writes to lira,
" I waa practically an Invalid for all
years, on account of female troubles,
1 underwent an operation by tha
doctor's advice, but In few mouths I
waa worse than before. A friend ail-
vised Lydla K. Pink ham's Vegetable
Compound and it restored roe to perfect
health, such aa 1 have not enjoyed in
many years. Any woman suffering as
I did with backache, bearing-down
pains, and periodic palna,ahould not fall
to uae Lydla XL Mnkham'a Vegetable
ham's Vegetable Compound, made
from root* and herbe, baa been the
standard remedy for female ilia,
and haa positive ly cured thousands of
women who have been troubled with
displacements, inflammation, ulcera-
tion, fibroid tumors, irrei
periodic pains, backache, that bear-
fug-down feeling, flatulency, indiges-
tion,dizziness or nervous prostration.
Why don't you try it?
Mrs. Plnlthani invites all sick
women to write ber for advice*
8be haa guided thousands to
health. Address, Lynn, Mass.
NO BLESSING FOR HER.
Disappointed Youngster Discriminated
in Hia Praysr.
For several weeks, little Ralph had
enjoyed the use of a Shetland pony,
the property of a horse desler who
was a friend of the family. Hut much
to Ralph's sorrow, there came a day
recently when the pony was sold, and
the delightful horseback rides came
to a sudden end. The purchaser, as
Ralph found out by Inquiry, was a
little girl of about his own mature
age of five. Ever since his acquaint-
ance with the pony began. Ralph had
included him in his bedtime prayer,
and "God bless the pony," was an
earnest nightly petition. The first
evening after the sale of the pony,
Ralph hesitated when he reached hla
pet's place in the prayer. Then, after
a moment's thought, he continued;
"Please, God, bless the pony just
the same; but, God, don't you bless
the little girl what's got the pony."
DOG THAT LIKES TO SWNG
Born for a Brakeman.
Railway Superintendent—I regret
that you are incapacitated for further
service; but accidents will happen,
you know. Do you know of a good
man for your place?
Railroad Brakeman (who has only
his thumbs left)—Yes. sir, I know one
who would last a good deal longer
than 1 did. You'll find him over at
the dime museum. He has 16 fingers.
—New York Weekly.
Promptly Furnishing an Example.
Miss Hope—What fools some young
men make of themselves when they
are in love!
Mr. Spoonamore—They do, indeed. | her head and look at the world as It
Dora, will you marry me?—Chicago really Is. All ber youth lier head is
bent and her eyes are downcast In
Family Keepa Rope Constantly Ready
for Hia Amusement.
In the front yard of a home on East
Ninth street a rope dangles from a
branch of a tree.
"Wonder what that rope's for?" ask-
ed a man of his companion as the two
were passing the house one morning.
"Go in and ask, if you're curious,"
the "other advised.
A young woman came to the door.
"We, thai is—I was sort of curious
about what the rope on that tree is
for," the inquisitive.one stammered.
"Why, that's Johnny's swing," the
young woman answered.
Out of the door dashed Johnny—a
fox terrier. A leap and he fastened
his teeth in the rope and growling
and jerking signified that he was
ready to swing. The young woman
pushed him back and forth until he
reached the topmost branches of the
"Johnny would stay there hanging
on that rope all day if we would let
him," she said. "That's why the rope
is kept tied up out of his reach."
Johnny is the property of Charles
R. Hicks, of East Ninth street.—Kan-
sas City Times.
Fads In Diet.
So many dietetic schemes have been
urged on what have been claimed 'to
be scientific reasons, and have proved
themselves in practice to be unsatis-
factory, that not a few practitioners
refuse to listen to any discussion on
the specific values of foodstuffs out-
side the teachings of practical experi-
Self-conquest is the greatest vic-
An Attack of Modesty.
Great Editor—I think it would be a
good Idea to print our circulation at
the head of our editorial page.
What's the population of this coun-
Business Manager—About 74,000,-
Great Editor—Well, well not claim
a circulation over 60,000.000. No use
being hoggish.—New York Weekly.
Caller—Poets, 1 suppose, have their
off days, the same as other people.
Wrymer (with visible Irritation)—
They do. air. This la oae ot mine. 1
asa trym to a a poem 1m R-rtss dla-
The Amende Honorable.
Reporter (mistaking the English in-
terpreter of the English embassy for
a Jap)—You speak remarkably good
English for a Japanese.
Englishman (indignantly)—Sir! I
am no Jap. 1 am an Englishman born
I know. I meant to say you speak
SALESMEN WHO LACK TACT
Two Glaring Instances of Inefficiency
Put on Record.
•nr business." said the proprietor of
one of the retail clothing stores, "Is
remarkably good English for an Eng- w get ho)d of saieglnen with the requi
sumptive, emaciated looking middle-
aged man, who appeared to have one
leg in the grave and the other one
dragging. If there was any subject
One of tha most difficult things in • that should have been avoiied It was
that of his state of health. But the
minute the salesman ssw him he want-
ed to let him know that he remem-
lishman—New York Weekly.
Troubles of a Historian.
Frolssart was arranging for the publi-
cation of his "Chronicles."
"I've got to have them printed In
book form," he said. "The newspapers
don't seem to know whether to put
them in the sporting column or to run
them as Boclety news."
By such narrow margins as this do
men sometimes get into the ranks of
the Immortals.—Chicago Tribune.
The Ueual Way.
were his grounds for dl-
"From the testimony, my dear. I
Ml ear they were very mMy."—
site amount of tact. I believe more
tact is required of salesmen in our line
than almost any other.
"Not long ago we had a young sales-
man here who thought the only way to
please a customer wss to keep up a
line of 'con' talk. One day a plain
looking old man came in to look at a
business suit. Well, as he was putting
the coat on the old fellow the sales-
man patted him on the shoulder and
told him in a low voice, 'That'll make
you loek'-Mke a real college boy, ail
"If there was anything that the cus-
tomer didn't want to look like it *aa
a college boy. aa« be left without buy-
lac a salt.
"Another time the
The Bull-Pup—I suppose this Is
what they call a family tree.
Ring Watches Popular.
Swiss watchmakers are reported to
be busy filling English and American
orders for finger ring watches. The
ring watch, though little seen. Is no
novelty. The manager of an old Lon-
don watch-making firm says that bo
saw them more than 14 years ago.
Queen Victoria had three or four.
The simplest ones—a plain gold ring
with the watch Inserted—cost about
$100, but with diamonds or other
stones, $5,000 to $10,000 may be paid.
Italy Has Largest Churches.
Italy owns the world's three largest
churches—St. Peter's, Rome; The Du.
omo, Milan; and St. Paul's at Rome.
bered him from a previous visit to the
Btore, and said, 'Well, bow is your
health these days, anyhow?'
That was enough to remind the
man thst he was probsbly there to buy
his grave clothes."—Cleveland Plain-
The Social Secretary.
Long ago It was found desirable to
place the work of factory improve-
ment in the hands of a salaried so-
cial secretary, says The Reader. This
person, a man where men are em-
ployed, a woman where girls are in
question, serves aa a point of contact
between the firm and the workers,
what may be called tha
cause of carelessness or other causes
are corrected; that the man or wom-
an has every chance for doing work
in such a way as to deserve advance-
ment and to see that it comes; to
protect the firm from the wasteful-
ness of keeping on the pay roll those
who fall to give a day's work for a
day's pay, in some cases adjusting
salaries according to capacity. Not
in the least in the nature of a spy,
the social secretary is concerned pure-
ly with the business of insuring fair
play for both sides, more psrUcularly
from the employes' viewpoint.
Firms which employ Buch a person
find the social secretary worth every
cent of the good salary commanded.
"Ah! my love." sighed, the ardent
lover, "it you only knew how beauti-
ful you are.*'
"Yon musn't speak of It," proteated
the modest girl. "I don't waat to
Coffee Finally Had to Go.
The way some persona cling to cof-
fee even after they know it is doing
them barm, is a puwler. But It is an
easy matter to give it up for good,
when Postum Food Coffee is properly
made and used instead.
A girl writes: "Mother had been
suffering with nervous headaches for
seven weary years, but kept drinking
"One day I asked her why she did
not give up coffee as a cousin of mine
hsd done whd had taken to Postum.
But Mother was such a slave to coffee
she thought it would be terrible to
give it up.
"Finally, one day, she made the
change' to PoBtum, and quickly her
headsches disappeared. One morning
while she was drinking Postum so
freely and with such relish 1 aaked for
"That started me on Postum and I
now drink It more freely than I did
coffee, which never cornea into our
"A girl friend of mine, one day, saw
me drinking Postum and naked If it
waa coffee. I told her it waa Postum
and gave her some to take home, but
forgot to tell her how to make it.
"The next day she said she did not
aee how I could drink Postum. I found
she had made it Uke ordinary coffee.
So I told her how to make it right
and gave her a capful I made, after
boiling It fifteen minutes. She said
she never drank any coffee that tasted
ss good, and now coffee la banished
from both owr bomea." Name given
by Poets- Oa, 1
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Smith, Clark. The Claremore Messenger. (Claremore, Okla.), Vol. 13, No. 5, Ed. 1 Friday, January 31, 1908, newspaper, January 31, 1908; Claremore, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc178182/m1/2/: accessed February 19, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.