Claremore Progress. And Rogers County Democrat (Claremore, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 9, Ed. 1 Friday, March 29, 1912 Page: 3 of 8
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GREETS AMERICAN SECRETARY 1
Have Bern Transformed.
Crime's Carnival Knded—Descendants
af Cngllah Malsfsotor* Thrifty
Law-Abldlng and Thalr
Melbourne, Australia.—The position
ahlch the Australasian colonlaa are
gaining la the world, particularly
ttaee thalr federation on the plan of
the United Btataa, hat attracted the
ftttentlon of the world to them and ra-
•aUad the singular and striking fact
that great penal colonlaa, where at
We time dlaorder and crime prevailed,
ave b*oon« orderly and strictly ieU
The atorjr of the penal settlements
M Australia and Tssmanla. and the
larnlval of cruelty and of crime that
Ittended the oonvlct system. U most
remarkable In the light of subsequent
tveata. The crimes for which con-
note were sent from England to
potany bay and Van 1)1 em en's land
•rare In great part abominable, and
XpUtlon WM cerUln'y terrible.
The convicts wars put at work In
the broiling Australian sun. Often
they worked In chains, and the chains
were not counted as diminishing their
sapaclty for hard labor. Even the
beet conducted of them were let out
to farmers snd the proprietors of
•heap ranges. If these farmers hap-
Coed to be humane. the convict might
reaeonably happy. But In many
eases the fanner regarded his con-
vict helper as a alave, as indeed ha
waa, and a beast of burden, to be used
M cruelly as possible.
The reeult waa that as ipany of the
eonvlets aa could do so escaped to the
wroods and became "bushrangers" or
vandlts. They preyed on the nstlves
and on the settlers, committing rob-
series that were not Infrequently at-
tended with murder.
They became such a terror to the
peaceful settlers that when Hike
'Howe proposed a peace. In which he
•waa to be "treated as a gentleman."
they ware very glad to make the ar-
rangement. But the governor-general
*t Sydney refused to glvs his sanc-
jtlon to the pact, and Howe took to the
Itrash again. He waa puraued by
'troops, and in a dreadful hand to
hand conflict waa overcome and be-
hesded by a gigantic soldier known as
Howe's followers continued the war
relentlessly, but at last there came a
change. The convicts tired of bush
iranging and little by little settled
down to rood conduct. The aystem of
psnal settlements waa abollabed. No
tnore convicts came out from England.
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SECRETART OF STATE KNOX vlalted Tegucigalpa, the capital of Hondu-
ras, and waa given an exceedingly cordial welcome. The picture shows
a street scene In the capital city and the latest photograph of Hanual Bo-
nllla, president of Honduraa.
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Some of the convicts became the
most industrious farmers and the most
thrifty and law-abiding merchants in
the country. Their children gave the
lie to the law of heredity by becom-
ing veritable gentlemen. Then It was
that the people of the former col-
onies performed a surprising act of
grace and confidence by decreeing the
destruction of all the records of con-
vict banishment and all the sen-
tences and orders applying to the
membera of the convict community.
The descendanta of the convicts are
now merged and lost In the Australa-
sian population. They are prominent
In the affaire of the colonies, and bold
offices of distinction. If their origin
is known, no one taunts them with It.
The offspring of the worst criminals
of Oreat Britain treated thus with full
confidence, have not tainted the blood
of Australasls, but have really
proved an element of strength.
Athletee Too Pompous.
Chicago.—Athletics as conducted In
most public and private schools were
condemned by Raymond Rlordan, su-
perintendent of the Interlsken school,
Laporte. Ind., In an address st the
fourth annual meeting of the North
Central Academic association In the
Northwestern university building.
The numbers taking parts in sports
In most schools are limited. Hr.
Rlordan said, and the leaders in the
sports receive too much attention.
Old Windmill is Destroyed
Aftsr Doing Ssrvlce Nearly 180 Years
at Orton, London, It Is Dsmol-
I shod by Dy nam Its.
London.—A 150-year-old windmill.
Which formed a prominent landmark
at Orton, Waterville, near Peterbor-
ough, has been blown up by dynamite
The windmill, which stood aa steady
as the day when it waa completed,
was some years ago fitted with an al-
ternate steam plsnt. But the tendency
of the times has been toward the ex-
tinction of amall country mills. For
some time It had been without a mil-
ler. Recently it had become the ne-
aort on Sundays of youthful gamblers.
The authorities of Pembroke college,'
Cambridge, to whom It belonged, had
received so many complaints that they
decided to have It destroyed. Ten
pounds of dynamite were distributed
round the base of the mill, the sails
of which had been removed. The
machinery, though rusty, was still
standing A time fuse waa lighted;
there was a terrific explosion, accom-
panied by a cloud of dust. And all
that remained of the old mill waa a
heap of scrap Iron and broken ma-
Kills a 500-Pound Wild Hog.
Paris, Tenn.—W. C. Vlnaon of the
Cottage Grove section haa killed a
wild hog in Obion bottom which
weighed 600 pounda. It waa fired
upon several times by a party of
young hunters, whom It finally ran
away. Vlnaon waa summoned, trail-
ed the animal by blood stains from
Its wounds, and succeeded in kill-
WOMAN FAINTS OVER STOVF
Venerable Widow, a Pillar of Fire, Is
Soon Roasted Alive—Rescuer
Ashland, Pa.—Seized with a apell of
weakness while banking down the
kitchen fire to retire for the night.
Mrs. Mary Becbtel. a widow, fell
across the stove here.
In a moment her clothing was
aflame from head to foot, and she ran
screaming to the home of her son.
two doora away. Screaming with
agony, the aged woman had to be
overpowered before any aaalstance
could be given her, by which time
she waa so badly burned that death
followed aa she waa being hurried to
the Miners' Hospital.
In trying to wrap carpets around the
biasing woman Mrs. August Bechtel
was terribly burned on the hands and
When you want a durable, attrac-
tive and inexpensive roofing that
will protect your buildings from the
sun, rain, snow, hail, vind,fin and
lightning—something different from
the ordinary prepare. 1 roofing that
requires frequent painting and re-
K Y O U R
vanned nalla. aan eot ar'd
in oanatai waM i< jb itoaat.
•Tlie ItMMS Of A1
MADE IT ALHOtT TOO STRONG
Bachelor's Excuse far Not Visiting the
"Only Baby" Almoet Cast Him
"One or my closeet friends," said a
Philadelphia bachelor, "is the proud
father of a newly-arrived baby boy.
For eome days I've had a sneak-
ing and guilty feeling that 1 ought to
visit him and make some comment on
the obvious superiorities of his off-
spring. I couldn't bring myaelf to do
it, though, because, according to my
way of thinking, no baby Is human un-
til it Is at least one year old. I'm not
very keen about associating with In-
fants. anyway, but I draw the line
absolutely until the year mark rolls
'Br way of apology, however, I
decided to call up my friend on the
telephone. The first question he ask-
ed waa why I hadn't been over to
"Well, old men,* I said, I've been
Intending to get around to sea that
boy of yours. In fact, I made note of
It six weeks ago.*
'Indeed!'be answered, and never
before have I known a man to Inject
ao much sarcasm In one small word.
'Well, It happens,' he continued, "that
the boy has only been la this world
"It took me ten minutes to regain
His Only Complaint.
Senstor Beverldge, at a luncheon In
New York, waa talking about the child
' Children are so plucky and so
cheerful," he said, "wo don't realise
how horribly overworked they are till
It's too Ute—till their bodlee and
minds sre stunted Irretrievably.
"I was once talking to a tiny errand
boy at the height of the Christmss
shopping sesson. He was working, I
knew, 17 hours s day. Aa he walked
sturdily along with a mountain of par-
cels piled on his thin, narrow ahoul-
ders, I said to him:
" 'Do you like your Jobr
'"Yes, sir,' he said; 'I like It fine,
'Here be grinned up at me gayly
from beneath his load.
'Only I'm afraid I'm doing aa au-
tomobile truck out of a Job.'"
Two of the University of PeaaayV
vanla track ruaaera passed a leaned
and preoccupied profaasor showing a
youag woman visitor through
With a dainty shlvar, the girl re-
"It's dreadfully cold—Isat It—to be
without s toe kings T"
The professor's mlad turned for a
moment from contemplation of the
"Thsn why did you laave them o r
he asked —Upplnoott'a Hagaslna.
"Do you went to get a bearing la
this courtr* shouted the magistrate.
"Sure, sir," replied the very deaf
"Then." yelled the magistrate, with
a last mighty sffort, "you will have to
go to a specialist"
In every action, reflect upon the
end. and In your undertaking It con-
sider why you do It —Jeremy Taylor.
FOR THB ORIF.
FW SYRUP CO.
C'of tJ Genuine
feuaes, orchard, stc. Cards* n.' Bus ti9. Chicago!
W So* Salzar's, La Crosse, Wis. Saeds
No Tims Specified.
beautifully dreaaed women
were parting with a finger-tip hand-
You must come and aee me. Won't
you come and aee me aome timer*
aaked one. with Juat the fainteat tinge
"Yes, I will come and see you. I
will come and aee you some time,"
echoed the other, with not tba faint-
est tinge of eagernesa, and with a gla-
cial, acetic acid smile.
THE ONE GIRL FOR HIM.
UNCLE SAM ADOPTS "BABY"
Tiny Mall Back Originating In Chi-
cago Alresdy Ssvse 9500,000
Chicago. III.—Chicago has a %sw
"baby." It was born In the peetofflce
and hss been adopted by Undo Bam.
It weighs only ons pound, but aa a
typical Chicago "doer" it Is as big aa
a maatodon. Already it haa aaved
Ita great foster parents a hair mil-
lion dollara and It is leas thsn a
The new crestlon Is a small mall
Back, the baby of the bag department
of the United States mall. It waa
created from the needa of the great
mercantile and publication concern!
sending out vast quantities of mall.
Boms time ago the department ruled
that In order to handle such matter
more expedltloualy the publishers
must route It.
It further was ordered thst the mat-
tar be tied In bundles and then put
Into United States mail sacka of tho
various slsss furnlahod by ths gorem-
inent In on* of thess tiny sacks as
many aa 800 plecea of small mall may
be bagged. In s label holder Is slip-
per a narrow card bearing tba nams of
tho postofflce destination, whether It
be BL Louis or ths Philippines.
Drink Nothing at Meals
Nserly All DIsHss Contain Sufficient
Liquid to tervs Purposs of Bye-
tem, Bays Physic Isn.
Paris —"We drink too often." waa
the burden of a lecture given before
the Academy of Science this week by
Dr. Paul Fabre, which haa attracted
a good deal of attention.
Dr. Fabre declarea tho human body
really requires extremely little II-
quid, except In caaea of low diet or
great muscular exertion, and he in-
velgha agalnat the array of glaases
of different shapes and slses placed
before esch guest at dlnnsr as a relic
It is easy and vastly better for the
health, be saya. to drink nothing at
meals, snd he points to ths fact that
-atout persons undergoing obesity
treatment are able to do this, as evi-
dence of the truth of his contention.
Nursing Bottls Burglar Alarm.
Riverside. N. J.—A restless Infant
knocking Ita nursing bottls from the
crib, frightened off robbers who en-
tered the home of Rev. D. A. Jud, at
tba parsonage of Lutheran Church.
HIS EDICT AIMED AT "RATS"
Womsn Votsrs Must Wssr Hair Flat,
Bo That County Clark Can
Willows, Cal.—The county clerk haa
found It more difficult to register wo-
men as voters than it Is to register
men. and haa Issued an edict that haa
attracted the attention of the fair aex
throughout the county.
He haa found difficulty in measuring
their height on account of the prevail-
ing mode of hair dreaalng. Many come
with their hair dressed high and the
county officer is unable to get their
correct height. In order to avoid this
trouble the clerk haa cauaed a notice
to be published ssklng women to dis-
pense with "rats," and woar their hair
flat when they come to register.
Foreign Mothsrs In MaJarlty.
New York.—A tabulation of birth
records prepared by ths bureau of
vital statistics here sbows that of
11.600 babies born monthly In New
York city 8.000 have foreign mothers.
Cover Up" Judge Tells Her
rroek of Maid Cut Toe Lew for Kan-
aae City Court and He Suggests
That Shs Changs Clothsa.
Kansas City, Mo—When Violet
Miller, sixteen years old, took hsr
jseat before Judge Porterfleld in the
[Juvenile court, hsr eyes were moder-
Bbs waa not aware that the Judge's
keyes were Used sternly upon hsr.
fwhea she looksd up, however, she
(hastily drew the lapels of her fashion-
labia coat over the deep V-shaped cut
Mf her frock. "That's right," ths Judgs
(said. "1 think I'd covsr up If I w
Her arrest waa on complaint of Wll-
lllam ZlmmermaS, her employer, who
.accused her of taking ISO from the
caab register of his clgsr stand. "That
its no way for a girl to dress," ssld
Itho Judge. "You should go home snd
put soma clothes on."
Judge Porterfleld said that unless
iMtas Millar's mother takes her bome
to Modoc, 111., the girl would be sent
to the Industrial Home for Otrls at
PREFERS JAIL TO HUSBAND
Olrl Wlfs Quits Him, Takse Money
From Trunk, end Wslssmee
Philadelphia, Pa—Mrs. Mary Veree-
by, the 18-year-old bride of Osorgs
Vsrssby of White Haven, went to the
house of correction for three months
rather than return to her husband.
Shs declared that shs preferred Jail
for three years rather than 11 vw with
The girlish wife ran away from her
husband aeveral days sgo. He says
that before she left shs broks open a
trunk and took his monsy. Eventual-
ly she was located In a boarding
Vereaby, accompanied by his wife's
father, called on her and endeavored
to persuads hsr to return. She ro-
fused snd they caused her arrest
DAKOTA CAT A FIRE FIGHTER
Fellns Extinguishes Blsae In i Treue.
are Leg and Paws Out Other
Dsadwood, & D—What la believed
to be the only flre-flghting eat In the
worid Is a pot In a Dsadwood buslnana
house. ▲ recent feat of the
was lo extinguish a Ere which had
started In the trousers lag of a cus-
tomer la ths store. The oustomsr m
striking a match to light a cigar 'mZ
cldsntally sst lire to his clothing 'in.
cat discovered the Are. sprang at the
flame, struck at It with hsr paw and
put it out
The eat In the same way extln-
gulshss mstchea which have been
llgbted and thrown on the floor. The
animal avlnrea a deaire to get at s Art
whenever ahe sees It
The more reopectabls a bad mas is
the mors harmful hie
Ths Girl (who has beea suffering
from sore throat)—Ths doctor told
me that I must nerer talk for more
i than two minutes st a time.
The Man—How delightful! Darling,
i will you marry met
I PHYSICIAN SAID ECZEMA
CAME FROM TEETHING
"When my little girl was about
eight months old, she was taken with
a vary Irritating breaking .put, which
came on her face, neck and back.
When she first came down with It, It
came In little watery-like festera under
her eyes, snd on her chin, then after
a few days It would dry down In scaly,
white scabs. In the daytime shs waa
quite worrysome and would dig and
scratch hsr face nearly all the time.
"I consulted our physician and found
•be was suffering from ecsema, which
ho said cams from her teething. 1
seed the ointment he gave me and
without any relief at all. Then I
wrote fbr a book on Cutlcura and pur-
shassd some Cutlcura Soap and Oint-
ment at the drug store. I did as I
found directions In the Cutlcura Book-
let, and when she waa one year old,
■be waa entirely cured. Now she Is
three years and four months, and she
haa never been troubled with ecsema
since she waa cured by the Cutlcura
Soap and Cutlcura Ointment" (Signed
Mrs. Freeman Craver, 111 Lewis 8t_
Syracuse, N. Y.. Hay S, 1 U.
Although Cutlcura Soap sad Olnt-
ment are sold everywhere, a aample
ef each, with M-pags book, will be
■sttod free oa application to "CuU-
« *." Dept. U Boston.
Griggs—So Bacheller Is slak at the
hospital? Is there any
Briggs-Yes, he hss a
Lufabsgo, Rheumatism and Chilblains
There is nothing that glvea so quick
benefit as Hunt's Lightning Oil. The
very minute it Is rubbed on the Im-
provement is noticed. For over thirty
years this Liniment haa been acknowl-
edged to be the best for these troubles.
Every druggist will recommend It.
Price 26c and 60c per Bottle.
"My parents used to threaten to
beat aome aenae Into my head."
"Those idle threats that parents
never carry out ahould be dlacouraged
in every way possible."
DO NOT LET ANY DEALER
mtur op no and gun or
UMVnSAL satbfacihn ms moss than thsmrveaas
ran. and its womoviil suras has led us.
acauruLoua mamvvAcnmxas or mrrAnora to wtu
Note tfe MNone of the Gotm
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•WOTD straight ACX033.NCA* Kg bottom. AND M
ths omu.ncar the TOO OP kvut packaged* tmc
CBMBV. regular huce so> m soma one an
CM.V. roe sale st all leading mtugcisti.
AID bdjotweas due to cohmtatiok am> to get it* beneficial
amcis it s mombt to but the oskbial aw only gdug
wwth manufactured by the
California Fig Syrup Co.
Summing It Up.
"Was the charity ball a success?"
"Oh, yes. Indeed They say the
gowna must have cost a half million
"And how much was ralaed for
"Why. nearly 700. Wasn't that
TO DHITE Ol
know what yow ar* taking.
"I hear that firm's going under."
"Tes. they're going up."
As a corrective for Indigestion and a regis-
••tor of the aystem, bo reroodr rem exoel 1a
purity and etllclency Garfield Tea.
If you arde poorer than your rela-
tlons it is easy for you to dodge them.
He—Does she speak French at all?
She—Well, yes: but only enough to
make herself unlntelllgable.—Judge.
The man who makes hay when the
sun shines doesn't have to borrow
his neighbor's umbrella when It rains.
Bad luck la often but another name
for poor management.
A Drop of Blood
Or a little water boa the hnaea system whsa
thoroughly tested by the chief chemist at Dr.
Pieree's Invalids' Hotel, Buffalo, N. Y., tells the
story ol impoverished blood—oervoue exhaustion
or soma ludocy trouble. Such eximlnstioas are
made without ooet and is only a small part of the
work of the staff U physicians sad surgeons under
the direction of Dr. R. V. Pierce giving the beet
medical sdviee possible without W^to thoM
who wish to write aad make e lull stetemaat of
symptoms. Aa imitation of aatares method of
restoring wsste of tissue ead impoverish .sot of
ths blood sad nervous force is used whea you
take ea alterative and glyceric extract of roots,
without ths use of aloohol, such as
Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery
In Saskatobswsn (Wssttrn Canada)
800 Buehele from 30 aoree
l^^of wheat waa the threeher's
return from a Lloyd-
tnintter farm In th«
•eaaon of 1910. Many
A«U1« in that aa well aa
other diatricta yield-
ad from 23 to 33 bu«
ahala of wheat to the
acra. Other grains lo
•ra thee derived
This a*calient abwwiaa eat
•rices to advaaca. Land va
boo 14 double la two year*' ti
. la the very beet
•Ui J6U srre pr -.mp-
Ic-heett wimmI. water
panics la r as lo location,
ttleis' rm.lwsy rate* and
>«l*e fpasuaiatf Bapupfisl
Beat West* snd otber ln-
' write to 8ti pi of li
_ itawa, Canada, t
W. N. ROGERS
128 W. Ninth St. Kansas Cltj. Ma.
Plsaas write to the scent
CAROM and POCKET-
IOWMT PKICte EAOV PAVMIMTg
Yon cannot afford to experiment with
an tried goods sold by commission agents
Catalogues free. ,
nig MUKSWICK ■ gALI I - CQUgNOgg C0UPMV
M West Baia street DseL MtklaW*. cm ouZ
I advertised In its colum^shoSS
insist upon having what they ask for,
I refusing all substitutes or imitations.
w. N. U, Oklahoma City, No. 12-1112.
PUTNAM FADELESS DYES
Nothing Herd About That.
"The womsn I marry," be aald.
"must be able to bluah." •'Oh." shs
replied. "I ran do that. 1 bluah every
time I am eeen anywhere with
you."—San Francisco Chronicle.
■vs. WtnsWe Bootsles Oymp fbr CkMvee
leeiaias- soften, th. faae, redaeee Infl.mm*
Use. sllayspata.surcewtn4eeUa.Meo bessie
It often hsppens that when a man
knows his duty he tries to iUvs It
off by seeking advice.
Some men try to avoid paying as
they go because they don't expect to
Usually a maa la a poor Judge ef
hta ova Importance.
Maa? a maa eaat afford te dress
well because hta wife does.
"Far Every Little
-Vmetm-k dm pM
softening and healing qtial
mt. simplest, safest
recommend it foe its
KotUa* so gooi aa "Vi tBr
ecraleh*«, eovee. ate. Taken Intereelly. re]
•*e sale everywhere la astrneUve gieM
m eaiertMr JW-
CTwebreaeh MagajhdaHn, Congea^
Reduce The Feed Bill—Improve The Animate
„ . cottoneeed Meal end Cottonseed Hulte
You Look Prematurely Old
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