Claremore Progress. (Claremore, Indian Terr.), Vol. 14, No. 25, Ed. 1 Saturday, July 14, 1906 Page: 3 of 8
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CNAS. I. SAliLR, GRAND SCRIBE
ASV WV ! A- A
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the entire system.
Mr. Chas. L. Bauer, Grand Scribe,
Grand Encampment 1. O O. F. of
Tens, and Atwistant CUy Auditor,
v'■ . VUI nuuiuir.
writes (ron the City Hal], (ten Antonio,
"Nearly two years ago I accepted a
position as secretary and treasurer
, ,?•?* ot the leading dry foods
establishments of Galveston, Tex.
" The sudden change from a high and
dry altitude to sea level prove.) too
much for me and I became afflicted
with catarrh and cold in the head, and
freneral debility to auch an extent as to
almost incapacitate me for attending
to my dnties. "
"/ warn Induced to try Pruna, mud
mltar taking aertral bottlea In amall
doaea I mm plamaad to amy that # waa
nafrod to my nor mm I condi-
tion and hav* ever tinea recommendad
the uta ot Ptruna to may frltnda.
THE FIRST COMPASS.
Waa Known io Ballon Before Ik*
Adjunct to navigation.
Borne Asian people, perhaps ths Chi-
nese, discovered, many centuries ago,
that a kind of iron ore possessed a very
peculiar quality. We call this or*
magnetic ore. In more common lan-
guage. I odes tone, and It is very widely
distributed, especially in the older
crystalline rocks. It was found that
If a bit of lodestone were placed In
water upon a piece of cork or straw
I braid It would turn till the asls of the
' stone assumed a north and south posi-
tion. A phenomenon of magnetism had
been discovered by means of an ore
that Is peculiarly suaceptlble to mag-
It Is an open question whether tho
Chinese utilized the directive power of
the lodestone, but It Is certain that the
flrst rude compass was not used on
European vessels before the twelfth
century of our era. By that time ths
true magnetic compass had been
evolved through the discovery that If
an Iron or steel needle were stroked
on a lodestone It would receive the at-
tractive and directive power of this
' ore. With this wonderful appliance
placed at the service of navigation, the
vessels that had hugged the coasts soon
dared to venture even out of sight of
land. A new impetus was gradually
: given to cartography, for now the true
| directions of the coast lines might be
I charted with some approach to accu-
racy. It was the hapy fortune of Ital-
ian sailors to make the surprisingly ex-
cellent surveys of the directions and
lengths of the Black sea and Mediter-
ranean coasts and along the Atlantic
to Erltlsh waters that have come down
to us In the so-called Portulan maps.—
I Cyrus C. Adams. In Harper's.
The Lady and the Tramp.
Mrs. Alden was a clubwoman. Her
particular fad was the moral elevation
of the lower classes. She was engaged
i In writing a paper on the subject when
f the cook came to tell her that a rough-
looking man at the back door wanted
"Give him a soup ticket," said Mrs.
Alden. Then, with a sudden thought—
"No, wait. I'll see him myself."
She went Into the kitchen. "My
good man." she said, "will you saw
some wood, If I give you a good break-
"Certainly, madam." said the tramp,
; very elegantly, as he disappeared in
the direction of the woodpile. In about
I five minutes he reappeared. "I'm ready
now for that breakfast," he anonunced.
"Have you sawed the wood in such a
1 short time?" aHked Mrs. Alden, coming
I again Into the kitchen.
1 "Yes, madam," he answered. Then,
I between huge mouthfuls: "Excuse me,
I madam, for correcting you, but you
I should say, 'Have you soen tho
I wood?' "
to fry pensioners
AIL WHO LOST CERTIFICATES
IK BAN FRANCISCO.
Special Dispensation O ranted by
Commissioner at Washington
San Francisco.—Notwithstanding tho
loos of thetr tertllicaies and vouchers,
the «,5tio government pensioners In San
Kranclsco, disabled soldiers, widows,
and miners, were to receive their quar-
terl;* allowance on June 4, provided
they wake personal application to tho
chief clerk at the pension offlce In tho
new post offlce building.
United States Commissioner of Pen-
sion* Warner has granted tho local
agency permission to Issue special per-
mits ic tho losers of their papers,
which will allow the payment of ths
stipend on the regular payment day.
At the same time the permit Is grant-
sd sn application lor the renewal of
the destroyed certificate Is to be given
the pensioner, which must be correctly
filled in and duly sworn to be.'ore
some commissioned magistrate. This
application will be forwarded to Wash-
ington snd rcw certificates Issued in
time lor the September payment day.
The aavlng of the pension agency
records, which have been kept Intact
for the laat 35 years, to an Interesting
chapior In the history of the bureau.
In all there are some 46,000 pensioners
paid from the San anclaoo agency,
which embraces the entire district west
of the Rocky mountains.
On the morning of the calamity,
rhen tho post offlce building wsa
threatened by the lire. Col. Jeaae
Fuller, pension agent, had a detail ol
five tegular soldiers placed In the of-
fices, who. with the male clerks, were
ordered to sponge all embers that came
on the windows, and to do everything
pooalble to save the papers of the
agency, which were thrown from the
cases pellmell on the floors snd mixed
with plastering and other debris. Suc-
cesa crowned their efforts, and on tho
morning of the list, when the regu-
lar clerical fbrco returned. It was put
to work straightening out the various
papers, moat ot which are now prop-
erly and systematically placed In their
OLIVES FAIL IN TEXAS.
ren-Tear-Old Orchards In Citrus
District Xake No Re-
San Antonio, Tex.—The production
of oiives in the Texas coast country
haa no' been successful. The trees
make One giowth, but they do not
bear well. As a matter of fact, many
of them cannot be made to bear at
Harvey Stiles, the California man
who was Induced to locate in the cit-
rus trult section of Texas by the re-
marakbly fine fruit land there, has
lust announced the failure of the olive
orchard at Beevllle. The trees are now
eight or ten years old, snd have not
been fruiting. Mr. 8tlles says hs Is
not surprised at the failure of the olive
He says ;t Is a fact not generally
known that but one variety of olives
produces successfully In American
soils. This is the tree that was Intro-
duced by tha Franciscan monks In
southern California. Trees planted by
the nionks 150 years ago survive and
are lu good condition, bearing annually.
In all other lines of tropical and sub-
tropical fruits the Texas citrus fruit
section Is a great success, and the or-
ange and lemon orchards, as well as
the dates and figs, are making wonder-
ful suitresses. Mr. Stiles is conducting
an experimental farm and nursery at
Klngsvllle, where the most remarkable
things are being done with native and
foreign fruits. The adaptability of the
soutliwest Texas soil to tropical fruits
Is being worked out in a very success-
WOULD MANDAMUS BIXBY.
Attorney Wants Permission to Prac-
tico Before Commission.
Muskogee, I. T—The Indian ap-
propriation bill approved June 21. one
clause of which prevents attorney*
who have been, are or may be em-
ployed by the Diw*s commission,
from practicing before the commis-
sion within two years from the time
•hey ceased tu be employe* of the
government, it already causing trou-
ble. A petition for writ of manda-
mus aginst Tarns Bixby, s commis-
sioner t the Five Civilized Tribes.
*as tiled in the United States court
today by Irwin Donovan, as a test
case. Donovan asks for a manda-
mus comman.lin- Bixby to restore
him to the rolls of attorneys and
agents permitted t.> practice before
the commission and to desist from
Donovan states in hi* petition that
he and Griesel, a partner, left the em-
ploy of the commission January 8.
and that it i* unconstitutional to ex-
clude thc firm for the reason that
they are punis' ed for something done
prior to the passage ,,f t!ie act wh-ch
they contended was unjust and that
such punishment would be prohibited
by the constitution. Tho attorney
further contends that on January 26
he was admitted to practice before
the department and that Bixby ad-
mitted him to th roll of attorney*
A^ril a. The petition for the writ
will be heard July 13.
HARVEST HANDS SCARCE.
Oklahoma Farmers Uneasy Over
Scarcity of Help for Wheat
Evidently Ho Had Two.
Little Tommy waa very quiet dur-
I Ing tho Brat couraea, and everyone for-
J cot he waa there. Aa the deaaert waa
I "being aervod, however, the host told
\a funny story.
When ho had flntahed, and tha
ihter had died away, hla little aon
aimed, delightedly: "Now, papa,
I tha other am*Exchange.
And Ma Keede No Schooling.
All the paraphernalia of a civil en-
gineer lint In It with tho etrong arm
f young man whan It cornea to lo-
tting the girl'a waist line.
Oklahoma City, Okla.—Tho question
of labor for this year's wheat harvest
Is causing Oklahoma farmers consider-
able uneasiness now. Not for many
years has there been such a scarcity
of farm labor as this season; In fact,
labor of all kinds Is scarce In Okla-
homa. The unusual prospects for a
large crop of wheat and the increase
in acreage over former years are go-
ing to make lots of work in the har-
The flrst Oklahoma wheat will be
harvested within a few weeks, and
very few rarmers know where they
are going to get help. Correspondence
has been heavy between the Oklahoma
wheat growers and the employment
bureaus of the different states.
A great deal of the labor la fur-
nished thla way, but the offering this
year to Inadequate to the demand.
Harvest handa will command good
wagaa In Oklahoma thla year.
Meningitis in Svitaerland.
Infectious meningitis to spreading In
Swltierland and la likely to cause some
uneasiness among tourists. The dlaeaao
waa last reported aa causing many
deaths at Zurich, and now It to causing
serious alarm In Canton Argau. In the
town of Aaran there have been ten
caaee In a short time, and four men
and two women have died. There are
now three cases In the cantonal hos-
pital. tt to to be feared that the policy
of the military authorities of Zurich
In sending the newly-formed recruits
back to their homes may carry soms
Ill-effects to til parts of the country.
Berortod to the Indiana.
All Improvements on land loaaed by
cattlemen from the Kiowa and
Comanche Indians In southwestern Ok-
lahoma became the property of the
tribos when tho leaaoa expired. It to
oatlmatod that the value of Improve-
ments lataly divided among theee In-
dians waa IM.000. It consisted of
barbed wlra, tone* poets, housee, barns,
etc. Pour wlraa were uaed In the
fences, which had an aggregate length
of 160 mllea, making cloae to 1,000
mllea of win. None of the housee were
•oatly, tat i| w«r« permanent
18 AN ACTUALITY.
Law and Order Porces of South Mc
Alester Form Organisation.
South McAlester, I. T-—The
much talked-of law and order league
is at last an actuality. It* officers
ire; J. A. Stalcup, president; Dr.
A. Griffith, vice president; Frank
Hathaway, secretary and R. B. Mc-
Adatns, treasurer As announced,
the piirTisees of the league are very
mild—simply to maintain the law
ind order in McAlester.
Rue under this there is a deter-
mination to push the issue of Sun-
daw baseball and tli-atrej and it is
almost a certainty that the league
will apply fur warrants against the
participants in trjtv.orrow s game
and the managers of the little Sans
Souci park. The publis is anxiously
awaiting the outcome.
There is some little friction be-
tween Rev. J. H Coates, one of the
iSf '"Rue. and Mayor
Chapman. Rev. Coates is alleged
to have declared that Mayor Chap-
man gave the police orders to be
easy upon certaoin persons of easy
ways of doing. The mayor denies
that he ever issued any such order
and declares that South McAlester
morally and every other way, is the
equal of any town in the territory.
There seems to be but little doubt
that the matter the enforcement
of the law on Sunday will divide
the town into factions.
McGUIRE IN HIS~HOME.
Banquet and Reception Tendered the
Pawnee, I. T—Delegate McGuire
arrived in his hnme town last night
and was tendered a big banquet and
reception. Three hundred guests at-
tended the bammct, which was prc-
esided over by H. T. Conley. Short
addresses were made by William
Blake, of C levelami; Rev. W. F.
Ingrahom. Pawnee; D Frank John-
son. Ralston; R M. CCIark, Pawnee;
X. N. McNeill.Jenniin.'s; V. O. Jo'nn-
snn. Rev. Frank Naylor, and George
VV. Nellis, Pawnee: Joseph Porter,
Cleveland. Delegate McGuirge
closed the program with a short re-
sponse. Insneaking of the new slat,
and its political line tip he said;
"The state legislature will he R--
puhlican beyond a doubt, and I sve
no reason why R:p.iblican state of-
ficers should not be elected. Thr?e
of the five congressional districts
will be republican and bofn United
States senators will b; republican.
I shall be a candidate for representa-
tive in congress from my home dis-
trict, the First."
APPOINTED AND OUAL1FIED.
Muskogee. 1. T.—The following
federal officials were appointed to-
day and took their oaths of office-
YV. W. Hyams. United States com-
missioner, Sapulpa. witK Joseph
Thompson, constable; C. VV. flutter-
worth. United States commissioner
at Tulsa, with J. YV. YVoods. consta-
ble: Otis l.orton, deputy United
States clerk at Tulsa The work in
the new district at TuIst will com-
mence at once. United States Attor-
ney Mellette also took the oath. The
Miirtv-two Indian police for Indian
Teritory were reapointed today.
CHEROKEE GIRLS TO TRAVEL
Two From Bartlesville Will Make
Tour of Europe.
Bartlesville. I. T.—Misses Rosalie
Armstrong of Bartlesville and Miss
I-clia Carey of Nowata, both mem-
bers of the Cherokee tribe of Indians,
left this evening on a three months'
tour of Europe. They will join
friends in Kansas City Miss Wiss-
ler of Mexico, Mo., will accompany
he Laxative of
There are two classes of remedies; those of known qnal-
Ity and which are permanently beneficial in effect, acting
gently, In harmony with nature, when nature needs assist-
ance; and another class, composed of preparations of
unknown, uncertain and Inferior character, acting tempo-
rarily, but injuriously, aa a mult of forcing the natural
functions unnecessarily. One of the most exceptional of
the remedies of known quality and eirellence la the ever
pleasant Syrup of Figs, manufactured by the California
Fig Syrup Co., which represents the active principles of
plants, known to act most beneficial I y. In a pleasant syrup,
In which the wholesome Callfomian blue Acs are used to con-
tribute their rich, jet delicate, fruity flavor. It is the remedy
of all remedies to sweeten and refresh and cleanse the system
gently and iiuturally. and to assist one in overcominir consti-
pation and the many ills resulting therefrom. Its active princi-
ples and quality are known to physicians gen, rally, and the
remedy has therefore met with their approval, as well as with
the tkvor of many millions of well informed persona who know
of their own personal kuowletlge and from actual experience
that It is a most excellent laxative remedy. We do not claim that
It will cure all manner of Ills, but recommend it for what it really
represents, a laxative remedy of kuown quality and excellence,
containing nothing of an objectionable or injurious character.
Tbwe are two elasaes of purchasers; those who are informed
as to the quality of what they buy and the reasons for the excellence
of articles of exceptional merit, and who do not lack courage to to
elsewhere when a dealer offers an Imitation of any well known
article; but, unfortunately, there are some people who do not know
and who allow themselves to be imposed upon. They cannot expect
ita beneficial effects if they do not get the genuine remedy.
To the credit of the druggists of the United States be it said
that nearly all of them value their reputation for professional
Integrity and the good will of their customers too highly to offer
Imitations of the
Genuine—Syrup of Figs
manufactured by the California Fig Syrup Co.. and In order to
buy the genuine article and to get Its beneficial effects, one haa
only to note, when purchasing, the full name of the Company-
California Fig Syrup Co.-plainly printed ou the front of every
package. Price, 50c. per bottle. One aixe only.
For Prcscrrlng, Pnrliying
and Beautifying tbe Skin,
Scalp, Hair, and Hands.
Cattoara Snapmmblaaa d«lk<ata m^ttrlnal aad ,n«|.
Baautifj tt. skin, h l|,. Hair, and Haada" *'
THE DAISY FIT KILLER
horn, on. SSa hoi laata ■> anttra taaana. llanalw
mmm onca and
you will nevtt
kept by deal-
For TENTS and AWNINGS
Make your boy's food tasty—Mother—for it haa to do aome big thinj*.
It has to make flesh, blood, bone and muscle and supply boundless
Energy. Remember, the boy of today is the man of tomorrow.
Don't injure him physically and mentally with
indigestible meats, pastries, rich puddings, etc., that
I act as a drain on his nervous
But feed him plenty of
E«r 10 euty ; MM 10 MTK j and jot
right for eating u thry com from tha can.
Libby a cook, have firtt pack of the best
me.lt obtainable-and they know bow
to cook them, a* well m peck them.
If you're not going to a picnic toon you
can make one tomorrow at your own (able
by tenriag tome tliced Luncheon Loaf.
It it a revelation in ths blending of good
neal and good tpicet.
Good TKia«> la Eat. ' VL'nie
Ubby, McNeill ti Libby, Chicago
write C. C. HENDERSON, 110 North
Cherokee Street, Muskogee, Ind. Ter.
•O Bus. Winter Wheat Per Acre
r„.l. '"w.'J'i ?'
■ I * 111, jwia ni Baiter , wtl crm, Hrtirtit Win tat
in, O It rand wilt Prattet year
Klafk from Thlevva Altlil
wanted. Addreat P. * d. Imo-
elation, l>all . Taua tr
■ —nolo, Neltraaka.
Writt It a that Sickfovd 914 r Si., Waa hit (Ion, D. 0.
W. N. U„ MUSKOGEE. NO. 28. 1906.
tfl there It InartiMt—and .1l be your heart* jor—wronr. hr.iHhv, bright. tm.m and quick at hit tnidltt.
and tu^axlt^)«"ihiChe*crav<?mM«MoU'c'•',c"cwu, e^teo wuh creta
Effg-O-See keeps the blood cool and ia the ideal summer food.
Give him tome tomorrow—"there woo't be do leavio's."
Prepared under conditions at scrupulous clranllnns.
ki. fZ'Z country sells EOG-O-SiE-ihc whole wheit cereal. If your gmrrr has not recelrtd
5^ar,r^lSU^ab«^*^5^^t and we wlii taod /ou
FREE "-back to nature" book
IT? diet, with auccrsnous for bathing, eating and exercise. Illustrated
and attr,lcttvc« By following tbe precepts,
£f F* Tl*°roue health Is sure to result,
b. ™S2ivS(l** *L°tnXM a copy, this handsomely Illustrated book will
M mailed FKMJL to anyone who wruaa, aa long as this Jan, Mi -t
EGC-O-SEE CEREAL COMPANY C
No. 10 Flrat Street Quincy, )
IPILESSI?T^52!1EX JJLL cured^-is&zasg&s
1^ THOtHITOa a MIWOB'OJ' 0a« Sr. K HV>3 CITY .Ho
Washington—E. A. Hitchcock.
cr tary of the interior, left with
hia family thil afternoon for their
summer home in Dublin, N. H..
wher, the secretary expects to spend
th« remainder of the summer. Judge
Thomas Ryan, assistant secretary of
the interior, returne don Saturday
with Mrs. Ryan, from a six weeks'
tour of Europe, and was at his desk
today, taking charge as acting secre-
tary of the department during the
absence of Secretary Hitchcock.
Judge Ryan returns much improved
Kinta, I. T.—Parties near this town
report having seen Joe Murphy, the
negro man who assaulted H. Silband
with a pick for refusing to give him
s chew of tobscco. Silband, the vic-
tim of the negro's fury, is barely alive
and is expected to die any moment
South McAlester, I. T.—Hen-
dricks and Dean of Fort Smith have
shipped livc horses to this city to
tske part in the events of the Fourth.
It is said that aeveral horses from
Muskogee will also b« present
In one of the Sundiry schools In
Maiden. Mass., recently the teacher
of a class of small boys Inquired of
each one If he thought he had been
a ^better boy during the year. Each
answer was In the affirmative except
one little fellow about fight years
old, who was conspicuous for bis si-
lence. The teacher put the question
to him a second time, when with con-
alderable earnestness he replied: "I
am Juat as worse as I ever waa."
"It did not kill me. but I think It
would if It bad not been for Hunt's
Cure. I waa tired, miserable and
well nigh uaed up when I commenced
uatng It for an old and severe case
of Eczema. One application relieved
and one box cured me.
"I believe Hunt's Cure will cure any
form of Itching known to mankind."
Helena, O. T.
Little Girl'a Desire.
Mabel had always worn high-topped
ahoes, much to hr own dissatiafactton.
and one day while admiring her moth-
er's slippers she said: "Mamma,
can't I have a pair of low-necked
shoes nest summer?"
Lewis' Single Binder straight Be cigar
made of rich, mellow tobacco. Vour
dealer or Lewis' Factory. Peoria, III.
- A w>_** *** proat tae ao- | When two girl friends have a falling
tloaa Of a tool. out. ssk hia name.
Scriptures in Russia.
1 It Is ruber remarkable that, not-
withstanding; the disturbed conditions
of affairs in Kus.sin last year, the
British and Foreign Bible society re-
ports a banner year in the circulation
of Scriptures, over 600,000 copies being
distributed in European Russia, be-
sides a very large number In Siberia.
A Twenty-Year-Old Fact
Do you want to stop those chills,
get well, fat and happy? We think
you do. If so. use Cheatham's Chill
Tonic. It Is not an experiment, but
a twenty-year-old fact. For that num-
ber of years It has cured all kinds of
chills, and still does so. It Is guaran-
Any man who haa to get up and get
his own breakfast while his wife lies
In bed Is likely to feel like turning
the "Ood Bless Our Home" motto to
To prevent that tired feeling on
Ironing day—Use Defiance Starch-
saves time—saves labor—saves annoy-
ance, will not stick to the iron. The
big 1G oz. packagu for 10c, at your gro-
Charity may cover a multitude of
sins, but a lot more will spring up.
Mrs. Wlntlow'a Noolhlng amp.
Far rblldraa taaUUss. aoftaat tha (una, radurat In-
This Is What
lOo*. Ono-Thirj Mora Starch
No premiums, but oncihird
more starch than you get of
other brands. Try it now, for
hot or cold starching it has no
equal and will not stick to the iron.
for jhirts collars cuffs and finf linen
ALLEN'S FOOT-EA8E a,.~
A Certain Cure hr Tired, Net, AcMnj FeeL
DO aOTAOOCPT A aiMaTITUTB.
Planfalion Chill Cure is Guaranteed
Our*, ar Manay ««un*«4 ay v«ir
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