The Medford Patriot. (Medford, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 6, No. 39, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 7, 1904 Page: 2 of 8
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DUN'S TRADE REVIEW BEST MILITARY PORT.
: It is Eolr.g Constructed Near Manila
win cost $r,sco,coo.
New Fisal Year Opens With Renewed
FAILURES GREATLY REDUCED.
1.—William R Cur-
> Roe. rd Herald from
Us writing to th
Hho government of the l'tilted
iau-.i i:i spending ?l,r,iMMi.nOO In the
construction of a new military post
on n plateau aliout six miles from the
j City of Manila. A tract of latnl flvo
I miles long by three mile* wide ha*
been purchased. It lien along the banks
Railway Earning, Show an Increase j ,h° Pa8iR 8° "lat ,UppllC8
Bank Clearings For 8i
WINNING BY THE JAPS
can be brought to the storehouses by
wat< r. and a team launches and bars-
New York. July 5 R. G. Dun & Co.'s
weekly review says:
"Although the n*i \ fiscal year op ns
with an extended holiday, there fa
much encouragement in the evidence
of returning confidence, and statis-
tics for the last six months Indicate
that there Is no little reason for an
tloipating better things in the last half
of the year. Half-yearly returns of
insolvencies show that liabilities have
steadily decreased. Hallway earn-
ings that in earlier months have
shown losses of five per cent or more
in comparison with last year, exhibit
an increase of 2.C per cent for June.
Report* from leading brancjios of
trade for the last week testify to a
quiet condition, but scarcely more so
than is customary at this time of
the year, while inquiries in several
manufacturing directions promise n
better distribution in the near future.
Prospects are still favorable for largo
returns on the farms, despite some
loss from storms during the post
week. Confidence grows in the Iron
and steel Industry, although as yet
there is little support Is the shape
of increased orders.
"Hides are fairly firm, because of
smaller stocks than were held a year
ago. and decreasing receipts of eai.le:
but foreign dry hides are weaker.
•Failures this week in ilie l'nitod
States are 2!9, against 227 last week,
257 the preceding week, and 215 the
corresponding week last year. Fail-
ures in Canada number 11, against
32 for last week, 1C the preceding
week, and 7 last year."
New York.—Bradstrcet's report
Midsummer quiet rules general trade
and industry, but good crop prospects
make hope for a much more satisfac-
tory half yeor than has Just closed.
As yet the improvement is still large-
ly a matter of tone nud of better feel-
ing. and is apparently content to move
slowly until pending crop prospects
Dank clearings for six months will
fall at least 1-) per cent behind a year
ago. most of the decline being at New
York, because outside of that city the
decrease will not exceed four percent.
Railway earnings in June took a
turn for th" better, anil gross receipt*
will probably show n gain of three per
cent for the month though decreasing
two per cent for six months. The fis-
cal year, as a whole, owing to gains
la.-.i year, will show an increase of
six per evut in gross. Net earnings,
however, will probably show a slight
Increase from the preceding fiscal
Business failures in the United
Staus for the week ending June 30,
number 230. against 213 last week.
162 In the like week In 1903, IV! In
1902, Ho in 1901, and 146 in 1900. In
Canada failures for the week number
10 as against 23 last week, and 7 in
this week a year ago.
Held Reunion Alone.
Paris, 111., June 29.—Daniel (I. Burr,
agid M, a survivor of Company H.
Fourth regiment, recruited at Paris,
111 . June 4, D4G, for the war with
Mexico, has held a reunion by him-
self in the fair grounds at Paris. As
be had done annually for forty years,
he called the roll of Ills company
from the original roll he had written
with a quill pen and of which ho had
custody as orderly sergeant of the
company. Me spent the day In men-
tation, eating his picnic dinner alone.
e niay be u. oil for the transportation
of troops, llarracks are now Ning
erecti d for the accommodation of 6,not)
troops. Already quarters capable of
accommodating 1,500 me n have been
completed, and the army is in posses-
sion. everything is arranged on the
most mod< rn an i approved style, and
when it Is finish" i Fort William Me-
Klnley will surpass everything In the
way of a military post in the United
States and every o.her nation.
CALLED BACK TO ROME.
Rev. O'Connor to Confer With Vatican
Manila, July 2.—Rev. M. J. O'Con-
nor. who was secretary to Monslgnor
(iuldi, the recently deceased apostolic
delegate to the Philippines, has re-
ceived a cablegram from the Vatican
recalling him to Rome, there to con-
fer with Mgr. Merry del Val, the papal
secretary of stat , r« carding the com-
pletion ol the negotiations concern-
ing Hie lands held by the rellgjous
brotherhoods in the islands.
A summons for the third Philippine
Catholic council in the history of the
islands, ordered by Mgr. Guldl, has
been issued posthumously. It make,
a final appeal to the followers of
FatherAgllpav, the native priest who
has led u religious secessionist ruove-
nu nt to return to the mother church,
threatening them otherwise with ex-
Name Their Candidates.
Indianapolis, Ind., July 2.—The Pro-
hibition party in national convention
nominated Silas C. Swallow, of Penn-
sylvania. for president, and George \V.
Carroll, of Texas, for vice president.
Tho platform was adopted without
argument after a long deadlock in
tin resolutions committee. It was de-
scribed by I. H. Amos, of Oregon, sec-
retary of tho committee, as the broad-
est platform ever placed before the
people by tho party. In addition to
tho planks on the liquor question It
declares the party to be In favor of
International arbitration, a suffrage
law based on mental and moral qual-
ifications, uniform laws for the coun-
try and du|"ondoncie3, popular elec-
tion of senators, civil service exten-
sion and the initiative and referen-
dum. The trust question was recog-
nized by a demand for a rigid appli-
cation of the principles of justice to
all organisations of capital and labor.
A reform of divorce laws is demanded
anil polygamy denounced.
Much Talk of Cleveland.
St. Ixitils. July 5.—Practically the
only feature of iMilitleal interest as-
sociated with the- approaching demo-
cratic convention discussed In the
hotel corridors was the possibility of
an attempt to siampedo the conven-
tion to ex-President Cleveland.. There
was a decided ••(Tort on the part of
some of the friends of other candi-
dates to pooh-pooh the suggestion, lint
others of them, while expressing their
confidence that It would come to
naught, frarlkly admitted the exist-
ence of the "boom" and set themselves
to work to counteract its effect.
Lost Fourteen Relatives.
Kansas City, Mo., June 30.—Mrs.
frieda Muff, an Inmate of the George
H. Nettleton home, of this city, lost
fourteen relatives in the steamboat
General Slocutn disaster. She says
that the C rman families who came
to America about tho time she did
l ave married and Intermarried until
many members of the same family
attended the church freitn which the
excursion went to death. Mrs. Muff
snys that she does not believe her
loss is very unusual.
After a Lively Engagement They Cap-
ture Fen-Shin Past.
THEY PRESS STEADILY FORWARD
Russians Driven Out by Familiar
Jap Method—Reports to Emperor
How Japs are Winning by Their
FIRST WHITE NATIVE IN KANSAS,
He Leaves The State to Make His Fa
tare Home In Texas.
Topeka. July 5—Colonel Alexand
S. Jehuspu. the first white native
Kansaas, will make his future horn
Colonel Johnson Is u son e>f Re
Thomas Johnson, and was born '
Shawnee Mission, in whr.t is now John
son county, in is:!2. At the age of 2:,
Colonel Johnson w as a niembi r of
the first territorial legislature of Kau
sas. and afterward, when the terri
tory had become a state, he was land
commissioner of the Atchison, Tope
! ka nnd Santa Fe railroad company
In the years succeeding the Civil
Toklo, July 2.—Detailed reports of war. when the new state was filling
the capture of Fen Shul pass on Juno up with settlers, Colonel Johnson was
27 show that the Russians were driven widely known 011 both sides of the At
from nn exceedingly strong position lantle\ Now after a long career of tue
dominating the Shi Mucheng road, fulness, at the age of 72, he g'les t<
In this engagement the Russian losses maku his home and sjK'nd tys remain
were ai;ain heavier than those of tho ing years with a daughter, Mrs. Fargo
Japanese. The Japanese outnianeu- who lives at Dallas
vereil the Russians by working around Burled at the old mission arc his
the enemy's right Hank and attack- father and mother and other relatives
Ing him In tho re ar. One daughter, Mrs. Fannlo Davis, lie
The Japanese advanred in threo
columns. One was assigned to de-
liver a frontal attack and the other
column which advanced upon the right
to strike the enemy on the Hanks. The
flank fought a separate action.
n encountered three battalions of
Infantry, six guns and two ma-
chine guns. This engacemeut lasted
until sunset Sunday. At this hour
the Japanese bivouacked and renewed
the assault at midnight, when they
succeeded in defeatlnc the Russians.
The Russians were reinforced with
three battalion:! and sixteen guns.
They assaulted the Japanese vicious
ly and endeavored to retake the po-
sition they hail lost. They were re-
pulsed nnd the Japanese flankers
worked their way to the rear of ho
main Russian position at Feng-Shui
In tho me>antimc, the Japanese col-
umn which had been assigned to
make the frontal attack met and rout-
ed 10,0110 infantry and cavalry posted
near W'enchapantsu. The Russians
poured a deadly artillery fire upon
the attackers and the Japane-se artil-
lery secured a new position and de-
livered a hea\y cross-fire upon tho
Russian lines of defense. The Japan-
ese gained aud retained possession of
tho heights. The Russians left ninety j
dead behind them on the heights. This
number of dead does not Include those
found In the valleys. The Japanese
lost 270 men killed or wounded in the
flanking aud frontal attacks.
The Russian troops who defended
Fen Shni consisted eif eleven bat-
talions of Infantry, seventeen squad-
rons of cavalry and three batteries
of artillery. Tho enemy had spent
threo months in fortifying Fen Shui
pass. The barracks and other build-
ings captured by the Japanese hail
not be*en destroyed, but before re-
buried on the shore of the Pacific at
Guaymas. where she died twenty
years ago of yellow fever.
Colonel and Mrs. Johnson left fe
New \ork. where they will visit until
fall, when they will go to Dallas.
Miners Get Holiday.
Joplln. Mo„ July 2 a world's fair
holiday of two weeks will be given
tho miners and other employes
the' Joplin district, beginning July 2
The following notice lias been 1
out to mine operators and producers
by the* Missouri and Kansas Zinc
Joplln. Mo., June 30, 1901
Upon the reejuest of producers rep-
resenting a majority of the output of
the district, the executive committee
was authorized to announce positive
ly that a world's fair holiday of two
weeks would bo observed beginning
Saturday, July 2.
As a result of this movement ore
prices have been advanced from $1
to $3.5o per ton over last week's prices.
Rains Delay Movements.
St. Petersburg, July l.—No further
news lias been received from the
front It is reported that heavy rains
are hampering the movement of the
army. In all circles the greatest anx-
iety for news from the seat of 1
London.—The Tokio correspondent
of the Times says: "There Is con-
siderable uncertainty here regarding
the Russian losses in the recent sortie
from Port Arthur. It is just possible
that no ship was sunk. The Peresvlel
may have got into port at night.
"The Japanese, on the other hand,
feel certain that three torpedoes look
effect on three ships.
Deeert Land Reclaimed.
Cheyenne, Wyo., June So—Tho state
land board was advised by wire that
tho interieir department liad just ap-
proved the segregation of 150,000
acres of land in the Ore-gon basin for
irrigation. By tho Oregon Basin
Improvement anil several allied en-
terprises several hundred thousand
acres of desert land will bo convert-
1 . . , „ , . l"d in(° productive farms and thriving
propriatlon act providing that the com- j towns
mission shall termnnto July 1, 190G. I
tre-ating the Russians hurne'd their j
warehouses at Shantasu. The Rus- |
sinns retreated in disorder toward
Shi Mu Che-ng.
The Japanese capturcd 88 prisoners.
Begins Last Year.
Muskogee. I. T.. July 5.—The Dawes
commission entered upon tho last 1
fiscal year of Its official life; that Is, 1
unless the next congress sees lit to
repeal that portion of tho Indian ap- j
Mine is Closed.
Tollurido, Colo., July 5.—Tho Smug-
gler Union mines, employing 2u0 men.
were closed, and the company's mill
will bo close'd as soein as the ore on
hand is disposed of.
To Replace Deported Miners.
Coal Gate, I. T., July 5.—Miners
are leaving here In great numbers
and going to Colorado to replace those
who have been deported. Letters from
those who first wont have Induced
others to follow. Those coal miners,
heretofore, have posed as union men.
Methodists in Session.
Ardmore, I. T., July 5.—The district
conference of the Methodist rhureh
Is in session here, with a good at-
tendance. The opening sermon was
preached by Rev. J. A. Goodloo. of
Madill. The Epworth League Is also
in se-ssion with a large attendance.
A Long Fighting Front.
London, July 1.—A Tokio correspon-
dent says that severe lighting took
place at Kai Chau on June 25. which
resulted In the capture of that place
on the morning of June 26.
Washington, July 5.—Today's state-
ment of the treasury balances In the
Dowie Back Again.
New York, July 5—After a trip
which covered the e-arth, John Alex-
?cncral fu.n.d' "Elusive of the S;„0.- j anfk.r r)owle nrrlved ln Chlcag0
When his train pulled In at the La
000,000 gold reserve In the division
of redemption shows: Available cash
balance, $166,124,408; gold $63,688,283.
Second Payment Made.
8t. Louis. July 5.—The Lemlslana
purchase exposition company paid in-
to the United States sub-treasury here
the aura of 1213,092.15, as the second
Installment ln repayment of the f4.-
000,000 loaned by the government.
Salle street station, however, there
were no cheering followers to meet
Slashed by Razor.
Kansas City, Mo., July 5.—While In-
sane, Mrs. Margaret Morris attacked
her husband. I. F. Morris, a packing
house employe, with a razor, slashing
him fatally, after a fierce struggle.
It Is probable that the next twelve
months will be the busiest year the
commission e ver has had. Already the
members are ' rushing" things In err-
der that the work may lie finished as
nearly as possible, and It appears now
that so far as the allotment of lands
is concerned, Its mission will be mm- j
Relief Fund Large Enough,
New York, June 28.—Jacob H.
Schiff, treasurer of the committee ap-
pointed by the mayor to solicit sub-
scriptions for the relief of the vic-
tims of the General Slocum, reported
that the committee hud thus far re-
celvod over $90,000.
Pioneer Mason Diec.
Newton, July 2.—Solomon Key, one
of the pioneer settlors of Harvey
county, died at his home in the <H>tin-
try near Newton, of cancer of tho
stomach. Mr. Egy was one of the
charter members of the local Masonic
lodge, and was one of the best known
farmers in this section of the state.
Goes to Key West.
Junction City. July 5.—The ninth ar
tlllery band, which has been stationed
at Fort Riley for the past threo years,
left for Keiy West, Fla.. where It has
I been ordered for station. The band
( was organized at fort Riley in 1901,
1 and was mounted in 1902. It was'tho
Contributions, he added, have boon first and only artillery band tho army
such u generous scale and the
nmount already so large, that a fur-
ther swelling of the relief fund
seemed to him both unnecessary an 1
A Russian Tornado.
Moscow, July 1.—A tejrnado swept
tho city this afternoon, causing enor-
Forty-five persons wore killed ami
thirteen Injured are being cared for
in the hospital.
Two villages near hero In the track
of the storm were destroyed. One
hundred and fifty deaths are reported
there while eighty-five persons wf re
hurt. The telegraph svstem was pros
three-quarters of a pound fell during
the storm. In one grovo of 250 acres
only one tre-e was left'standing.
Share With Employe*.
Pueblo, July 5.—It ib announced
that the American Smelting and Re-
fining company will distribute Slim,-
000 among its employes who have been
with the company for the past two
Made Official Calk
St. Louis, jU|y s.—Cardinal Satolll
made an official call at the different
national pavlllions at the fairgrounds.
He was accompanied by Archblihop
Glennon of St. Louis, and both wore
their brilliant state regalia.
ovei had. Since Its organization, Mar-
cy B. Darnell, of St. Joseph, Mo., has
been its leader as chie'f musician, and
it has come to be known as one of
the best bands in the service.
Acting Under Orders.
Cripple Creek, Colo., June 29.—Gen-
eral Sherman M. Bell, who is govern-
ing Teller county under martial law,
has Issued another statement for pub-
lication, which is in part as follows:
"There are 10,000 lies being written
about me. I am acting under orders
of the governor of the state of Colo-
rado. He stands for peace and quiet
and good government, and has in-
structed me to see to it that tho West-
ern Federation of Miners shall sot-
directly or indirectly—murder any
more men, and they shall not,"
Half His Ashes.
New Y'ork. July 5.—ln compliance
with her husband's wirth. as expressed
in his will, the widow of Gustav Rlx,
a we'll known builder and botanist,
who died in 1902, has been distribut-
ed In the Bronx park botanical gar-
den half of the ashes of her late hus-
Rainy Season On.
Llao Yang, July 5.—The Chinese say
the real rainy season has begun. The
roads In some places are absolutely
CATTLE DIPPING OROEB
To Exterminate a Skin Disorder Known
As The Mange.
ASK RELEASE OF THE ORDER.
The Order, If Rigidly Enforced, Would
Require all Beef Cattle, Whether
Affected by the Mange or Not.
Should be dipped Twice Before
Washington. June 30.—By nn order
promulgated in March by the Secre-
tary of agriculture it is required that
all cattle west of tho Mississippi river
intended for shipment should be
"dipped" in a probation prescribed
by the department for the purpose of
absolutely exterminating the skin dis-
order known as tho mange which has
existed to a limited e-xtent for many
years in that section. This order, if
rigidly enforced, wmilil require that
all beef cattle, whether aCfoeteM by the
mange of not, should be dipped twice
before shipment. As it has been found
impossible to make necessary pre para-
tions and round tip and dip the cat-
tle within the time allowed, numerous
petitions have reache'd the department
praying for a release of the order. A
delegation appeared before the secre-
tary of agriculture and later e-allod on
the president requesting that the order
rogulnte'd as to the dipping of the
cattle before shipment and Institute
rigid government Inspection at tho
point of shipment before the cattle are
loaded on the cars. The subject w hich
regarded as of the first Importance,
will lie given careful consideration
by the presidi nt and Secretary Wilson
Uniform Bill Unpopular,
Topeka. July 2.— \ big fight is be-
ing made upon the proposed adop-
tion of a uniform bill of ladinc bv
all lallroads. The objection to tho
bill is that the railroads are seeking
to do away with the clause making
the carrying line liable for damage
>r for loss bf shipment. The rail-
roads propose to charge regular
tariff rates If liability Is waived and
20 per cent in excess of the regular
rates where the railroad assumes the
A subceimmitiee of the western clns-
ideation committee will consider
be proposed bill of lading July 7*.
Six days later it will lie taken up for
final consideration at a meeting of
tho committee to be held at Manitou,
Colo. The cemimerclal organiza-
tions protest that the adoption ejf
tho hill of lading would result in an
Increase of freight rates.
Atchison's Day of Glory.
Atchison. July 5.—The Atchison
coal shaft has reache'd the three-foot
ein of coal. The coal was reached at
a depth of 1.330 feet, and is over threo
feet In thickness. It was discovered
In 1903 by drilling, and the core Is be-
ing preserver! at the State university.
In the sinking of tbe shaft many ob-
stacles were encountered, but all were
overcome. Tho work has cost $35,000,
which has all been put up by the cit-
izens. E. W. Howe, editor of tho
Globe, Is president of tho company
The coal has been pronounced equal
la every way to Weir City coal. The
shaft was sunk half a milo from th"
drill hole, and tbe only fear has be-en
that the coal might have existed In a
pocket. It undoubtedly covers a
Conservative Paper Says.
St. Petersburg, July 1.—The Novoe
rem.va says: "The time for strategy is
passed. We are now on the eve of tac-
ics. Not knowing the e xact position of
our forces we cannot state what Kuro-
patkin Intends to do. It is possible he
may consider It untimely and unprof-
itable to enter upon a ekclsive engage-
ment of all his forces ln which event
while engaging the enemy who Is pour-
ing troops down upon him, he may re-
tire northward to meet his relnforcc-
French Custom a Good Ore.
In Franco, when a funeral passes,
every man raises his hat to iialute It.
The deceased person may have been
a child, a pauper, a beggar; It is no
matter; tho cortege Is saluted by
every man, wOiether he be prince, mil-
lionaire or mendicant. It id a good
and lovely custom.
Cinematograph In Surgery.
The cinematogrnqn Is being put to
novel use by Pari* surgeons in teach-
ing students how to perform various
Steel-tired wheels for railroad and
trolley purposes have made their ap-
pearance, backed by guarantees that
they will give an Increased mileage
fully proinrtlonate to the increased
cost over chilled wheels. It Is also
maintained that they produce lesa
rail wear, necessitate fewer trark re-
pairs and afford greater safety.
Russian Soldier'* Ration*.
A Russian soldier's daily rations In
the field are two and one-h-'.f pounds
of bread or one and three-quarters
of biscuit; one pound of moat, and,
for making soup, four ounce's of bariey
groats; three-quarters ounce eif dried
vegetables, and thre'O ounces of flour.
Also salt, pepper, tea and sugar.
Beautiful Asiatic Lake.
In central Asia, uear the Caspian
sea. Is a lake of beautiful rose color,
while the bank is covered with salt
crystals as white as Hnow. From the
waters of this lake there arises a
flowerlike odor. T!-e color and tho
odor are supposed to be cause-d by
vegetable matter in the depths.
It Pay* to Read Newspaper*.
Cox. Wis., July 4.—Frank M. Rus-
sell of this place, had Kidney Disease
so bad that he could not walk. Ho
tried Doctors' treatment 'and mary dif-
ferent remedies, hut was getting
worse. He was very low.
He read in a newspaper how Dodd's
Kidney Fills were curing eases of
Kidney Trouble, Bnght's Disease, and
Rheumatism, and thought he would
try then. Hi' took two boxes, and now
be is quite well. He says:
"I can now work all day, and not
feel tired. Before using Deidd's Kid-
ney Pills, I couldn't wa;k across the
Mr. Rinsell's is the most wonderful
case ever known in Chii.pewa Coun-
ty. This new renvdy—-Dodd's Kidney
Pills—Is making some miraculous
cures ln Wisconsin.
Cabinet of Labor Men.
Premier Watson, tho Australian la-
bor lender, who was railed upon to
organize a ministry, has formed a
cabinet In which ail but one are mem-
bers of the labor party.
DO Torn C-I.OT1IF.S LOOK YELLOW?
If so, us*- licdCross Bail Blue. It willinako
the m white as snow. 3 or luCkUKe 5 cents.
A fool says many wise things, but
he isn't aware of the fact.
The ab.sence of gas during court-
ship isn't always an indication of
Arrangements for July 6.
St/ Louis, June 29.—Tickets of ad-
mission to the National Democratic
convention which begins on July C.
will not be on sale, it Is announce-d,
aud there are but threo avenues
through which they may be 8e>cured—
through the business mens' league,
through the courtesy of the members
of tlia Democratic national e-ommitteo
or through the delegates who are as-
signed three each, besides their own.
The total number of se>ats amount to
10,804, of which tho press will occu-
Back From Ireland.
Wichita. July 5.—John McGeown re-
turned from a throe months' visit in
Ireland. He bad not been in his na-
tive land for twenty-two years, hav-
ing a mother and sister there whom
he had not seen for that length of
Fight Is Reported.
Mukden. July 6.—Heavy fighting Is
reported to have occurred near Port
Arthur June 26, resulting In the Rus-
slsn withdrawal from Ouln Shu after
•avers losses on both sides.
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r 11 O nr t .!•' - in* of | r. Kllnr't Rmil Nrrr,. Kr.'niw
•r. Seni fur KKKK I'MM trial I |U Ir..IM,
i«. It. U. Ruxi, Ltd.,«. An:!i street, fblluel|>li«,r
A loafer Is never able to realize
that a busy man has anything to do.
A philosopher is a man who can
see how others make such big mis-
The Best Results In Starching
can be obtained *>nly by using De-
fiance Starch, besides getting 4 os.
more for same money—no cooking re-
Deaf mutes will not answer as ser-
The girl who wears her heart on
her sleeve must expect to have It
Do You Want the Lowest Rates
either one-way or round-trip excursion,
to any point east of Chicago or St.
Louis? Ask the Erie Railroad Com-
pany, 5«5 Railway Exchange, Chicago,
for complete Information. Three fast
trains dally from Chicago and SL
Louis through to New York, Boston,
Buffalo. Pittsburgh and other eastern
points.. Stop-over without charge at
Niagara Falls. Cambridge Springs and
Beautiful Chautauqua Lake.
It Is better to stand on your dig-
nity than to have no standing at all.
The poker player need not bo par-
ticularly intelligent to know how to
FREE TO TWENTY-FIVa LADIES.
The Dcflarce Starch Co. will give
25 ladles a round trip ticket to tho
St. Louis Exposition, to five ladies In
each of the following states: Illlnots.
Iowa, Nebraska. Kai-sas nnd Mis-
souri who will send in the largest
number of trade marks cut from a
ten-cent, 16-ounce package of Defi-
ance cold water laundry starch. Thla
means from your own home, any-
where In the above named state*.
These trade marks must bo mailed
to and received by tho Defiance
Starch Co., Qipaha. Nebr., before Sep-
tember 1st, 1904. October and Novem-
ber will be the best rort^j to visit
the Exposition. Remember that Dofl-
ance is the only starch put up IS of.
(a full pound) to the package. You
get one-third more starch for the
same money than of any other kind,
and Defiance never sticks to the Iron.
The tickets to the Exposition will be
sent by registered mall September
6th. Starch for sale by all dealers.
Italians Excel Nsgroes.
O. B; Crittenden, manager of th*
big Corbln eatate In Arkansas, says
ln the Manufacturers' Record that
more than one-half of that property
Is now worked by Itsllan labor and
that the Italians are superior to tha
aegree* la growing cotton.
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Palmer, T. J. The Medford Patriot. (Medford, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 6, No. 39, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 7, 1904, newspaper, July 7, 1904; Medford, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc185999/m1/2/: accessed December 11, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.