Woods County News. (Carmen, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 32, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 21, 1904 Page: 2 of 8
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WOODS COUNTY NEWS
Working For Fair—Tho Roger
Mills county fair will probably be
h«ld at Klk City thin year. The town
la now working on the proposition.
Securing Data.—Secretary Thobum.
of the territorial board of agriculture,
is engaged In an endeavor to secure
data for agricultural statistics from
the several county clcrka of the terri-
To Amwer For Counterfeiting.—
Dan I), Brown and Adolph Delrking
were taken to the Guthrie federal
(all from Wooda county by a deputy
marshal and now they are behind the
big iron doors of the United Status
prison on the charge of counterfeit-
ing the coin of the United States.
Annual Statement Filed.—The an-
nual statement of the school land
leaning board is filed, showing total
receipts of $3CG,G43, an average of
over $1,000 dally. The total disburse-
ments were $:tG5,lG2, of which $338.-
954 were payments In the territorial
treasury. The total transfer fees
for the year amounted to $3,442.
Dipping Station at Ralston.—Secre-
tary Morris, of the Oklahoma live
stock commission, has been notified
that the department of agriculture at
Washington, han granted a conces-
sion for a dipping plant at Ralston,
where southern cattle may be dipped
In crude Reaumont oil, preparatory
to shipment across the qunrantlno
line. This Is the first station of Its
kind outside of Texas. This will fa-
cilitate matters for cattle feeding on
the Indian reservations.
Wenner's Report Ready.—The an-
nual statement of Fred T. Wenner,
secretary of the territorial school land
board, now ready for publication, will
show total receipts for the year, $36G-,
G43.29, making an average of over
one thousand dollars per day. The
expenses for the department for the j
year were f20.19G.72, which Includes I
the expenses for appraising the last
year and part of this and the Kick- j
apoo litigation. Total amount of I
transfer fees received during the year i
Big Cotton Crop.—A prominent
Oklahoma cotton grower says: "Ok- j
lahoma and Indian Territory will 1
have cotton this year that will estab- j
lish a record. This has been the best I
growing weather I have ever seen,
and we will have cotton six feet high |
in this Beet Ion. The growing of cot- j
ton will receive an impetus amongst !
the farmers here this year that will !
make Oklahoma and Indian Terri-
tory a great cotton state when they
are admitted to the Union."
New Charters Issued.—The follow-
ing charters were Issued by territori-
al secretary: Deep Fork Oil and Gas
-ompany, of Wellston, O. T.. The i
capital stock of the company Is $1,-
000.000, and the Incorporators are |
J. J. Erwin, H. M. Williams. E. S. |
Penny and D. P. Elsey. of Wellston, i
and W. L,. Johnston of Chandler. Ben- I
bow-Horton Hardware company, of |
1,awton, Okta.. with capital stock of
$50,000. The Incorporators of the
company are P. T. Renbow, G. A.
llorton and David Horton.
Regents Hold Meeting.—The re-
gents of the Langston school held a
meeting In the office of Superintend- j
ent L. W. Baxter. It was very evl- I
dent that the regents are pleased j
with the record being made by this
remarkable school for colored peo-
ple. The regents voted to have all
tho walls in the building whitened
and the woodwork and the furniture
will be oiled and polished before the
comencement of the next term, which
will be September 1. The new build-
ing will also be guttered and drains
will be dug and tiled bo that the
water from the roofs of the different
buildings will be taken away from
Normal Institutes—Territorial Aud-
itor Baxter has announced that the
second period of normal Institutes for
Oklahoma would commence July 18.
Nine couniles will hold Institutes dur-
ing this period and they are: Blaine.
Dewey. Greer, Logan (negroes). No-
ble, Washita. Woods, Woodward and
Pottawatomie, (both whites and ne-
Prospect Never Batter—Day county
farmers declare that the prospects
for crops have never been better In
that section. Four Inches of rain
was its portion last week.
Scalded While Playing.—The child
of Philip Wagner of Fairview was
playing about the tub in which Its
mother was washing rlothcs, when
it ran against the plug and let the
scalding water out. fulling in the
pool of wnter In endeavoring to get
away. It lived but a few hours.
Will Hold Meeting.—The live stock
sanitary commission \^iil hold a meet-
ing at Woodward July 18. Secretary
Morris Is notifying all tho cattlemen
in that section possible, as he would
like to have tliom all present at the
Meeting With Stockholders —W. 8.
McCaul. president of the Guthrie.
Fairview it Western, has returned to
Kansas City, after attending a meet-
ing of tho i.tockholders In Oklahoma
City. Ho *ays that the surveys for
the new line are about completed,
and that practically all is in readi-
ness for work to begin, f rom Fair-
view the first station to be reached,
according to the route which in all
probability will be used, will be
Homestead. Then In order will come
O'Keene, Kiel, Kingfisher and Guth
rH'. From Cuthrle the line Is to be
extended to Oklahoma City. Mr. Mc
Caul will leave In a day or two f«-■
the east to arrange the money mat
ters, so the work of construction can
Exceeds Preceding Year.—Accord
Ing to Marshall Bennett's figures,
1,177 persons havo been locked up
in the Muskogee federal Jail since
January 1, and 570 have been sen-
tenced to terms in tho penitentiary.
During the preceding year only 888
were Imprisoned and only 405 were
sentenced. The figures, however, In-
dicate that crime among women Is
on the wanej also that larceny and
liquor selling are the leading offenses,
there being fewer murders during the
past three years than were commit-
ted duriug the three years before.
Canceling Orders.—As a result or
the packers' Btrike, cattlemen are can-
celing orders for equipment. General
Live Stock Agent Davis, of the Rock
Island, reports that a large number of
cattle on ranges is awaiting transpor-
tation, but stockmen are fast cancel-
ing orders for shipment. Dr. Davis
states that Indian Territory will bo
affected greatly, as practically every
To Promote Morality.—A league Is
being organized in Guthrie called
the civic league, whose object is the
enlistment of all voters in a compact
to support for the city offices only
sober, moral men. regardless of po-
ll t leal party. A temporary organiza-
tion has been torined and a perma-
nent one will bo effected In a short
lime. The league desires to encour-
age the nomination of only such as
are in favor of the enforcement of
all laws, and are morally, as well aj
intellectually, tjnallfled for the poal-
To Higher Grounds.—Farmers liv-
ing on the bluffs above Deep Fork
say that the rabbits and snakes are
invading their lands. The floods,
which almost entirely covered the
lowlands, drove all the animals and
reptiles living there to the higher
ground. In Bonn* places rabbits have
been killed in droves and most of
the little animals have been exter-
minated. Most of the Bnakos are of
the harmless variety, but they arp
none tho less unwelcome guests.
Faculty Chosen.—Twenty-seven In-
structors for the new Southwestern
Epwroth university completed at Ok-
lahoma City, at a cost of $100,000 ore
named. The university will bo
opened September 7. The president
Is Robert B. McSwaln. M. A., who will
also conduct the department of Bib-
lical literature. The faculty Includes
some of the best Instructors in the
| United States. All degrees of the sci-
ences and arta will be taught in the
Narrow Escape.—Judge Pettit, for-
merly chief Justice of the Osage na-
tion, was caught In the current while
market will be' closed for Southern ,r>'inR «° drive across Bird creek dur-
cattle, pending the strike, and that
cattlemen will entail a great financial
loss as a result.
After Fever Tick.—People of Okla-
homa havo a good deal of confidence
In the management of the Sanitary
Live Stock Commission, and when
they gave It the name of the "Bull
Tick Board," it was not so named in
derision, but to Indicate that the com
mission was after the fever tick with
the determination that It should not
live and propagate on Oklahoma soil.
Advertise Bull Fight.—The resi-
dents of Madill, a little town near Ard-
more on the Frisco, are advertising
a picnic for July 22 and 23, at which
they claim will be produced a genu-
ine Mexican bull fight. The authori-
ties have not investigated the matter
yet, but It Is possible that unless the
matter proves a fake the proposed
ovent will be stopped.
Encampment on Military Reserva-
tion.—Since the secretary of war has
given his consent for the Oklahoma
National Guard to hold Its next annu-
al encampment on the military res
ervation at Fort Reno, It has been the
general desire of the people, as well
as of the officers of the Guard, to make
this the greatest encampment ever
held In the territory.
Windmills In Germany.
Windmills in Germany are now used
to produce power to drive electric
Worms Spin Colored Silk.
By means of subcutaneous injec-
tions. silk worms have just been made
to spin pink silk.
Bismarck as St. Peter.
In the great Mosaic picture up in
the cathedral at Aix-les-Bains, St.
Peter has the feature8 of Bismarck.
To Grow Originality.
Obaerve, think, read, question and
record. One thought written means
another thought boru.—Earl M. Pratt.
ing the recent high water, and was
nearly drowned. After being rescued
by the heroic efforts of Silas Pore,
who was with him, the able jurist
was stricken with an attack of heart
failure, from which he was with dif-
Want Another Road—Recent activity
has caused the belief in railroad cir-
cles that the Fort Smith & Western
the Western terminus of which la
Guthrie, Is endeuvoring to secure pos-
session of the Denver, Enid & Gulf.
The latter road is now in operation
from Guthrie to Enid.
New Bank Building.—Work on the
FInerty bank building is now pro-
gressing rapidly, and ere long Cor-
dell will have one of the finest bank
buildings in the southwest part of
Oklahoma. It will be two stories
high and made of pressed brick and
Green Corn Dance.—Five tribes, tho
Caddoes, Kiowas, Comanches. Apac.i-
es and Delawarcs, are holding a big
green corn dance at Fort Cobb. They
commenced dancing on the night of
July 3, and are still at it. They havo
on their full war paint and feathers,
and fully 300 ere taking part.
Postmaster Resigns—J. H. Williams,
postmaster at Glencoe, has resigned
and will enter the newspaper business
•amarskite and Monazite.
The minerals samarsklte and mona-
zite, both from North Carolina, are
the principal sources from the recent-
ly discovered radio-active thorium.
Immense Duck Eggs.
A duck, which is the property of
Mr. T. Lane of Chesterton, England,
has just laid an extraordinary egg. It
weighed 10% ounces, was 4^4 inches
in length, and 8% Inches in circum-
ference. The whole of the contents
filled a half-pint measure.
The Japanese cuisine does not in-
clude butchers' meat, bread, butter
and potatoes. Rice is not, as common-
ly supposed, the dally food of the
poor, but can be afforded by the well-
Of Wide Interest.
Breed, Wis., July 18—Special—
Charles Y. Peterson, Justice of the
Peace for Oconto Co., has delivered
a Judgment that is of interest to the
whole United States. Put briefly, that
judgment is, "Dodd's Kidney Pills are
the best Kidney medicine on the mar-
And Mr. Peterson gives his reason
for this judgment He says: "Last
winter I had an aching pain in my
back which troubled me very much.
I", the morning I could hardly straight-
en my back. I did not know what it
was but an advertisement led me to
try Dodd's Kidney Pills. After taking
one box I can only say they have done
more for me than expected as I feel
as well now as ever I did before."
Pain in the back is one of the first
symptoms of Kidney disease. If not
cured by Dodd's Kidney Pills it may
develop into Bright's Disease, Dia-
betes, Rheumatism or some of the
other deadly forms of Kidney Disease.
Vanity makes a cheap chromo feel
like an oil painting.
A gentleman is a man who agrees
with you; a crank is a man who don't.
There are some positions that seem
to require men that don't know very
Oklahoma Ranchman Killed.—Wil- ,r . n . ..
Hani Hughes, a long time ranchman on Anadarko. Editor Vandament. the
r^. ui-nntiv it leading applicant for the appointment
Turkey creek, was instantly killed, it
is charged, by James Yeates, a neigh-
bor, near Mangum, as tho result of
an old feud over public roads. The
alleged quarrel between them extend-
ed back ten years, when Hughes Bhot
another neighbor, William Walker.
Drowned in a Bucket.—At South Mc-
Alester the S-months'-old child of O.
C. Hooker, rolled from a bed and fell
headlong Into a bucket of water. The
child had been drowned for some time
before the parents awoke. The bucket
of water had been placed on a chair
beside the bed so a drink could bo
gotten easily during the night.
Released on Bond.—The bond of W.
A. Harton, the Santa Fe ticket agent
who was arrested charged with em-
bezzling $3,500 from the company at
Oklahoma City, was filed and Barton
was released from the custody of tho
officers. Barton's bond was fixed at
Back From Fair.—Governor Fergus-
on is back from St. Louis whore ho
wont on July 2.
John '.owe Pardoned—A pardon has
been Issued by Governor Ferguson to
John Lowe, who two years ago was
sentenced to ten years In the peni-
tentiary at Lansing for killing a man
by the name of Show-cross In Potta-
watomie county. The facts of the
affair were that Lowe and some other
fellow were fighting, and Ixjwo pulled
n revolver and shot at his opponent.
Showcross was standing near as a
spectator and was struck by the bul-
let, being Instantly killed. The kill-
ing of Showcross was therefore ac-
Crime Increases.—Leo E. Benneti.
United States marshal for the west-
em district, has compiled figures,
which show that crime Is on the In-
crease In tho Creek nation. Since
last January 1, more prisoners havo
been confined in the feleral Jail In
Muskogee, nnd more hnve been sen-
tenced to tho various federal peni-
tentiaries than during tho whole of
last year or any preceding year sinco
tho court was established.
Territorial Band Reunion.—There
is talk of a territorial band reunion
bclufc held In tho fall at Page.
here, has the Indorsement of many cit-
izens, besides the party machine.
Oklahoma City Teamsters Strike.—
A week ago the city council decided to
cut the wages of teamsters for the city
from $3.50 to $3. The cut went into
effect and the teamsters struck, saying
they would not accept the reduction.G
Visited By Fire.—Cordell'has been
visited by a fire which completely de-
stroyed the Frisco hotel with Its con-
tents. and also the Schoonover
house. Loss to both buildings about
•$2,000 with $700 insurance.
Helping to Keep Order.—A. A. Cos-
by, for lour years sheriff of Canadian
county, is now at Boncsteel, South
Dakota, helping the sheriff of that
county keep order among the crowds
at the land drawing.
G. A. R. Encampment.—The Grand
Army of the Republic, corps of the In-
dian Territory, Oklahoma, Arkansas
and Missouri, will hold an encamp-
ment a^ Tulsa, I. T.f on September 27,
28 and 29.
Canadian Valley Potato Crop.—Tho
North Canadian Valley potato crop
has now ail been put upon ihe mar-
ket. The total yield was about 500
cars of about 500 bushels each, or
250,000 bushels. The yield ranged
from 80 to 250 bushels to the acre.
The price ranged from CO to 75 cents
per bushel f. o. b. cars at nearest sid-
ing. The crop between Oklahoma
City and Shawnee brought the grow-
ers about $ 102,000. Lesa than 2 per
cent of the valley between Oklahoma
City nnd Shawnee was planted to
Threshing Under Way.—After two
weeks' delay on account of rainy
weather threshing has begun In Noble
county. The first accident of the sea-
son occurred when John Uemec,
young Bohemian living southwest of
town was brought In suffering from
his arm being crushed between tho
elbow and shoulder. He was caught
In the belting of the machine.
Didn't Turn Loose.—Robert Carroll
of Pond Creek forgot to lay down tho
giant cracker after he had lit thefuso
and now he Is doing his work with
2 his left hand.
Happy is the man who works—pro-
vided he doesn't work the wrong
He who loves and runs away can
figure* In a breach of promise suit
Many a smart man loses out when
he bumps up against an ordinary
Many a girl marries a man merely
to keep some other girl from getting
The average love match soon flick-
ers out unless there Is some money
After looking upon the wine when
it is red many a bookkeeper looses
An Atchison man who imagines ho
has a fierce expression, only succeeds
in looking spunky.
The people who are well posted
seem to read up for the sole purpose
of correcting those who don't.
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25 ladies a round trip ticket to the
St Louis Exposition, to live ladies In
each of the following states: Illinois,
Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas and Mis
souri who will send In the largest
number of trade marks cut from
ten-cent, 16-ounce package of Defl
ance cold water laundry starch. This
means from your own home, any
where in the above named states.
These trade marks must be mailed
to and received by the Defiance
Starch Co., Omaha, Nebr., before Sep-
tember 1st, 1904. October and Novem-
ber will be the best r-onlLs to. visit
^he Exposition. Remember that Defi-
ance is the only starch put up 16 ox.
(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
■ent by registered mall* September
6lh. Starch for sale by all dealers.
"What's that you havo in your,
hand, llenry?" asked Mrs. Pry, as he
brought home a roll of manuscript.
"Brains, my dear," replied Mr. Pry
pompously. "Are you surprised at
tho fact?" "Not in the least," she
retorted; "I knew you didn't carry
them in your head."
Insist en Getting It.
Some grocers say they don't keep
£>efi nce Starch. This Is because the>
have h stock on hand of other brands
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which they won't be able to sell first,
because Defiance contains IS ox. for
the same money.
Do you wint 16 cs. Instead of IS os.
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Starch. Requires no cooking.
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TRU88E8 fj"*'?. 'XiZEiSZZ
IN THE WEST
Almost a naif million acres of the fertile and
w«U-watered lands of the ltosebuU Indian lies-
ervation, in South Dakota, will be thrown open
•o settlement by tlieCovernmentln July. These
ands are best reached by the Chicago & North-
Western Hallway's direct through lines from
Chicago to Bonestccl. 8. D. All agents sell
tickets via this lino. Special low rates.
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tlon as to dates of opening nnd how to secure 160
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Write for the Free Box of Pax tine to-day.
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