The Hollis Post-Herald. (Hollis, Okla.), Vol. 13, No. 51, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 24, 1916 Page: 2 of 8
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THE HOLLIS POST-HERALD
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in purity first
is what you
There are many
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W. N. U., Oklahoma City, No. 35-1916.
HIS MOTHER CAME FIRST
Fiancee of Illinois Militiaman Had to
Wait Outside the Camp
While the mobilization of n certain
Illinois regiment wns under way wom-
en In the persons of relatives and
friends of the Otmrflsinen flocked to
the camp in such numbers that neces-
sary work was hampered. Thereupon
It Is reported, the colonel Issued or-
ders that only one woman should be
allowed to visit each member of the
One of the Guardsmen, not .vet
knowing of the order, approached the
camp in company with Jils mother, a
atster ami his Hnncee. The guard
Mopped the party and sternly asked
who the women were. When told he
"You can take in only one. It's up
to you to choose."
The young man looked for a mo-
ment at the three, and then said,
When war Is In the air humanity
gets down to fundamentals, and when
this Is done mother will never get
the worst of It. We do not believe
that the young Guardsman will make
n worse husband than If he had chosen
Itls sweetheart. A man who can ap-
preciate his mother may be expected
to take good care of bis wife.
We nil have n soft spot In our heads
at birth—and some always retain It.
Everybody needs it—
stored for emergency in a
served, well - nourished
body and brain.
Grape-Nuts food stands
preeminent as a builder of
this kind of energy. It is
made of the entire nutri-
ment of whole wheat and
barley, two of the richest
sources of food strength.
Grape-Nuts also includes
the vital mineral elements of
the grain, so much emphasized
in these days of investigation
of reed food values.
Crisp, ready to eat, easy to
digest, wonderfully nourishing
"There's a Reason"
The World's History
the past Weeh Told
Reginald McKenna, chancellor of
the British exchequer, said in the
j house of commons that the total Brit-
ish debt now is f 17,200,000,000.
The Earl of Cottenham was married
n St. Georgas church, In London
| to Miss Patricia Burke, daughter of
! the late J. H. Burke of California.
The folkething, or lower bouse of
the Danish parliament, voted in favor
i of selling the Danish West Indies to
j the United States, if a plebiscite favor-
I ed the sale. The vote was 62 for tho
Eight persons were killed and many i proposition to 44 against
injured in a collision on the Oceanic • *
railway near Mexico City. j General Tobias Smuts, member of
....... . * * * , i the South African parliament, is dead
Militiamen belonging to the com- General gmuts was a candidate (or
mands encamped at Columbus, N. M. |he preaident of the Transvaal ln 18:,7
are forbidden to act as press correal againfJt pau, Kruger He t0 k m.
pondents by orders from (.eneral Per | in<?nt part ,n the Boer war
Hhing. The rule lakes effect at once. * * *
* * * , An outbreak of cholera has resulted
Forty-f.ve regiments, including "P*, in forty-eight deaths in Nagasaki. One
proximately 50.000 men, have been or- hupdred and nine case; haV(r so far
ganlz.ed among the veterans of foreign been rec0rded. A dispatch from Yoko-
wars of the United Stales since the homo ()n Augugt 15 stated tha, there
sending of state troops to the border. were cases of cholera in that
These regiments are prepared to be;„ort and that Tokjo had declare(] a
mustered to the federal service Imme- quarantine against the city.
diately. * * *
The Greek steamer Elethiria, bound
_ _ from Saloniki to Volo with a cargo of
Domestic °" owned by an American company,
The Standard Oil Company of Kan- nd 1-200 Passen«ers, principally dis-
«as declared the regular tiuarterly!... lr,00pt' cau®ht flre off the la"
dividend-of |3 and an extra dividend a" • Foit>' Persons were
of $2 a share. • killed and many were injured. The
♦ * 4
Prairie Pipe Line Company posted
another cut of 10 cents in the price of
crude oil, making the price of mid-
continent now 95 cents.
* • •
John P. St. John, former governor of
Kansas and at one. time presidential
candidate on the prohibition ticket, la
critically ill at his home at O.athe.
* * *
Fire of unknown origin destroyed
he plant of the Corpus Christ! Times
ind did considerable damage to ad-
joining property. The loss is estl-
natod at $40,000.
captain beached his vessel.
Artillery bombardments are taking
place on the Austro-Italian front
around Gorizia. Rome claims an ad-
vance for the Italians in the Trentino.
• • •
Major Norman Mattos, the Portu-
guese minister of war, announced that
Portugal soon would participate in the
war, fighting on the side of the entente
* * *
The war bill of France at the end
of July was 39,000,000,000 francs. The
Willie Zimmer, 12 years old, was in-' miscellaneous expenditure of the gov-
Jicted by the New Orleans parish ernment were 10,000,000 francs. The
grand jury, charged with first degree average cost of the war, the figures
show, is now $1,987,000,000 francs
* * *
The Teutonic allies have taken the
offensive on the Greeco-Serbian fron-
tier, north of Salonika, and Berlin re-
ports the capture of the Greek town of
Fiorina from Serbian troops. This
movement probably is in answer to
the recent entente allied activity on
Announcement of the virtual settle- the same front.
went of the differences between the j * * *
New York Railways Company and the' Russians have captured Joblon-
employes, averting a strike was made 1,za' one of the PklnciPal gateways
murder for shooting and killing his
mother here last July.
• • ♦
Formal announcement was made by
I. P. Morgan and Co., as syridicata
managers of the new loan to Great
Britain, aggregating $250,000,000 to
run for two years at 5 per cent in-
by Public Service Commissioner Hay-
• * *
from Galicia to the Hungarian plains,
and Petrograd reports that their of-
fensive in this direction is continuing.
A conspiracy to manufacture and This is the first news of an advance
circulate $1,000,000 of counterfeit sil- f by the Russian southern army since
ver certificates and United 8tate;!the conquest of t^p Austrian crown-
treasury notes was frustrated at New i land of Boukowina was completed.
York by WTTliam J. Flynn, chief of I * * *
the government secret service and!
several of his assistants. Eight ar-
rests were made.
• ♦ ♦
Telegraphers employed by the New
York Central and Nickel Plate roads
are granted an 8 percent increase in s"Kht advances,
pay on lines west of Buffalo, p.nd 10! Austro-Germans
There has been little activity on the
eastern front, according to the official
reports. Most of the fighting has been
in the Carpathian mountain region
where both the Russians and the Aus-
tro-Germans claim to have made some
Petrograd says the
are attacking in
per cent on lines east of Buffalo, in Galicia, but with no success.
the award filed by the federal arbUra-' . .. . «*,.?, . „
Assaults by British and French
forces against German positions north
lion board which heard arguments on
the men's demands.
An additional gift of $50,000 to the
of the Somme in France have resultel
in the gaining of additional ground by
national prohibition party's campaign i *e'
fund by Mr. and Mrs. John P. Coffin of ^ ^
Johnstown, Fla., was announced. They I of h ■ 6
previously had given $50,000 to * T I £g ^T5
fund. The $100,000 is to be made the l ?n tTIf' ?d thf 2*"I
nucleus of a campaign fund of $1,000, ! d p.-iiipmn,,. 'noarTh'011 ° h *
| and Guillemont, near the southern end
, , . ! of their section of the Somme front.
. - . i The Anglo-French attack, London says.
A farmer named Palmer, near Nh- k ,RCe , ™
c.ma Texas, a few days ago plowed :po2ieres tQ the gommp
up silver bars on his farm variously
estimated to be worth from $100,000
Out of 350 applicants who took the
July examinations for admission tc
the naval academy only ninety-foul
received passing grades.
• * *
The Workmen's compensation bill,
to provide uniform compensation for
government employes when disabled
and adequate benefits for their famil-
ies in case of death, was passed by the
senate practically in the same form as
it passed the house.
• ♦ «
The battleship Virginia has the
highest rating among battleships of
the Altantic fleet in Individual prac-
tice for 1915-1916 with the percentage
of 71.55, while the Texas, with a per-
centage of 73.36. had the highest rat-
ing in division practice.
• • •
A surplus of $5,200,000 from the pos-
to $280,000, it became known last
week. Palmer says he will send tho
bars to the Denver mint for analysis.
It is believed the silver bars were ler't
there by Spaniards in the sixteenth
or seventeenth century.
• • •
The paper famine was reflected in
an auction sale of old paper or-
dered by David Ferguson, supervisor
of the New York Record. One lot of
| 9.000 pounds composed of unsold cop-
i ies of the city record brought $1.65 pir
j hundred pounds. Another lot of un-
sold papers weighing 6.000 pounds
brought $2.60 per hundred. Normally
sales of such paper being from 20 to
50 cent-? a hundred.
* * ♦
One hundred and thirty employes of
; he Chicago postofflce who are on th«"
Mexican border with the national
j guard were dropped from the rolls by
Postmaster D. A. Campbell. This ac-
I tion was taken in compliance with an tal service during the fiscal year end-
order received from the postmaster' ing June 30 was reported to President
general at Washington that all em- Wilson by Postmaster General Burle-
, ployes at the front should be dropped, son. Secretary McAdoo declared this
Postmaster Campbell said the men, Is the third time since 1836 surplus
dropped might be reinstated in their; postal revenues hfcve been reported
former positions as soon as they are and that all three years have been
honorably discharged from the army, under the preseut administration.
« • • * •
The estate of Albert C. Ringling of Final action on the Philippine bill
Raraboo, who died last January, was promising independence to the island;
valued at $t,137,000. Of this amoun1 as soon as a stable government is es-
the widow is given $35f.,000 and the tablished. was taken in the hou.se
use of $100,000 until she dies. The when the conference report was adopt-
i estate consisted principally of circus ^ and the measure prepared for Pres-
property ident Wilson's signature, which is the
• • • only action remaining to make it a
Dragged from the jail at Dewitt,1 |aw
i Vrk.. an unidentified negro, about 20, • * *
• ears old, was hanged. His body was President Wilson signed the agri-
lled with bullets. The negro was cultural appropriation bill, carrying
irrested for an attack on the 16-yoar approximately $27,000,000. and the
old daughter of Ernest Wittman, s military academy appropriation bill,
farmer of near Stuttgart. | carrying $1,225,000
WILSON FOR I
PRE8IDENT MAKES FINAL PROPO
SITION FOR PREVENTING
Put Rail Preaidents So Far Refuse To
Accede To The Proposition, In-
sisting On Their Arbi-
Washington.—President Wilson ap-
pealed to the railroad officials to aban-
don their insistence on arbitration of
^he dispute threatening a nation-wide
ptrike and to accept his plan of settle-
taent, already agreed to by the em-
ployes, because In his opinion the rail-
roads are contending for a principle
which it seemingly is impossible to ap-
ply to the present situation.
In one of the most dramatic scenes
known to the White House in recent
years, the president declared to the
heads of $5,000,000,000 worth of prop/
erties assembled at his summons:
"If a strike comes, the public
will know where the responsibility
rests. It will not be upon me."
A few minutes later he issued a
statement saying that the public has a
right to expect acceptance of his plan.
Rail Head Voices Objection.
Refusing acceptance for the pres-
ent, but not giving a final answer,
Hale Holden, president of the Bur-
lington road and spokesman for fhe
thirty-three railroad officials, urged
the president to uphold the principle
of arbitration and declared his plan
would "place in peril all that has been
accomplished in the peaceful adjust-
ment of labor controversies by meth-
ods of arbitration."
At the close of the conference, Presi-
dent Wilson summoned to Washington
additional railroad presidents from
the west and the executives already
here told him they would confer
among themselves and return.
Situation "Not Hopeless But Grave."
The situation was described by a
railroad president as "not hopeless but
Discussion of counter proposal and
compromises were current and serious
consideration was given to the possi-
bility of government operation of the
roads in case of a strike.
As a result of the day's conferences,
however, It was said on good authori-
ty that many of the road presidents
looked upon the possibility of a strike
as more remote than at any time since
they came to Washington. Over the
week-end it was anticipated that the
railroad officials will get into communi-
cation with the controlling financial
interests and it still was considered
possible that some of the powerful di-
rectors of the roads would be called to
Washington Both among the employ-
ers and employes talk of arrangements
for a strike continued and for different
reasons that both sides thought if it
came it would last less than a week.
Wilson Saya It Is Condition, Not
While President Wilson still was ad-
dressing the railroad executives tell-
ing them they faced "a condition, not
a principle," his statement to the coun-
try reviewing his plan and characteris-
ing it as a "thoroughly practicable and
fair program" was given out at the
White House. In the statement he
urged adoption of the eight-hour day
bechuse he "believed the concession
right" suggested the creation by con-
gress of a small body of men to in-
vestigate the results, and urged aban-
donment of the demand for time and a
half overtime pay by the men and
''contingent" proposals by the rail-
Mr. Holden insisted upon arbitration
in his reply to the president because
"it is essentially the common right of
every citizen of whatever condition in
life to be heard" and because experi-
ence "has put the right to claim arbi-
tration as a method of settling such
controversies beyond question." He
argued that the eight-hour day is im-
practicable in railroading and said the
roads are willing for the interstate
commerce commission or any other
disinterested body to ^arbitrate the
whole question. The demand for the
eight-hour day is in reality, he de-
clared. only an indirect plea for "an
enormous increase in wages" and said
that "In this instance for those de-
manding a chance to refuse to submit
their demands to arbitration is unde-
MAINTENANCE OF DIRT ROADS
Illinois State Highway Department
Makes Comments That Partly An-
swer Oft-Repeated Question.
All through the central states there
seems to be at present an unexpected
Interest In earth roads, and there is a
widespread desire to have an authori-
tative opinion on the field for which
Buch roads are adapted. It is a sub-
ject on which many experienced road
engineers are not willing to make any
statements for fear of being misun-
derstood or misquoted, but the road
engineer of the Illinois state highway
department has recently made some
(lade from o/d wa^on fir*
Cut front 0 S'*/2'-J4'-P/anK.
Plan for King Road Drag.
comments that answer a part of this
oft-repeated question as follows: "The
earth road cannot, by any system of
maintenance, be kept up throughout
the entire year to the usual standard
of the other types. The use of the road
in a wet and softened condition is
what causes the trouble. Under the
conditions where the earth road is a
suitable type, its total cost for con-
struction and maintenance is less than
that of any other type. In dry weather
and when it is not too dusty, the prop-
erly constructed and maintained earth
road is by far more pleasant and more
satisfactory to travel upon than any
other road. With neglected main-
tenance, however, no other type of
road can go to pieces and become Im-
passable so quickly as an earth road.
Nor, on the other hand, can any other
type be brought to a satisfactory con-
dition for travel so quickly and so
cheaply after having been impassable.
From these peculiar features, it will
be noted that practically the entire
problem with earth roads is their
proper druinage and systematic main-
tenance. The opportunity for better-
ing our road conditions by properly
improving the earth roads is almost
beyond our imagination."
What Good Roads Mean.
We agree with the National
Highways association that:
Good roads mean-
Good schools Good living
Good churches Good homes
Good health Good going
Good morals Good farms
Oood times Good country *
Good towns Good crops '
Good fun Good people *
FIVE FLORIDA NEGROES HANGED.
Posse Kills Another In Search for
Gainesville. Fla. —Five negroes,
three men and two women were taken
from the jail at Newberry, Fla.. and
hanged by a mob near Jonesville. Fla.,
as the result of the killing of Con-
stable S. G. Wynne and the shooting
of D. L. Harris by Bolsey Long, a ne-
gro. The lynched negroes were ac-
cused of aiding Lorg to escape. Long
was afterwards de 'vered to the offi-
cers by two negroes.
DETERMINE SIZE OF A LOAD
Easy to Find Out How Grade Affecta
Pull—One Argument Against
Going Around Hill.
The grade in a rond determines the
size of load that can be pulled over it
A good way to learn the effect of
grade is to ride a bicycle on the level
and up different grades. It will very
quickly be found out how grades affect
the pull. One argument against going
around a hill is that it makes the dis-
tance greater. This Is not always the
case. The ball of a pall is no longer
tgben lying down than when standing
up. One bad gra<l«> in a road may
easily double the cost of hauling. The
work of grading down a hill usually
costs more than to buy the land re-
quired to go around it
Dig Out Fungous Diaease.
Dig out and born any red-rust-infect-
ed blackberry or blackcap plants. That
Is the only way to fight this dangerous
Deep Plowing Is Unwiae.
Currants and gooseberries root near
the surface; therefore deep plowing or
cultivating Is unwise in their case.
Cherry Spray Caltndar.
A hard and fast spraying calendar
for cherries has not yet been worked
out. and perhaps never will be.
They are a sign of poisoned blood,
inactive liver, biliousness, indi-
gestion, constipation or even more
aerious conditions which if not re-
lieved in time make you a miser-
able invalid for life.
Dr. Tliacher's Liver
and Blood Syrup
ia a remedy that goes back of the
the mere symptoms, and RE-
LIEVES THE CAUSE. It is
purely vegetable, a gentle laxa-
tive and tonic combined. It can
be taken by all, young and old,
male and female. 60c and $1 bot-
tles at your dealer's.
THACHER MEDICINE CO.,
[Every W oman Want*]
FOR PERSONAL HYGIENE
in water for douche* stops
pelvic catarrh, ulceration and inflam-
mation. Recommended fay Lydia E.
Pinkham Med. Co. for ten years.
A healing wonder for nasal catarrh,
sore throat and sore eyes. EconomicaL
Hu cxtnodiiiur^deuiiD^ ■nd genniacUl
But It's no trouble to find trouble.
HAVE YOU ASTHMA?
If you have this will interest you. Mr.
And Mrs. H. Brown wrote us as follows:
"We hate a son who had asthma for nine
years, and we spent night after night try-
ing to enable him to breathe. We con-
sulted physicians and used their prescrip-
tions. We also used other famous asthma
remedies, from which he got only tempo-
rary relief. We saw an advertisement of
Lung-Vita and have used several bottles.
If he has asthma now we can't tell it. We
are no longer disturbed and distressed
about his condition. He enjoys life, and
bo do we." Mr. Brown is a member of
the H. Brown Furniture Co. of Nashville,
and lives at 1020 16th avenue, N. Lung-
Vita is for consumption, asthma, whoop-
ing cough, colds, grippe and bronchial trou-
bles. Get a bottle from your dealer today,
or, if he does not have it send us' $1.73
for a thirty day treatment. Nashville Medi
cine Co., Dept J, Nashville, Tenn. Adv.
Toads do no harm at all.
that your heart's all right. Make
■ure. Take "Renovlne"—a heart and
nerve tonic. Price 50c and f 1.00.—•Adv.
Few critics ever get what they are
entitled to in this busy world.
To Drive Out Malaria
And Build Up The System
Take the Old Standard GROVE'S
TASTELESS chill TONIC. You know
nrhat you are taking, as the formula is
Sinted on every label, showing it is
uinine and Iron in a tasteless form. Tho
auinine drives out malaria, the Iron
lilds up the system. 50 cents.
Beware of the man who has a ma-
nia for offering apologies.
DON'T LOSE ANOTHER HAIR
Treat Your Scalp With Cuticura and
Prevent Hair Falling. Trial Free.
For dandruff, Itching, burning scalp,
the cause of dry, thin and falling hair,
Cuticura Soap and Ointment are most
effective. Touch spots of dandruff and
itching with Cuticura Ointment. Then
shampoo with Cuticura Soap and hot
water. No treatment more successful.
Free sample each by mail with Book.
Address postcard, Cuticura, Dept 1*
Boston. Sold everywhere.—Adv.
Bees are the only Insects that have
any use for any kind of combs.
THIS 18 THE AGE OF YOUTH.
Yon will look ten years younger if yon
darken yonr ugly, gristly, gray hairs by
using "La Creole" Hair Dressing.—Adv.
Fish nbount In the Everglades.
House work Is a Burden
It's hard enough to keep house If
ln perfect health, but a woman who
Is weak, tired and suffering from an
aching back has a heavy burden.
Any woman in this condition has
good cause to suspect kidney trou-
ble, especially If the kidney action
Doan's Kidney Pills have cured
thousands of suffering women. It's
the best recommended special kid-
An Oklahoma Case
McVlcker, 717 E.
Okla.. says: "I was
confined to bed art
one summer with
and the pain I en-
dured la Indescrib-
able. I also had
sravel and kidney
Pills drove away
the twins and cor-
rected all the other
I owe my rood health to
Cat Keea-b el Av 91m. «Oe a
POtTBUMUUKN CO. BUFFALO. N. Y.
all men ta.
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