The Hollis Post-Herald. (Hollis, Okla.), Vol. 13, No. 51, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 24, 1916 Page: 3 of 8
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Men and Women
Kilmer ■ Swamp-Root, the irreat kidney
remedy, ti highly recommended by thou-
Swamp-Root standi the htcW for the
reason that so man; people aay It haa
proved to be Juat the remedy needed lp
thousands of even the moat distressing
At druggists in 60c. and fl.< sizes. Tou
may receive a sample alxe bottle of
Swamp-Root by Parcel Post, also a
and enclose ten cents.
The more a woman has in her head,
the less she thinks about what Is on it.
Co.. .Blnghamton. n7" T.,
also mention this
NO MALARIA—NO CHILLS.
"Plantation" Chill Tonic it guaranteed
to drive awajr Chills and Fever or youi
money refunded. Price 50c.—Adv.
A girl is hardly ever pleased with
her photograph if it looks like her.
Important to Mothers
Examine carefully every bottle of
CASTORIA, a safe and sure remedy for
infants and children, and see that It
In Use tor Over 30 'Years.
Children Cry for Fletcher's Castoris
A fool and his money are much re-
spected while they remain together.
Spartan Women Suffered Untold Tortures
but who -wants to be a Spartan? Take
"Pemenina" for all female disorders.
Price 50c and Jl.00.—Adv.
A man visits his relations when he
has nowhere else to go.
The married man who waits for the
owl car is sure to catch it when he
SAVE A DOCTOR'S BILL
by keeping Mississippi Diarrhoea Cor
dial handy for all Btomach complaints.
Price 25c and 50c.—Adv.
Many a man with a good scheme
lacks the required nerve to push It
Millions of particular women now us*
and recommend Red Cross Ball Blue,
THE WEEK'S NEWS
FOUR HUNDRED THOUSAND DOL
LAR BONUS ASKED FOR
Often the spirit of perseverance
strikes a man hardest when he is in
Always sure to please, Red Cross Ball
Blue. All grocers sell it. Adv.
Few women are really afraid of
mice, but they hate to disappoint the
men, who seem to expect them to
To Lydia E. Pinkham Med*
Vtamen who are well often ask "Are
the litters which the Lydia E. Pinkham
Medicine Co. are continually publishing,
genuine?" "Are they truthful?"
" Why do women write such letters? "
In answer we say that never have we
published a fictitious letter or name.
Kever, knowingly, have we published
K untruthful letter, or one without the
.'Sll a id written consent of the woman
'who wrote it.
'Ae reason that thousands of women
from all parts of the country write such
grateful letters to the Lydia E. Pink-
ham Medicine Co. is that Lydia E. Pink-
ham's Vegetable Compound has brought
health and happiness into their lives,
once burdened with pain and suffering.
It has relieved women from some of
the worst forms of female ills, from dis-
placements. inflammation, ulceration,
irregularities, nervousness, weakness,
stomach troubles and from the blues.
NEWS OF THE NEW STATE
Llttla Incidents and Accidents hat Go
T Make Up a Week's Hlitory
of a Great Common-
Oklahoma City.—Henry A. Pressey
New York engineer, is the man who
has offered to build a railroad into
northwestern Oklahoma connecting
Woodward and Oklahoma City. Rep
resenting New York bankers and fi-
nanciers Mr. Pressey laid the proposi-
tion before the Chamber of Commerce
and out-of-town business men.
Committees have been working in
Woodward, Watonga, Mutual, Seiling
and other places along the route ot
the proposed road to raise part of the
bonus. These committees will report
in a general meeting at the Chamber
of Commerce Thursday.
Calls for $400,000 Bonus.
Mr. Pressey's proposition calls for
a bonus of $400,000 and right-of-way
rights. Ot this amount Oklahoma
City is expected to subscribe 10 per
cent, the remainder to be prorated
among other towns along the route.
Total cost of constructing the 140
miles of trackage, stations and ter-
minals will be $2,000,000. .
The New York bankers have given
the Chamber of Commerce until Sep-
tember 1 to either accept or reject the
proposal. Estimates, surveys and
other details were completed some
time ago by Mr. Pressey, who has
made four trips over the route.
Nine Months To Build.
It is estimated that it will require
nine months to build the road. The
contract of the New Yorkers is posi-
tive and binding and needs only the
acceptance of Oklahoma Cityans and
others interested to start the work.
THE HOLLIS POST-HERALD
BROTHERS FIGHT OVER A GIRL
Porters Leave Church and Struggle In
Woods; One Dead. Other Arrested
Ringling.—Emmett and John Porter,
sons of a well-to-do rancher near here,
left a church service to fight a duel
over Miss Katherine Fowler, with
whom both were in love but who had
been unable to choose between them.
John was almost decapitated by Em-
mett's knife, after which he was hor-
ribly cut in the abdomen. Emmett
Porter has been arrested on a charge
of murder and is confined In the coun-
The young men attended church to-
gether, sitting side by side. Toward
the middle of the service, howpver,
they left the building and went to a
noarby wood where they agreed to
settle their differences with knivest
They fought for more than half a;i
hour without either inflicting serious
injury upon his adversary, but at an
opportune moment Emmett sent the
long blade of his knife into John's
throat and another movement almost
severed his head from his body.
When John failed to make his ap-
pearance at the Porter home inquiries
were made of Emmett, whose conduct
was such that a search was instituted,
John's body was found a short dls.
tance from the edge of the wood.
SPECTACULAR FIRE ROES $30,000
DAMAGE, STARTING AT
REBUILDING ALREADT BEGUN
Coming Exposition Will Not Be De-
layed or Impaired, It Is Stated
By The Fair Of-
Oklahoma City.—Fire destroyed
buildings valued at $30,000 in the
state fair grounds. The grandstand,
concession hall and the carrousel
building were wiped out; half of the
Figure Eight burned to the ground.
While firemen were still pouring
water on the blaze, G. B. Stone, first
vice president of the fair association,
sent out a call for a directors' meet-
ing and a big force of carpenters was
put to work rebuilding the grand-
stand. The fire will not delay the
opening of the exposition.
The fire started in the north end
NEGRO ADMITS BANK ROBBERY j of the grandstand and spread to the
conceisien building before the fire
Milton Spears Captured and Implicate? ' department arrived. Fanned by a
Ex-Convict In Crowder Bank Raid.
McAlester.—Milton Spears, the ne-
gro who helped to rob the Hank of
Crowder, was run down and captured
hiding in the underbrush along Gainc.3
creek, three miles from the scene ot
Penitentiary bloodhounds were used the department arrived at the fair
breeze from the north, the flames soon
leaped to the figure eight and the car-
Grandstand Goes Quickly.
It was 9:25 p. m. when the first
alarm was received at the central sta-
tion and the fire had been burning
for several minutes. The second
alarm came in at 9:38 o'clock. When
in the chase. Spears admits partici
pation in the robbery and in his con-
fession confirms the suspicions of of-
ficers that an ex-convict, white, want-
ed on several similar jobs, organizes
the raid. The white man got all the
loot except $10, Spears declares. Thg
negro dropped the $10 when he quit
his horse for the underbrush, the
money, a revolver and the horse fall-
ing into the hands of the officers the
Mr. Pressey is acting as consulting afternon of the robbery. Spears had
engineer for the city in the construc- $L50 and an ..0wr revoiver and was
ti°n of the new waterworks system. | dressed as an ordinary cotton picker
„ when captured. While dodging
FRED 0. PARSONS DIES A HERO through the underbrush from one
posse he came face to face with an-
Oklahoma City Rescues Boy, other and surrendered.
Then Drowns. He n0( seen his white companion
since they separated after the robbery,
Oklahoma City.—Frederick D. Par-!he says. The negn> is now iu thQ
sons of Oklahoma City, who was counly jail in McAlester.
drowned in the Washita river near)
Wayne, went to his death a hero. It
was in his effort to save the life of a
child who was drowning that death
Parsons, his wife and Miss Blanche
Coate of Wayne, with whom the Par-
sons were visiting, walked from the _ ___ ,
Coates home to the Washita river to . Ti?ho™lngo-7™: J" Ward' * pron\
fish. As they approached the stream 'nf,nt. f zen T'Hhomingo, shot and
Parsons heard cries and saw a boy, ki ed Seton Hurst a tenant on one o
striving to get out of deep water. Par-\™&rAa farms' nine miIes north ot
sons plunged Into the water, twelve! , , . ...' .
feet deep, and pushed the lad to the , Th«re seem8, to4 have be*n 111 feel;
shore. He could not cwim and waS;ing ?®tWe®\the tw° "T f°,r 8everal
months which reached Its culmination
when they met in the road near thf
Ward home. A few words wera
LANDLORD SHOOTS DOWN TENANT
Former Federal Court Clerk W.
Ward Stoots Seton Hurst.
It is impossible for
Is well and who
has never suffered
to realize how these
poor, suffering wo-
men feel when re-
stored to health;
their keen desire to
help other women
who are suffering aa
"Hunt* Core" t« utiaruitoed to
•top and perraanani'r jura that
terrible Itching. It la com-
pounded for that purpose and
jroor money *111 be promptly
Mtanded wtUurat queatlon
If Hunt's Cure fails to cure
Itcb. Bote ma. TetMr, Ring Worm
or any other (kin dlMaaa. Ho
For sal* by aU drof storas
or by mall from th«
I. B. Richards MidiclM Co.. Stain. Tu.
• lipOX. Arm?
Cacy. mdharmlMrie s,of Aatityphold Vacdoatlcn.
Be vaccinated NOW Iif T*a physlclao. you and
fOoi family. It Is more rttal than house bMganca.
Ask your physician, dru«trt, 0* tend for ^*r
yea had Typhoid?" teUlnf of Typhoid Vaccina,
mate ta ua. mi dm«« turn Typbotd Carried
Pradaslat Vacclass sad Sersas seder U. a Llesass
The Cellar Laheratsry. aertstay. Cal.. Ckleafe. UL
too exhausted to full himself out.
Following the tragedy, announce-
ment was made of the marriage of
Mr. Parsons and Miss Laura Ankley, 8P°ken and then two 8hots were fired
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer G.|one takinS effect in Hurst'a face Just
Ankley, on June 10. The wedding had be,ow the ^ and TIie other ln tho
been kept secret.
body. Hurst was riding a horse and
the second shot was fired while ha
Physicians say that Hurst's neck
was broken, caused by the fall from
his horse. Ward was arrested and
placed ln the county jail at Tlsho-
Anadarko—An oil flow estimated at!minS° to await preliminary examina-
fifty barrels daily is reported to have I Won, the date of which lias not yet
OIL FLOW NEAR CEMENT, 0KLA.
Fifty-Barrel Wildcat Well Reported In
been encountered on the Jennie Kunz-
muller farm, In section 36-6-19, nine
miles southeast of Anadarko and
about two miles west of Cement. Ac-
cording to the driller, the oil was en-
countered at a depth of 685 feet-
When brought in the bailer to the sur-
face and ignited, the flames burned
several feet above the bailer. The
Ward is an old-time citizen of this
part of the country, having been for
a long time clerk of the federal court,
during territorial days.
grounds the grandstand was practical-
ly gone and the flames were eating in-
to the concession hall.
Exhibition hall was In danger of
burning on several different occasions.
Hard work on the part of the firemen
prevented. Three times the big struc-
ture caught. After that an incessant
stream played on the building until
the danger had passed.
Thousands of people went to the
fire. Trolley cars were loaded to the
guard rails and men hung from the
The figure eight and the carrousel
building; were owned by the Keenan
Concession Company of Philadelphia.
The figure eight was valued at $4,000,
the carrousel building at $2,000. Both
Hundreds of dollars in damages will
result from the burning and tramping
The Pioneer Telephone Company
lost about a half mile of B0 and 100
pair cable valued at about $1,000.
State Fair To Buy Site.
The second appraisement of the
quarter section of state school land
on which is located the grounds of the
Oklahoma State Fair and Exposition
comnanv, placing the value of the land
at $36,000, was accepted bv the com-
missioners of the land office. This
valuation is exclusive of buildings and
Improvements. The original appraise-
men was $48,000.
I. S. Mahan, secretary of the fair as-
sociation, stated that the association
would purchase the property at the
second appraisement. It Is the inten-
tion of the fair association, he said, to
purchase the property before the forth-
ANOTHER STORM ON THE COAST
Corpus Christ! Center of Latest De-
Corpus Christi, Texas.—The loss of
life from the tropical storm which
struck Corpus Christi and ten adja-
cent south Texas counties is placed at
thirteen including six members of the
crew of the small freighter Pilot Boy,
which foundered off the Aransas Pass
jetties. Two Mexican men and one
Mexican woman were killed near a
little settlement on the King ranch
near Alice. Texas, and one Mexican
High Record For Pork.
Oklahoma City.—The record price
_ of $10.15 a hundred pounds was pai'd
water is being cased off and the well' for live pork at the Oklahoma City I w-as reported killed at San Diego, both
will be deepened. | yards last week. This beat the form- of which two towns are between fifty
News of the oil strike was followed er local record of $10.05, established j and sixty miles inland. One Mexican
by Intense excitement in Anadarko.! two weeks ago, by a dime. The sup was killed at Larita and two are dead
Nearly all available land between Ana- ply of live pork at the Oklahoma Citv at La Porta.
darko and Cement has been under market was scant, only 1,400 head The total damage in this section, of
lease for several months and the leas- showing up. This partly accounted which Corpus Christi bore the heav-
ing has extended east of Cement into for the big price. Demand for pork 'es* part, was estimated at $2,000,000.
Grady county. One dry well has been ' was great, and this had a hearing. This includes devastating a large por-
drilled east of Cement. Cement is Local packers declared that they | tion of the lower coast's cotton crop,
about fifty miles southwest of Okla-' would not be surprised should even whlch was about to be picked. The
homa City, Is about the same distance the high mark of $10.15 be bettered ' damaBe at CorPUH Christi was esti-
* -* —*— ■=-.« ---• mated conservatively at $500,000.
Other losses were: Aransas Pass,
Sir.O.OOO; Rock Port. $75,000; Alice,
$100,000; Sandiego, $50,000; Robstown,
$50,000; Bishop, $150,000; Kingsville,
$100,000; towns in the Rio Grande
valley, $300,000, and other widely sepa-
northeast of the Lawton field and
northwest of the Stephens county field
and is in Caddo county.
Two Killed At Dewar.
Dewar.—Mistaking a smelter em-
Fire At Jones.
Oklahoma City.—Fire of unknown
origin at Jones in Oklahoma County
destroyed the Frisco railroad depot,
McMullen's general merchandise store
ploye for a striker. Mine Guard Davis: and several other business buildings , J ,
shot and killed H. L. Rice. a*strike in that town, causing a loss, it is esti- ra£d, and Elated points. $500,000
breaker, when the latter failed to mated. of approximately $2Q,000. The Oklahoma.-South Dakota and Liuisi
halt at the guard's command. Charles flre started in the depot about 4 o'clock
Nichols, a citizen of Dewar was shot jn the morning and gained headway
and killed while trespassing on the so rapidly that the Jones City fire ., „ , , u t
premises of H. B. McQuary. Nichols, department was unable to check it. 0Ity" Every tent in the Oklahoma regi-
it is said, was intoxicated and became Flanies reached four cars of alfalfa on ! b,®w" d°W" ""i T*\ °\ v'
abusive when McQuary ordered him the Frisco tracks, destroying them, ®outh Dakota ten^ 8tood the test b®"
to leave the premises. then jumped to the business section. ing more remote from the storm and
ana troops at Santa Benito are all
well. The storm was terrible here.
Windows were broken all over the
• to eradicate dandruff.
Prague Man Shoots Three and Se f. ' n
«-n tj . . , Osaaes Receive A Million Dollars.
Prague.—Wiley Honeycut shot and D , . .. „
c . . . . , Pawhuska —More than a million
killed S. Wadsock and seriously . ..
wounded Mrs. Wadsock and their 16-
year-old son and then killed himsel
sheltered by the ball park fence.
WILSON VETOES THE ARMY BILL.
Objects To Certain Changes
Articles of War.
« KST U
W C3-0U per i
A Medicated Bait Block. SAFEST. EASIEST and
—1ST WAT to klU ticks. No ronnd op, no dip
If jon want lEMtlT CATTLE set Hill
from your dealer, or eeod us your ordrr
per SO pound block, delivered your station.
HcCela Salts Ageacjr, Craad Saline. Tea
was paid out here last week tc
the members of the Osage Indian
on his farm near here He is believed ^Ud wh^ f^ardian deceive! I Washington -The army appropria- j
to have become suddenly demented. %922M More than ,200 00Q wag avaj, , tlon bill was unexpectedly vetoed by |
The two families were neighbors. abIe from bonQse8 recejved from th, I President Wilson because he would |
Wadsock had walked over to view the ]easing of oj, lands ,a3t sprjng b„
work. Honeycut walked up and seated the of payIng to the paren,t
himself on the curb. Joining in the con- the money due the 0sage chi,dren wa
versation. Suddenly, without warn- at that Mme discontinued by the in
ing. he drew a revolver and shot all terJor department. Pawhuska bu
three, then turning the gun on him- jf^^s concerns will receive a big in
self. He had been in an insane asylvau. actus from the payment.
not accept certain provisions in the
revision of the articles of war forced
into the bill by the bouse conferees
• nd commonly said In army circles to
he in the interest of certain retired
fficers "at outs with the army." The
i'l will be repassed with his amend
I Guarantee "Dodson's Liver Tone" Will Give You the Best Liver
and Bowel Cleansing You Ever Had—Don't Lose a Day's Work!
Calomel makes you sick; you lose a
day's work. Calomel is quicksilver
and It salivates; calomel injures your
If you are bilious, feel lazy, sluggish
and all knocked out, If your bowels
are constipated and your head aches
or stomach is sour, Just take a spoon-
ful of harmless Dodson's Liver Tone
instead of using sickening, salivating
calomel. Dodson's Liver Tone is real
liver medicine. You'll know it next
morning because you will wake up
feeling fine, your liver will be work-
ing, your headache and dizziness gone,
your stomach will be sweet and your
bowels regular. You will feel like
working You'll be cheerful; full of
vigor and ambition.
Your druggist or dealer sells you a
60-cent bottle of Dodson's Liver Tone
under my personal guarantee that it
will clean your sluggish liver better
than nasty calomel; it won't make you
sick and you can eat anything you
want without being salivated. Your
druggist guarantees that each spoonful
will start your liver, clean your bowels
and straighten you up by morning or
you can have your money back. Chil«
dren gladly take Dodson's Liver Tone
because it is pleasant tasting and
doesn't gripe or cramp or make them
I am selling millions of bottles of Dod-
son's Liver Tone to people who have
found that this pleasant, vegetable, liv-
er medicine takes the place of danger*
ous calomel. Buy one bottle on my
sound, reliable guarantee. Ask your
druggist or storekeeper about me. Adv.
Sold for 47 years. Tor
Malaria,Chilli & Fever.
Also a Fine General
80c and 91.00 at all
Orud ti Ceres.
When You Follow ^. .C
,.i'" Equipped With
Made for all kinds of
ASK FOR THE
Two of a Kind.
The deun of a western university
wus told by the students that the
cook at the dining hall wus turning
out food "not tit to eat."
The denn summoned the delinquent,
lectured lilni on his shortcomings and
threatened him with dismissal un-
less conditions were bettered.
"Sir," said the cook, "you oughtn't
to place so much importance 011 what
the young men tell you about my
meals. They come to me ln Just the
same way about your lectures."—Har-
Of Course Not!
A somewhat befuddled Individual,
who had evidently been lunching a
trilie too freely, elimhed on board the
car with difficulty.
"What's the matter?" he asked, mild-
ly, as he observed the cohductor's Im-
patience. "Ain't tills car the one 1
"How do I know whether It is or
not?" growled the conductor.
"Oh, you must have known It, or you
wouldn't have stopped to let ine catch
it," said the befuddled one.
What Happens to Them.
"What does your husband do with
his old golf balls?"
Only the brave fare well at a church
A worthy vlcur In un English rural
parish who preached one Sunday In
the Interest of foreign missions was
surprised on entering the village shop
during the week to be greeted, with
marked coldness by tho old dume who
He nsked the cause, and the good
woman, producing a half-crown from
a drawer, and throwing it down be-
fore him, said:
"1 marked that coin and put It In
the plate last Sunday, and here It Is
back in my shop. I' knowed well thun
poor Africans never got the money."
No Extreme Casea^,
"What is meant by an embarrass-
ment of riches, pa?"
"Tlmt means having more money
than you know what to do with."
"Does anybody ever have thu.1 much
"No, my son. I dare say there la
such a thing as embarrassment of
riches, but 1t never reaches the point
where It is pulnful."
In His Own Interest.
"They tell me that hot-tempered
beauty married a good catch."
"1 should hope he Is, when one
thinks of all the things she'll throw
at him in her tantrums."
Dyspepsia sonrs a lot of the milk
of human kindness.
New Pool Toasties rep-
resent the most appetizing
form in which choice,
nutritious Indian corn haa
ever been prepared.
A new patented pro-
cess which includes rotary
toasting under quick, in-
tense heat gives these
flakes a delicious, new and distinctive flavour.
The New Toasties are featured by the bubbly
appearance of the surface of the flakes—due to this
new art of toasting which releases the wonderful new
and attractive true com taste.
New Post Toasties are not "chaffy" in the package;
and they don't mush down when milk or cream is
added like common "corn flakes."
For tomorrow's breakfast—
New Post Toasties
—your Grocer has them.
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