The Kiowa Breeze. (Kiowa, Indian Terr.), Vol. 4, No. 8, Ed. 1 Friday, June 8, 1906 Page: 3 of 4
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GEO. J. COAK, Publisher.
KIOWA, • ~ IND. TER
INDIAN TERRITORY NOTES.
The owners of ranch 101 will give
another wild West show next Sep-
The Red River Grain and Eleva-
tor company, of Davidson, with $5 -
ooo capital stock; the incorporators
are J. B. Rinkle, Will Bell and J. E.
I.ocal parties are busily buying up
outlying acreage It is understood
that a syndicate of Oklahomas. head-
ed by Hon. Dennis T. Flynn, are
back of the transactions.
At the Southern Baptist convention
at Chattanooga. Tenn., the contribu-
tions of Oklahoma to foreign mis-
sions showed a gain of 8t per cent
over last lear. No cither state showed
a greater gain.
Secretary Hitchcock lias turned
down the Osage townsite board by
raising arbitrarily the valuation on
about 131 lots at Pawhuska. The in-
crease is about twice the original
appraisement of the board.
An injury to her foot caused Mrs.
A- D. Hickok, who lived near Nor-
man, to die of lockjaw. 1 he
jury is supposed to have been caused
by a rusty nail or the bite of an
Denizens of the Tulsa oil field are
worked up over the presence of two
Russians. A local paper is inclined
to give credence to th( rumor that
they are prospectors and not
Oktaha item in Checotah Times:—
The little girl who brings in the
Wainwright mail comes in on tim
every day and all who have poor
time keepers can find out the Wain-
wright schedule and regulate your
The Ardmore commercial club has
260 members. Commodious quarter;
have been secured and will be ele-
gantly furnished. A secretary is em-
ployed who gives all his tiiriv: ti
the work. The club is spending
large sums of money in advertising
The fourteenth annual commence
ment at Oklahoma university began
this morning with the baccalaureate
sermon by Rev. Carter Helm Jones
of Louisville, Ky. The exercises
were held on the oval in front of
Itlie administration building before
In most towns ill Oklahoma and
Indian Territory the question, "W cU
what •do you think about statehood:
is a challenge sufficient to provoke
a fight. It has been asked daily and
hourly so many months that it is
beginning to rub the hair tile wrong
way by its endless repetiton.
The Davis cement works, a new
sort of cement brick for general
building purposes has just com-
menced the manufacture of the new
process brick and are turning out
7,000 brick per day. They say the
brick will prove to lv more durable
than the ordinary brick, and arc less
expensive for general use.
Tile Stillwater Democrat has en-
tered a protest against the fact that
the word "obey" has been dropped
from the Presbyterian tnarriaee cer-
emony and 'lids with the following
slam: "Doubtless the peneral disre-
nute and abuse into which the word
has fallen are responsible for the
Foraker Amendment Over a Year
Old Finally Reached
DETAILS TO BE ADJUSTED
Arizona and New Mexico to Vote
For Their Constitution Along
With State Officers
Th« Claremore Messenger says a
meeting of business men was held
last night and the preliminary steps
taken toward organizing a street rail -
wav company, with the object of
building a line from the depot to the
Radium Wells, with several loops
through the residence portion of the
1 A call has been issued for a ieet
ing to form a Sulphur Kentucky so-
The farmers around Haskell arc
not growing so manv potatoes as last
vear. owing to the low price of last
season. However, the prospects for
the growers this year seems bright
and the indications arc that the dc
wand will be great and at a good
price, too. The potato business, like
most everything else, represents a
loss occasionally, but as a whole if
is a profitable industry. Journal-
Work on the rural telephone lines
out of Repley are being pushed rap
idly. The poles are nearly all set
in the west line across the river and
wires will b .strung across the river
wire* will be strung as soon as the
rest of the pr.les are in. I he Mehan
line will probably bc connected up
this week. As soon as these two
lines are completed, work will begin
on a iine southeast from town, one
north and one into the bend.—Times
Durant. I T The energies of the
Twenty-five Thousand Club ir,. now
I directed toward the establishment
I of a trolley line that will take in
Emet, Wade, Albany. Silo. Kemp,
Yuba and Yarnaby. Prominent citi-
zens of these little towns have con-
ferred with the clubs, maps and gen-
eral outlines being discussed and
agreed to. The towns along the
line have agreed to furnish the ties
and right of way and the club is now
conferring with Dallas parties who
desire to cpitalize the stock and
bMld the road.
Washington.—An agreement on
the statehood bill based upon the
Foraker amendment of a year ago
has practically been reached by the
conferees, and, according to informa-
tion coming from inside sources, a
report will probably be made tomor-
row in both houses of Congress.
Some details yet remain to be ad-
justed between the House and Senate
conferees, which may operate as an
obstacle to the report being made to-
morrow, but those claiming to have
reliable information expect an agree-
ment to be reported at that time.
The efforts to compromise all dif-
ferences on the old Foraker amend-
ment, providing for a vote by til-
people of Arizona and New Mexico
at the same time that they vote lor
their constitution and state officers
came from he House members, and
has been in principle accepted by tne
Senate conferees. It is claim-d that
a canvass of the Senator shows a ma-
jority for this proposition and that
it will carry over foraker s opposi-
tion No action was taken today be-
cause the House adjourn-d on ac-
count of the Adams suicide.
boyd will speak.
Turner Falls Plans Elaborate Enter-
tainment for July 4 Want Crowd.
Davis I T. President D. R- Boyd
of the University of Oklahoma, has
accepted an invitation to deliver an
address 0,1 the Fourth of July at
Turner Falls. President lloyd informs
your correspondent that the geologi-
cal department of the university will
make a thorough study of tile many
strange geological freal near Turner
Falls, and that several ot tile largest
caves will be explored by the stu-
dents during July and August.
Prof. L. Howell, a noted geologist
of Oklahoma, lias just filed a report
covering his recent rfsearcli in the
Arbuckles near the famous summer
resort and described a cave lie has
named tin "Mystic Cave which he
entered a distance of a half mile. He
says this cave wil probably prove a
wonderful as the "Cave of Death,
made famous gy the loss of George
Curtain last August. The Mystic
cave is near Turner Falls, and tna>
lie a part of the Cave of Death that
starts directly underneath the catar
The Osage Bill.
A dispatch from Washington o.
Ma" 2.1 says:
Outside "f statehood possibly .the
most important legislation in which
the Osage Indians of Oklahoma ari
interested, passed the house of renr.
sentatives Monday. Ibis is the 01 1
segregating tlie lands of the y-'
Indians, which was introduced hv
Delegate McGuirc of Oklahoma, and
win 1 has charge of the measure n
the floor, assisted hi' Mr Curtis and
Mr. Murdock of Kansas.
For years efforts have been made to
segregate the lands of these In dims,
but the Indians themselves liifve been
dilatory and it was hut recently tli't
the hill which passed was approval
b- thrill The Osage Indians, some
1800 111 number, have $8,000,000 in the
treasury. The bill which passed ag
gregates a fund to individuals, and
will give them $50 each per quarter
as interest and in twenty-live yeais
thev arc to receive the princinal. In
addition to the land of the Osage--
about 1,400,000 acres are to he allotted
which will give each member of the
tribe about 7"° acres, exclusive of
coal and oil lands, which are not to
be eliminated under the provisions of
the bill for twenty-five v - . .
The Statehood Bill.
Washington, D. C—A committee
is authority for the statement that
a report has been practically agreed
upon and will be presented to the
house within a few days.
The statement was made in con-
nection with a discussion of the In-
dian appropriation bill. It has been
verified from other sources. The re-
port will bc offered as soon as the
Foraker crowd in the senate agrees
as to the exact language to be used
in the section referring to statehood
of Arizona and New Mexico to a
Speaker Cannon has taken occasion
the past week to vigorously deny that
he is in favor of postponing consid-
eration of the statehood bill until
the next session.
The Kansas and Missouri delega-
tions have been working overtime in
their efforts to influence the Speaker
to accept a compromise on the Mate-
hood fight. They have carried their
supplications to the White White and
is is said the President has given
them more encouragement the last
day or two than at any time during
The rate bill will be referred to a
committee of conference probably
during the present week and it is
barely possible that consideration of
the statehood bill will lay over until
this matter has been disposed of.
Texas Capitalists Prospecting in
The Davis Field
AN EXPERT WITH THE PARTY
Davis Believed to be Directly in
The Oil Producing
RED CROSS SOCIETY.
Dr. Fite, of Muskogee Elected Pres-
ident and Chief of Five Tribes.
Captain R. L. McWillie, chief <1-
gineer of the Oklahoma central rail-
way, left the general offices at Lehigh
with a party of twenty-five men 10
survey a route for that line in Texas.
Captain McWillie stated it wouii
probably take eight months to com-
plete the survey. President Dorset
Carter stated that work would begin
on this extension as soon as the sur-
vey was completed.
Washington An agreement on the
statehood bill embodied in a confer
ence report which will be reached
this week, according to information
from the conference room, today.
Just what the terms of this agree-
ment will he cannot he stated with
preciseness, as the report has not
yet been drafted. The points which
seem to be acceptable to both sides,
That Oklahoma and Indian Terri-
tory shall be admitted as one state
at once; that Arizona and New Mex-
ico shall he allowed to vote separ
ately on the question of being joined
in one state; that this vote shall be
cast at a regular territorial election
when officers of the territory
This proposition is generally known
as .the Foraker amendment of a year
TO SELL UNDER THE HAMMEK
St. L. & .N. A. Railroad Is Subject
Eureka Springs. Ark I he St. I.
Si N. A. railway will be sold under
foreclosure proceedings by order o:
the United States court, at Harrison.
Wednesday, between noon and .1
o'clock p. m. It is understood that
a reorganization committee of stock-
holders will buy the road, hut it :s
rumored thr.it there will be other
bidders. ThP Kansas City Southern
has been mentioned in this connec-
tion, and James Campbell, who is
the largest s.ingle stockholder in the
Frisco system, went over the line
Sunday and may attend the sale.
President John Scullin and party will
arrive tonight in the former's private
car, and will go over to Harrison as
a special tomorrow morning.
Davis, I. T.— Since this city has be-
come so cosmopolitan, several so-
cieties have been organized, and re
cently the "Texas Society" was form-
ed with 218 enrolled members. They
say this membership will he more
than doubled within thirty days, and
it will bP their aim to build a rustic
home for the society on Honey creek,
about five miles southwest of the city,
where all the members may meet at
pleasure and discuss matters pertain
ing to the order. e
Some weeks ago the "Missouri So-
ciety" was organized and adopted as
a motto: "Show me. for I am from
Missouri." It is bcieved that when
all of the old states are represented
bv social organizations the total mem
bership will aggregate about 2,500.
TO BUILD A BIG DEPOT.
Muskogee. I. T M 'K. & T. ofli
ciais were here and completed av
rangements to build a $30,000 freiglr.
depot in Musjeog'e. Work ui mnv
ing the old structure an I breaking the
ground for the new depot will begin
111 a few days.
Davis, f. T—Dr. J. M. Field, a
well known oil operator from Beau-
i;r>iit, Texas, accompanied by two
other capitalists, art here with a view
to secure oil and gas leases and being
active development at once.
An expert is with the party and
has been looking the field over for
several days. He refuses to be quoted
but admits that within a few miles
of this city there will be a line oil
field developed in the near future.
The Wheeler oil lild where the Santa
Fe owns Several thousand acres of oil
lands and have three wells producing
fr. >m 20 to 100 barrels per day, is
only 18 miles southwest of here and
oil men believe this place is dircctly
in the oil hearing formation.
BANDITS PLUNDER A BANK.
Valuable Papers and $800 Cash Taken
From Hoffman, I. T.
Muskogee, 1. T.—The safe of the
First Bank of Hoffman, I. T., was
blown to atoms, and the interior <?f
the building wrecked at 2 o'clock this
morning by bank robbers, who escap-
ed with about $800. The cracksmen
tired several shots to intimidate the
inhabitants, and after securing their ^
booty stole a hand ear and started tilleries.
A NEW INDUSTRY.
Alcohol to Succeed Oil—A Blow at
Washington, June 6.—A new in-
dustry—one involving millions of dol-
lars—is about to spring into life.
The fruits of the earth—corn, po-
tatoes, beets, grain, etc.—arc soon to
be converted, in hundreds of distil-
leries, into alcohol for use in the in-
dustrial arts, for fuel, heat and light
Every state in the union will have
its part in this new enterprise. All
this will result from the passage ot
the free alcohol bill.
To the alchemy or commercial
chemistry all starch is sugar, and su-
gar is alcohol. Nothing is easier 01
cheaper than the making of alcohol
But hitherto the government has
practically forbidden the manufac-
tune of this product except for intox-
icating beverages. Only for such pur-
poses could alcohol be used, and the
tax was $2.10 a gallon. Wood alco-
hol was excepted because it is a rank
Now congress has passed a law
which amounts to a reversal^ of this
embargo on alcohol. Beginning Jan-
uary, 1907, practically anybody who
wants to make alcohol can do so.
Already hundreds of capitalists are
eagerly hastening to enter this new
field of commercialism actively. From
every part of the country inquiries
for the latest details as to the law
are coming in.
In every community distilleries will
be started and many of these distil-
leries will also have a starch manu-
facturing annex. The two industries
gc> hand in hand. Part of the potato
or beet which does not become alco
hoi will becomc starch.
Although the new ,aw vvi" not K°
into eff ct until 1907, Commissioner
Verkes, of the internal revenue de
partment. has sta.ted already to work
out the system of regulation which
ill govern the operation of the dis
'or Henryetta, I. T., over the M- O.
& G. railway. At a point a few miles
from Henryetta, they were discovered
by a posse which had been sent out
from Hoffman, and they abandoned
the hand car, taking to the woods.
Here tlic posse lost the trail. All the
valuable papers secured from the
bank, including a number of notes and
chattel mortgages, were found be-
side the track at the point where the
robbers left the hand car.
It is believed that the cracksmen
are* the same who have robbed a num-
ber of banks and postoftices in Indian
Territory in the last few months. A
determined effort is being made to
capture them. Hoffman is a new town
nil the M O. & G. railway about eight
miles northeast of Henryetta and the
bank robbed is only about six months
Tulsa. I T The Rer Cross so
cietv of Indian Territory was organ
ized here. Dr F. I! Hie of Musk..
gee was named president .1111 Cramps Drowned Swimmer
™ ■ t Ew... r
*eerciarv The first annual meeting \2, was drowned in a lake south
will take place at Tulst the first lues t|HS cltv yesterday ajtern.">n. I"
lay in November, unless the date be ]|1K stacked with cramps The hod
rlianged. was recovered several hours later
GREATEST APRIL IN HISTORY.
Foreign Commerce of Urited States Prague. O. 'I
Amounted to $251,000,000. white citizen, wli
| die Seminole In
Washington, D C the foreign
commerce f t'h United States J'or
^pril aggregated $251,000^x10. ' .vni.Mi
$107,000.1100 was 111 imports and 5*141.
'oo.oeio ill exports I In-«e ligure-
:re given in a bulletin issued by the
•inrcau of statistics, which says tint
inly in one previous April in the his
tory ot our ixp rt trade has the
total of imports and exports reached
11 much ac $200,000,000.
HAVE THEIR OWN OUTFIT.
Chickasaw-Choctaw Paying Party
Will Camp Out.—The Equipment.
Arrangements are being made by
those who are to go on the big
Chickasaw and Choctaw payment the
first of June. The party will be com-
posed of about ten government em-
ployes, including Inspector Beele, who
will siipenintend the payment for In-
dian Agent Kelsey.
The party will go in a special com-
bination baggage and passenger car
iver the Frisco to a point on the roa.-l
tear Smithville. The equipment will
-1 insist of tents, cooking utensils and
.1 regular camp outfit and a cook-
will be taken along to prepare the
meals. Especially will this bc done
at the inland towns.
Chickasha'8 New Church,
Chickasha. 1 T -Chickasha opened
for public worship the first Metho-
dist church building in either of the
two territories costing $20.1x10. with
pipe organ and all modern improve-
ments and an imposing structure Tlic
membership is over 600. Rev. W. K.
Piner, of Oklahoma City, preached
the opening sermon.
Oil at Centralia
"Twenty-two feet of oil sand has
been struck at a depth of 600 feet at
Centralia, twelve miles west of Vinita.
There is a good flow of oil from the
well. This find is several miles east o:
the defined oil field and the strike
there has created much excitement in
that section of the country.
WILL DAM KINGS RIVER.
Eureka Springs. Ark The city
council of Berryville, the county
-eat. twelve miles east of here, has
granted a ninety-nine year electric
light franchise to the Kings River
Electric Power company This com
nany was rccentlv granted a similar
franchise here. Kings river will be
dammed at a point 11 i11 • miles from
here and six from Berryville. The
contract for the big turbine water
wheel, dynamos and other equip-
ment has been let. The company is
incorporated tor $75,000.
Captain Bishop Acquitted.
There was serious suspicion for a
while that the Standard Oil influence
might cripple the bill, and one or two
amendments which the senate tack;d
on were looked upon with great sus
picion. But Commissioner \ erkes
says the law will operate to permit
the greatest freedom at the estab
lishment of plants, large or small.
"There will be no expense wha\
ever to the manufacturer either for
licensing the distillery, bonding the
warehouse, or paying 'or the super
vision or the inspection,' declared
Representative Marshall of South
Dakota, who is author of the hill, alt-
er au extended interview with Com-
missioner Yerkes. "After a careful
reading of the bill as passed, with a
full conference with Commissioner
Yerkes, I believe we have a great
"Commissioner \ erkes regulations
I believe, will permit manufacturers
to place denaturized alcohol on the
market at the very lowest prices. ^
"The real work we had in hand,
continued Mr. Marshall, ' was to se
cure legislation which would bring al-
cohol into competition with kerosene
and gasoline—to get it cheap enough
so it would compete. So far as 1 am
able to judge now we have succeeded
bevond our expectations. This law
giving us such lines that the manu-
facturers will reap a benefit beyond
anything they could liav • hoped tor,
while the producers of the raw ma
terials. the farmers, who will also be
consumers, of the alcohol for fite
heat, light and power, will rcc mvc ai
full a measure of benefit as the legis
lation can give them.
It is to be one of the provisions
•hat the minimum capacity of a (lis-
tillerv shall he too bushels of grain
<>r 250 gallons of alcohol a day.
is said by Commissioner \erk
this is about as small a quantity as
can bc made in any distillery.
Representatives in Washington
! Standard Oil interest, regard this
! 1 ree alcohol law as the heaviest blow
: that has yet been dealt the trust,
READ IT EITHER WAY.
Muskogee. I. T A circular has been
issued, printed in the Seminole and
English language, announcing tha
a„ election will shortly be held lot
•he election of tribal officials m the
Seminole nation. The circular con-
dennis tlv action of the present of-
ficials to office and declares lor a
Xeep the Kidneys Well and the Kid-
neys Will Keep You Well.
Sick, suffering, languid women are
learning the true cause of bad backs
and how to cure
them. Mrs. W. G.
Davis, of G roes beck,
Texas, says: "Back-
aches hurt me so I
could hardly stand.
Spells of dizziness
and sick headache
were frequent and
the action of the
kidneys was irreg-
ular. Soon after I began taking
Doan's Kidney Pills I passed several
gravel stones. I got well and the
trouble has not returned. My back
Is good and strong and my general
Sold by all dealers. 50 cent9 a box,
roster-Mllburn Co., Buffalo, N. Y.
Kuiical Youth Made a Hit with th
Great Pianist by Playing
Rosamond Johnson, of Cole & John-
son, composers of that once popular
song, ' Under the Bamboo Tree," once
held a position as bellboy in Young's
hotel in Boston. This place, says Suc-
cess Magazine, he once nearly lost,
through taking the liberty of playing
Paderewski's "Minuet" for the great
pianist. Paderewski, who was stay-
ing at that hotel, had rung for a bell-
boy, and your-: Johnson answered the
Being so fond of music, he made
bold to ask the great composer and
pianist to play the "Minuet" for him.
Paderewski could not understand Eng-
lish then, and the boy thought from
his gesticulations that he wished him
to play it. So he sat down at the
piano and commenced playing. Pad-
erewski's manager happened to enter
the room just then, and, enraged at
the bellboy's presumption, threw him
out of the room and went directly to
the management and had him dis-
As soon as he learned what had
been done, Paderewski, who had been
pleased with the lad's playing, sent
for the manager of the hotel and had
Johnson reinstated in his position.
PERHAPS IT CURED HIM.
Maybe the Wife Had Been Out, May.
be Not. the Effect Was
Capt. Mark Casto was being congrat-
ulated on his gift of ti,500 from the
Carnegie here fund for bravery In the
wreck of the Cherokee, relates the
New York Tribune.
"The gift was unexpected," said
Capt. Casto with a modest smile. "It
was as unexpected, though by no
means as unpleasant, as the retort
tuat a wife made to her husband when
he came home at three o'clock in the
"The man came home very quietly.
In fact, he took off his shoes on the
front doorstep. Then he unlocked the
door and went cautiously and slowly
upstairs on his tiptoe, holding his
"But light was streaming through
the kephole of the door of the bed
room. With a sigh he paused. Then
he opened the door and entered.
"His wife stood by the bureau fully
"I didn't expect you'd be sitting up
for me, my dear,' he said.
" 'I haven't been,' she said. 'I Just
came in myself.' "
\le\amlcr Crane, a
has resided among
ians for thitry-tiv ■
years, is authority for the statement
that there is considerable dissension
among members of the tribe at th"
present time as a result of the exten-
sion of tribal relations for another
year, liccause many of the Indim
officeholders insist that their powers
will be carried over for another year
instead of hoi ling another election.
pillar mast r of the
D. who was charged
the laws of naviga
tr 1. d and acquitted before
s Bra/ce and Wall,
Memphis, at a special se*
sion of marine court held here last
Wednesday, there being 110 evidence
against him Capt. Bishop's friends
loubt as to his inno-
onc of tile best posted
come into this*port.
known and p
never had a
cence, as he is
rivci men wli.
QUESTION AS TO AUTHORITY.
Right of Jurisdiction in Marriage
Guthrie. (V T Governor Frant/
has received a letter from Rev Wil-
liam T. Malernee, of Stillwater, in-
quiring as to whether ministers of
the doimmiuation known as the I'ol-
lowers of Chit or Church of the
Firstborn, c-u legally perform a mar-
riage ceremony. The matter has been
cheeked tin to Attorney Genera!
Cromwell, who admits that he had Meted ,0 a connection with the■ San-
ncver heard of such a church before, la he main line, it will give tha road
and is still investigating its legal a very short line from the Gulf and
,ulut. [ Oklahoma to Colorado points.
Rushing Extension Work.
Cherokee. O. T Material for the
Denver. Enid and Gulf extension
from Kiowa, Kansas, to Medicine
l.odge. is being rushed through here-
to Koiwa. It is said that 2,000.000 tics
are now piled in the Denver. Enid
St Gulf yards for use on that exten-
sion. When this extension is corn-
Applications of the following
named persons have been disapproved
I by the secretary of the interior:
William llaff. Ketchum.
Timotln I'ettitt. Warner-
John Waters. Vian.
Maggie Robinson Harjo, Weleetka
j James Nail, Tulsa
| James Alexander, Ardmore.
Sigler School Bond.
George II Hillman, chief clerk in
Superintendent Benedict's office, went
j to Stigler yesterday to investigate
I th« school bond of that town.
SIGNED CHEROKEE DEEDS.
Papers With Governor Rogers' Name
Carry Title to a Million Acres.
Muskogee, I. I \V . t. Rogers,
governor of the Cherokees. with bis
secretary. A. 11 Cunningham, left
! Muskogee today for his home in
1 Skiatook, after signing -'(1.000 t hero-
kee deeds. The making of these
| deeds will take place in the hands
■ of the Cherokees ..vcr 1.000.000 acres
1 of land. The papers will be sent to
Washington for approval and return-
ed for distribution Each allottee
| will receive two deeds, one home-
stead and one allotment
To Build a Refinery in Caney, Kan.
Bartlesville. 1 T J R Timmons.
who has built more independent re-
fineries than any other man in the
west, authorized tod.-n the annotmce-
' ment that he and W. \ Contant
1 of Oklahoma City, and associates.
1 would at once erect a thousand bar-
rel refinery at Caney \rrangementR
have been made to pipe o I from a
point eight miles -nothwest of Caney
11 Indian Territory. Mr Tiinmons
' is now building for Oklahoma City
capitalists a thousand barrel refinery
in Oklahoma City.
ENDORSES STATEHOOD. ..
Arkansas Republicans Urge Admis-
sion of Territories.
l ittle Rock. \rk—The republican
-t.ite convention here today nonjiiut
ed John 1 Worthington, of Harri-
son county, for governor and decided
to refrain fr m making nominations
for other state officers.
The platform endorses the admin-
istration of President Roosevelt and
urges early admission of Oklahoma
. to statehood.
Has anyone ever been able to ex-
plain why a schoolboy is always most
Interested In his lesson Just when it
is time to do the pv<>nlne' chores?
Coffee Knifed an Old Soldier.
An old soldier, released from cof-
fee at 72, recovered his health and tells
about it as follows:
"I stuck to coffee for years, although
it kuifed me again and again.
"About eight years ago (as a result
of coffee drinking which congested my
liver), 1 was taken with a very severe
attack of malarial fever.
"I would apparently recover and
start about my usual work only to suf-
fer a relapse. After this had been
repeated several times during the year
I was agsiiu taken violently ill.
"The Doctor said he had carefully
studied my case, and it was either 'quit
cof e or die,' advising me to take Pos-
tum in its place. 1 had always thought
coffee one eif my nearest friends, and
especially when sick, and I was very
much taken back by the Doctor's deci-
sion, for 1 hadn't suspected the coffee
I drank could possibly cause my trou-
1 thought It over for a few minutes,
and finally told the Doctor I would
make the change. Posium was pro-
cured for me the same day and made
according to directions; well, I liked
j it and stuck to It, and since then I
| have been a new man. The change in
health began in a few days and sur-
prised me, and now. although I am
seventy-two years of age, I do lots of
hard work, and tor the past month
have been teaming, driving sixteen
miles a day besides loading and un-
loading the wagon. That's what Pos-
tum in the place of coffee has done
for me. I now like the Postum as well
as I did coffee.
"I have known people who did not
care for Postum at first, but after hav-
ing learned to make it properly accord-
ing to directions they have come to
like it as well as coffee. I never miss
a chance to praise It." Name given
by Postum Caj., Battle Creek, Mich.
Look for the little book, "The P.oai
to Wellvllle," in pkgs.
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