The Sayre Headlight, Vol. 15, No. 1, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 4, 1913 Page: 3 of 10
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SAYRE, 0 K L A., HEADLIGHT
"Stone’’ Queuing Conteet,
In answer to the constant demand
for new guessing contests I print this.
I do not know who was the originator
but I pass It on; all the answers are a
with the fruit of a famous tree?
variety of "stone.”
A stone associated with the fruit of
a famous tree?—Cherry.
A stone at the top of an arch.—
A porous stone? —Pumice.
, A stone used for sharpening?—
A stone that points to the poles?—
A stone that Is green and red?—
A stone that Is pressed by the foot?
A stone used In a test?—Touch-
A complimentary stone?-Blarney
A stone that comes with a storm?
A ceremonious stone? — Corner
A stone allotted to every one?—
A stone found In law?—Blackstone.
A stone useful In washing?—Soap
A stone In a rough street?—Cob-
A suitable prize for this pastime
would be a box or silken hag filled
with candies which are made exactly
like little stones and pebbles. They
are found already put up in attractive
shell shaped boxes or may be gotten
by the pound. They are delicious to
eat and a pleasing novelty.
have been the best of all) he wore a
miniature camera for a watch charm
and carried a real camera with him,
with which be took flashlights of the
party, afterwards generously supply-
ing each one with prints as remem-
brances of a very happy evening. A
man who loved ’’astronomy" appear-
ed with a small telescope and stars,
comets, a moon and the sun painted
on a black domino. A suffragette
came resplendent In their colors with
"votes for women" Inscribed all over
her gown and she carried a placard
with "votes for women" on It.
The hostess had found symbolic
favors for nearly every one by which
they found their places at the table
for each one In their acceptance desig-
nated what they would represent.
Around the table each one was ask-
ed to explain tho merits of his or her
profession and I wish Bpace would per-
mit tho witty talk and repartee. Try
this sometime, the plan may be
adapted to quite large affairs. In-
formal dancing might follow the
IS REGULAR BASEBALL CONTRACT VALID? HOW’S YOUR LIVER
Idea for the Up-to-Date Hostess.
A hostess who entertains a great
deal has small cards made with sta-
tionery die used at the top or at the
left hand corner. This monogram is
done in gold, silver, red, blue, pink
and violet so Bhe Is able to match
nearly any color scheme she wishes
to carry out In flowers on her table.
These cards are used as name cards
at each place and If cards are to be
played after dinner or luncheon, the
table number and "couple" are written
on the back of card. Some times a
flower Is thrust through one corner
of the card, a punch being used to
make the holes for stem. These In-
dividual cards are also most useful
to use In sending gifts when one
wishes to write an appropriate senti-
ment and are a little more individual
than a visiting card. Try ordering
Borne with your next stationery and
you will be ready with place cards
for all occasions of the most exclusive
Great International Congress
Will Be Held in Tulsa.
ENORMOUS CROWD EXPECTED
Farmers and Farm Scientists From
Many Nations Will Take Part In
the Proceedings—Five Big
Okla.—The eighth annual
of the International Dry-
a world wide or-
braqcb offices In
and members In
sixty, will open
here on October
22, and the at-
tendance Is ex-
pected to be very
large. Tulsa has
been hustling to
dations for the
affair and Is do-
Forty acres of
land are ready
grounds, and SO
acres more have
Casting about for some new way to
entertain a hostess noted for her orig-
inality evolved this scheme.
Her invitations said: "Please come
In a costume representing your pro-
fession or what you would like to be.”
It Is needless to say that when the
twenty guests arrived upon the stated
hour (half after eight) there were
many exclamations of surprise and as-
tonishment. Some of the costumes
were most amusing; the camera fiend
was In a black paper cambric Buit, on
which were pasted snap shots, blue
prints and spoiled prints (that would
A dear little girl bride who had
such a happy preparation time for the
great event; says one of her lovliest
Bhowers was the one at which all the
gifts were bits of lingerie made by
her dearest friends.
There were all the Intimate bits of
personal linen, the girls dividing the
work and the expense; there were
dainty ribbons run in all the pieces
and in the rose papered box contain-
ing the set were one dozen tiny
square lingerie sachets, edged with
lace, a wee gilt safety pin in each for
pinning Inside the corsage. They were
embroidered In the same forget-me-not
pattern as the underclothes. These
friends began their work as soon as
the engagement was made public. A
boudoir cap and pillow were also pre-
sented at the same time, of similar
design and made over pink, the bride-
elect’s favorite color.
DAINTY SUMMER COSTUMES
I been set aside for
| exhibits and demonstrations.
: great buildings are under way.
One pavilion. 80 by 100 feet In size,
will be given up entirely to an exhibit
j on which the United Slates depart-
I m< nt of agriculture is spending $20.-
000. Fifty rountlos of Oklahoma will
show their products in an Oklahoma
Kafir corn palace." Crop exhibits
from seventeen western states will
be housed in a third building 80 by
.200 feel; while a fourth of the same
size will hold specimens from three
provinces of Canada and n dozen for-
eign countries The new Republic of
China is spending more than $10,000
to send a collection of Manchurian
crops to Tulsa for this occasion,
while Russia is doing as well on a
great exhibit from all of Its govern-
ment dry farm experiment stations.
A fifth building will be given over en-
tirely lo a show of the manufactured
crop of products of Oklahoma.
Dry farming, which Is merely a
method of holding rainfall In the soil
for the use of growing .crops and
which thereby conquers periodical
drought. Is a prae'ical necessity over
62 per cent, of the earth's agricul-
tural surface. As a result, the work
of the Inlernatianal DryFarming
congress extends through many na-
tions and its annual sessions are at-
tended by delegates from many coun-
tries. This year farmers and farm
Artis Hofman and Jim Sheckard, Former Chicago Cub Outfielder*.
If you are Taking Hot Springs Liver
Buttons they are no Doubt in
If you would be cheerful, heblthful,
full of life and vigor, don't fool with
calomel or any violent cathartic.
HOT 8PRING8 LIVER BUTTONS
j are made from the prescriptions of
ono of tho many great physicians of
Hot Springs, Arkansas.
If you have been to this famous
health resort you know all about
them for they are prescribed there
generally by physicians for all liver,
stomach and bowel trouble.
If you aro having trouble with
your bowels or liver and aren’t feel-
ing as full of energy-and ambition as
you should, get a 25 cent box of HOT
8PRINOB LIVER BUTTONS at your
druggist's today, take one each night
for a week—they do not give a parti-
cle of discomfort; on the other ha’nd
they are gentle, safe and sure.
They are simply splendid, every-
body says, and after you try one box
you’ll say the same. For free samplo
write Hot Springs Chemical Co, Hot
The regular professional baseball
contract—the link which welds togeth-
er the great chain of organized base-
ball—Is to be tested In the courts at
Arthur F. ("Artie") Hofman, former
outfielder and utility man of the Chi-
cago National League Baseball team,
has filed suit against tho club for $3,-
000 which he claims is due him as
back pay through failure of the club
management to notify him of the ter-
mination of his contract.
Hofman's suit is an attack on the
validity of the regular baseball con-
tract in that he charges a system of
practical peonage, by which the play-
er is bandied as a chattel. Through
this system, according to Hofman's
suit, basebalL players may be "black-
listed" and kept from earning a liv-
ing at their profession unless in per-
fect accord with the club owners.
Its strength through the Ironclad
agreement existing between each and
every club owner In the National,
American and other league operating
under the "national agreement."
Hofman was traded to Pittsburgh
by the Chicago team, but playod with
the Pirates but a short time. This
season he was released to Nashvlllo
of the Southern league.
Jimmy Sheckard, another old-time
Cub favorite, was released early this
season to St. Louis and from there he
went to Cincinnati to join Joe Tinker,
"Miner" Brown and Johnny Kling, all
of whom helped materially to make
the Cubs famous.
A rumor anent the getting rid of
Jimmy Sheckard !b that Huggins
feared the former Cub outfielder wa3
after his job as manager of the St.
St. Louis Cardinals. Accordingly the
St. Louis leader let Sheckard go to
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The system, Hofman alleges, holds I the Reds for the waiver price.
RIVIERA TO jEE BALL GAMES TEDDY CATHERS MAKES GOOD
Large Crowds Expected to Witness
Pastime in Many Countries—Naples
“All signs point to a great baseball
season on the Riviera next February,"
said Dick Bunnell of Chicago, director
of the projected New York-Chicago
world's baseball tour, while in Paris
-the other day. Mr. Bunnell has been
In Europe several weeks making the
"I expect the biggest crowds In tbe
Philippines, Japan and Australia,
where the game is thoroughly under-
stood," said Mr. Bunnell, ‘ but Naples
Is also enthusiastic at the prospect of
seeing the great American pastime.
Tbe chamber of commerce of that city
has offered to build a special grand-
stand, and Invitations to dinner and
other festivities are forthcoming from
many other cities in southern Eu-
scientists are expected from Argen- I r°Pe-
tina. Australia. Austria-Hungary, Bel- j “It was originally planned to play in
gium, Brazil. Chili, China, Columbia, a11 the leading capitals of Europe, but
Costa Rica. Cuba, Canada. Ecuador, j this will not be practicable because it
Egypt, France. Great Britain, Ger-
many India. Japan, Mexico, the Neth-
erlands. Npw Zealand, Palestine, Para-
guay. Persia, Peru. Russia. Spain,
South Africa. Turkey, Uruguay and
"1 he sessions of the congress proper
will last through five days, from Oc-
tober 27 (o 21. Ten subjects will be
made the hasls of as many meetings
and fnrmers and farm scientists will
talk about soils, tillage methods and
machinery, seeds and seed breeding,
farm forestry, live stork and dairy-
ing. farm education for fanners’ chil-
dren. farm management and the sav-
ing of waste, farm engineering, scien-
tific research on farm subjects, the
modern agricultural college and (he
farm home The last-named subject
will be handled through the Interna-
tional Congress of Farm Women, a
branch organization which In itself
brings nut several thousand delegates
annually and which has working sec-
tions In many foreign nations.
Hon. VV. R. Motherwell, minister of
agriculture for Saskatchewan, Can-
ada. Is president of the International
Dry-Fartping congress for 1913. John
T. Burns of Tulsa Is the Internationa)
Is too cold. You cannot get crowds
to sit outdoors in February in London,
Berlin and Paris, or even Munich and
\ ienna, and the schedule cannot be
lengthened because it would make the
players late for their spring training
tours. Thus the trip probably will
end on the sunny Riviera, where the
presence every winter of thousands of
wealthy and idle people, including
many Americans, promises a fine op-
portunity for successful games. The
players can then visit the rest of Eu-
Former Scranton Pitcher Is Playing
Particularly Well for the Cardi-
nals in the Outfield.
Ball players contemplating Joining
the St. Louis Cardinals should get all
possible practice in the outfield, no
matter what other positions in the
game they may consider as the jobs
they are best fitted for You may be
a pitcher, third baseman, first sacker,
or what not, but if you become a Card
the chances are you will be made Into
an outfielder, says the Sporting News.
Lee Magee was a first baseman; Ev-
ans also thought that his natural posi-
tion; Oakes began life in baseball as
a pitcher; Whitted made his mark as
a third sacker; Teddy Cathers was a
pitcher. Now all are fly chasers.
Cathers has filled the role particularly
well, so well, in fact, that he never i
is called upon to pitch, no matter how )
badly the Cardinal stall may be going. '
His possibilities a9 a hitter were soon
recognized and when not In the out- !
field he must always hold himself In
Young Man Took Warning.
"Charles,” said a sharp voiced wom-
an to her husband In a railway cur,
"do you know that you and I once bad
a romance In a railway car?"
"Never heard of it," replied Charles,
in a subdued tone.
"I thought you hadn't, but don’t you
remember It was that pair of slippers
I presented to you the Christmas be»
fore we were married that led to our
union? You remember how nicely
they fitted, don’t you? Well, Charles,
one day when we were going to a pic-
nic you had your feet up on a Beat, and
when you weren't looking I took your
measure. But for that pair of slip-
pers 1 don't believe we'd ever been
A young unmarried men, sitting by,
Immediately look down his feet from
To Cure How nnd Tpmlrr Fwt.
Apply the wonderful, old reliable DR. POR-
TER S ANTISEPTIC HEALING OIL. 2&cw
Tardy Arrival (at the concert) —
Have 1 missed much? What are they
One of the Elect—The Niqth Sym-
Tardy Arrival—Goodness, am I as
late aa that?
He Thinks It Helps.
"What Is an optimist?"
"A man who thinks that if he puts
"Urgent” on a letter it will be de-
livered sooner than it would be other-
"Pa, what does 'c-o-n-v-er-s-a-
"That is merely an Italian word
for a little chin music, son. Now,
run along and play.”
“The King, changing into a four-
horsed carriage, drove through the Cab
A characteristic example of kingly
mm of tho
Pitcher George McQuillan, the new
Pirate, is a fine tenor singer.
mllE first Is In lilac cotton crape. The right Bide and front are plain, tho
I left side Just a little draped under the seam, which is curved in slightly
[ about tho knees; buttons trim the upper part of seam. The bodice has
the sides and sleeves cut together; the full front and center back are In
white, and the trimming each side is white lace and a Btrap of lavender silk
of a little darker shade than the crape; tbe sleeves are trimmed to match. Hat
of drawn Invender soft ailk, trimmed with pleated lace and pale pink roses.
Materials required for the dress: 4(4 yards 40 IncheB wide, % yard
silk 40 Inches wide, 3 yards lace, about 1 dozen buttons.
For the second white cotton foulard with narrow blue stripe Is used. The
skirt has pieces laid over each side that are shaped at lower part, then
drawn In by a tassel; buttons trim the front edge of these pieces. The
bodice is cut out In a deep square in front to show a vest with turn-over
collar of white cotton voile and a small bow of blue silk to match the waist-
band; the edge of the square Is outlined with a frill of soft lace; lace ruffles
finish tho sleeves. Hat of black Tagel, trimmed with & bow of wide blue
Materials required: 4% yards 40 Inches wide, 20 buttons. 2ft yards
lace, ft yard white voile 28 Inches wide.
New Easy Drink.
A new "lug" for dry but poverty-
stricken boozefighters has been in-
vented by the followers of John Bar-
The other morning Paddy Morrison,
who tends bar at a certain prominent
Market street place In Galveston, Tex-
as, was calmly wiping the dishes when
a well-dressed young chap came in
the front door and said:
"1 beg pardon/ but do you allow
ladles in this place?” ,
"No. sir." responded Morrison. "It s
agin' the law."
"Well, that's too bad.” muttered the
stranger, "My wife and I just got
Into town and she's mighty anxious for
a good claret lemonade The only
place you can get a good claret lemon-
ade Is In a soloon. If you will make
one. might I take it to her?"
“Sure," said Paddy. "Just have her
step Into the doorway to the side,
over there, and i'll fix you up"
'Thanks," said the visitor. "Just
give me a little whisky before -you
shake up the lemonade "
Having tossed off his little drjnk.
the stranger said he would go out and
tell the Mrs. to step Into the doorway
Paddy started to shake up the claret
He has been ehaklng It ever since
Ray Fisher has had a contrary sea-
son. He keeps losing and losing, but
has been pitching uniformly good ball.
< • •
Hugh Jennings, manager of the De-
j troit team, says there is nothing but
! the Giants in the National league
• • «
Hy Jasper, who has Just been por-
, chased by the Chicago club from the
Dubuque club, of the 1. I. I. league,
is a spit-bailer.
Manager Stovall is the only mem-
ber of the Browns who Is able to stay
up among the .300 hitters in the
• • •
One of tbe biggest disappointments
Frank Chance has had to face as man-
ager of the Yankees this season has
been Russell Ford's inability to re-
turn to his old-time form.
Ragman—Any old bottles
Woman—No; but you might try Mr.
Soakem’s, next door; his wife’s com-
ing back from the seashore tomorrow.
Up Against It.
"That woodpecker may be persist-
ent. but I think he's beaten this time.”
"What's he trying to do?”
"Drill a hole into an iron trolley
At the Railway Restaurant.
"What shall I order for lunch?"
"Since you need iron in your blocd,
why not order some railroad frogs?"
St. Louis trade boosters recently vis-
Ited 22 cities in one week.
readiness to do a pinch hitting job.
While his batting average does not
rank with that of the Zimmermans
and the McDonalds, it is a fact that
he seldom fails to deliver in a pinch.
As a fielder he is also some class. As
a pitcher there is no means of know*
Ing what he can do, but judging from
his faculty of making good at every-
thing he tackles it may be reckoned
he can twirl some, too, if he gets a
Third Baseman Wallace Smith, sold
by the St. Louis Cardinal to Atlanta) the happiest
last spring, is to come back to the big
show. The Boston Braves will take
him at the close of the
• * •
Numerically right fielders top the
list of lead-off men In the batting or-
der. There are five of them Just now
—Moeller, Daniels, Murphy, Moran
• * •
Oakland of the Coast league has pur-
chased its second outfield candidate
from the Three-I league, Ted Kaylor
of Dnnvllle being the man. A couple
of weeks ago it bought Clement from
Happiest Ball Players.
Bobby Byrne thinks the Pirates are
lot of ball players in
captivity. "I never saw a bunch of
athletes so full of harmony and eag-
Southern I erness to win as the PirateB,” quoth
Bobby, who is some optimist. A win-
ning streak has a like effect on al-
most any club, even a chess team.
The enthusiasm of a chess team la
so pronounced that It may almost be
McGraw has no Intention of letting
out Jim Thorpe. He is doing to the
Indian the same 89 he did to Shafer,
Merkle, Fletcher and others-giving
Mm a baseball education by letting
him watch the game.
Appetizing and whole-
some these hot Summer
No cooking — no hot
Ready to eat direct from
the package — fresh, crisp
Serve with cream and
sugar — and sometimes
fresh berries or fruit.
Post Toasties are thin
bits of Indian Com, toasted
to a golden brown.
Acceptable at any meal—
Sold by Giocen everywhere.
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Seely, Charles J. The Sayre Headlight, Vol. 15, No. 1, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 4, 1913, newspaper, September 4, 1913; Sayre, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc406316/m1/3/: accessed April 20, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.