The Beaver Herald. (Beaver, Okla.), Vol. 24, No. 24, Ed. 1, Thursday, November 24, 1910 Page: 2 of 8
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THE BEAVER HERALD
Maud 0. Thomas Pub.
EAVER till OKLA
OLD VILLAGE TO DISAPPEAR
Dig Reservoir Now Being Constructed
Will Wipe Out Hlitorlc Town
of Delta N. Y.
The Delta reservoir which Is being
constructed about Iho vlllngo of Delta.
OncMa county and which will wlpo
ut tho Tillage will when flooded fur-
alsh much of tho water which the
bargo canal In central New York will
need In 1U operation says tho Albany
Journal. The hills surrounding tho
basis aro arranged on tho genoral
sehemo of a trlanglo with ono vortox
pointing up stream and north. Tho
area of this trlanglo Is nbout 3000
acres and Its nltltudo four miles and
Ms bona two miles.
Tha upper sides of tho trlanglo rep-
resent high hills rising from COO to
00 feet nboTO tho valley. Tilts valloy
was settled about 1789. Tho Floyd and
Blcard mansions Just abovo tho flow-
lino In Westcrnvlllo and tho Henry
Wagner homestead tho most beautiful
n tho valloy soon to pass Into oblivion
fcy tho building of tho reservoir pro-
aorve tho memory of old General
Floyd a slgnor of tho Immortal Dec-
laration Admiral SIcard of Fort Fisher
and Vlcksburg fame and MnJ. Gen.
Ilcnry Wagner llallcck who ran
nway from Westcrnvlllo his birth-
alaco becnuso of his nvorslon to tho
farm and tho plow.
As Is generally tho case In such
largo undertakings thero hnvo been
somo questionings ns to which geo-
graphical namo should attach Itself to
Mils now lako which will bo added to
thoso of Now York.
It seems llkoly that tho word Delta
kas bocomo Inseparably associated
with tho now lako and as Ha waters
bring out oven mora distinctly tha tri-
angular arrangement of tho hills sur-
rounding It tha terra with Its Individu-
ality seem not Inappropriate. It has
tho further advantago of commemorn-
ting tho village It displaces and por-
haps In a slightly moro happy manner
than tho word Mohawk which means
"Eater of Hvo flesh" tho term Lake
Delta brings to mind tho famous Keats
pltaph "Hero lies ono whoso name
wm writ In water"
A Terrible Creature.
When Albert Henry Bavago Landor
jf ached St. Petersburg on his way
.from the forbidden land tho fact was
duly chronicled and tho London Press
associations sent cable messagos to
Australia telling of the halrbroadth
escapes and manifold sufferings. The
iMclbourno Times received but a short
noto which was this:
"A Bavago Landor arrived In Bt. Pe-
tersburg today from Tibet after suf-
fering greatly at tho hands or tho nn-
tlves." This was meager enough but tho
pews editor was equal to tho occasion.
Tho following morning among tho
other mattors of nows tho readers
of tha Times found this stnrtllng In-
formation: "A savago landor got Into St. Pe-
tersburg yosterday and tho pcoplo of
tho city were terrified. After consid-
erable difficulty tho beast which camo
from Tibet was captured taken to a
(remote plnco and thore dispatched.
U Is said that this Is tho first animal
tof tho sort over seen In HuRsla. How
'ho reached tho city after his fights
'with tho nntlvcs of Tlbot which Is a
comparatively unknown country. Is a
mystery." MacDougall's Magailne.
Strange Offerinas on Graves.
Striking gravo-dlggers In tho cemo-
tory of Pcro la Chaise recently called
attention to tho largest of Paris burlul
grounds and ono that Is said to harbor
moro celebrities than any other ceme-
tery In tho world. Few of tho tombs
howovcr poBsesB much artistic merit
"Wolght Is tholr chief peculiarity."
'writes Augustus Hare "and all tho
Tnonumcnts look ns If each family had
'tried to pllo up as much marble as
iposslblo upon their deceased rela-
tives." To foreign visitors tho offer-
ings on somo of tho graves constltuto
tho most Interesting feature. Chil-
dren's graves aro often strown with
fruit and sweets and thoso of adults
with mora substantial food. Ilottles
of wlno aro also seen and ono be-
reaved parent leaves a potato salad
va hta son's tomb every Sunday.
Strenuous Old Lady.
Wo commond to tho nttonUon of
thoso still perturbed by tho nicotine
practices of women tlio Illustrious ex-
ample of Mrs. Drake a lady highly
rrtcociucd In Manchester England at
'tho boglnnlng of tho eighteenth con-
't'iry. Sho was of tho gentlefolk and
'sept a carriage To her tea and cof-
fve as bovcragca woro newfangled
and nauseous draughts. Her abhor-
rtneo of thom was well known and so
vhonovor she mado an afternoon visit
aer friends provided her with thesa
Vis to cheerfulness of disposition and
ifuoncy of tongue viz.: a tunkard or
slo and a pipe of tobacco. lloston
A Difficult Reformation.
"Didn't you toll mo that If I'd quit
rooking I would save several hundred
dollars In a few years t"
"Yes'' said tho ready adviser.
"Well I stopped flvo years ago and
I haven't saved that money you woro
"But If you had gono on smoking
you might have been that much In
'That's so. By the way If I start
Backing now do you think there Is
anybody who will lend me that much
By JULIA BOTTOMLEY.
v OTIIINO Is prettier In ribbon nr-
J rnngements than a bow and ends
In simple or In clnborato designs.
Dut ono mny not always arrlvo at tho
I desired effect by tho use of bows
' A shnpa may be modified or changed
! lu appcaranco by building It In ono
direction or another with ribbon ar-
ranged In loops. Flower forms may
bo copied or simulated and nothing
Is moro fashionable than small com-
pact roses and foltagu mailo of rib-
bon. These examples aro given hero of
ribbon In unusual arrangements. In
tho first n cap-llko shnpa covered with
big velvet popples Is lengthened nt
tho back with wired loops of heavy
tatln ribbon. Thcso bows redeem tho
shape lifting It from the common-
plnco Into ono of those which tho
French have described as "tho fleeting
profllu" shapes. They are full of
GIRL'S OUTING COSTUME
This pretty costume designed espe-
cially for boating or sailing Is of wblto
llnon trimmed with bands of blue and
white striped linen. Tho skirt Is mado
with a group of plaits at each stdo
abovo which It Is ornamented with
buttons and Is encircled about kneo
high with an Inserted band of tho
Tho blouse has a blb-ltko plastron
of tho material ornamented with but-
tons. Tho sailor collnr and cuffn nre
embroldbicd with anchors and trim-
med with tho bands of striped linen.
Tho odd cravat and tho girdle are of
wnen stenciling a design ror a
wallpaper frieze draw tho dlapored
pattern on heavy paper so as to al-
low the skeleton dostgn to hold firm-
ly togother after the sprays havo
boon cut out from stencil plates. Cut
out each pleco of tha drawing with
a sharp knife and lay It on a rough
pteco of tho cardboard so that the
edge of the knlfo Is not turned.
Preparo each pteco to resist tho
action of the color by sizing or by
shellac dissolved In mothylated
Mix the color with one-third pic-
ture copal varnish and two-third
turpentine using only a smnll por-
tion at a time as It Is vory volatllo.
Then dab the color all over tha sur-
fnco of tho design with n stencil
brush You will then bo ready to ap-
ply It to the walls
stylo. Tho loops In thin Instance arc
inodu overlooks of boned wlro sewed
to tho shape at tho back.
A protty drooping brimmed round
hat having tho brim edgo finished
with a shirring of velvet shows pick-
ings of ribbon and velvet bows poised
togetbor about tho round (.town. This
forms a sort of rosette In which tho
plaited ribbon sots and tha result
makes ono thing of a flower. In fact
each velvet and ribbon decoration It
much llko a huge pansy In shape.
Tho pretty hat which Is of king's
bluo felt needs no other decoration.
A hat for a miss faced with change-
able tnlTota gathered In tho under-
brim Is bound with a puff of velvet
A collar of ribbon about tho crown Is
finished with a very full plaiting or
shirring of ribbon at tho left front
Such a hat Is Ideal for a miss of 16
or moro years and Is quite within tho
rango of amateur millinery to make.
JEWELS FOR DAY AND NIGHT
Precious and Seml-Preclous Stones
Very Much In Evidence on All
Willi low-cut necks narrow velvet
collars set with threo or five gradu-
ated ornaments of pasto sot In old sil-
vered metal aro. smart and becoming
with both afternoon and evening
Earrings do much In lirpnlr tha lln
of n long neck with a collarless gown.
lively now ones nre shown In Paris-
ian diamonds colored stones and ba-
A good looking set of earrings has
a bowknot and dangler of diamonds
with baroquo drop; another set that
screws on hns three baroque pearls
oau abovo tho other connected by
Jowcled chains with amethyst drops.
A shield-shaped carnage ornament
of Parisian diamonds nnd French em-
eralds with a shoulder catch to cor-
respond gives n brilliant finish to a
low-necked evening gown
Tho woman of bony neck should
put chase ono of tho high dog col-
lars of rows of socd pcurls crossed by
narrow Bldo bars and a square cen-
tral bar of Parisian diamonds.
For traveling or sports tho watch
bracclot Is growing in favor. Ono of
tho now ones has a flexible woven
strap and buckle of gold wire set
with a red enamel watch studded In
On a gray suede wrist strap Is a
small watch of gold rims studded
with alternate rubles and pearls or
sapphires und pearls. Cheaper for
hard wear nre tan or gray sucdo
bracclot with a small open-faced gold
or silver watch.
A fascltip.tlng ornament of French
Jewelry that can bo used for tho hair
or corsago Is a pair of Mercury wings
set to form a hollow that can encircle
the hair knot
Tho black chiffon blouse over white
or over a sill; In Persian colors Is
ovon moro popular now than at tho
end ot last season when It was hailed
as a novelty. Tho veiled effect Is
moro pleasing and satisfactory In a
waist than a skirt since It gives a
color ctfoct which cannot bo obtained
by pipings or bands. Thora Is a
beautiful messallne wovon In the
doslgns nnd colorings ot the famous
India shawls which Is used exten-
sively In combination with black for
waists. The plain black Bilk waists
aro worn a great deal. The smnrtost
of thom havo a narrow round yoko of
whlto laco which gives them r- dressy
appearance rullcvlng thi sombernesa
of tho blnckv
A New Tie.
A fetching now tlo that gives a
touch ot color to a dark or whlto cos
tumo Is mado from bias satin or veil
vet formed Into inch wldo folds. Thoss
aro ended with bunches of tiny flow)
era and loaves wbllo a similar bunch
holds the lenves together In front
Mr. William A. Itadford will nnswrr
quratlons nnd Rive ndvlce FllEi: OK
COST on all subjects pertaining to the
subject of building for tho readers of
this paper. On account of his wide expe-
rience ns Kdllor Author and Manufac-
turer ho Is without doubt tho highest
authority on all thae subjects. Address
nil Inquiries to William A. Itadford. No.
191 Fifth Ave. Chicago III. nnd only en-
close two-cent stump for reply.
To ono who desires a vory artistic
and attractive house yet ono of slm-
plo nnd unpretentious appearance the
design Illustrated herewith will appeal
strongly. It would bo hard to design
a moro home-like appearing cottage.
It possesses nil tho elements at their
best which havo mado present-day
American homo architecture world
It Is a story nnd a hi'f "'..ngn of
almost squaro outline 1mj; 3 foot
In width and 40 feet C Inti.i long.
Tho feature which one notices first la
tho porch recessed back under tho
main roof. In fact part of tho second
floor Is over this porch. With this
kind of an arrangement there Is noth-
ing to dlstuil) tho unity of tho archi-
tectural composition. The porch Is nn
lntlmato part of the structure not
something merely "lacked on" as
seems so often to be the case. A heavy
doublo pillar nt tho corner supports
This cottage Is designed In the
spirit of tho SwIps chalets. Tho low
simple roof with wide extending ror-
nice tha socoud story projecting
slightly beyond tho first tho support-
ing brackets and exposed rafters nre
all characteristic of this Btyle. Tho
outsldo finish Is also in harmony with
It nnd presents nn extremely artistic
appearance. Rough cypress boards 12
luclics wldo and separated by horizon-
tal batten strips extend from the
grado to tho lower window sills form-
ing a foundation course. Above ordi-
nary hovel siding Is used up to the
cornlco lino whoro the heavy support-
ing beams aro exposed to view. Tho
bevel siding Is continued again In tho
gablo ends or shlnglos may bo used
there if dcslrd.
A beautiful effect Is had with this
bungalow by applying dark brown
creosote stain to both rough boards
and siding and trimming with yollow
paint. This trimming color might be
First Floor Plan.
applied to all tho window nnd door
casings to tho cornice the brackets
etc. or It could bo confined to tho
window sash alone in either case
mo6S green stain tor tho shingled root
would bo very appropriate and attrac-
tive. Tho Interior ot this dwelling makes
good the promise of tho exterior. You
would expect to find such a compact-
appearing llttlo cottago as this to be
tho nemo of coilncss within; and so It
Is In this case.
Opening from the end of tho porch
Is a reception hall qulto different from
tho ordinary. It Is 12 by 8 feet In alio
and Is. partially divided through tho
middle by an attractlvo squaro arched
opening with two wood columns. This
gives a certain privacy to tho part ot
this room away from tho entrance
door shutting It oft qulto effectually
from tho living room.
Tho living room Is 15 feet by 13
feet 3 inches In size. The broad cased
opening connects It on the left with
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the dining room of almost exactly tho
same dimensions. Theso two rooms
aro naturally used together nnd will
be found to be very comfortable nnd
homelike. Directly back of tho dining
room Is tho kitchen connecting with
It by means of tho butler's pantry.
A door off the living room opem
Into a small rear hall. A bedroom of
good size opens from this as does
nlEo the bathroom nnd n lnrgo clothes
closet A bedroom on the first floor
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Second Floor Plan.
Is always a great convenience and Ii
n feature very much to be desired
provided It can bo secured without
obtruding In any way onto tho reBt ot
the first floor rooms. The arrange-
ment In this case Is most successful
In this regard
from this ball the stairway goes up
to the becond floor It Is rather sur-
prising to find threo such large well- i
lighted rooms on the second hoor of
a small story-and-a-half cottago of this
design. Hy the addition of a low.
broad dormer window on the sldo n
lnrgo bedroom In the middle Is nicely
lighted. A similar gable on tho other
side lights the stair hall and bath
room. The two other bedrooms arc i
located ono In pnch of the gablo ends
A very artistic touch Is gained In
tho flower boxes outside of nil the
windows on tho second floor. " Tho ar-
tistic possibilities of these boxes filled
with brightly colored flowers nnd
green leafed plants may easily be lm-
This house should be finished with
plain sawed red oak on the first floor
using the squnre corner mission style
mouldings with natural wood stains.
Tho second floor would ho well fin-
ished In birch using mahogany and
white enamel for tho color scheme.
The estimated cost of this seven-room
story and a hnlf cottage using high
grado materials nnd with cemented
basement under tho entire structure
Is about $3000.
Diary Told of Deaths.
A grim diary was revealed to
searchers amongst the ruins of Mcs-
slnn who have brought to light the
bodies of flvo peoplo members of ono
family named Arrlgo. Beside thom
was a diary which tells how tho un-
fortunate Individuals spent 50 days
nftor tho earthquake entombod
amongst tho ruins of their homo.
Thoy lived on salt broad nnd dried
fish which they found In the larder
washing tho unpalatablo meals down
with wine which they were also for-
tunate enough to find. The writer of
tho diary a son of tho family who
was a collego student outlived the
others and tho diary closes with
phrases which show that at length he
had to lay aside his writing and await
tho end with what fortitude he could
Tho Ready Informer.
Booth Tarklngton the novelist wai
being driven with a party of frlendi
through tho Yellowstono park by an
old Irishman. Thoy passed a drain-
age ditch which was carried across
tho road by means of a square wood-
en boxlike pipe known technically at
Tarklngton could not recall at tin
moment tha word "flume" and hi
aakod the Irishman what the boxllki
"That?" said the driver. "Why sor.
that'o a nsh trap."
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OLD SOLDIER WISHES TO HELP
SUFFERERS FROM KIDNEY LIV-
ER AND BUDDERTflOUBLES
I am frequently troubled with kidney and
bladder trotble esneciallj; In the Spring
and Kail. Being an old veteran of tha
Civil War a ViKle exrosnre or cold settles
on my kidneys and then I am laid up
with kidney or bladder trouble. Your Y
Swamp-Root was recommended to me a J
number of years ago and I took a number (
of bottles of it and was more than pleased
with the results. I consider Swamp-Hoot
the greatest and beat kidney medicine on
the market and it never fails to give
quick results in kidney' trouble bladder
trouble and lame back.
Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Ropt has done ms
so much good that I feel if any words of
mine will be the means of relieving any
poor sufferers that you are at liberty to
use this letter as you see fit.
Yours very truly
GEORGE W. ATCH.LEY
Dcs Moines la.
State of. Iowa 1
Polk County J
A. It. Hansen a retail druggist of this
city being first duly sworn deposes and
says that he Is well acquainted with
Qeorge W. Atchley who gave the abovo
testimonial; that said Atchley made and
signed said testimonial In my preeenco
and that I have sold said Atchley a part
of the Swamp-Hoot rcfcnred to In above .
testimonial. Affiant further says that 1
George W. Atchley is a well known citl- V
ten of this city and an honorable man&i
and that It was Mr. Atchley's irtsiro to
give said testimonial.
A. It. HANSEN.
Subscribed to in my presence and
sworn to before me this 23rd of March
E. J. FISE Notary Public.
Dr. It I Is. r A C.
Prove What Swamp-Root Will Do For Voo
Send to Dr. Kilmer & Co. Bingham-
ton N. Y. for a sample bottle. ' It will
convince anyone. You will also receive
a booklet of -valuable information telling
all about the kidneys and bladder. When
writing be cure and mention this paper.
I'or sale at all drug stores. Price fifty-
cents and cne-dollar.
History of Red Cross Seal.
"Charity stamps" first used In
Doston in 1862 for tho soldiers' relief
funds during tho Civil wjir were tha
original forerunners of the Red Cross
Christmas seal which will bo used
this year to bring happiness and cheer
to millions. The Delaware Antl-Tu-berculosls
society In 1907 for the first
time In America made use of a stamp
for the purpose of getMiiK revenue to
fight consumption. It a. hastily or-
ganized campaign of oujy tree weeks
they realized $3000. Tho noxi year
1908 tho American Ited Cross con-
ducted the first national tuberculosis
stamp campaign. From this sale $135-
000 was realized for tho antl-tubercu-louls
movement In 1909 under many
adverse conditions $250000 was rea-
lized from theso stamps. This year
tho slogan of tho tuberculosis fighters
and the Red Cross Is "A Million for
Tuberculosis From Red Cross Seals
Lovo him and keep him for thy
friend who when all go away will
perish at the last Thomas a Kempls.
COFFEE WA3 IT.
Peoplo Slowly Learn the Facts.
"All my life I have been such a
slave to coffee that the very aroma
ot It was enough to set my nerves
quivering. I kept gradually losing my
health but I used to say 'Nonsense It
don't hurt me.'
"Slowly I was forced to admit tho
truth and tho final result wns that my
whole nervous forco was shattered.
"My heart became weak and uncer-
tain In Its action and that frightened
mo. Finally my physician told me
about a year ago that I must stop
drinking coffee or I could never ex-
pect to b well again. wMF
'1 was In despair for the vory ''sW
thought of tho medicines I had tried VIP I
so many times nauseated me. I
thought of Postnm but could hardly
bring myself to give up tha coffee.
"Finally I concluded that I owed it
to myself to give Postum a trial. So I
got a package and carefully followed
tho directions and what a delicious
nourishing rich drink it was I Do you
know I found It very easy to shift
front coffee to Postum and not mind
the chasgo at all I
"Almost lmnjedlately after I mad
the change I found myself better ami
as the day vrent by I kept on improv-
ing. My nerves grew sound and
steady I slept well and felt strong
and well-balanced all the time.
"Now I am completely cured with
tho old nervousness and alckneea all .
gone. In mrr 'way I am well onca '
It pays to give up tha drink that
acta on some llko a poison for health
la tho greatest fortune one can have.
Read the little book. "The Road to
Wellvllle" In ptgs. "There's a Reason"
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