Indian Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 4, No. 46, Ed. 1, Thursday, July 29, 1886 Page: 4 of 4
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THE ROADSIDE SPRING.
Tttl noaMS crowd the rising (round vrnere
atood the woods before.
Vat Mill tinchinircd tho crystal spring- and as
it h ot rore
Tkc fellow lor throm h whloh II wells III bot-
tom strewn with sand
The ftourd ruin on the aider bough to ready
lo tho hand
Tbe lush grass rrowlnt on tho edge the bushes
It It Hie name old roadilde iprlng ot flftj-
Iters one time was tte (rating farm where I
was born and brent
There itood the farm houso they hare built
a mansion there Insteadi
Tali itreet was once the turnpike road o er
which In drought or rain
There nse-d to pan on creaking wheels the
And here howerer given wai he a Mrongcr
draught to take
Thedrlrer always stopped awhile hi. cease-
less thlrtt to slako.
Hew frequent on my war to school 1 tarried
at the brink
And looked within III crystal depth before I
twmt In ilrlnk.
There la no chango the water st til tho purest
That gourd It arcmatho rerjr same my lips
so often pressed. .
The grant around Is quite M green) the log aa
How vlrldlr the pant comes back like figures
Out yonder stands n church whoso spire Is
rlerclng through the air
TThere flixyt the school-houso In a field of
frrara and hushes bare;
e wooden house It was one stored nar-
row low . .
Old (Iran was the ttaohcr thent he died
here long agot
Jtard-feMureil stern the neighbors said no
was a learned mtni
One thing he know beyond all doubt the use
ot his rattan.
Down that side street to thickly built the
path lay to the glen
Tho short road to the village mill! they re
relied the stream since then.
That dusty dun three-storied mill with erer
That champing brutes ttat boro the grist
ranged In a row ticfore:
The black wheel turning slowly round the
wator falling tree! . .
The clatter and the whirr within how plain
they are tome.
Mill woodland sohooMioa.et. field and farm
they all have passed awayt
This Is a strange and allon land wherein I
Tho teenet of youth I longed to tee at ray
approach hare Ilea;
Here la the burial place of dreams and hero
tho past lie aoadt
And yet one rerdant toot remains within the
desert drear . .
One oasis within tho waste the road t'do
spring is here.
Thnnuw 2unn J.mrltlh il A'. 1. IndepenatnL
WONDERS OF MEMORY.
Idiots and Qonluaas
tnlnly Exhibit Thorn.
If "nil KToat pooplo have groat
memories" as Sir Arthur Help declares
in liis delightful book entitled Social
Treasure It by no means follows that
nil thoso who are possessed of great
nicruorses nre great people. Many an
instance might bo cited to show that
men of very raoderato Intellectual ca-
pacity may bo endowed with a power
of memory which Is truly prodlgous.
In addition to this tlicro aro plenty of
wcll-autlicntlcati-d exnnplcs of tho
extraordinary power of memory dis-
play cd even by idiots. In tho Memoirs
of Mrs. Somen lllu tbcru Is a curious
account of a most extraordinary verbal
memory. 'Thcro was an idiot in
Edinburgh" she tells us "of a respect-
able family who had a remarkable
memory lie never failed to go to tho
kirk on Sunday; and on returning
home could repeat tho sermon si) ing:
'Hero the minister coughed; hero ho
stopped to blow his nose. Dunns "to
tour wo mado In the Highlands" she
ndds "wo met with another idiot who
knew the Hllilo so perfectly that If you
asked him where such a verso was to
bo found ho could tell without hesita-
tion and repeat tho chapter." Theso
examples are sulllciently remarkable;
but what shall bo said of the case cltod
by Archdeacon Fenron in hi valuable
pamphlet on Mental Vigour? ".There
as in my father's parish" sis the
archdeacon ' man who could remem-
ber the day when every person had
boon buried in tho parish for thlrty-livo
years nnd could rcpnnt with unvarying
accuracy the name and ago of the de-
ceased with tho mourners at tho
funeral. Hut he was a complete (ool.
Out of the lino of burials ho had but
niB Idea and could not glo an Intel-
lijriUlo reply to n siuglu iiuestion nor
bo trusted to feed himself.
These phenomenal Instances may bo
matched by tho Sussex farm-laborer
(fcorgc Watson ns wo lind recorded In
Hon s Table Hook. Watson could
neither read nor write jet ho was
wont to ncrform wondrous feats of
mental calculation and his memory for
events soumed to bo almost faultless
'Hut tho most extraordinary circum-
stance" says Hone "is tho power he
possessed ot recollecting theuvent nf
every uay irom an cany pcrioa ot nis
life. Upon being asked what day of tho
weok a given day of tho month oc-
curred he immediately names It and
also mentions whero ho was and what
was the state of tho weather. A gen-
tleman who had kent a diary put
many questions to him and his an-
swers wore Invariably correct."
Uf a similar kind is the memory for
which Daniel M'Uartney has become
famous In tho United States. Tho
strange story of this man's achieve-
ments is told by Mr. Hcnklo in tho
Journal of Speculative I'Mlo'ophv.
M'Carlnev. in 1869 declared that he
could remember tho day of tho week for
jmy date from January 18'7 that Is
from tho tlmo when ho was nine years
and Jour months ild forty-two and
a half tears. He has often been tested.
and so far as Mr. Heukle'it account
goes had not failed to tell his questioner
"wliatttay it was" anu to give somo
information about thu weather and
nbout his own whereabouts ami dollies
on any one of the liftocn thousand or
more dates that might bo named. When
Mr. Kenklo first met this man of marv
elous memory ho was employed in tho
ofllco of Hon. T. K. Hukcnbrod editor
of the Salem llcvublican. whero noth
ing better could bo found for M'Cart-
ney to lo titan "turn mo wncoi oi tno
printing-press on two da) a of each
week." On tho Jirst formal examina-
tion this man underwent his answers
were tested by reference to tho lilo of
it newspaper which gave tho day of tho
week along with tho date. In one enso.
his statement was disputed for the day
he named was not tho satno as that
given by the paper; but on further In-
quiry it was found that tho newspaper
WM wrung tor mo printer nau uinuc a
mistake. Short-band noter of thu con-
versation were taken at subsequent in-
terviews. The report of theio is very
curious reading lake the following
m a samploi "Question Octgber 8
1828" Answer (In two seconds) ncd-
nesdav. It was cloudy and drizzled
rain. I carried dinner to my father
whtre no was getting out com. ques-
tion Fobruary 21 1829P Answer (In
two wronds) Saturday. It was cloudy
In tho morning and clear in the after-
noon; there was a little snow on the
ground. An uncle who lived near sold
feerM-heMt for thirty-five dollars'."
AM m Uw conversation ran on for
kvowr. ruling over forty years of M
Carta?' paoul bUtory. Mr. Kenklo
(Mi u thai U wt over some of
to stale ifi. aiW few days in-
larval VU suMavtin although given
is ttfhret terms were MMuilaliy the
saa 'thAwtea; distinctly that hrw-
WtmwWti tkUcit wd not the word
i ' U'r4.ito'irttiivtnrt.
Vaa and stent!. u
root to such numbers as 59. 313i or
671 787 Ac; can repeat somo two
numircu ami uity hymns ana start
about two hundred tunes; has n singu-
larly cxtcnslvo nnd accurate- knowl-
edge of goographv. nnd novor forgets
tho namo of a por'jn ho !-m oncu hccd
or read of. With II tltis Angular
power of memory lirt vovor ho Is not
a man whose genera: grasp of mind is
nt nil noteworthy.
Tho samo may bo said of scores of
men whoso ono rich gift of momory
has brought them Into prominence.
No ono has claimed any high Intellec-
tual rank for tho renowned "Memory
Corner Thompson" who drew from
actual memory In twenty-two hours
nt two sittings in tho presence of two
well-known gentlemen n correct plan
of tho parish of St. James Westminster
with parts of tho parishes of St. Mary-
lobonc St. Ann and St. Martin; which
plan contained ocry square street
lane court nllny market church
chapel nnd all publlo buildings with
all- stables and other yards and also
every public-houso in tho parish and
thu corners ot all s trots with all
mlnulhc. as pumps posts trees houses
that project nnd inject bow-windows.
Carlton House St. James' Palaco anil
tho Interior of tho markets without
scale or reference to any plan book or
paper whatever; who undertook to do
tho same for tho parishes of St An-
il row Holbunt St Ullos-in-tho-FloIds
St. Patii'a Convent Garden St.
Mnry-ic-Strand St. Clement's and
St. Ucorgu's; who could tell tho comer
of any great leading througbfaro from
Hydo Park corner or Oxfonl street lo
St. Paul's; who could "lako nn Inven-
tory of n gcntlcmon's houso from attlo
to ground floor and wrlto it out after-
wards. Ho did this at Lord Nelson's
atMcrton and atthcDuko of Kent's
In tho presence of two noblemen."
Turning now from oxamplcs llko
tho foregoing which havo been given
to show that a great memory docs not
argue in all cases any unusual mental
power in other directions let us look
at somo of tho "great pooplo" whoso
"great memories'' Illustrato tho cor-
rectness of Sir Arthur Helps' dictum.
Itunninc over n lonir list of ot.unplcs
which tho writer has prepared for his
own uso In the s vldv of this subject he
has been struck with tho fact that tho
last three or four centuries appear to
much greater advantago In this roviow
than any similar period which prcccdod
them. This after ail is not surpris-
ing when tho circumstances of mod
ern llfo nro carefully considered; but
it is not in accordance with common
opinion. Thcro Is a notion abroad
that tho power of memory has declined
slnco the invention of writing and
especially slnco thu invention ot print-
ing and tho universal spread of cheap
books and newspapers. Nothing could
be more mistaken than such a suppo-
sition. If wo do not nowadays uso tho
memory as tho only registry of facts
within our reach wo do uso tho mem-
ory even moro than tho ancients for
tho simple reason that our knowlcdgo
travels over nn immeasurably wider
area wo havo moro to remember and
as civilization and culture advance a
good memory becomes moro and moro
needful for tuo work of life; tho gener
al level of Intelligence is being raised
and mental power is developed from
ago to ago. In this general advance
ment and growth memory has Its
Tho vorbal memory displaced by tho
old Greek rhapsodists nnd bards or
mo iccianuio scaius was tinuouDicitiy
remarkable and is often held up to thu
omv of theso degenerato Uojs. let
tho modern hliali-nam.i-Klians Koran
Khans nnd other singers and
reciters of Persia who will re-
clto for hours together without
stammering" and tho Calmuck na-
tional bardi whose songs and recita-
tions "sometimes last a wholo day"
can not surely Ira a whit behind if In-
deed they do not surpass tho prodigies
of curly ages. Wo arc often reminded
of Greek gentlemen who knew their
Homer by heart. In tho days whon Ho-
mer occupied tho Ucld almost alone and
theru was ery little else to learn. Hut
what are their exploits by tho side of
men like Joseph Justus Sc.tligcr who
"committed Homer to memory In
twentv-ona davit nnd tho nholo
Greek poets In tfireo months?" Casau-
bon says of SoiHger: "There was no
subject on which any ono could desire
Instruction wlticlt ho a.s not capablo
of giving. Ho had road nothing Iilch
hu did not forthwith remember. So
cxtcnslvo and accurate was his ac-
quaintance with languages that if dur-
ing his lifetime ho find made but this
single acquisition it would hao ap-
Slnco tho rctival of learning in Hu-
ropu there havo been scores jea hun-
dreds of scholars who hao known
"their Homer" by heart and a thou-
sand other things besides. Hishop
Snundcrson old Isaao Walton toils
us could repeat all the odes of Hor-
ace all Tully's Olliccs. nnd the best
part of Juvenal and Persltts. Killer
tho mathomallclan nnd Liibnltz tho
philosopher could recite the .Kncid
from beginning to end. In their day
Porson KImsIuy Parr and Wakefield
liehl the foremost plate as scholars and
all of course h.ul rare memories but
the palm mutt be git en to Porson
of whom endless stories aro told. He-
foro ho went to Kton ho was able to
repeat almost thu wholo of Horace
Virgil Homer Cicero and LIvy. When
as a practical joke n Hchool-fcllow
slipped thu wrong book Into Porsnn's
hand just as he was about to read and
translate tho boy wa not dUeon-
ccrtud but went on to read from his
memory ai if nothing Ind occurred.
Iii later life his performances ap-
proached the miraculous. It would re-
quire nil our spato to giioany fair Idea
ot them for ho not only knew all tho
grout Greek poets anil proso writers
pretty well by heart but could reulto
u hole pi ivs of Shakespeare or com-
plete books from Paradise Iost Pope's
Itapo of tho Lock Hirrow'a sermons
scenes from Footc Edgoworth's 11 ay
on Irish Hulls scores of pages from
Gibbon or lUpln. Ho is also said to
havo bocn able to repeat tho wholo of
tho Moral Tale of tho Dean of Hadnjoz
and Smollett's Hod crick Handom from
tho lirst page to tho last.
Gilbert Wakefield's memory was
also ot tho glgantlo ordor but It will
not bear comparison with Porson's.
Theru wcro few passages In Ilomor or
Pindnr which ho could not rccltu at n
moment's notlco; Virgil and Honico he
knew perfectly; und he could recite en-
tirn books from the Old and Now
Testament without halting or (ailing
in a single crse. Tlicro was also
John Wyudbatn Hruco whoso lcliuro
timo was devoted to classical studies.
Ills chief favorite iviu AUcUylus tho
wholo of whose pi ivs he had learnt by
heart including tho tnolvo hundred
lines of the Jijamcmnon collated by
jiouenejius. lie Knew ins Horace in
the same way and was quito content
until ono day ho mat with an old fellow-student
at Uonn who when ho
mado a quotation would mention
book ode and crse rcmatking that
he did not regard any one a knowing
Horace properly unless he could do
that Mr Hruco accordingly set to
work at Horace again and it was not
long beforo he could namo the exact
place occupied by a line in any ot thu
famous odea. It would be hard to be-
lieve that Athenian lads could boat the
Knghsh d of fourteen years and un-
der of !iom Archdeacon Fearon (ells
u m the pamphlet referred to above.
It wm the custom in the school to
wbJcUha went for the boj to repeat at
the end of one of the tnn all tho
I alin and Greckpoetry they had Jearnt
ilniauK tlie5.ar 4.110 tisip
to ten thousand lines and it took about
a wcok to hear them. "Ono boy In my
year" ho says "repeated tho enormous
quantity of fourteen thousand linos ot
Homer Horaco and Virgil. I heard
him say It"
Kaso In learning foreign languages
Is sometimes regarded as a mere mat-
ter of momory; while howover this Is
not exactly true It must bo allowed of
course that skilled linguists nro en-
dowed with powers of memory beyond
mo nvorago. licro niso wo unit mat
thcro aro no oxamplcs In ancient times
that will stand comparison with
our great modern linguists uur
modern facilities for travel and study
placo us at an Immense advantage.
Crasstti when prretor In Asia was so
familiar with tho dialects of Greek
that ho was ablo to try cases and pro-
notinco judgment in any dialect that
might chance to bo spoken In his pres
ence. "iMlthridatcs king ot twenty-
two nations ndmlnlstorcd their laws
In as many languagos" and could
haranguo each division of his motley
array of soldiers In Its .own langttago
Hut what aro such llnrrulsts as theso
bv tho sldo 'jf tho best examples ot re
cent times? Keeping within tho limits
of tho last hundred yoars wo havo ex-
amples that hao never been surpassed
or even approached In former times.
Sir William Jones knew thirteen lan
guages well nnd could read with com-
parative ease in thirty other. John
Leydcn n very inferior man to his
great contemporary had a good ac
quaintance with n i teen ot tno leaning
huroonan aud Asiatic lancutrrcs.
Within tho last few cars wo hat o lost
two men nhn could hae traveled from
tho hills nf Conncmara or the mount-
ains ot Wales to tho Ural mountains
or from Lisbon or Algiers to Ispahan or
Delhi and hardly met with n languago
In which they could not converso or
writo with ease. Tho reader will most
likely havo anticipated tho names ot
tno of tho most remarkable linguists
mis country has protiuceu ticorgo
Horrow and Ednaru Henry Palmer.
When Horrow was nt St. Petersburg
he published a little book culled Tar-
gum in which he gavo translations in
proso and poetry from thirty different
languages. Besides speaking the
nativotonguoot every i-.uropcan nation
Palmer was so perfect a master of Ara-
bic Persian Hindustani Turkish and
tho languago of tho gypsies that even
natives were sometimes deceived ns to
his nationality. Mr. Lcland says that
ono day In Paris Palmer "entered Into
conversation with a Zouave or Ttirco
a native Arab. After a whllo the man
said: 'Why do you wear theso clothes?'
'Why. Iiow should I dress?' exclaimed
Palmer. 'Dress like what ou arc!'
was tho Indignant reply 'llko n Mus-
Viscount Stransrford may be placed
in tho satno category with these; and
tho "learned blacksmith" Elihu Hur-
ritt whose friends claim for him that
he knew all the lantruuzcs of Kuroix
and most of those of Asia must not bo
left out of sight. Hut even these do
not touch tho hlchcst limit of linguistic
skill and power of memory. Tho most
sclentlllc linguist wo hato to name
and one of tho most remarkable for the
extent of his acquisition is Von der
Gabclcntz who reams to have been
equally nt home with the Suahilis the
Samoycds tho Hazar.ts the Aimaks
tho Dynks the Dakotasnntl tic Kiriris;
who could translato from Chinese into
Manchu compile n grammar or correct
tho speech of the inhabitants of thu Fill
Islands New Hobridcs royalty Islands
or New Caledonia. When we come to
Cardinal Mczzofanti and S'r John How-
ring wo lind tho "highest rocord" as
regards the raero numberand variety of
tongues that nun havo been known to
acquire. No ono can speak with ab
solute certainty as to the number of
languages Aiurofantl could converse
lu with case Mrs. Somen Hie says that
heprof'-sscd only lifty-two.
This brief review of tho sublcct nec
essarily leaves out of account a vast
number of the most extraordinary and
interesting examples. Artists like
Horace Vcrnet; mathematicians and
calculators !ik Dr. Wnllis and Leon
ard tiller or G. P. Hlddor and vounir
Colburn; musicians like Mozart; news-
piper reporters like tho unequalled
"Memory Woodfall;" literary men liko
Lord Mncaulav and T. II. Hurkle:
chess-players like Paul Morphy aud J.
II Hiackbourne have accomplished
feats of momory ns marvelous as any
of those which havo been mentioned.
CATS IN EGYPT.
Tim I'rlrllegrs fnjiiyeil by the mines In
tint Ithrulre'a Dominions.
The Egyptians though they may no-
worship tho llttlo nnimnl now-a-days
havo an Inordinate liking for a cat a
relic perhaps of an old-world sancti-
ty. They aro to bo seen every where
not one nt n time but in half doens
and in thu less frequented parts of tho
town as many as twenty miy bo seen
in a wastu corner holding an afternoon
conversasdoiic. When thircforn the
British shells knocked down the houses
of Alexandria and the Inmates lied
the cits found themselves homeless
and friendless and they gathered to-
gether In pathetic assemblies upon tho
debris of the shattered walls How
gaunt and dreadful they wcro! Chart-
tiblu folks used to collect straps for
them but the sufferings of the creat-
ures must havo been very groat and
doubtless If tho truth wcrj known
very fow of the Alexandrian cats lived
through tho momentous crisis of Brit-
ish occupation without sharp apprehen-
sions of cannibalism. All day long
they prowled among tho rubbish heaps
of fallen masonry or sat about In
groups pathetically muto and most un-
naturally regardless of pascrs-by. In
Stiakim also they aru utterly callous to
their surroundings but theru tho simi-
larity ceasos For in their case Indif-
ference Is begotten of a preposterous
prosperity. So consequential are they
that they do not movo out of the road
and thu Arab when ho stumbles over
them swears nt them but never
molests them. Tho bar.vrs an full ot
them and they light and make lovo In
the thoroughfares hi broad daylight as
If it wero the most natural thing in thu
world for cats to do so. 'Jill then I
had thought Grimalkin was a noctur-
nal beast. For in Europe wo nro ac-
customed to see them sleepy and lazy
all day and to hear lhm noisy and
active at night. Hut this ir or. y ap-
parently a geographical accnWu In
the Soudan at any rate cats aro diur-
nal and go to bed at sunrise whllo in
Suaklm in particular where the peo-
ple llvu so largely upon Ush and thu
refuse of their mrali lies In heaps at
every corner the fellno tribe have as-
sumed much of tho importance and
something of the demeanor of dogs.
Thoy Ho under the stalls or sit upon
tho bedsteads -which after Oriental
fashion st'iid in tho open air as If In
charge of thu premises and property.
For ono thing thero aro very few dogs.
It is true they aro unclean beasts to tho
Moslem but perhaps tho cats have
mado It impossible for any dog to exist
Indeed such an endlcs multitude of
them Is enough to break the heart of
even an English terrier. But physical-
ly they have deteriorated into the mer
oit travesty of their race. They are
absurdly small and proportionately
meager with sharp noses flat thin
beads and very short fur while tho
shoulder bltdes stick up above the
level of their back in the queerest fash-
ion. So when I came back to England
I wa at tlrtt urjrisd at the vary
large of all the oaU i saw their
extraordinary plutupnoM pni the thick-
't ot nn ir nn Jiiif ttvbinmvt. (0
THE LOCAL PAPEIL
The Valuable and Frequently Unappre-
ciated RerTleet It Renders to the Com-
munity In Which It Is rnbtlthad.
Tho bcncflU conferred by n well con-
ducted local paper aro seldom appre-
ciated by tho pooplo who enjoy them.
Whether wo consider It as a. promoter
of business prosperity or as a moral
Mid cdtioattonal institution its real
vnlno Is much greater than that usually
attributed to it by those who ought to
vnluo It higher. No other btisi- js es-
tablishment contributes as much toward
tho upbuilding of a town nnd no other
business man Is called upon to do ns
much gratuitous work In tho Interest of
his neighbors nnd the public ns lis
editor. Tho amount otfrco advertising
dono in tho local paper in tho course of
n jcar Is simply enormous. Every
church festival every school exhibition
tho meetings of thosowlngcirclcs mite
societies masonic and other lodges
villago ofllcials church nnd school
boards aud promiscuous gatherings of
all kinds are duly announced without
charge. If such announcements were
paid for even nt half rates tho pub-
lisher's income would be materially in-
creased. Hut theso nro nothing as com-
Iiared with tho free advcrtMng In bo-
lalf of projected railroads turnpikes
and publlo Improv ements in general.
Fow men it seems nro capablo of
correctly estimating the obligations of
the community to thu local paper and
its editor. The masses accept tho bene-
fits and tho services as mattcte of
course. When ho has pnid the sub-
scription price tho avcrago subscriber
appears to think the account balanced.
Indeed thcro nro those who appear to
think they aro doing an extremely gen-
erous thing to pay for their paper nt
alt. They seem to think thu editor
ought to bo grateful for his proper
dues. They regard tho paving of their
subscription ns the doing of acharitablo
deed and this llko other charities is
generally performed vo-y grudgingly
I hey do not think of tlia beneficial ef-
fects upon the business Interests of the
place. In which every member of tho
community share produced by thu
publication of tho local paper. They
do not stop to consider what would
bo the ellcct if its publication were
A very llttlo thought Is however
Mifllclcnt to convince any sensible per
son that tho support of tlio local paper
is from a purely business standpoint
n most profitable investment for tho
community at largo. Compare for
Instance tho amount of capital Invest-
ed in the mercantile business of a town
with that invested in tho local papers.
and noto how Inconsiderablo tho latter
Is; the ratio is perhaps one hundred to
one. Then compare tho amount an
nually spent at tho stores with that
paid to support the local papers and
again noto the iuslgniiicanco of tho
latter amount; tho terms of the propor-
tion are even moro diverse who will
say that tho comparison Is unfavorable
to tho nowspapcrs?
'J ho comparison docs not fall cither
when applied to moral and education-
al IntitutIons. A community that
supports two or three papers is gener-
ally found supporting perhaps a hun-
dred churches and schools. Compare
ho cost of maintaining all these insti-
tutions including the salaries of
preachers and teachers with tno cost
of supporting tho local papers llicn
compare the moral and educational re-
sults ono side vvith the other and it is
pretty safe to tay that the result will
not bo unfavorable to tho properly
conducted paper. (And right here it
is proper to say that a fair and just
comparison must exclude all immoral
publications. A paper tho moral
tono of which is low is no more
worthy of toleration or encourage-
ment in a community or In a homo
than any other Institution orindivldual
tainted with moral leprosy.)
Even man engaged In business or
In any way interested in thu material
prosperity of his town and vicinity or
111 tho educational affairs of his com-
munity or in tho moral purity of so-
ciety in his neighborhood is under
great obligations to his local paper
and should giro it a liberal support
not ns a charity but as a duty to him-
self to his family and to his nolghbors
and as n wise investment of his money.
What the I'ublle Owes In "Veritas" anil
HU Numrrona .Vniiiiymnus Co-W orkera
A Illaserlatlnn by Hill J. jr.
My namo Is Veritas. I w rito for tho
papers. 1 am quito nn old man nnd
have written niykindly wordsof ndvlco
to the press for many years. I am tho
friend of tho public and tho guiding
star of tho American newspaper. I
tioint out tho proper course for nnewly-
elccted member of Congress and show
tho thoughtless cuitor tho wants of tho
people. I writo on tho subject of po-
litical economy. Also on both sides of
the paper. Sometimes I write on both
sides of (lie question. When I do so I
writo over thu namu of Tnx-Paycr lut
my real name Is Veritas.
I am the man who lirst suggested thu
culvert at tbo Jim street crossing so
that tho water would run off toward
tho pound after a rain. With my
ready pen ready and trenchant also
as I may say I Iiavc lu my poor weak
way suggested n great many things
which might otherwise havo remained
for many years unstiggcstcd.
I am tho man who annually calls for
a celebration of tho fourth of July in
our littlu town nnd asks for 501110
young elocutionist to bo selected by
tho committee whoso duty It shall hu
to rend tho declaration of independence
In n shrill voire lo those whn yearn to
bo thrilled through and through witli
Did I not speak through the columns
of the press in clarion tonus for n prop-
er obscrvanco of our Nation's great
natal day in largo Gothic extended
caps tho Nation's starry banner would
remain furled and tho greased pig
would continue to croiidh In his Inir.
With thu nid of my gcnlnl ro-workcrs
Tax-Payer Old hi tiler. O'd hubserib-
er. Constant Itniulur IT. L. tee I-air
Play and Mr Pro Hono Publico I have
inndo tho world a fur moro desirable
place In which to livo than it would
otherwise havo been.
My co-laborer Mr Tax-Payer Is an
old contributor to tho paper hut he is
not really a lax-payer- Ho uses this
signature In order to conceal his identi-
ty just as I use tho namo Veritas. Wo
havo n great dual of fun over this at
our regular annual reunions whero wo
talk about all of our affairs.
Old Settler 1 a young tenderfoot
who oamo hero last spring and tried to
obtain a livelihood by selling an Inde-
structible lamp chimnoy. Ho did well
for several weeks by going to thu dif-
ferent residences aud throwing one of
his class chimneys on tho floor with
cousiderabla force to show that It
would not break. Hu did a good busi-
ness till one day ho mado a mUt-iko.
Instead of getting hold nt his exhibi-
tion chimney ho nicked out ono of Iho
stock and butted it beyond recognition
Since that ho has been writing artioIcK
in violet Ink relative to old times aud
Jmblishing them over tbo signature of
Old Subscriber Is a friend of mlnn
who reads his paper at the hotels whllo
waiting for a gratuitous drink. Fair
Play is a retired monto man and Pro
Bono Publico is our genial and urb&no
I am a very prollfio wrlWr but all
inyworri is noitnrnwt a vcnai Bne
giving ottrrency to such fearless earn-
est truths as I make uso of.
I am also tho man who says bravo
things In tho columns of tho papers
when tho editor M-ssclf Joes not daro
to say thorn bee ..so ho Is afraid ho
will bo killed. Hut what racks Veritas
tho bold and frco? Docs ho flinch or
quail? Not n flinch; not a nunll.
Holdly ho (lings asldo his base fears
and with bitter vituperation he nssalis
tlioso ho dislikes and nttaoks with re-
sounding blows his own personal in-
cmlcs fearlessly signing tils name
Veritas to tho article so that thoso
who yearn to kill him may know just
who ho Is.
What would tho world do without
crltas? In tho hands of n horde of
journalists who havo nothtng to do but
attend to their business left with no
nnon vmous friend to whom they can
fly when momentous occasions arise.
When tho sound ndvlco nnd better
judgment of an otitsldo friend Is need-
ed their condition would Indeed bo a
pitiable one. Hut ho will never desert
us. Ho is ever nt hand prompt to say
over his nom tic plume what ho might
hositato to any under his own name
for fear that ho might go homo with a
battle of Gettysburg under ench eyo
and n nose llko a voicanio eruption
lie cheerfully attacks overy thing and
every body and then goes nway till
tho light tho funeral and the libel suit
aru over. Then lie returns nnd assails
the grim monster Wrong. Ho pro-
poses Improvements and tho following
wcok a bitter reply comes from Tax-
Payer. Pro Hono Publico tho retired
thrvc-rard-iiHintclst says: "Let us
havo tho proposed Improvement re-
gardless of cost." Ihcii tho evnlcnl
U. L. Sco (who Is really tho janitor nt
tho blind asylum) grumbles about use-
less expense nnd Anally draws out
from tho teeming brain of Constant
Header a long liivbby essay written
on red-ruled leaves cut out of an old
meat-mat kct ledger written econom-
ically on both sides with light blue ink
mado of bluing and cold ten. This es-
say' introduces under tho most trying
circumstances such cmdo jet original
litcrnry gems ns:
Wail somo lower the Kittle gle us eta
Ho niso says:
Tbo wee sma' hours ayant tho twal
and farther on
Ilroathes there a man with foul so dead
VV ho never to himself hath said eta
HU csay Is not so much the vclilclo of
thought as it Is tho accommodation
train for fragments of his old school
declamations to ride on.
But to Veritas wo owo much. I say
this becauso I know what I am talking
about for am I not old Veritas him-
self? Haven't I been writing things
for tho papers ever slnco papers wero
pttuiishcdr Am 1 not tnu man who
for years has been a stranger to fear?
Havo I not again and again called the
Congressman tho capitalist the
clergyman tho voter anu tho philan-
thropist cv cry thing I could lay my
tongue to and then fought mosquitoes
in the deep recesses of tho swamp
while the editor remained nt tho ofllco
and took tlif credit for vv rittng what I
had given him for nothing? Has not
many a paper built up a name nnd a
libel suit upon what I havo written
nnd yet I am almost unknown? When
people ask Who is Veritas and where
dooshollvo? no one seems to know.
Ho is up seven (lights ot stairs in a hot
room that smells ot old clothes and
neglected thoughts. Far from tho
"madding throng." ns Congressman
Header has so truly said I sit alone
with no personal property but an over-
worked costume a strong lovo for
truth nnd a shawl-strap full of sug-
gestions to tho over-estimated man
who edits thu paper.
So I battle on with only tho meager
and llpa-blttcn row nrd of seeing my
namo In print "anon" as Constant
Roader would say. All I havo to fork
over to posterity Is my good name
which I beg lotvo to sign here.
"I'enfaj" m Chicago Kewt.
HOW MONEY GROWd.
What 31ay lie Done with a Nmall Sum
When riafely luvrated.
Among a lot of old rubbish has been
found n warrant or order upon thu
United States treasury for tho pay
ment to John Yesterday of $1715.90
dated February It 1791 "with interest
at six per cent.' Thero is no doubt
nbout its gonuiness nnd none of tho
authority ot the drawer who wns at
that tlmo Huglstcr. Tho Government
acknowledges tho obligation 'ilhe
only question is as to tho parties en-
titled to the piymeut. Iho small
amount of thu warrant is increased by
more than nlncty-threo years interest
nnd is thereby swelled to tho hand-
some sum ot $11I8&02. If this inter-
est were ((impounded It would reach
nearly ono million. Every ten years
nt that ratu tho principal would havo
doubled so that tho comparatively in-
significant sum nf $1745.90 would
have been in February 14 188.) tho
magnificent fortune of SJ9J900.80.
Tills exhibits what may bo dono with a
small sum In ninety "years of invest-
ment and reinvestment at tho legal
r.ito of interest. In another ninety
venrs of compounding tho $1715.90
would bo nearly ? 168.000.000. Tho
house of William Penn that stands In
tho Park was built longer ngithan
twice ninety years and tho money
that It cost to build in 1081 if w
treated would now be a thousand mill
Ions of dollars.
These facts brought homo to us by
the neglect of Yesterday In not draw-
ing Ids warrant on thu morrow tcacli
tho moral of small savings and careful
investment. Commencing early In life
putting nway something every year
and luvosting and reinvesting tho in-
come will mako almost nuy man
rich who lives thu ordinary span
of existence. Fivo hundred dollars In
seventy years will compound Into iil
001. '1 lilts Is tho secret of Inrgu fort-
unes left by liumblu men to the stir
priso of their friends and relations.
Careful Investments nt ordinary rates
of Interest roll up nt lirst slowly
but in later years In immciiso propor-
tions. The desire to grow rich fist
leads men to despise thu safer methods
und dlsstsUr sweeps away on thu In-
stant n cumulations that the slower
but surer rules of arithmetical pro-
gression would havo mado fortunes
Thoru never was a timu when cau-
tion was morv Important than tli
present in such matters Money Is so
abundant ami tho rates of interest
ronsuqurntly so low upon securities
beyond question that Iho temptation lo
embark In perilous cntcprlscs is very
grunt. There is now a rngo for now
( orporatlniis and several Hru starting
everyday Thu Legislature has pr
vldcil easy (ncllltlns lor sucu undertak-
ings nud tho public havo developed so
much fondness for theso investments
that tho supply hardly keeps up with
: tho demand. Theso corporate bodies
nre being formed to do every thing tin
4 dor thu sun and their stock is eagerly
sought after on tho belief that the (11 v I
blends will give a hnndsomo return.
We havo had all sort of llnnmhl
crazes and desire to utter a word ol
warning about tho corporation crao
which now prevails. Go slow is our
advice serutinlze carefully nnd Invest
surely- The vvuy to get rich U to bo
prudent and saving. All other ways
nrufull ot pitfalls. Those who corno
out In safety are the exceptions whn
but provo the rulo. There Is no royal
road to riches any more than to lcani
Ing. Ytrbum lapPMlaiUlphla Call
In tho mldtt of his Inflrmltlo. !tir-
in 1 which hliAa sometimes for day
together been linsme to hold a pmMr
tipurireon has Issued lib nuiutr.hun.
HOME FARM AND GARDEN.
If vou scorch clothes In ironing
plnco them In tho sun to draw tho marks
Pnbllo water-troughs It Is claimed
arc places at which infectious dlseasos
ire spread; hence tho water should
always bo llowlng In them Instead of
turning It on only when wanted. AT.
To ccouomle space In tho gardeni
When you sow your dwarf peas for
succession dropsweot corn In the drills
four to six Inches apart. Tho corn
docs not grow much until tho peas nro
out of the way nnd both crops are
cultivated slmultancotirly. Toledo
Apple Sauco: Sonk good dried ap-
ples a fow hours then stow carefully
until soft with n handful of raisins or
a few slices of lemon; keen It covered
ctosoly nnd do not stir. Turn careful-
ly out Into n dish keeping the slices
unbroken nnd sorvo when cool with
powdered sugar or sweeten 'whllo
ooklng. t7oo(t Housekeeping.
Potato Halls: Thrco cups ot
mashed potatoes with two spoonfuls of
butter then add ono-half cup of gratod
Holland cheese nnd mash woll togeth
er then add two wolbbcatcn eggs and
mix well now roll into small round
cakes roll in grated broad crumbs nnd
try In hot lard or sweet oil Is better It
liked. Field and Farm.
A New Hampshire farmer has
marked success with blueberries by
transplanting thom from thoir nalivo lo-
ralltics by cutting sods and setting In
od ground. They do not succeed in cul-
tivated ground but in an old wornout
pasture tno transplanted sous win
spread and when established givo from
twonty-llvo to lifty btrrols of berries
per acre. Boston rnst.
A writer In Gardening Illustrated
says that ono ot tho simplest and best
methods for destroying moss on lawns.
Is an occasional dressing of freshly
slacked lime. Mixed with n small
quantity of soot its whiteness will not
becomo conspicuous nnd offensive.
Both should bo sifted through n lino
sieve. It Is applied just before rainfalls
In autumn winter or spring.
Stowed steak: Put ono pound of
tender thick steak having a llttlo fat
In a saucepan.. Pour over it two cups
of boiling water and a linely minced
onion seasoning with salt and popper.
Spread a thick layer of mushrooms on
tho top of tho steak; cover tho sauco-
pan tight and set It where It will sim-
mer about two Inches above the lovel
of tho fire. Thu saucepan should not
bo uncovered until tho steak is to bo
removed to the dish. Forty minutes Is
enough to cook it to a turn. Boston
Many seem to think that they havo
made toast when they brown tho otit-
sldo of a sllco of bread. Have thoy?
The object In making toast Is to cvap-
orato all moisture from the bread and
holding a slice over the tire to singo
docs not accomplish this; It only
warms tho moisture making thu insido
of the bread doughy and Indigestible.
Tho true way of preparing It Is to cut
the bread Into slices a quarter of nn
inch thick trim off nil crust nut the
slices In a pan or plate place them ir
the oven which must not be too hot
tako them out when a delicate brow"
and butter at once. Exchange.
How te Cannterbatanre the Kffocte ol
Thin ftystem of Agriculture.
If the soil is continually cropped no
matter how rich it may be a timo will
arrivo when it will becomo barren
whether that period bo near or distant.
Nor Is it wise to wait until thero nre
evidences of a loss of fertility ns It
then requires time for recuperation
but the work of restoration should be
gin at once. In fact n farm should
always bo improving In fertility. Thcro
Is no timo but that It Is cither losing or
gaining.and tho ratio of lossorgain de
pends upon tho Kind 01 crops and tlio
manner In which the farm Is cultivated
A farm ban not be immediately restored
to fertility for even when an 'stniimltcd
amount nf fertilizer Is applied humus
must be formed which requires time.
Manure Is tho best material for worn-
out farms assisted by green crops
plowed under but this mode of im-
provement requires labor that many
will not bestow yet there nro sltnplo
and cosy methods that cost but very
little If practiced. Every farmer can
afford to sow ryo on his corn Hold nftcr
the corn has been removed. If tho
temptation to cut the ryo U resisted
and a good coating of limo applied lu
tho spring with tho ryo turned under
ll.ero will bo ample material for the
formation of humus in the soil. Then
fertilizers may bo used frculy with
advantago and tho soil bo tssisted to
retain Its fertility nnd produce larger
Hut practlco of old usages prevents
tho farmers from taking advantage ot
the short growing period between tho
harvesting of corn nud tho beginning
of frost. Ilia difficulty is that they do
not remove the corn and fodder as soon
ns they should. Wo do not understand
why farmers allow tho shocks to re-
main In thu Held to bo husked during
tho damp season of Into fall or tho cold
of winter when thoy might moro con-
veniently haul thu corn to tho barn to
bo husked tinder shelter and therdiy
lcavo tho Hold clear and ready for thu
plow. The v should remove tho corn
as soon as ft U cut put the plow nt
work harrow and sow to ryo and
leave the Held till spring when tlio ryu
should be turned under as soon as It
Is jsbout two feet high. 'I his work
done regularly overy year will greatly
Increase tho fertility of the soil aud do
much to counterbalance tho eflects nf
continual cropping but It will be best
as we stated to use manure or artifi-
cial fertilizer on the land overy season.
Farm Field and Ntoclman
A Matter ot Utmott Iiupnrtanee to
runners or in West.
Tho subject of using absorbents
around stables and barn-ynrds anil
earth-closets for the saving of fertiliz-
ing material Is ono that is destined to
attract n great deal more attention in
the future than it iwor has. Fertilizing
material of almost Inratimablo value
an will ono day bo discovered is now
permitted togotowastn becauso of our
thoughtlessness and Iho generosity of
nature In giving us n soil of virgin pro-
ductlvcness. Hut wo nro rapldlv
squandering our patrimony and will
somo day coma down to tho husks ol
tho prodigal If wo do not look more
sharply to the economical sldo Ot life
In England thoy arn discussing llin
question of tho uso of peat moss which
Is so abundant there as an absorbent.
If we have not so much peat wo havo
plenty of dry earth which Is probably
no less valuable as an absorbent. Saw-
dust dry muck and common land
plaster are excellent absorbents. There
Is nothing better than land plaster for
retaining mo ammonia anu tucu in
nonfunction with dry earth there is
nothing better while of llsolf It is good
for all dry soli and helpi wonderfully
In tlio production of a crop of clover
the time is coming Indeed I now at
hand when no farmer can afford to
allow the liquid (hopping of bis ani-
mals to run to waste. They are equal
In valuo to tho ollds nd wo bollovo
their retention with tho solids by
mean of absorbent I preferable to
runnlpg them oft Into a tank and a p.
idjlns: them in a liquid fonilc-Hallawil
Is It Heally Consumption?
Many a case supposed to be radical lnna
disease Is really one ot liver complaint and
Indigestion but unlesi that diseased
liver can be restored to healthy notion It
will so clou the lunffs with corruotlns; mat-
ter as to bring on their speedy decay and
then Indeed we have consumption which
Is scrofula of the lungs. In lta worst form.
STothlng can bo moro happily calculated to
In this danger In the bud than Is Dr.
lerce'a "UoUUn Medical Discovery." y
A KAWsesing on a dentist's slgni "Teeth
extracted without pain" remarVyli "I
never could get any teeth extracted with-
out payln'." if. 1 iMtjn.
Five Hundred Dollars
Is the sum Dr. Pierce offers for the detec-
tion of any calomel or other mineral poi-
son or Injurious drug In his Justly cele-
brated "Pleasant Turgatlve Pellets." They
are about the sits ot a mustard seol there-
fore easily taken while their operation Is
Unattended by any griping pain Hlllous-
rtess sick-headacbo bad taste In the mouth
and Jaundice yield at once beforo those
" little giants." Of your druggist.
Al exchange says that ."a raw of hilr-
! Amarlcana la orobabls." Pleaie clve
5 lac and date: also excursion rates.
lurtlnsten Fru Trui.
Old pill boxos aro sprond ovor the land
by the thousands after having been emp-
tied by suffering humanity. What a mass
of sickening disgusting niodlcino tho poor
stomach has to contend with. Too much
strong medicine. Prickly Ash Hitters Is
rapidly and surely taking the place of nil
this class of drugs nndls curing nil the Ills
arising from a disordered condition of tho
liver kidneys stomach aud bowels.
TasFall Hlver AVi says a new yarn
mlllls to be started there. Wonder what
they want another newspaper there for
any howl Lowell Ottifn.
Hill's Hair Ilenewor Is cooling to the
scalp aud euros all Itching eruptions.
For ague bilious Intermittent break-
bone and swamp (overs uso Ayor's Ague
Tonscco leaves The cigar stamps that
aro thrown away. jiouon j-oti.
Bnos Ointments and Lotions for skin dis-
eases cuts sprains bruises &c. ntid use
GlexVs HcLrutiR Boer. Mill's Hair and
Wnisain Dra Black or Drown 60c
Attir all this world Is n dangerous
place very few get out of It alive.
The "Favorite Presci Iptlon" of Dr. l'erco
cures "female woatness" and kindred af-
fections. Dy druggists.
"Br their works ye shall know them."
Ir afflicted with Boro Kyes use Dr. Isaao
Tbompson'sKje Wator Dnigglstsselllt.23c.
A ma's who writes poetry In his hat Is a
Tnc best cough medicine is Tlso's Cure
tor Consumption. Sold everywhere. 26c
- a '
Ir n brooklet Is a little brook what Is a
goblet. bprtngJlM Union.
Bee ad. Ozark Collcgo In another column.
THE GENERAL MARKETS.
C1TV Julr .
CATTLE Shipping- steers
f I 00 O 4 40
Native cows 2 ID
HOrJS 0 ood to cholco lieav
WHEAT -No. J red
No. J rcl
No. J soft
OA re-No. -J
HOUlt-Fancr per sack....
HirrTKIl Cliolce creamer..
W(K)lr Vlisiourl uiiirasheil.
CATTLE Slilpplntr steers ...
Ilutclicrs steers ..
8lli:i:i' 1-uir In choico ....
vv iii:a r-No. 3 red
ISHIK . .
CI 1 1 CA (10.
CATTLC Slilpilii(r sucrs
rXOIJlt-VV niter whont
Io. : f r.tif ....
OATS No. S
U 10 SO
4 mi a
CATTLE Hi nor Is
lions flood to clio'co
ailKlll1 Common to irood .
V U)Ult-(looil to cliolce
OATS Western mixed ..
1-0 UK .
10 37 .t 1912'i
d oi 65'4
U a d(roas u wU u dlatnwlP wi.r'It. If
aMlteud It Unda. by ImptlrU aotrltWA. and d
DmduUM ton ot tb ttum to prtpw tt
BEST TONIC B
Ifaitvr and eotaMtUlj l nrra Dynpepula In an
Fd U It nrHb anil partflM tb tloodiUrmae
UU lb appoUU and aid (ba elmiUUon of fond
tb pMt two yaara I aa iafftrd with I)t ppna la
an af traTtt form. Mot t ail kind of toad moiIm
ts maJ dlrtr. llrUd Tarloua iYmll witboul
rlf. I bar uaw! flrown'a J mo Hitter for two
month and am cared Cn tiowatltb tmponlt
fall A. K. UCMII-L..-13 (j 11th fit lit JoMt.b
My mm I fBflr(i with Hi ipp)la for ttn yaar
diuiDiUiattuaawaanot aMjavnat frolt with
MldAtr Urown'a trim nittra cured ma H
GBalf ha abev Trad Of ark and rrrwaM rd llo
MwnpptT Tnk na other Madaonljbr
BUOVrft CHEMICAL COHALTlllOHKeMU.
Sti4 3eti to r PoU'M ) column
ptptratTOica to mamas win ns nuHra
Hoe Prcssuro (o
hold the Iiocs in
the liard ground.
wheels to press
dirt over grain.
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A..& ..vv. ... ... m wi i.iv-v hii.4
I TV U
wfM'fm pi i
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yk w ?lirvWVwy W B miS L
BRADLEY WHEELER ft CO. Kansas City Mo.
-VTo.torn Ileadiiuartera rnr Hf huttler Turnlmll 1'arni VVauon. lVaterlnwn Hprlns;
Wacons (JarrlBf es I'liaetons IIubkIcs Itoait Carts uml 'lruck MuUlo. uraouiused
Liitrrn in a ho
No Rom to Cut 0(t Horses' Manes
CcUtraUd r i-ii'HK" itAii'
eaa ot tn aUaaed bf anr hoif Sam
I UeUtVf uHf jieiiwi VIIJ u .
EipiDeS I7VIU UJ ail
ardwar and HaroMi-
nciai ancouni io in
'fcand fur 1 rlra I lit
fri wnn au nn war
Bat Cbuxh Mrurx Tajtw fcod. Uia I
aaa Hlim SXJWa 177
SS.oM.1. ! . .1 I. v.ral SIM ..4 of l. M4U.
at. Sm . ti.MS. m Hr.t li m. Mtk la I U rr
au I mm ms two 6rru rass xi.it.r wiu nti
DR. JOHN BULL'S
Sifs Tonic SyruD
FOR THE CURE OF
FEVER and AGUE
Or CHILLS and FEVER
AND ALL MALARIAL DISEASES.
Th proprietor of tills celebrated meileuw
Justly claims for it a "P"'"'0"" IS"
tiles ever oflore a to the pnbllo JortheBArB
CXMAIN SPEEDY and rEBMAHENT euro
of Ague and Tew or Chills and Fever whsth-
r of bort or long standing. He refer to the
entire Western and Southern country W boar
him testimony to th truth of tho assertion
that la ao cue whatever will It fsll to cure If
tho dlreCJon are strictly followed and carried
out In a groat many casos a slnglo dose ha
been sufficient for n etre and whole fsmllle
havo been cured I? ft lngl bottle with a psr-
feot reitorat'on of Iho general health. It Is
.... nn-Jant and In titty CSSO tDOtS 0r
tain to cure if it use lseontluuedlnmUe
doses for a week or two after the diseas hat
been cheeked mot especially in difficult and
long-staudlag esses. Usually thl modlclae
will not require any aid to keep the bowel in
irood order. Should the patient however re-
quire a cathartio medicine after having taken
Uirea or four dose of the Tonic a single dose
of KEHTfl VEOETADtE FAMILY KtLB will
be sufficient USE no othor pill.
Price b00 per Bottlej Six Bottles forfJ.
DR. JOHN BULL'S
SMITH'S TONIC SYBUP
BULL'S WORM DESTROYER.
The Popular Remedlee of the Dajr .
Prlaelpal 0OreJl Msia Bt MIHBTII LE KT.
CKLT PR1CX1YA5H E-q
has stood the Test of Year.
Curing all mseasei 01 u
n.B t(. TtPnrlfiesths
Blood Invigorate and
IOUSCOMPLAINIS.As disappear atoncenndor
Its Doneuciai muusuvv
as Its cathartic proper
ties rorutas us uso as a
bevmge. It la pleas-
ant to the taste and a
easily taksn 07 cuia
ren as aamte.
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Adair, John L. Indian Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 4, No. 46, Ed. 1, Thursday, July 29, 1886, newspaper, July 29, 1886; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc70926/m1/4/: accessed September 23, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.