Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 214, Ed. 1 Friday, September 17, 1909 Page: 3 of 8
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You are Very Cordially
I The Modish Figure
I You Can Have
Beg'n with the corset
not the jowl build the
foundation of ibe low bust
the long hip and back the
altogether slender effect of
the present mode ask for
You have never known
the po-s 'Mlities of your
figure uniil y-ju have worn
these perfect garments the
new models are especially
smart nipping in just
enough at the waist line to
give th NEW WAIST
Lome in let us' fit you
to just exactly the right
model for your individual
Prices Range From
$1 to $5
$5 to $15
A Tv. 7-
KIiisIIiik Hi-others' World's Greatest
Shown will exhibit at Chirkasha. Tues-
day Oct. 12. In this circus are 1200
men women and children from every
civilized country on earth; O.'iO sleek
high-stepping thoroughbred equities;
JOS cages and dens of rare wiid ani-
mals and 85 cars of other wonders too
numerous to mention.
This great firm always alert to the
new and superior in sawdust amuse-
ment have surpassed their 'best pre-
vious efforts this season iu the pre-
sentment of exclusive features.
There is a fellow who walks on his
head. With feet in the air and hands
in his pockets he actually ascends a
steep flight of stairs with apparent-
ly the same ease displayed by a poi-
son in natural position. While invert-
ed he also skips the rope jumps over
high objects and waltzes. .
Then there are the Saxons .three
giants of muscle who claim to be
stronger than Samson. They juggle
250-pound weights as though they were
mere pool balls elevate a heavy
plank on which stand eleven men ami
finish their marvelous act by support-
ing with their feet and legs a heavy
bridge over which is driven a pon-
derous automobile carrying six pas-
sengers. Germany has furnished Sehumuu's
school of educated stallions. Thefce
remarkable creatures sixteen in num-
ber drink from large glasses while
seated at tables smoke pipes with al-
most human intelligence wultz on
their hind logs and roll one another
about in huge barrels.
Kealey's elephants another novelty
new to America consists of several
mountains of meat that telephone talk-
ing with one another from the front to
rear end of the big tent.
The double somersaulting automo-
bile of French origin Is the mw.t
hazardous nerve-racking thriller of the
age. Mounted at the summit of a nar-
row incline is a ponderous unto ear.
At a given signal i.a Belle lto'-iie re
leases (he machine. Down it das-hes
like a falling meteor .10 50 7t feet
then passes over an abrupt t urve and
shoots Ituo space where is p-.i:iii r-
saults twice before crashing upon a
distant platform with dreadful impact.
Preacher Kicks Out
St. I-ouis Mo. Sept. 17. Th. i.nl.ue
machinery of the church its buildings
altars prayer liooks. liymnal d.'iCTua
rituals aud denominations are cast
aside as the dried hulls of religion in
a coiuprehen.-ive and reoiut)oiiai'y
statement of his conception of C'iiris-
tianitv hv Hev. Jaob K. .Meekt-r pas
tor of the ('ontpton Hill ro'igreyittioiml
He professes lo believe that worship
He asserts that the sociologist will
be the minister of the future.
Mr. .Meeker asserts all sociological
workers nil philanthropists all work-
ers for the betterment of conditions
of living are Christians- regard! S4 of
their acceptance of the divinity of
Christ. He asserts that Christianity
instead of flagging has permeated all
classes and that it Is more ixiwerful
today than ever before iu the history
of the world.
Christianity Is defined as a religion
of service not of faith.
The-transformation from a religion
of forms and prescribe'! membership
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to an acting living imlsattng religion
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eniLoUieu in tne lives or rne woriu s 111
habitants Is declared 1o be not a tiling
of the indefinite future hut already
"It is the sodologi.-t lio -a 111 do (he
i-eal work of Christianity in the fu-
ture" declared Air. Meeker. "The
churches have moved out of the quar
ter of the city where the impoverished
and vicious live and left them the
field. It Is his province to teach them
how to live healthful useful lives to
be on good terms with each other to
co-operate with the rest of society.
The sociologist who does this the bus.
iness man who gives his money to the
enterprise is an apostle "of Christian-
ity." HOME FRATERNITY GROWS.
The Home Fraternity has secured
the room under the postoffice where
their drill team will practice. They
are preparing for a large class initia-
tion next Wednesday evening when
the nationul degree team will be p-es-eut.
The lodge now has a member-
ship of about 136 although it was es-
tablished Only eight weeks f.go aud
they expect to initiate elg'h'y at tlx
In order to introduce our mammoth Fall Stock
we are making the following offerings:
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NOT YET READY FCR COFFIN.
Prospective Juryman's Assertion That
He Was Not Dead Comparatively
Easy to Believe.
Ona recent jury day in the First
district court a stolid-looking German
presented to Justice' Joseph a certifi-
cate from the commissioner of jurors.
After a rap'd glance at the document
the justice ordered the man to raise
his right hand and administered the
"Your name Is Herman Kaufman?"
"Yes your honor.''
"This paper" continued the court
"requests me to excune Herman Kauf-
man from jury duty on the ground
that be is dead. Now remember that
you have sworn to tell the truth and
think well before you answer: Are
"No-o your honor." was th hewll.
dered reply. "I don't think I am.
-w. .Ulul juu aii auve:
"Vnil nlttim Ulut mt owa
T-e-s your honor.
"That ill x-
'That will do. Now take this i)s nr
back to the commissioner of jurors."
The man did so. When the com-
missioner examined the certificate it
bore the following- Indorsement in the
Justice's handwriting: "The deceased
appearing before me in open court
Insists under oath that he is not
dead. Please investigate and If his
testimony be false have him Indicted
for perjury." New y0rk Kress.
NATIONAL FOOD OF MEXICANS
The Tortilla It the Bread Used by Our
Southern Neighbors Frijoles
Are Boiled Beans.
The tortilla Is the ancient Indian
bread of Mexico. Its only constituent
is Indian corn (maize) which the
women soak in lime water until the
kernels are at the point of bursting
then wash thoroughly until it Is free
from lime when they grind It by rub-
bing It on a large block of stone spe-
cially cut for the purpose with a
smaller stone which they hold In their
The operation looks very much like
rubbing clothes on a washboard and
i a laborious a ad tedious nn Tho
lime renders the corn dough adhesive.
wneat nour dough and It Is easily
patted between the hands into cakes
the size and shane of n ormnrir mri.i.
rile. Tlioimh t.i salt or louven is added
We will ntroduce ICO
men's suits including the
latest styles fancy worsted
chtviots black and blue
serge. The BEST $12 50
values in the country for
suits at 8$ 1 .48
$2.50 trousers $1.48
Te best work shirt
including blue and
blacks at 43c.
Ribbed or fleace-
lined underwear 43c
Genuine box calf
men's shdes $1 .98.
Men's hose at 7c.
share in this
tortillas are exceedingly palat-
The one other food mainstay k Is
frijoles ordinary beans. They are
boiled to a mush and wiUr a liberal
quantity of lard are warmed as re-
quired In a fiat earthen dish that an-
swers for a frying pan. The very
poor people do not. always have the
luxury of frijoles and when they do
have them cannot alwavs afford the
English Difficult to Pronounce.
The difflrulty of Knglish for strati-
pers does not lie In its orthography
but in its pronunciation. Abroad peo-
ple will constantly say that they cats
read and write Knglish readily while
unable to utter a word or to under-
stand a word of the spoken language;
as of course vice versa a great
many English and Americana can
read ana write French 1 Oil C haFn..
v 'iu$ UT-UMH
they can understand or make them- !
eives understood: the other lan-
guages are just as difficult for them
to pronounce as Knglish is for others.
The only difference is that English
stands alone with its system or lack
of system of pronunciation. When a
Frenchman knows iow to write Ger-
man he is at the snnie time able to
speak the latif;i!. if not beautifully
at lea-it so as (o he understood; the
same holds tor a German speaking
French. i'mf. Alhert Schinz In the
North American I!( view.
All Can Work and Try.
MMtcn wrote: -Who best can suf
f"V ' an do." The progress and
success of the oilier fellow always
ooks easy. t:t only the other fellow
knows all HDOIIt it We annot M
work just the same way. Brilliant
minds make great leaps. They are
during and courageous. Timid ones
must plod because it is their nature.
The old saying. "What others have
dene I can do.:' Is not strictly true
and Is misleading to the inferior In-
leilect. A strong man can lift great
weights for he has the muscular
strength. Weaker men cannot to
what he has done. Rut they P8n work
and try. That's about all that most of
us can do.
Knew When to Stop.
The shrewd lawyer knows when to
stop questioning and none Is more
shrewd than fhP one who conducting
4 case of bribery qtientioned a m;in
Our Bishop model ladies
tailor made suits need no
introduction; we have al-
ready sold enough for the
public to know but we are
offering them for these
special days An nr
All $12.50 suits Xjj JjJJ
All our high grade suits at
Our $4.00 ladies' CO IQ
skirts at OO
Our $6.50 ladies'
Including allalterations and
Our stock of Millinery is the very latest
style at moderate prices.
Our stock of children'sgarmentsis com-
plete at the very lowest prices
gain feast and save money.
fhe other day who is
rated hfch in
e nuslness world.
"Have you yourself ever refused a
bribe?" he asked
"No. but -"
"That is all" Fail the lawyer.
At n latter time he was asked why
he had dismissed the witness so soon.
"Beeatis." be replied. "1 knew by
the 'but' that he was going to tel! me
no one had ever attempted to bribe
In Mer-cry of St"iicI Jc'mson.
The iuV.i o: y of -i.t.H Johnson has
betn hoi:o-ed hy :lJe I;uiiiS of a
3ia ned ghts window in St. Clement
Panes chui-li in London. It is near
the pew wherein he used to sit. Eos
well giveR us a glimpse or the good
man iu that pew: "Hig behavior was
as I had iii:iig- to myself solemnly I
devout. I never shall forget the
tremulous earnes'uess with which he
Pronounced the awful petition in thu
i.itany in the Hour of death and it
the day of juuseut B.oU Irfiid i
There are ninny people whe never
ent bread but always eat pie. and are
healthy. There is scarcely one in-
gredient in either of these articles
that is not in the other aud yet tra-
dition pnii.'-es bread and condemns
nfe. As a matter of fact no longer
Is pie what it was SO years ago. The
pie which nourished Abraham Lin
coin Ben Franklin the Adamases
Sam and John; the pie about which
Lougfeliow wrote which Emerson
ate three times a day pie that was
once an inspiration a symphony a
ripe achievement and the most sacred
performance of a patriotic duty such
pie ia bo louger ate not aven in New
As American bishop who waa tIsIV
Ing in England was greatly aroused
not to say annoyed by the way the
Englishmen addressed him. Indeed he
became heartily tired of "Your Grace."
"When I returned to America" the
bishop would say afterward "you can
Imagine my surprise and delijht too
when oue of my friends standing on
the pier caught a glimpse of me u
I waited to descend the gangplank
tad called forth to ma 'Hello Bisk!'"'
to the Public
THOUGHT HIS TIME HAD COME
Fervent Prayer That Went Up From
Man at Bottom of Well at Mercy
of Wicked Wag.
An old man in Georgia named Jack
Baldwin having lost his hat in an old
dry well one day hitched a rope to n
stump and let himself down. A wicked
wag named Neal came along just then
and quietly detaching j . bell from
Baldwin's old blind horse approached!
the well bell ii. hand and began to
tfng aling. ' t
Jack thought the old horse was com-
ing and said "Hang the old blind
horse! He's coming this way sure
and be ain't got no more) sense than
to fall in on me. Whoa Bali:"
The sound came closer.
"Great Jerusalem! The old Mind
fool will be right on top cf mc in
Uiinit! Whoa Mali: Whoa haw
N?al kicked a little dirt on JncK
head and Jack began to pn;y:
"Oil Lord have mercy on Whoa
Hall! a poor sinner I'm gone now!
Whoa. Hall! Our Father who n:a in
whoa. Hall hallowed be Thy gee!
What'll I do? name. Now I lay nie
down to si-gee Hall!" Just then is
fell more dirt. "Oh. Lord if you evef
intend to do anything for me back
Call! Whoa Thy kingdom come
" Ik.'l Oh Lord you know I waa
baptized in Smith's milldam whoa
"ill! I In up! .Murder! Whoa!" .
Nc"l could hold in no longer and
shouted a laugh which might have
been heard two miles whicli waa
about as fur as Jack chased him when
he got out.
What It Waa.
A negro preacher waa conducting
his flock through York town and had
led them to the government reserva-
tion where a tall shaft commemorate
the Tlclory of th American and
Flench force oyer Cornwalllg. One
of bis disciples pointed to the flguro
of the Angel of Peace at the aummit
of the column and asked:
"What nii'iht that statue be. Brother
Brother William was stumped but
would never confess it.
"That brothers and sisters" he
said "Is a stutue of Mass'r Abo Lin-
coln a blessing the fruitful fields of ol
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