The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 116, Ed. 1, Thursday, October 14, 1897 Page: 1 of 4
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Offlolal Organ of Oklahoma Domooracy Offloo of Publication Harrl3on Avonuo
GUTHRIE OKLAHOMA THURSDAY OCTOBER 11 1897.
I THE EAGLE
Everything In Our Una
MONEY TO LOAN
I allow partial payments or payment of entire mortgago e . oy t!mo after
one year with rebato of Interest from date of some. Havo m other advan-
tages besides low rato of interest which will bo beneficial to you. It will pay
yoa to call and see me. Low rates on loans In connection with Llfo Insurance
J. STUART MKAY
105 SOUTH FIRST ST.
:; Pabsb Brewing Go's
Celebrated Milwaukee Beer
Is The Finest In The Land
Blue Ribbon Select Dopplebkaeu Bohemian
Pabst Malt Extract Not Intoxicating.
I The Best Tonic
i Pabst Ice Plant.
;; Chemically pure distilled
' water. The only healthy
! '. weather. Sold at the factory
; ; Biing your jug along.
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lfcg.H'HiH"H"l I'iWH ifr'l
J. W. MoNEAL PBK8IDEHT
GUTHRIE NATIONAL BANK.
Board of Directors In addition to Bank Officers:
Jaraoa Stratton Horace Speed Kobert Martin J. H. Cottlnghatc
W. J. HORSFALL Caohlor.
First published In the Dally Leader Sep-
tember 28 1897.
Notice Tor Publication.
Land office at Quthrlo O. T Sep-
tember 27 1897 ...
Notice Is hereby gtvon that tho follow-Ing-uamed
settlor has tiled notice of his
Intention to raako final proof In support
of his claim and that said proof will be
made before tho register and receiver at
United Htutes land office at Quthrlo 0.
T. on November 3 18U7 vli:
William G Uolden for the se qr of cue
23.twp 15 r 1 w.
He names the following witnesses to
prove his continuous residence upon and
cultivation of. said land viz:
George Walker. Walter Halght Wll-
ltam Brown and Edward Johnson all of
Sprlngvale O. T.
i237 A N J OnooK Register.
First published atu the Dally Leader
September 33. 1897.
Notice for Publication.
Land office at Guthrie O. T. Septem-
ber 22. 1B07.
Notice Is hereby given that tbv follow-
ing named settler has Bled notice of his In
tentlon to rvake final proof In support of
hU claim and that said proof will be
made before register and receiver t S.
land office at Guthrie O. T. on October
23. 1827. viti
Cjrus T. Yager fer the e hf se qr sec 1.
twp n r 2 w.
lie names the following witnesses to
prove bis continuous residence upon and
cultivation of. said land viz:
John D. Blancbard Joseph Beard
Cyrus W. Yager and J L. Mann all of
Guthrie 0. T.
U5J A. N. J. Cbook Register.
DRUG STORE 1
and at Lowest Prices.
EDWARD NICHOLS Prop. 1
GUTHRIE 0. T.
For Convalescents Ladies and Children.
Beats anything else in the summer time.
PURE CRYSTAL ICE.
water better than mineral
drinking water in hot
at hve cents per gallon.
II IIIMHT TATrtt-
IIIIW Ml-M-M 1 I-H-H-R-kSI
A. J. SRAY ViCK-Pnn8iDK.vr.
McKennon Opera House
a. A. MANN. Manager.
Frank E. Long's
Big Comedy Company.
IS PEOPLE 15
A Carload of Special
doata on Bale at Wallace & Mueller's
THEY MAKE UP FOR ALL
RARE COUNTY PRIZES.
in tlio Shape of Fruit and VsBot-ablcs-Yesterday's
Vero Tamo But a Hot Time
Is Promised Today Presi-
dent of tho Assoolattort
Gets Too Qny.
Tho Becond day.of tho big fair opined
with a boom and except for a rather
high wind tho conditions were all that
could bo desired. Tho exhibits wore
augmented by a largo amount of
high-class productions while the local
merchants continued to pile up tholr
displays and worlc for tho territory's
good In every way.
County Exhibit a.
Notably among the county exhibits
cau bo mentioned tboso of Lincoln
Logan Payno and I) counties. Such
a display as Is in evidenco for the
judgeB would havo a tendency to be-
wilder and puzzlo tho most expert and
1'ayne county Is long on fruit and
vegetables wheat and corn; Lincoln
wins high pralso on all tho abovo and
chbllungus comparison on her lino
cotton display; Logan Is thoro with a
bewildering ntid extensive showing
while far-away D clear over In the
short-grass country tho land where it
is popularly supposed that It Is only
possiblo to ralso long-horn cattle and
prairlo dogs comes to tho front with a
display of vegetation and iiorliculture
that knocks tho aforesaid Ideas into a
cocked hat. The ox hi bit Is in charge
of W. J. McDonald of Iolu who lias It
displayed to tho best possiblo advant-
age Henry Hanson anit Leo Tlllery
of D county aro tho largeut contribut
era to the exhibit. Upland cotton
corn Itnfllr corn wheat wild and
tamo grasses pumpkins etc aro dis-
played and will do a great deal to ad-
vertise tho woit sldo. Will ICuipo of
tho l'ayno county exhibit remarked
when he saw tho magnificent showing
of his western rival: "Well they havo
got us out-pumpkined and out-cabbaged
but wo will equal them on the
rest of tho exhibit." Tho rivalry is
friendly and will do much to publioh
to tho world the boundless fertility ot
At the Hulls nrul l'cin.
Exhibits of swine sheep cattle
poultry otc . contlnuo to arrive and
carpenters aro busy preparing quar-
ters. ThoBwino exhibit la alono worth
tho prlco of admUslon. Itlrd fanciers
will bo delighted with tho grand show
Ing made in high-class poultry whllo
lovers of pure bred stock will bo grati-
fied that Oklahoma can produce cattle
and sheep such as aro on exhibition.
Frlsbv .fc Son deserve special mention
for their exhibit of Jersey slojk which
will challenge tho southwest for
Jerry Ulmpion Urntcs.
Tho Hon Jerry Simpson was on ttmo
and after an introduction by Delegate
Callahan mado one of bis character
istic speeches on freo silver freo trado
and against court injunctions. It was
a straight out political speech brist-
ling with wit Ho gavo Tom Heed a
few pointers but praised Dennis
Flynn. He proceeded to ridicule the
tariff bill by saying that the Itepubli-
oan party placed a tariff on wheat to
protect tho farmer against tho Import
ation of foreign pauper wheat and
that was the reason It was bringing a
good price. His eiTort at the tent on
the government acre last night was In
lino with his previous opeoeh and the
orowdod tont that groetcd him ap
plauded and laughed In turn as the
Bpeaker waxed elcquont or sarcastic
in turn. Jerry is strong with the
common people and his long suit Is
his plain and common sense methods
lor tho remedy of existing govern-
mental evils. Jsrry as a winning and
satisfactory card is a great suecefes.
Fun on tho Kace Uonrae
On the track the pace mado was hot
and as ueual tho work done was In
line with the best Starter Toler con-
tinued tho excellent work of the day
before and all events wero pulled off
n a highly satisfactory manner. In
tho first race the 2:28 paee for a purse
of 8)00 the following were entered:
Conditio owned by K. Adams; Struble
owned by Trill Smith; Prince Uoy
owned by J. L Panooast; Don B
owned by J. W Saarole and Iiaby
Oups ownod by B. Witter. The rase
was hotly contested and was won by
Prlnee Boy Struble secoud Concllllo
third Don B fourth and Baby Cups
fifth Time. 2:21 2:21 f.U.
The second rase the gentleman's
driving rase for a purse of SI 00 had
four entries and was won by Joe Orr
The third event was a three-fourth
mile dash and 6ix fast gallopers com
peted for the puree. Rosowqod owned
by J Dunham carried off the honors
In 1.1A Km volth Anna. Ifplm Knrnnn!
.u ..v V .' -- -... -. -.
and Major Darley third.
I The fourth race a- pony affair was
not pulled off on account of insufficient
entries and will be on Hip card in tho
Iattlniift I) l jr.
The Indiana people hud a delightful
tneoting and formed a permanent or-
ganisation electing the following
officers for the ensuing year
President V. li Herod.
b'oaretary A. M. Fowler.
Treasurer Chorlos II. Filson
These gentlomon wore directed to
appoint an oxeoullvo oommtttee of five
The following wero present and cu
John M. Hale. John T. Taylor C. II.
Cotters! P P. Ilillcrman T. T. Herod
W. It. Herod Mrs. V. II Herod Miss
Kate Herod Miss Cordelia Herod
Guthrie; John M. Weddle Arlington
Ok ; W. H. Ulcks Partridge Ok W
I' Brower S L. Overstieef James
OeMoss James CI sin a Uuthrle; P M.
IClrwin Yates Ok ; J. W. Wilson
Mrs J. W. Wilson Mrs. V. M Wystt.
Outhrle; Mrs. M. A. SndgrassPawnoe.
U. V Ardory Morton Carey Charles
II Filson Mary K Fllson Mrs N S
FiIsod Karl J Filson it limmett
Stewart O. W P. llrowo J. W Urans.
J F Rulledge Mr. M F ltutledgc
L. M. Kutlodgo Mrs. W. II Baxter
.Mr b. J. Beach John L. Herod George
W. Herod. A M. FowUr J T. Sho-
waiter Mrs. (1 0. IVntocost 15 L
Wlbar. Robert MeReynoldB. Mrs I K
Djnnldion P. Newman U ore Lutta
A. 7. Clark Mrs. A. Clark J.J. Has-
iett lyouisa Haslett W. A. Taylor
William Lowe D M Lonir (lullirtt;
M. S DePene Kliigfllier; It F Hum-
phrey Hnmcsltal Blaine county; Wil-
liam A. Knepe Perkins Aininda Wll
son. Wkllald. Kas; . W. MoMillon.
Arkansas City; I). W. Marquart James
D. Maguire Norman; George A. Garri-
1'roRrnni fur Tod ty
Today will be a warm number at the
grounds. Tho attractions aro numer-
ous and up-to-dato First to be mon-
ttonod Is the address hf the Hon. Jos
W. Bailey of Texas the eble minority
loader lit tho present con gross who
will speak from tho grandstand at 1
o'cloik n. m.
Next Is the startling air ship raco bo-
tweon Professor Rush and hisdar'ng
wife nlio will ascend for a mllo ond
thou roturn to earth by tho patachulc
routo This event Is tlirl'i.ng and
blood aurdllng and is anotlior oldonoc
of the enterprise of tho management
In securing startling attractions for
the edification nt viBitorH.
The races for today are tho best of
the meet and are as follows: Raco
No 11 8-15 class trotting purse 811 no ;
No 12 2:20 class pacing purse $300;
No 8 half mile and ropear running
purse S75; No. 13. r.no mllo anil repeat
running purso StOf); No. M half milo
and repeat for Oklahoma yearling
colts purso $75.
The Hon Jos. W. Balloy will again
fcddrcftB tho pooplo at tho tont on tho
govornmont s-ro at 7:30 In tho oven-
Ing. At this time an admission of 3f
cents will be charged to hear tho elo-
quent gentlcmtn and n big crowd Is
Vlewn from llio Merry-do-Itnunri.
Only 25 conts admission for any day
during the fair
Dunbsr'a horse. Rosewood goes in
tho mile boats today.
Tho Amphitheatre contains tho cor-
rect official program for today.
Bvory county in Oklahoma was rop-
rosenteu yesterday on tho fair
Allen Daniels county clork of Noblo
county was an In'.eror.tou visitor at
the fair yesterday.
Tho Blue Bell struak their tent yes-
torday and opened up for business un-
der tho grandstand.
Read tho program for today. Sev-
eral changes have been mado from the
official program as publlshod.
The mile running rano today prom
ises to be one of tho most interesting
raco evonts of tho fair season.
D county Is a surprise to tho visitors
who thought eaotus and long horns
were the principal products out In
The Indiana society found ono man
who was not ashamed to register from
Posey county the laud of hoop poles
R7ansville Newburgh Roskport
Cannelton Crawfordsvlllo and La
Porte all Indiana towns wuro well
Judging from the splendid array of
young men registered with the Indiana
Booiety Oklahoma will in tlio future
have sovorai "tail ayeamoros irom tlio
I lie yearling event today promises
to be ox more than ueual interest to
horsemen and race patrons. Kittle h.
of Klngfieher le entered and several
other good oolte.
Tho veteran journalUt Frank Mc-
M asters of Oklahoma City was a visi-
tor yesterday. He carried hU kodak
and made a number of views that will
adorn the November number of Mo-
It seems that many people are de-
terred from vUlting the Oklahoma
fair by the Idea that they will be
charged a iO-oent admtaion. The
price U only 3S eents any day and to
all parts of the ground.
A number of proprietors of booths
who have been taking in the various
fairs were asked vwtenHy what they
thought of prospaeU. Without oxeep
tlon they expressed theuiselv s as sat-
isfied and glad they name.
R &. Cook of Wleblta has an ex-
hibit ot hog. that would be a orsxlit to
any air In the United States. The
Qne points of the animals are well
baeked by ribbons from Kansas state
fairs. Bad six awird from the Colum-
bia a exposition of 1103.
The Royal hotel sent Cot. D. S. Mc-
Kay general superintendent of the art
exhibit a due lunch with a largo va-
riety of trimmings yesterday. Colonel
McKay's oapailty for absorbing lunoh
and b s disposition to be thankful were
just about equally taxed.
Indiana Day yesterday showed up
in an enr-ouraglng preliminary to an
aetive and permanent organization of
the Oklahoma otlgrims from Booster-
dam Tho eiforU of Judjio W. B.
Herod Col. Ham Overstreet and others
have met with a hearty response and
the promoters of this movement wish
to thank the press and public for ser
vices rendered In holplng to mako It a
success. Moro extended mention Is
Tho Frank B Long company at tho
opora house s furnishing royal even
Ing ontortalnutent for thoso who at-
tend tho fair during the day. Tho
company is without doubt one of tho
best reportolre troupos abroad and
Manager Mann deserves tho thanks of
theotor-goors for getting thorn here
Robort Dalo Owen was an early pio-
neer of Posoy county and founded tho
town i f New Harmony. Ills tnarrlago
contract with Mary Jane Robertson is
ono of tlio unique things in American
literature Col Bob Mcltoynolda has
an original copy of it and will prosent
an ombossed edition of it to tho Okla-
homa Indiana soctoly.
Abe Lincoln onco lived in Spencer
county Indiana and when a gawky
youth ran a ferry at tho mouth of
Anderson crcclc that omptlcs into tho
Ohio rivor. A photograph of tho
cabin in which he lived has bcon do-
nated to the Indiana society. It was
photographed by a man named McGlll
direc ly after Lincoln's assassination.
nad James Whitcomb Riley tho
Booster poet been here yestorday and
listened te tho talk mado by ssmo cx-
Indlanians "that tho heart looks back
with secret longings to tho oot of our
fathers the home of childhood around
whoso hearthstones cling tho memo-
ries of long ago" ho would hesitato
oro ho wroto another poem llko "Tho
Llltlo Boy with Curvaturo of tho
OLIVER'S TRIAL HEGUN.
ITnlti'il stnt .luilBa l'nttrr Itule Aisniaat
Ciitonrl A. .. Hmlth'n .ViinllunU
I.KVVKNMOIITI! Kllll. Oct 13. Jo
seph W. Oliver the vetoran chnrgod
with having blown hji tho residence
of Colonel A. J. Smith nt tho Soldlors
home with dyna utto wns arraigned
In the 1'nlted States court to-day on
two counts attempting to murder
Governor Smith and attempting to
commit mansluiKrhtor on Mrs Smith.
Ills attorneys nrguoil nt lougtli to
qtiiiBh tho Indictment on the ground
that dynninlto wns not a deadly
Judge Fostor hold that giant pow-
der mid dynamite wero both deadly
weapons tvhon It dovolopod that they
wero used with evil Intent Ho also
mloil that Oliver should li tried un-
der the nttituto fixing three yonrs in
tho penitentiary for nttumptu I mur-
der mid two for manslaughter.
Oliver waived plundlug at tho bar
nnd cat no Into uourt with n scratch
book full of notes that ho had written
while In jail.
PROMISES BY SPAIN.
Tho Itnply In Milliliter Wnnilforil Will
llrrhirn the Ciitmn Outlook I'ulr.
MADttti) Oct 1.7. It is soml-offiol-ally
announced that tho reply of
Spain to tho noto pros on tod
by tho United Stntos minister
General Stewart 1 Woodford has
Wen drafted by the mlnlstor for for-
eign niruirs Senor Gulion and will bo
submitted to tho oabluot at Its moot-
ing to-morrow. The reply. It lsntnted
will say that Spain Is umiblu to llx ex-
actly the date when t ho war will bo
over; but the inlulstom are porsuadud
It will not be long buaause "the
situation of the rebels is critical and
the efforts of tho Spanish troops are
sure of suocoss Owing to tho rebel
situation and the concession of auton-
omy "dir.lnlstnitlvo and economic
which will be iitl'uotlvo before Jiiuii
ury the povornment hopes aetual hos-
tilities will finish shortly."
IT KILLS THE LAW.
KnniAt' IllKlit Hour fitntula Virtually
Toi'kka Kan.. Oot IS. Judge Wells
of the Kansas court of appeals has
rendered a decision which prnctloally
rondors the olght-hour law a doad lot
tor. The opinion was rendered in the
case of BllliiigsUy vs. Board of Com-
missioners of MRrNuull county. Bill-
ingsley was given a contract to do
some work for the county. He worked
ten hotirt. a day on the 1oU When lie
finished it he claimed that under the
law eight hours was a day's work and
lie put In a claim for surplus time
amounting to two hours a day. The
board refused to pay the claim for
overtime and he attempted to enforce
Its collection in the district oourt
Thtil tribunal ruled against him and
he appealed to the court of appenls.
Now this court has aiUrmsd the decis-
ion of the lower court
PROMOTER GIBSON FREE.
Hotel Owners ICefuto to I'roieouta the
!ICU ('heck .Mun.
Nr.w Yohk. Oot IJ. ICmmetC. OI-
sou the promoter viee president of
the Akrou Street Railway and Illuminating-
compAiij and said to be uaso-
dialed in business with Geurral Samuel
Thomas and J B. Clews of New York
who was arrested on the 7th on a
charge of attempting to pass a worth-
less cheek for Win. was discharged to-
day the complainant 11 B. Sllmson
auditor of the Hotel Netherlaud and
Imperial saying to Magistrate Hedges
that be did not believe that Dr. Gibson
had any Intention of defrauding him.
Itallruil motherhood lu Keulou.
Pkohia III. Oet IS. The chief of-
Calais of the railroad brotherhoods
held their first meeting Ih this eity
yesterday morning all b1n present
ex ept Chief Arthur of the engineers
who has not yet arrived. Oraml
Master Sargent ot the firemen was
elected chairman and Oraud Chief
Powell of the telegraphers was sleeted
secretary. No other aetlon was taken.
Votes to Iiue the llouili.
UuTcaursoN Kail. Oet IS. The
proposition to issue SS4.000 bonds tc
the IIuteblnBon Southern railroad for
building a depot general oflieos ma-
chine shops and round house bore
curried at the electloa yesterday by a
A BOLD HOLD UP NEAR
FOUR BANDITS DO THE JOB
rimrncer Itolibnt tint the lltir(
Bfo Not 0ivnil Uoniliiatnr iuhJ
Hon rmitiEr .Shot hut Not
Serloiitly liurlnir the AtTuIr
ltiirca Mr.triixor lie-
rrtait lilt Cbt.
Ausroc. Texas Oct. U. Yesterday
afternoon at ".SO o'clock in broad
open daylight and within twelve
miles of the corporate limits ot this
cltr tho south bound cannon ball
t.-aln on the International nnd Oreat
Northern railroad consisting of mall
baggage and express cars nnd three
coaches loaded with passengers was
held up liy fonr men and robbed Tho
conductor of the train. Tom Henly
wns shot by the robbers while- resist-
ing them but was not seriously
wounded. Ono of the passengers hail
his shirt miliar carried away by a
pistol bull that was ulmed at his nock
and anotlior received n bullet wound
In tho hand.
Tho iHissengero were robbo of some
8500 lu money. Tho bnndlu attempt-
ed to rlllo the safe In the express ear
hut were unsuccessful.
When the train reached McNeill a
Ninnll station fourteen miles above
this city two men heavily armed
boarded the train nnd took up tholr
Htiuid on tho roar platform. After tho
conductor had chucked up the train
he ronchud the platform only to find a
pistol at either sldo of his head. The
men demanded that ho stop tho train.
He declined to do so ami began to run
through tho trnln with the two rob.
bum lu cloho pursuit Ho had not
gone half tho lougtli of the llrst cat
when the foremost robber slintnl him
bringing him to tho lloor with a pistol
wound In IiIh right arm.
At this juncture the other robbers
pullod tho bollcord ami the train was
brought ton standstill. It was evi-
dently at tho appointed plnce for tho
train hud hardly stopped before two
other mon whoso faces woro covorod
with in.mks Mopped out from tho trees
nnd begun shooting Into tho oars. In-
btnntly nil was confusion. Tho two
men on tho train woro Immediately
joined by thoso from tlio woods and
bognn tholr worit.
As the train porter sprang from tho
roar coach and ran for shelter a roh-
bor began shooting at him anil the
negio emptied a revolver In turn with-
Tho express messenger looked out
of his enr and takluir 1" the situa-
tion left his ear and rail through the
woods and was soon lost to sigh t.
Tho robbers lu the meantime lear.
Ing two mun to guard the three
coaches which were packed with pas-
sengers proceeded to the express car
nnd demandod that the baggageman
open tho ox.ioss safo hut upon being
assured thuL he could not do so turned
tholr attention to the passengers.
They took only money from them not
overlooking a single cent and walk-
ing two by two through the ours so as
to always hoop their eyes on all the
After MCiirlrin" about 8200 In this
manner thoy uuuonphid the eiiglno
from tho train and started off down
tho track. After going soverul miles
they set tho lever at it moderate gait
and loft the ougliie scampering into
the surrounding country. The englno
came on to tho ting station at Duval
four miles below and was there cap-
tured and the station agent returned
to tlio scene of the robbery with the
engine secured the train and emmo on
to this elty arriving here shortly after
The ofllcers have been untitled and
have gone to the scene of action with
bloodhounds to locate the robbers.
The two men who boarded the train
at McNeill were not masked but the
other two bandits' features were oon-
sealed. Santa ra I'ulil taa0U(l fur fclx I.Icm
Toi'BKA Kan. Oot 13 It was
stated yestorday on good authority
that the Atchison Tope k a A Ssntu
Fn railway has paid the wives ot tbe
six engine iiteu who were killed lu the
wreek at Lsiig a mouth ago BO.ooo.
The wives of Hngluesrs Frlsbee Bran-
nam and llolllstor received S7ooo
each and the wives of Flreuteu Wal-
lers Uunsolley and Shirley SI Ooo
ItiporU for September.
Washixotoji Oot 13. The monthly
treasury statement ot two principal ar-
ticles of domes tlo exports shows that
during September last the exports of
breadatwtfs from the United fetal-
amounted to $3i4W.9IO. au inrresee
as compared with September iW .l
over 100 per eeiit urn! au iuc-iease of
about 300 per cent ever Keptumbei
Stephens Itefuie to Aipalut tVuitian.
OSOHOI.A Mo. Oct tl 'I he HL
Clair eounty oamioitUe met yust-rday
to Indorse a candidate for the gulmrr-
torlal appointment to succeed the 1st
W. li. Nalley as assessor and a ma-
jority favored Mrs. Valley but a tele-
gram was received from Governor
Stephens that he would uot appoint a
woman so N. J. King of Apple Urn was
Lotee Mush Slouxf.
New YqitK Oct 13. "PJtUburg
Phil" tho raco track plunger says t
Is 8119000 loser state the Saratoga
Reyat makct the food pure
tvheleiome end dtllclouj.
AOiAt lAkiauC sax
- ' -j
lite Shot rireit Ht nu Kitltor
Bismarck. N D Oct ' 1 &
night rive hots were fired at 1 dnar 1
MolTatt editor ot the Settler llilj
was the second attompt on his iife
Three weeks ago his presses and typo
were dumped into the Missouri r.vcr
lie hsd bfen linking g bitter wa.
upon tl.t iqUiou jjul gainbhtig c (
DOCTCraS CONDEMN HAIR-PIN.
hay It la the Hoot ot Jinny I'.vlla of the
A recent fniiot in halrdrrsalng Is
distinguished by it- most singular and
unusual origin. It has been adopted
to preserve the sanity of tho fair wom-
en who have had recourse to It Bay
the New York World. Montnl balance
as it has long been suippcted nnd re-
cently strongly nlllrmed by physicians
of repute Is almost always injured and
frequently utterly undermined by thu
wearing of hairpins. And now that tha
truth Is out women havo shown that
there Is nt least one absurd fcmlulno
custom to which thoy nro not bo tndls.
Bolubly bound by vanity that they must
forever cling to It. And tho very nat-
urn! wish to retain ono's reason ban
boon the moans ot abolishing tho steel
hairpin. The head arguo tho scien-
tists who have mndo a study ct this
matter la the most seiiBltlvo portion ot
a woman's anatomy and tlio ono which
dm frequently ahtiBes tho most violent-
ly. She Is qulto llkoly to fix upon n
nerve center as tho permanent Bpot for
doing her colls ot hair or persistently
to Jab with r.n ugly hnlrpln the regions
which should be kept free from tho
Bllghtest touch. Tho back of tha head
Is one ot the most sensitive of places
yot from the time a womnn first wcara
long gowns until she dies huo wilfully
Ignores ami defies this aunsltlvenefs Is
it any wonder then contlnuo the phy
Blclaus that women should havo bo-
come constltutlo'islly rattl-bralned
that their reasoning poer should bo
far Inferior to that of men and that
thousands of them should bo com-
mitted to madhouses every year?
These rases are calamities not Invaria-
bly referred to their proper causes and
It Is safe to say that a very large pro
portion ot them are attributable to thu
deadly hairpin. When women wcru
llrst confronted wttb the statement ot
their unconscious sinning against
themselves they asked a trltlo Imllg
nantly what could take the pla-o of a
hairpin it it were ouce abolished.
Surely It would be impossible for Rcf
respecting women ot middle ago to
parade the streets with their aunty
hair In pigtails. This hub admitted
and for a time the matter did Ixik
rather dubious. It was suggested that
nil women mloht cut oft their hair and
wear it lu short loose curls TUIh
again did not appeal to tho dlgnlllod
majority suit so tlio following com-
promise was Dually hit upon. A ord-
Ing to this scheme the hair Mas tj bo
oombed loosely back from the forehead
pompadour style. At the back It wort
to be arranged In a loose yet cleverly
arranged knot and caught In place with
a single two-pronged blunt-edged suell
comb. When tried this arrangement
was found to work admirably Tho
absence ot steel hairpins made lu-ad-a
hes more and more infrequent and
the dally coiffure a delightful and glee-
fully anticipated proexs. On the other
hand the prc-senc of the shell umt)
was hardly noticeable and contribute!
not at all to the nearer' discomfort.
And dually the new method was found
to h more becoming than any coiffure
that had been dev is-d in years. It will
undoubtedly be adopted by thousands
of women who will rejoice to exclude
the sK-el hairpins front their homes
Nerer en the Cura.
'William Ham of Alamo Ind Is 87
years of age has never been more than
17 miles away from home has never
been on the cars has never been in a
barber shop has never been away
from home a night in M years has
never been in a saloon and never used
an oath. He does a full day's work
on his farm.
Where It'a Kniy to Talk.
The air Is so clear In the Arctic re-
gions that conversation can be carried
on easily by persons two miles apart.
It has been asserted on good authority
that at Qlbrsltur the human voice has
been distinctly heard at a distance ot
Cat a molly 1'roiliter.
Baauel Boveus uf Bethel Vt has a
trained rat that brings lu partridgej
for family dinners.
TO UUHK A VOW IN UNU DAY
Take Laxative Brotno Quinine Tablets
All druggists refund the money If it
falls to cure- tie.
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Niblack, Leslie G. The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 116, Ed. 1, Thursday, October 14, 1897, newspaper, October 14, 1897; Guthrie, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc74056/m1/1/: accessed January 22, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.