Vinita Daily Chieftain. (Vinita, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 41, Ed. 1 Monday, May 31, 1909 Page: 4 of 4
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4000 Mile Auto Contest
To Start From New York
JUMPED AT NATURE'S BIDDING.
By Associated Press.
New York May 30. ruder the
auspices of toe Seattle Automobile
club of the Alaska-Yukon-Paeilic Ex-
position which is to open its gates on
June 1 ten high-powered automobiles
of American manufacture will leave
New York next Tuesday on a 4000
mile trans-continental speed and en
durance contest which had the ex
position city as its final goal.
The start is to be made at 3 o'clock
in the afternoon from in front of the
city hall with Mayor McClellan ofll
elating at starting. A special wire
connecting the White House at Wash
ington with a special stand on the
steps of the New York municipal
building will transmit the word to
start from President Taft to Mayor
McClellan. The same button which
the president will press to throw the
Seattle exposition open will tick the
hour of the start of the oceunto-oeean
The nice promises to be a huge
success In point of general public
interest. In order to guard against
violation of the speed laws of the
various states through which the con-
testants will pass the Automobile
club of America under whose sanc-
tion the run will be held has arrang-
ed to have one of its representatives
act ai pacemaker between New York
and Kansas City. Beyond Kansas
City there will be no restrictions as
to speed and the contestants may roll
off the miles at top notch. Until that
point Is reached however no car will
be permitted to pass the pacemuking
car. In the event of any niiohap to
the pilot car the pacemaker will
transfer his flag to the first car arriv-
ing at the point where he has been
halted and continue to the next check-
ing station where a new pucemaklng
car will be provided.
llie contesting cars will be controll-
ed between New York and Kansas
City at checking stations where they
will be required to stop for twelve
hours. These control stations will be
established at I'ouglikeepsie Syra-
cuse Buffalo Toledo Chicago and St.
Louis. No contestant will be allowed
to check out of the control points be-
fore the advertised time and a car
arriving at a control point late will
not be allowed to leave until the con-
trol period of twelve hours has elaps-
ed. The cars entered for the contest are
point V.v way of Albany and Fonda
Leaving Syracuse at 7 o'clock Thurs-
day nxarning the contestants are ex
pected to make Buffalo at 5 o'clo.
that afternoon passing Rochester
ruote. The inext stage from Huffa'o
to Toledo ;is .more arduous and calls
for the maintaining of a ninrteen and
three-quarter miles per hour average
for fifteen hours. Beyond Toledo the
route is by way of South Bend. Chi
cago and Bloom ington to St. Louis
which will be reached by midnight on
June 7. From St. iLduls the h-.tinerary
takes In Centralia Kansas City Man
hattan Ellsworth Oakley -Denver
Cheyenne Rocfc JEUver Wamsutter
Granger Pocatelto Bliss Boise Walla
Walla Pendleton and Seattle.
A number of the .prospective con
testants have expressed the opinion
that the winning car will reach Seat
tle in less than four weks but the
belief generally prevailing is that at
least a full month will be consumed
YESTERDAY'S BASEBALL SCORE
Kansas City S Milwaukee I.
Columbus 4 Indianapolis 3.
Toledo 12 Louisville 4.
Minneapolis 3 St. Paul 0.
St. Louis 12 Cincinnati 2.
Pittsburg 5-4 Chicago 4-2.
St. Louis 2 Cleveland 0.
Detroit 3 Chicago I.
Des Moines 5 Lincoln 4.
Denver 4 Wichita 1.
Sioux City 9 Omaha 2.
Pueblo 16 Topeka 3.
Springfield 2. Guthrie 1.
Muskogee 2. Guthrie 1.
Muskogee 1 Joplin 1.
Enid 8 Webb City 3.
Acme u Slmwinut a Harford two
Fords and two Buicks. Although the
race is open to foreign entries it is
doubtful if any but American cars
w ill participate. There is. however i
some question of a Renault a Renz '
and an Isotta starting. Other elev-1
enth-hour entries may be made of a 1
Thomas a Franklin and a Matheson. I
The prizes offered for the contest j
consist of a $2000 trophy given by
Mr. Robert OugRenhelm and a $2000 1
casn prize for the first car reaching '
Seattle. The entrance of the second '
car making the Pacific will receive i
$l."i(i0. while Jl.nuii will be given to
third. $.".00 to fourth and $300 to
As the strain of driving a car con- torlmn.
tinuously from Xew York to Seattle j
Thanks of Civic Club.
The ladies of the Civic club wish
to thank the I. O. O. F. and the Ma-
sons of Vlnlta for their generosity in
granting them the use of their parlors
' furniture and dishes for the Elks ban-
' quet Friday night. They also wish
to thank the ladies of the Civic club
individually for their assistance In
preparing this banquet.
Would Be Suicide Not Completely
Nerved for Final Parting.
With a groan of despair he made up
bis mind to die.
Ruined financially and with not a
particle of hope for getting on his
feet again he realized that the only
chance for his family escaping pauper-
ism and Its attendant miseries was to
obtain Immediate use of his heavy
Furthermore if he lingered on he
would be unable to pay the premiums
on his policies which unfortunately
were not old enough to carry them-
selves so that they would forthwith
Death therefore was the only solu-
tion to the problem. It was a decision
the bitterness of which can only be
understood by those forced by circum-
stances to confront it.
He put on his hat and overcoat and
went out of the house) lest the expres
sion on his telltale countenance should
betray to bis loved ones his fell inten-
tion. While he was traversing the
crowded streets he would consider the j
best and least suspicious modes of
consummating his purpose. If he
could encompass It so that the thing
looked to the world like an accident
so much the better. There would
then be no scandal.
A he stepped from the curb to
crosa the street an automobile driven
by ft reckless Joy riding chauffeur
came tearing around the corner at ter
And the energetic leap which the
would-be suicide made back to the
sidewalk out of harm's way was a
V.VEETNESS NOT ALL ALIKE.
REMARKABLE IN THE DOG LINE'
Granby Failed to Appear.
The (Irnnby base ball team failed
to appear yesterday afternoon as
scheduled and a pick-up team played
the Vlnlta team resulting in a victory
for t'.ie latter by a score of 1 1 to 6.
The township board of municipal
township number seven are meeting
today and tomorrow for the equaliza-
tion of assessments.
Vinita Lodge. No. 1102 B. P. O
will hold a business session Thursday
evening in their rooms In the Audi-
Pro ud Owners of Pets Listen to This
from Flatbush N. Y.
"Zip a son of Bluff the big bull ter
rier la the most respected dog in Flat-
bush N. Y. says a correspondent. He
requires every other dog within AO
blocks to walk a chalk line and bow
to him as he passes by. Be can lick
everything on four feet up to twice his
size yet is as mild as Devery-at-the-
Pump. His master attributes Zip's
prowess to his fondness for the pipe.
Llka Old King Cole:
He rail for his pipe.
He calls for his slass.
He call for his flddlnn tlir.
That Is the most remarkable dog in
the world" says his master. "He takes
my pipe out of my mouth and smokes
standing on his hind feet. See! The
stem Is all chewed up! If the tobacco
doesn't burn well Zip will get down on
his fours and chase all over the house
to create a draught. When the flre is
well started again he finishes his
smoke and returns me the nine.
Strong? He ought to be named Sam
son. Why we have a piano that
weighs 600 pounds. Tie Zip to it with
a rope and he will pull it all over the
Difference for Which Allowance Must
Always Be Made.
In teftiiis recipes allowance must
be n ti'le for the differences in flavors
strength of ingredients and purity of
materials used. For instance: The
so-called strained honey especially the
kind already strained and to be had iu
bottled and tumblers is rarely ever
pure honey Is veYy strong and
"biting" and apt to impart a disagree-
able tang when even a very little too
much is used. If one can obtain
honey directly from the comb the
recipe may be followed. Sugars vary;
powdered sugar often has flour or corn
starch mixed with it and will not
sweeten properly; granulated sugar
may be very coarse or fine and when
moist as some of it is weighs more
heavily than the dry kind. Molasses
Is often interpreted by the inexperi
enced to mean any kind of syrup from
corn to cane and sorghum; but corn
syrup (glucose) is not as sweetening
as cane sugar and sorghum Is strong
and not always of agreeable flavor.
Molasses Is usually meant to designate
the sugar-cane syrup. Beet sugar is
not as sweet as cane sugar. The
proper use of these different qualities
can only be the result of experience
and personal good judgment.- Exchange.
Beat two eggs well add one cup of
sugar and one tablespoonful of melted
butter and beat again. Add half a
cup of milk mix two tablespooufuls of
baking powder with one and a half
cups of flour and stir it into tle egg
mixture. Flavor with one teaspoonful
of lemon extract. Beat it well and
bake in a round shallow pan. When
cool split it with long sharp knife
and fill it with a cream that is made
while the cake is baking. Boil one
cup of milk wet one tablespoonful of
cornstarch tn a little cold milk stir
It into the boiling milk and cook over
hot water ten minutes stirring often.
Beat one egg light add two table-
spoonfuls sugar and a pinch of salt
and stir into the thickened milk Cook
one minute stir In one teaspoonful of
butter and one of vanilla and set
away to cool.
Where do you expect to go this summer? Isn't it
time to settle the question?
I would like to tell you of the many excursions the
Santa Fe will run this season to
California The Grand Canyon
Yosemite Valley Colorado
Salt Lake City.
Many of these points may be visited on one ticket via the Santa
Fe. That's the one you should have if you contemplate spending
the summer in leisurely travel through the West.
Low Fare Excursions
From Kansas City St. Joseph Leavenworth Atchison to Los Angeles San
Diego or San Francisco and return $50. Tickets on sale daily May 6 to ij;
June I and 2; June 24 to July 10; July 27 to August 6.
Bong limit. Liberal stopover privileges.
Slightly higher fare if Portland and Seattle are visited.
On other dates during the summer excursion tickets may be had at slightly
Corresponding fare from other points oh the A. T. & S. F. and from points
on other lines in connection with the Santa Fe.
Write me for free copies of Elks' N. E. A. Colorado Grand
Canyon and Seattle Exposition folders as well as for other
descriptive literature and fare from your home city.
It. J. Kennedy Passenger Agent
WE BUY AND SELL
Steamed Brown Bread.
Mix together one cup Indian meal
one cupful rye meal one-half cup
white flour a half teaspoonful salt
the same amount soda a half cup mo
lasses and a cup and a half tveet
Beat well and . turn Into greased
molds filling about two-thirds full.
Boll 15 minutes in the cooker vessel
with the water coming nearly to the
top of the molds. Lift carefully into
the cooker cover and cook four hours.
Take the cans out turn out the loaves
brush over with melted butter and
brown lightly in the oven.
j. t. mm & co.
Antiquity of the Sausage.
The sausage dates back to the year
89". It has been asserted that the
Greeks In the days of Homer manu
factured sausages but this prehistoric
mixture had nothing in common with
our modern product. The ancient so
called sausage was composed of the
same materials which enter Into the
make-up of the boudln of the French
market and the blood pudding of th
French-Canadian. The ancient sausage
was enveloped in the stomachs of
goats. Not until the tenth century di :
the sausage made of hashed pork be
come known. It was In or near the
year 1500 that thanks to the introduc
tldn Into Germany of cinnamon a:i!
saffron the sausages of Frankfort a 'id
Strassburg acquired a universal r ;iu'
might be too great for one driver any
member of the crew of a contesting
car who shall have ridden in that ear
continuously from New York may you pay for
drive. There will be no observers or every month
the cars. The technical committee of
the Automobile club of America will
stamp each car before departure. Con-1
OWN YOUR OWN HOME.
will build you a home and let
it like rent so much
for eight years or you
can pay it off before if you desire. It
makes no difference how large or
how small your earnings per month
teatnnts will be allowed to replace 1 nuy lie you cannot afford to pay rent
without penalization twice during the j when an opportunity like this is offer-
contest the front and rear axles the P(J you. WE LOAN MONEY on farm
engine base and cylinders and the 'and city property. Call and see us
transmission case and steering gear an let us explain our proposition to
These spare parts must be stamped you. It will save you money
by the committee before the contest I FIDELITY FARM LOW" COMPANY.
however and held in reserve at Chi-
cago and Cheyenne Wyo. where they
win ue 111 enaige or an omcial appoint- City Marshal's Notice
......uuH.wm- mu ui Auimni. Attention Is hereby called to sec-
No contestant can carry on bis ear turns 6 and 9 of ordinance No. r of
or use at any point during the race the City of Vinita which reads as fob
wheels equipped with flanges suitable iows:
for traveling on railroad tracks. "Every privy or necessary outhouse
It is not expected that the race will ( within the limits of this city which
furnish any degree of excitement un- is not kept in a neat and dean man-
til St. Louis is reached as between ! ner and frequently cleaned and the
New York and that point the journey deposits thereto frequently covered
across tne continent is to be made
by comparatively easy stages. The
schedule which according to the rules
governing the contest must be rigidly
observed calls for a ruu of 73 miles
on the first day 207 the second 1.".0
the third. 296 the fourth 244 the fifth
and 2S3 the sixth with a rest of
twelve hours between each stage. Be-
yond St. Louis however the drivers
may stop over night or not as they
see fit and any speed of which their
motors are capable is permissable. It
is in this stretch through Kansas Col-
orada. Wyoming Idaho Oregon and
Washington that the real race 4s t ) 1
The itinerary to be followed is from
New York to Potiglikeepsio where the
first night's stop will be made; theme
to Syracuse the second : toppim;
with quicklime or some other disin-
fectant so that by such neglect the
smell becomes offensive; and every
such privy placed so near a public
street as to offend the sight of those
passing is hereby declared a nuisance
and if not cleaned or removed by the
owner thereof or in his absence the
occupant within twenty-four hours af-
ter being notified so to do by the City
Marshal shall upon conviction be fined
not more than $2." for every twenty-
four hours he. she or they shall fail
to comply with the provisions of this
The City Council has instructed nie
to enforce this ordinance strictly and
you will please take notice that I shall
C. E. WILKEUSON.
A Knowing Dog.
"Now" said the narrator "I've get
a dog here 1 would net take $1PU fir
You can believe me or not hut what
I am going to tell you is the 7 .
truth. In the fatly art of last si ti: "
I lost about a score of very val-nbX
sheep until one day as I was look or;
across from my house to the ek-e o'
the range opposite about two 11 il .!
away I noticed some sheep. I tot
my telescope and assured myself ti.;;
they were mine. 1 placed the tcie
scope in a suitable position. u:.u .
Bell our best collie look thit 'ic';
After about a minute the dog w ;
his tall and made off. In less Hun
two hours he brought the sheep hor..
safe and sound."
Women's Sweet Laughter.
A woman has 110 natural a: ace mot
bewitching than a swet la ih. It I
like the sound of flutes on the wjiter:
It leaps from her heart in a U-i:
sparkling rill and the heart that he.rs
it feels as if bathed in the cool ti
hilaraling spring. How much we owe
to that sweet laugh! It turns tV
prose of our life Into poetry; It f ii.-f
showers of sunshine over the da:':
some wood in which we are trav!i
it touches with light our sleep wh!ch
Is r.o more the image of death. 1 1
gemmed w Ith ' 41 renins that are t!.t
shadow of immortality. Exchange.
The five-year-old daughttr of
Brooklyn man has had such a la-re
experience of dolls tlat she feels I cr
self to be son.eil iim of a rounds cir
In children. 1 elate; I.ipphicoi't's. re-
cently there came a vtal baby h to the
house. When it was put into her 11:; s
the five-year-old smvood it with crit
"Isn't It a nice baby?'" uUd the
"Yes. it's nice" answered the yi-iric
sier hesitatingly. "It's Jji: e tjt if
h I'' s "
For Cleaning Blankets.
Shave up a half bar of any good
laundry soap add four tablespooufuls
borax and a little water and melt over
fire. Then add four tablespoonfu's
household ammonia put In tub and
half fill tub with cold water. Put in
blankets or other articles to be
cleaned let soak four hours. Then
rinse in water containing four table-
spoonfula ammonia. Do not wring. The
articles will be just like new. A pair
of light-colored wool trousers were
washed in this way and did not shrink
Woodall El Co
Fresh and Cured Meats
We Handle Both Kansas City
and Home Meats
Une cup of sugar (granulated) one
heaping iron spoon butter three eggs
beaten separate;- one lemon juice
and grated rind one tablespoon water
one pint sifted flour (scant) one
heaping teaspoon baking powder one-
fourth pound blanched almonds cut
fine one-half cup granulated sugar
into which one teaspoonful of cinna-
mon has been mixed. Pour mixture
Into long greased pan and cover with
sugar cinnamon and almonds. This
Is fine and much like coffee bread.
A housekeeper. .Mrs.
Buy a home. We will help you pay
for it. FIDELITY Auditorium Building.
Four e:-es two cups brown sugar
two cups flour one half cup melted
chocolate one cup nuts one teaspoon-
ful vanilla one teaspoonful baking
powder. Mix egs sugar and melted
hocolate together then add flour and
baking powder sifted together and
then vanilla; lastly nuts. Hake in one
fheet on buttered pan and cut in
squares when almost cold.
WANTED A good white girl to
cook. M. F. Knight.
Quit the habit of rent paying. See
the FIDELITY Auditorium Building.
The best country butter at Garri
son & Monk's. Nair's Bobbett's and
Tanner's. Twice a week.
Choose Urge sour epples wash
thoroughly wipe and core; then with
the corer or a suitable knife enlarge
the holes left by removing the core.
Chop cold chickeh fine season with
thyme salt and pepper moisten with
cream and mix with fine bread
crumbs. Fill the apples with this and
bake. Serve cold on lettuce leaves
with mayonnaise dressing.
Any one wanting cement blocks for
foundation work should see J. A.
Smith near the Katy oil tanks. 84-95
One cup of snjrar. eight tablespoou
fuls of sweet milk two tablespoonfuis
of shaved chocolate butler size of a
chestnut; boll about three minute
and stir until cold. But on cake when
both cake and filling are cold. If
boiled a little too long add a few
drops of milk while stirring.
WANTED Broom makers steady
work for two or three competent
broom makers. Can be found by ad-
dressing W. A. Armstrong Vinita.
Two acres of good garden land on
Bull creek w ithin three blocks of Wil-
son street. A chance for a thrifty
gardener. $400.00 cash. Apply here.
I have just bought ninety head
of three-year-old mules. 1 bought
them right. Come and see me
if you want a cheap team.
(First Published in the Vinita Daily
Chieftain May 20 1909.)
NOTICE OF HEARING PETITION
FOR LETTERS OF ADMINIS-
TRATION. State of Oklahoma County of Craig
ss. In County Court of Said County.
Notice is hereby given that on the
19th day of May A. D. 1909 Mrs.
Lizzie Winfrey filed in the County
Court of Craig County State of Okla-
homa a petition praying for Letters
of Administration to be issued to her
YOUR OLD HATS MADE NEW upon the estate of William Winfrey
Panama and straw cleaned and bleach- deceased late of the County of Craig
ed. All work guaranteed. By Hell- and State of Oklahoma.
man a practical hatter at Carroll's
Two eggs l'i cups sugar one cup
seeded raisins chopped fine une tea
spoonful each cinnamon and cloves.
one ttas.iounful soda dissolved in one-
half cup sour milk. Mix sUff with
flour cut out. and bake.
Cut up the rabbit for fryit.g; put in
1 an; season with salt and pepier;
eld a cu; of strong vinegar a llttio
! 1 op k r. and a tablespoonful i t
Put it in the oven and simmer
And pursuant to an order of said
County Court Tuesday the 1st day
of June A. D. 1909 at the hour of 9
o'clock a. m. of said day that being
a day of the regular April Term A.
D. 1909 of said County Court has
been appointed as the time for hear-
ing said application when and where
any person interested may contest
said petition by filing written opposi-
tion thereto on the ground of incom-
petency of the applicant or may as-
sert his own rights to the administra-
tion and pray that letters be issued
i Witness my hand and official seal
this 1!Hh day of May A. D. 1909.
Why Pay rent? See the FIDELITY 1 SEAL) THEO. D. B. FREAR
Auditorium. County Judge.
LOST Pair deer horns painted red
after parade of Elks. Finder please
leave at Commercial club rooms.
Payments on stock Vinita Building
& Ian Association are due now.
There are a few desirable lots left
in the College addition. $10 down and j
$10 per month. C. B. Muropulos agent
Harden Realty company. 37tf
A man's home is his castle Fidelity '
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