The Daily Democrat. (Anadarko, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 237, Ed. 1, Saturday, October 31, 1908 Page: 2 of 4
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wAr c rmr mrioMLdAiK
The oyplo In (ho section nrouiii)
Olilsliolm Minn. Hay Hint 11 Ik tho
Irlest year that thoy huvo over Known.
The woods nml tliu brush growth on
cut-over liiml nro iih dry an tinder anil
lliescnn Il seen In iih many an a half
ilozi'n places at. one I line starting
trom what no chid knows. TIio natives
jslvo various onuses of how Dm llnmcs
tart thi most papular of which nro
xpnrks ft oin engines hunters anil
oumptTH careless brush-burning by
liomesteuilors nml Inrondlurlos. Ono
liimi oven advanced the theory of
I'poutuncniiH combustion' nml illil nut
M'cni to llko it when 1 told lilm that I
ftlJ'rttS OF CHVHOLM .m1j
A HF A tSSSSSSSSSBstftsT JBP ii fc TjBfc-BI 'MSSf"fe. fc-. . SjBtAjor
MHI . K . . jilWiiM""- "-.jt.t Jf i Jt'M-.JYl sm
Ruins of Chlsholm Hotel Getti
honcht this was hardly tho case. In
ninny mctloii'i up lioio tho mound Is
of pent box formation and a spatk may
burn for weeks nftor It flndH u lodging
hi fore It Ik fanned Into a llamii.
It is hard and practically Iiiiimh--dble
to II r ui e Ioskim accurately nt tills
time mid It will bo woekH hoforo oon
an approximate ostlmato that is lltial
can ho iiuule. (.'minora will huvo to
bo sent over the burnt-over areas ho-
foro clone II urea can bo obtained nml
the timber owners cn that It Ih ab-
solute!) useless to do anything In thin
Hno until n houv) ihIu comes and
iho end of tho llros Ih nssuroil.
Putting tho lossos low to bo on tho
safe nlde. they nro commonly agreed
to b Jft.000.000 to $10000000. Tho
majority or ieopio suy nnniu nuuu.-
000. This lb oonslilorod n consorvu-
tlvo ctlmnte b thoo who havo Ueuu
nvcr mot of tho roiiiiil. At llvo pur
tint. Inturoat I ho amount of capital
lost would yield J&50.00U i yoar. Thin
js worth contrnstlnu with what the
htnto foreatiy board now ban to Hiwnd
fer pioti-ollon. it has an approprla-
tnii of $IU00.
Xlio burnliiK of tho ptoiporouB little
i own of Chlsholm on the Mcwiibl iron
inupo U the item of Ioh whlclfllKureH
mofit prominently in eon vernations
vlth nil who havo nnythliiK to say
about the forest tiro desluictlon to
date. Tho people In this country nro
utcd to Are ami baldly fool at home
utile theie Ik tho smell of smoke
in tho air. I'ntll tho llamoH uiuuuco a
town or u voiy vHlunblo stnnil of tliu-
bur the are fairly inilltferent to the
A btrlkliifr evldonco or Hilt over-con-lldnjiil
loollni; of safety was clvon on
ilio day of tho Clilsliolm tiro the Inane
in which are now conservntivuly ohJI-
uiatoil at ?!JoO.OOO to Jl.500.00t). In-
oludluK loal property stockH of incr-
thandlHe and ovory other Item of
direct Ioib. Tho sumo llro that do-
utroytid tho town had been burning In
tlu foiwta unr by for tnoro thim a
THE MWEJOTA TOWN
THC FW OWSLUttbi SPARED WEAC
week It woh nt five o'clock In tho
afternoon that tho lire entered tho
cllj In tho clutch of a gnlo from tho
not (Iih est nml laid tho plnco In ruliiH
In U tliuo than It takes to toll II.
I'p to within a half hour hoforo tho
llanicr. cnught tho town tho pooplo
wire rontlilont that thoro wns no dan-
Kir and with fow exceptions wont
nliout tlioir business iih usiiul.
When tho llro cutno alt wore panic
itik'lien mid grabbing tho fow things
mutest nt hand which lu numerous
cini'H woio not articles of tho groat-
est usefulness Hod tho town many
iitiiMng for tho Iron mines near by.
Mad ordinary procautloiiH boon tnkon
men iih Into iih tho forenoon. of tho
tiro it Is Haiti that tho place coulif
have been saved. Ah It was all that
wan spmed by tho (lumen worn tho two
chinches tho beautiful JlLTi.OOO high
Hchool tho grammnr school nml two
IiIocKh of dwellings on opposite sides
of town which woro saved because ot
n peculiar shifting of tho wind.
Ono of tho tortunato things about
the (Ire was that it struck Clilsliolm
awake In tho afternoon Instead of at
night uftor iill woro asleep. Tlioro
was no loss of life iih it was but had
tin- Ihinieg Hicupt in lu the dark tho
iK.tociuiHt which would havo resulted
vu.uld havo boon most boirible foi
- g Lin es for New Building.
theie Is no telling what part of tho
fi.OOO people would have boon cremnt
ed In their bodn ho quick wore the
llnnics or vvlint would havo happened
to tho HeoliiK panlc-Htrlckon people
and their children who might huvo
Many of tho peoplo of tlio city woro
lmril lilt by tho llro financially r.nd
hoiuo lost practically nil thoy lntl.
Tie Hiimo (launtlcKs splilt that Irn-
lie'led largo cltlim llko llnlthnoro nml
Siiti l-Yanclsco to nrlso from tho ruliiH
ot llro and rebuild Ih lu the people
oi little Clilsliolm and already there
an- about fi0 new HtoroH nml dwolllngH
nearly completed. When 1 biivv tho
people koIuk nbout their work In mieli
n iheerful go-nhoad way 1 wiih mir-
lirlsod for ono can hnrdly expect such
quick action from n Hinall town.
Thought Him a Mollycoddle.
Jotiii I). Hockofollor rebuked a Clove
land loportor one dny for Hwoarlng
"Don't Hvvear." he ald. "Say 'durn
or 'pHhaw. There Ih nn much comfort
in those mild words as in the i oddest
"I know" said .Mr. Hockofollor
".hat Mich Is no) the prevalent opln
ion. The prevalent opinion hut It in
a wrong ono was evpresbed the other
morning by my cuddy. He lind just
bicn around with u niliilstor After
I drove off I said lo him:
" 'Wlint kind of u player is tho mlu-
'lilm?' ho Hiieered. 'He'll novel'
n.ako n golfer. Do you know what ho
h.ivh when ho misses the bull?'
' 'No. What does he say?' I asked.
"Ho sayH "Tut tut"' Joseph
A Now York man who lias Just ro-
In nod from Ills llrst visit to the mid-
dle west 83)-h: "I huvo always known
that this was n great city and now I
know wluit supports It in Its grec
FIND UNKNOWN MEXICAN TOWNS
Commlesion Discovers Places Which
Had No Official Existence.
The geographical comnilHHlon np-
pointed hovoii yearn ago to mnp tho
towns of Mexico has reported the ills-
covor of 7.C70 towns which woro not
officially known to exist and woro sub-
ject to no fedornl control. While Home
of these placoM innge from 0000 to 1 fi.-
OOO population most of them are pre-
sumably small vlllngen.
A Mexican hill village fow of
whose peoplo can road or write might
onRlly exist for years happily uncon-
scious that It was living under any
government nt nil. A mule path over
: pnss eonnectH the village sufficiently
with the outside world. The sun shllius
the crops grow wants nre fow tho old
Indian tribal customs furnish nil tho
needed law unit having no history tho
laud Is happy.
There nre disadvantages In beltiK
nnmtd. catalogued and put on tho
map. Tlieso 7(i7!t Idyllic towns will
now bo Invaded by drummers phono-
graphs fancy waist-coats automobiles
lawyerH. coin doctors book agents
Salome diiurors xnny arcados hand-
books on etiquette and politics mid
there will bo no place left whoro tho
simple life may bo led. These geog-
raphers havo much to answer for.
German Navy League.
The Gorman Navy league lias be-
come tho largest and most lnlluentlnl
MAY COME AS GERMAN AMBASSADOR
It Is the belief In olllclnl circles nt Washington that Count Milium vin
Schmartzonstoln will bo tho next German nmbnssndor at the capital. He la
now CJormnn minister at Toklo.
patriotic association in tho world. It
numbers 820000 memberH with over
4000 branches In Germany nlone. It
has an Income of over $250000 per nn-
num. Its journal Dlo Flotte possesses
n laiger circulation than all tho other
German monthly periodicals combined
and may bo seen In almost every cafe.
Inn barber's shop and private house.
In addition to tho home branches
theie arc about a hundred In various
foielgn countries excepting the Untied
States and Russia tho German con-
suls being very generally tho presi-
dents. Annual contributions of theso
foreign branches amount to about $10-
000 an amount snid to be equal to tho
entire incotno of the Hrltlsh Navy
league in all parts of tho Hrltlsh em-
pire. Loves Father's Memory.
Miss Helen Gould seems to have u
great deal of sentiment where tho
memory of her fnthor Is concorned.
Sho practically has never taken off
mourning although sho wears grayH
md white when tho occasion seems to
demand that sho wear something else
than black. Her fnvorito house Is at
Iloxbury N. Y. and It is the house
where her father the late Jay Gould
wan horn. Sho has had It enlarged
and very much benutltled this summer.
FRANKLIN'S HOME MAY BECOME A HOTEL
t Re! Wm is
. il mW 11
if I9B IK ff ni
Boston where Unnjnmln Franklin 'vas born In tho old homo In MI1U
street 1a watching with Interest tho negotiations that aro going on In Franco
to tako the old homo of tho statesman and philosopher in tho French I'uv-ltnl
and convert It Into a hotel fo- American tourists.
WOMAN CHAMPION DEAR HUNTER
A Story of Adventure from the Mon
Plat bend county contn'.ns the. ills
Unction of having one of the champion
feminine bnnr hunters of the wo.
according to the Knllspell Heo.
Whllo watching for ileiv In a
mendow on her homestead 20 tulles
northwest ot Knllspell Frances Jur-gens-KleIi)sclimldt
was surpilsod by a
brown bear which uppenred In tin.
brush at tho edge of the meadow.
She Immediately laid the bear lo
with n shot through the body.
A moment later two other hears ap-
peal ed one oT which tho lady iiucceod-
ed lu wounding but having taken only
six cnrtrldgOH with tier wlis obliged
In return to her house for ammuni-
tion. Itetrunttig to the scone of action nc-i-onipnnled
by Miss Hiue Whlti"du.
the llrst bear wounded was found lu
the heavy undergrowth mid lit once
showed light but was killed by a hIioI
which broke -Its neck. The ladles
then took the trail of the other wound-
ed iinlmnl but were tumble to over-
take It though the trail wus well
marked with blood. Thoy then ie-
turned and skinned the dead ht ur.
which weighed about -00 pounds.
Students' Home for Geneva.
l'Yau Sofle Tschau of Inshruck has
established (i home for students lu
Geneva. In a short time the jilaco
will be ready for occupancy nnd only
students who cannot afford to pay
more than a nominal price for their
board mid lodging will bo admitted.
Tho homo will C03t nbout $50000 ami
will have at Its disposal $10000 a
year to meet tho current expenses.
Krnu Tschau was moved to this ac-
tion by her observations among the
poor Htudents who flock to Switzerland
from every part of tho world. She no-
ticed tho hardship:: endured specially
by girls who come from Russia aud
Poland to study aud aro homeless. Sho
hopes to amellonMo these conditions
by the aid of tho students' homo.
Is Head and Heel Worker.
A woman may bo a ballet dancer
nnd yet havo other brains than those
In hor heels ns Is attested by tho fact
that Mile. Mario Hiitowskn n ballet
dancer In Hn opora house nt Warsaw
has Just received her degree of law.
She will bo a lawyer In tho daytime
but will contlnuo to dance at night
'and will no doubt' mnko mbro money
nt tho end of tho day.
Hadn't Been Kissed for Years.
Ulla Sho Isn't a very attractive
Stella That's right: If anybody
ever printed a kiss on hor II pa tins
copyright must have run out.
Husbands arc largely manufactured
ut or the inw material grown on
farms nnd outlying districts. There
aic some few city varieties but thoy
'lie poor In quality. Tho fnrmnutpuit
Is usually taken to the city eaily in
fife and fed on rum tobacco nnd busi-
ness until ho becomes fat enough lo
kill for the matrimonial market. Ho
Is then led out to the slaughter mid
used thereafter as a basis Tor milli-
uory and dress goods.
Husbands foim one of our chief as-
rets. They uro patient docile under
treatment become Inuiod early lu life
to hard labor mid nre useful lit dinner
parties ami political gatherings.
The American variety differs from
the foreign breeds lu many Important
particulais. lie is more easily donics-
l leafed mid stands any amount o(
abuse without complaint. Theie are
seve"rnl Instances on record where
husbands have slept night after night
In pajamas made by their wives nnd
titarchod under their personal stipervl
Hlon. without mm murine They have
even boon known In rate Instances
to attend chinch regularly.
There aie several kinds of hus-
bands. Tho eaily morning variety Is
very eonipiinlonnble but short-lived.
In some households the silent husband
Is the main feature acquiring this
great gift by long practice. The liter-
nry husband as a rule. Is thin mid
poor and bus his fur rubbed off In
spots and lays his ears well back. The
Salt Lake husband has a large open
heart is liberal In Ids vleWH and
many-sided. Ho Is In fact all things
to all women.
Tho best husbands arc caught young
when their spirits can lie eaBlly bro-
He That wiih line
second and third.
Ho Just stole
Sho (her llrst gamo)-He'H got a lot
Ul IICTIl- MIIU till II1UOU llVMH.Vlli:ik
In the linnimorU unyly cliiitUng.
Kilt bis ulntcr nml her Ix-nu;
I.lltln Wltlti knlfrtl the liulynnls.
Isn't be the cut-up. tlHiugb?
Dutnilt Fret. I'n-si".
Needed the Money.
Friend Your portrait of Mrs. Neil-
rich has flno technique but It doesn't
look tho least like her.
Artist Say do you suppose alio
would pay me S2.000 for It If It did?
Chicago Dally News.
What Made Him Late.
School-Teacher (severely) You aro
lialf an hour Into litis morning.
hlltlo Hoy (who was "kept lu" tho
day before) Yoa'm. It wns Into yes-
te'day when I got home. Now York
Mr. HIbo I found a new uso for
tho dinting dish whllo you were nvvny.
Mrs. Hlse What did you do with
Mr. Hlse Killed It full of molasseu
and caught Mies with It.
Tho man who own a Imby
Will tilt ini bow It bowls
He'll swear the kid's u milsatu'c
And KOodnoKK bow lie scowls!
Tint If you irny you know It
And nl tho baby scoff
Tho dm you'll tlnil Is rupdy.
To knock your head clean olT.
A Sort of Turnstile.
"Illnks 1 understand is on tho
"Yes; that's his htylo." llaltlmoro
The Natural Region.
"Thoro goes tho man who solved n
great trunk mystery."
"Ah! That Is why ho looks so
cheety." llaltlmoro America!
V V jvto sisvut veil
(Full ninny n win of juiroRt ray wiene.")
Full umii) n kcmii nf purest ray
In iMirn lu liluilt iinsern
Full iimny u tloucr Hint ittiillt t()-il.iy
Full ninny n linf Unit's green.
Will never make tho dri'iitner pKime.
Nor III feud mizi- eiuninee
lie-HU-why i-Hiri yu ? lfiu
tl never lint! u etinueo.
Full nmny u DoiiiiistbonrM
Full nmny a Cromwell hold.
Full nmny m Mllton-tnm the rliriwn
TIlHIl e'i'l' wiih .lnlin of old ( '
Ai.' nlltltiK 'round tin- eoiiuliy Mora
A-woiiiliiK "ill tlii'lr pants
Jlwiui n lilnlil lii-relnfurf
Tlie) ini"r IiiiiI no elllliu'e.
-Willis l.'-otmnl CIhiiuIiiiii. In JiuIro.
AN EYE TO BUSINESS.
Hob If you do not marry ltiv. I
shall take poison.
Kthel Well don't forget that papa
keeps a chemist's shop and hlo aim l.t
The tiling Is odorlrsn. nultn so
Anil yot lu spile of Unit.
Hh rmitiot Huff lu-r Imtr with It
lint j.-fito sincll a rut. f
"Aio you nvvnrc" queried the lward-
er who reads tho scientific notes In
patent-medlclne almanacs "that a per-
son's two cars aro not of equal
"Sure 1 am" replied tho cheerful
Idiot. "I know lots of men who hnven '
deaf car for beggars and a most acute
ono for Invitations." Chicago Dally
prize fight" remarked the
thoughtful thinker "is a good deal llko
j a porous plaster."
"What'a the answer?" queried tho
party of tho dense part.
I "Every tlnio one is pulled off some
body gets hurt" explained tho t. t.
j Chcago )ay
N'atlcn Had any serious lovo nf-
Natalie No and I never will havo
here. Why tho water In tho crock
Isn't over four feet ileup anywhere
How can a girl get beyond hor depth
and bo rescued Ini such a puddle n
Look Out for Ballact!
In n airships gully Hunt uliinit
Tlio mortal who mum dwell
On inrtli won't il.no to vunturo out
Wlttiout n stout iitnhiell'
Sho (Btornly) Thin memorandum I
found In your pocket "Hllibon for the
typowrltor" looks black.
Ho (surprised) Of course It does."
It's tho Ink oft tho old unos. Haiti
moro Arm rl an
"I'M UP IN ARMS AGAIN!"
As tho baby romamed at 2. x m.
"filth ' k U xicsr
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Roberts, A. S. The Daily Democrat. (Anadarko, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 237, Ed. 1, Saturday, October 31, 1908, newspaper, October 31, 1908; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc81629/m1/2/: accessed December 17, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.