The Duke Booster (Duke, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 21, Ed. 1 Friday, September 20, 1912 Page: 2 of 8
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The Duke Booster
OKLAHOMA NEWS NOTES
Special Day* at State Fair
following la the calendar of sped*
days at the State Fair, Oklahoma Glty
Sept. 24 to Oct. 5.
Tuesday, Sept. 24- Rooaavclt day.
Wednesday. Sept. 25.—Inisatlpu
day; Irrigation congress of the atui-
Thursday, Sept. 26.—German da>,
meeting of Gerinuu societies of thv
Friday. Sept. 27.—Educational and
press day; enteriHlntuotit of the cit>
and the fair extended to the visitUm
editors; free adinltiuuco to students ot
high school, graded schools and dls
Saturday, Sept. 29.—Music day; con-
certs by bauds at the slate fair.
Monday, Sept. 30.—01*1 Soldiers
day; reunion of veterans of all wars.
Tuesday, Oct. 1.—Kentucky daj,
reunion of Kentuckians of the south-
Wednesday, Oct 2.—Oklahoma day;
day dedicated to the governors, stttt*
officers and members of the legisla-
tures of Oklahoma.
Thursday, Oct. 3.—Derby day.
Friday, Oct. 4.—Parade day; hal!
million dollar parade of livestock.
Saturday, Oct. 5.—Oklahoma City
Monday, Sept. 30 to Friday, Oct. 4,
horse fair each evening.
Texhoma will hold a fair early in
' Winter approacheth, and the coal
Arapaho held a successful baby j
show, September 13.
September 27 is “Press Day” at the
Oklahoma State Fair.
Tuttle is to hold a street fair and
carnival September 21-22.
* Make up your mind now to plant
more alfalfa, m\lo and kafir.
Many Oklahoma totfn* report an
Increased school enrollment.
Comanche county is aiming to make
Lawton a big peanut market.
The Wichita Falls & Northwestern
Is now running trains into Forgan.
At El Reno, drillers seeking oil oi
gas have passed the 1900-foot *mark
You can depend upon alfalfa, kafu
corn and milo. Plant all you can of
New corn is coming to market. It is
selling for from 50 to 60 cents per
The Zabelle Oil company, Sapulpa, ,
with a capital of $5,000, has been
The Frisco Railway company has
let the contract for a new $25,000 de-
pot at Ada.
It is stated that the boll weevil and
boll worm are making themselves
rather numerous in Comanche county
Cushing is planning a celebration
October 10 to 12, to be featured with
a products exhibit and reunion of the
The Oklahoma College for Women
at Chickasha, has been opened, citi-
zens, students, and faculty joining in
The Farmers and Merchants bank
of Sapulpa, has closed its doors. The
state banking board has taken charge
Of the institution.
The Oklahoma State Photographers
association held their twelfth annual
convention in Oklahoma City last
week. The attendance was good.
The Guymon-Hansford Telephone
company are to install a cable system
in Guymon, which will do away with
a lot of the wires, and give better serv-
J. Warren Red, a pioneer in the
early history of the Indian territory
and Arkansas, died recently In a hos-
pital in Muskogee. He was 62 years
An extra flow of 2.00^,000 feet of
gas per day has been struck in an oil
uell one mile west of Ada It ha*
Kaan ru nmd. and Vlil bt plp©d tOT
As Told in a
Good and Nsw«y Item*
of General Interact Con-
densed to Small Space
Tbtf treasury department has ac-
cepted the sum of llOU.Ubo offered by
Nathan Alien of Kenosha, Win., as reje
oration for Jewels and wearing apparel
he Is alleged to have smuggled Into
this country In 19o9, und thus ended
one of the biggest civil BUits which has
recently been brought by the depart*
ment. Allen, with Mrs. H. E. Jenkins
attempted to bring in the valuables
free of duty. The attempt was de
tected and the government filed for
forfeiture. In uddltlou, a criminal
suit was brought against Allen which
resulted in the payment by him of a
The new' battleship Pennsylvania,
tlio only one authorized by congress
at the last session, will be fully as
large as the great battleship which the
British government has just ordered,
according to plans of the national
general board. Its displacement will
exceed 30,000 tons, which is about
equal to the addition of a good sized
cruisers displacement to the biggest
ship the United States now has afloat.
The naval board already has outlined
the features of the new vessel and an
effort will be made to get out the ad-
vertisements calling for bids for the
construction of the ship before con-
gress meets in December.
Conferences between representa-
tives of te Southern railway, Seaboard
Air Line, Atlantic Coast Line, and
other strictly southern lines, and their
trainmen and conductors, looking to
a wage increase* ave been resumed at
a conference in Washington, D. C.
Colonel A. Louden Snowden, former
minister to Spain, Greece and the Bal-
kan states, died at his home in Bryn
Mawr. Colonel Snowden has been ill
for a longtime.
Miss Florence Ladue, of Calgary, B.
C., won the woman’s world champion-
ship for fancy roping at the Calgary
stampede, defeating Miss Mulhall, of
Oklahoma, former world’s champion.
The special army board investigat-
ing claims of injuries *of Americans at
El Paso and Douglas, Ariz., during the
fight a year ago in Juarez and Agua
Prieta, will meet in El Paso and Doug-
las about October 1.
Physicians attending Mrs. John R.
McLean, of Washington, who is resi-
ously ill at Bar Harbor, Me., with
pneumonia, have announced that she
is holding her own, a condition which
they considered favorable.
Rainstorms have swept California
from Oregon to lower California. The
precipitation was the heaviest expe-
rienced at this season of the year for
sixty-three years. • Heavy damage to
grapes till on the vines is reported.
A bullet wound found in the body of
Mrs. Daniel G. Emery indicated to the
coroner that the woman had been shot
by her husband instead of strangled
as thought at first. Emery killed him-
self by shooting. The coroner s the-
ory is that Mrs Emery was called from
her chamber into her husband s room '
and was shot through the heart as
she passed te door.
The Austro-Hungarian consul at
New York Sunday night announced
progress made in three directions to
ward soiving the mystery of the Szabo
Gibson case. A woman who, the con-
sulate alleges, says she was ap- .
preached with the proposition to im-
p, r.,ouate Mr*. S/abo’* mother in the (
will case has beeu found. j
W. K. Mtanaugh. presld.-rtt 1
Ltkfl UHitshull D* ■ M
association, has suv-f safuli) «**«
gone alt operation I*** **PI**1 *l>‘*
Aviator Paul Peck, of Waalwaow. j
1J. C.« holder of the AJJitrieau duration
flight record, waa killed in Chi* ago j
when his biplane fell ou hi# ailt-tnp1'
ing too sleep a spiral.
Two men were kill'd, tl»r»*e ar*> (
missing and probably are dead, and |
thousands of dollars of damuge was
done us the result of the wrcik of a
fast freight train on the New York j
Central, a mile east of Ft. Plain, N. ,
All previous records for heal at New
Orleans In September have bt* n bro* ,
ken the past week, tho maximum tein*
peratnre for the month having been
t*t or higher. No relief is predicted
until tho urrlvul of the equinoctial
storms. Despite the bout, however, ,
few prostrations have been recorded. ^
Thirty-five people were injured, live !
of them seriously, when a special Lake
Shore electric car. with u trulier at-
atched, crashed into a brewery true#
four miles west of Rocky River, near ;
Cleveland, O. The car was crowded
with a crowd going to a clam bake.
Ambulances und physicians were
rushed to the scene from Cleveland. f
The injured were conveyed to local
Ethel Parker, alias Frankie Ford,
the “vampire woman” who revealed
the supposed secrets of the vice trust
of West Hammond, Chicago, was ac-
cused Sunday of being a morphine ma-
niac. The sensational charge was
made by Mrs. Ada Vanderbilt, em-
ployed as a cook in the est Ham-
mond resort of Henry Foss.
At Hillsboro, Tex., Sunday night at
9:20 a Trinity & Brazos Valey passen-
ger train ran into an open switch and
collided with a work train The loco-
motive was an oil burner and was
completely turned over. The majl car
caught fire, but was extinguished by
the local fire department and the mail
was saved The fireman, whose name
was not learned, on hi3 first run, was
General W. W. Gordon, a veteran of
the Spanish-American w'ar, and who
served in the confederacy in the caval-
ry under Stuart, is dead at Sulphur
Springs, Va. The body will be taken
to his home, Savannah, Ga., for burial.
General Gordon was born in Savan-
nah, October 14th, 1834. He is sur-
vived by a widow and three sons.
For half a century he has been the
head of the cotton firm of W. W. Gor-
don & Co., of Savannah.
TEXT TAKEN TOO LITERALLY
T*n*V*ar-Old Julia 0*t§
i Grace* of Mother by 0»vl«B Tr*mg
"Ho not forgetful to ewiertal®
! stranger*; fur thereby *oum> !»**• •“*
tertalnod angul* unaware*-*'
Tho foregolug quotation I* fr°»
• chapter sill, verse 2. Hook of Hebrew*.
I and It I* Introduced solely because It
constitute* a vital part of thl* story.
Julia l# ten year* old and #he goo* to
Sunday school. It appear* that on a
recent occasion the Sunday achool
teacher hud considerable to »ay about
i this matter of “entertaining angel*
unaware*.** Anyway. It made a deep
!mpro#*lon wltn Julia.
A few duys after the leaoon Julia a
mother left her In churge of the hou*a
: for a few- hour*. When the mother re-
turned she went to a particular cup
in tho cupboard to extract therefrom
| one-half dollar. In this cup In kept
I the family pin money, and Julia s
mother knew that she had put 50
cents there before she had gone out.
But the half dollar was gone. There
was an ex] salon of anxiety on
Julia's face and mother scouted ml*-
chief. ... . .
“Did you take that money? askea
the mother, somewhat severely.
Julia broke into tears. “I gave It to
a man that came to the back door,”
sobbed the little girl.
“Gave It to a man!” exclaimed the
mother. “What’ for?”
“I thought he might be God," tear
fully replied Julia.—Kansas City Star.
Move for Change in Time.
The French ministry of public work*
is endeavoring to have the govern-
ment adopt the system of reckoning
time on railways by the use of the
hours from 1 to 24. instead of 12 noon
to'12 midnight. This system has al-
ready been adopted by -many conti-
nental railways and has been in op-
eration for years on the Canadian Pa-
Minor Bookkeeping Item.
A small item was overlooked In the
bookkeeping department of the United
States navy. It was the charge for
guns Installed on the battleships Flor-
ida and Utah. The item was for tb*
trifling sum of $1,800,000.
The strike conditions In the Kana-
wha coal fields, which are now under
martial law, are growing more com-
plex. It is said that union officials,
endeavoring to assist the state auth-
orities, have been impeded in theif
progress by lack of control of miners
along the Kanawha and Michigan rail-
road on the north side of the Kanawha
E. R. Brown, of Corsicana, one of
the directors of the Magnolia Petro-
leum company, who with Standard
Oil officials, Recently was charged by
the federal grand jury at Dallas, Tex.,
with having violated the Sherman
anti-trust law, has made bond in the
sum of $5,000 before United States
Commissioner A. W. May. His sure-
ties are L. Blalock and Cbas. H. Plat-
ter, both of Dallas. The hearing of
the case is set for the January term
of the federal court at Dallas.
Final returns from 87 of the 88
counties in Ohio completed show that
eight cf the forty-two amendments to
the state constitution voted on at a
special election September 3, have
been defeated. Thvy are: Equal suf-
frage, $50,000,000 good roads bond is-
sue, prohibition of outdoor advertis-
ing, regulation of labor injunctions,
abolition of the death penalty, use of
voting machines, appointment of
women to certain ornoew and the
elimination of the word “white” from
Doctor Recommends Postum from Pei*
No one is better able to realize the
Injurious action of caffeine—the drug
in coffee—on the heart, than the doc-
tor; Tea is just as harmful a* coffee
because it, too, contain* the drug caf-
When the doctor himself ha* been
relieved by simply leaving off coffee
and using Postum, he can refer with
full conviction to his own case.
A Mo. physician prescribes Postum
for many of his patients because he
was benefited by It. He says:
“I wish to add my testimony In re-
gard to that excellent preparation—
Postum. I have had functional or
nervous heart trouble for over 15
years, and a part of the time was un*
able to attend to my business.
“I was a moderate user of coffee and
did not think drinking it hurt me. But
on stopping it and using Postum In-
stead, my heart has got all right, and
I ascribe It to the change from coffee
“I am prescribing it now In cases of
sickness, especially when coffee doe*
not agree, or affects the heart, nerve*
“When made right It has a much bet-
ter flavor than coffee, and is a vital
pustainer of the system. I shall con-
tinue to recommend It to our people,
and I have my own case to refer to.”
Name given by Postum Co., Battle
Creek, Mich. Read the little book,
“The Road to Wellville,” in pkgs.
“There’s a reason.”
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art geastae, traa* aad fall af haaa*
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Ballou, L. A. The Duke Booster (Duke, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 21, Ed. 1 Friday, September 20, 1912, newspaper, September 20, 1912; Duke, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc826195/m1/2/: accessed March 23, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.