The Waynoka Democrat (Waynoka, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 18, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 30, 1912 Page: 2 of 8
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Tht- Wiiynohn D«*mocrnt
. J. Lee Smith, Pub.
WAYNOKA t 1 : OKLA.
There 1m iio frenlier or better topic
thud bum*bull. *
The ham-ball knocker 1h alniply u
reactionary in the fl**l<l of aport.
Thunk gootlnena, the clrcua never
threatelie'1 uu \silh a farewell lour.
The wlroU-Hn l» fast being consid-
ered the greateut Invention of tho
Fortified by statlstles. swat the first
fly, and kill U.327.«4S.M>&,671 other
One person who need not bo told that
the baseball team Is In town 1m tho of-
The bleachers are never willing to
admit tlint a hostile umpire was born
free and equal.
If any person thinks that free
gpeech Is restricted In this country let
him go to a baseball game.
Also, it 1« well not to forget, that
therr la a certain amount of healthy
exercise In swuttlng the fly.
The best barefoot dance of them nil
Is tho one the youngster does on tho
brink of the swlmmln' hole.
A Ixindon court Is trying to decide
what Is a "sardine.” Even the small
fish get their day In court.
It appenrs to be absolutely useless
to dispute with a locomotive for the
right of way at a grade crossing.
There Is reason to suspect that the
expressive slang phrase, "Never
again!” originated on moving day.
Despite the war of extermination on
the mosquito and fly last year, the cru-
sade will begin as usuul this year.
A Chiengo reformer advocates the
employment of policewomen In plain
clothes. No use—they wouldn't wear
Every woman knows that she can
be her own beauty doctor, but prefers
the work of a more exjierlenced mas-
A Chicago pastor refuses to marry
oouples who are not physically sound,
but we presume be winks at lovesick-
King Oeorge's doctor says that Chi-
cago Is a pretty place. Anyway, most
of the campaign portraits have come
1 Japanese children. It Is said, are
taught to write with both hands. It
takes a halfnelson to master that lan-
The price of gasoline has gone up
as well as the price of hny. This is
where the auto has notlmig on the
Amateur gardeners should be In-
formed that It Is not necessary to
plant string beans to the music of
^ According to a fashion authority, j
styles In women's hats this year are
to be “more sensible.” Going to raise j
garden truck on them?
Certain dreamers talk about the mil-
lennium, but It will only come when
baseball fans take the word of the
umpire without a murmur.
China now has a native aviator of
Its own. Very likely China before
long will go to talking about the back-
ward civilization of the Occident.
A food expert advises us to eat less
wheat and more rice, but we have a
vague suspicion that he Is doing press
agent work for a chop suey factory.
We see by the papers that two Dos
Angeles girls rescued two young men
from the angry deep. This being leap
year, there can be no doubt about the j
A Pennsylvania woman, charged !
with having ten husbands, has been
sentenced to a year in Jail. If the \
Jury had been made up of spinsters
nothing short of capital punishment
would have sufficed.
A Boston professor Is quoted as say-
ing that 1.000 westerners could re-
store rural New England to Its former
prestige. M-in-m. Well, it took near-
ly that number of New Englanders to
make a prestige for the west.
That story of a workman who fell j
21 stories in New York and caught a j
rope several times on his way down j
and remarked on reaching the ground
that he felt a little dizzy, certainly j
gives the reader a dizzy feeling.
Remember the cake walk? Perhaps
the day will come when we can ask
the same question about rag time.
A lady named Ylk Yug Ylng Is re- j
ported to be at the head of the woman
suffrage movement In China. Nobody
can accuse her of not being a Y's
A five-story pickle factory In Chi-
cago was destroyed by fire the other
day But, then, one could hardly
expect a pickle factory to be pre-
Minister Who Poisoned Sweetheart
WAS LEAD IN SEVEN MINUTES
Prisoner Had Completely Regained
His Composure and Walked to*
the Chair Without a
Boston, May 22. -Clann o V. T.
Hicticsoii vuih electrocuted at 12: H*
and the prls< m i was dt t hired dead at
Tin* electric chair cheated cyanide
of potassium, the poison that lth bi-
son used to kill Ills sweetheart, from
claiming the former Kansas City
prMcbci i lift Tht polsoi i
ceived by mail for Richeson in a small
envelope Inside another, and was
market "heudache powders."
The former Baptist clergyman, con-
fessed poisoner of Avis l.lune 1 of
liyannlB, Mass., his one time sweet-
heart, wan outwardly calm when he
i elite!cd the death chamber and he
maintained his composure while the
I straps and electrodes were being ad-
justed tn he s;it in the electric chair.
Prepared for Death.
I In his ten days confinement In the
death house Richeson had steeled
himself for tho ordeal. His spiritual
adviser, the Rev. Herbert S. Johnson
pastor of the Warren avenue Baptist
church walked to the chair with him.
The prisoner was not certain when
he would be electrocised until a squad
of prison guards went to his cell Just
after the clock had turned 12. The
prisoner paled when he knew his hour
had come, but refrained from trem-
bling. He shook hands with Dr. John-
son and wished him success and
thanked hin. for his kindness in
spending so much time at the prison
since the death watch had been set.
A black mask was put over the pris-
oner's bead as he was seated in the
The turn of a switch and 3.000
volts shocked the murderer’s heart
Into inactivity. There was a momen-
tary shiver and the body became rigid.
Two more shocks were given and the
execution of a sentence was over. The
death certificate was signed by three
physician wilnesses. An autopsy will
be performed and the body will be
sent to Virginia for burial as Richeson
These Saw Him Die.
The witnesses of the execution were
Warden Bridges, Deputy Warden
Allen, five of the prison guards.
Surgeon Butler of the ninth regiment
of the stale militia, Dr. George B.
McGrath, medical examiner for Suf-
folk county; Dr. Joseph I. McLaugh-
lin. prison physician; Deputy Sheriff
Kelly of Suffolk county, District At-
torney Pelletier, the Rev. Johnson,
Richeson’s spiritual adviser, and the
Rev. J. J. Murphy, Catholic chaplain
of the prison, and three representa-
tives of press associations.
WILL ASK WILSON TO EXPLAIN
Akin, of New York, Would Know
More of $10,000 Irrigation Job
Held by Secretary’s Son.
Washington. May 22.—Representa-
tive Akin of New York has introduced
a resolution which would direct Sec-
retary Wilson to report to the house
the circumstances tinder which his
son. Jasper Wilson, was appointed, at
a reputed salary of $10,000. as an em-
ploye of a Colorado irrigation com-
pany. Tlie resolution also would call
for the name of the person sent to the
Philippines from the United States to
take charge of agriculture in those
islands, the salary he received and
whether his appointment was ar-
ranged so that Jasper Wilson, then
private secretary to Secretary Wilson,
could be given the irrigation company
place, it was referred to the commit-
tee on agriculture.
ALFALFA BRINGS RECORD PRICE
First Shipment From Cottonwood
Falls Yields Farmers $18 to
$22 Per Ton.
Cottonwood Falls, Kan.. May 24.—
The first shipment of new alfalfa to
be made from this county this sea-
son went out from here. Many al-
falfa growers are harvesting their
first crop now. which is making a good
yield. New alfalfa, according to farm-
ers here, is bringing the highest price
ever before received for the first cut-
ting. For this week's shipments from
$18 to $22 a "ton is being received in
Big Prizes in Fire Tournament.
Clay Center. Kan.. May 22.—The ex-
ecutive committee of the state fire- j
men’s association has decided to hold \
this year's tournament in Clay Cen-
ter. August 27. 28 and 29, one month
earlier than usual. It is planned to
give $1,150 in prizes besides all tro-
phies. These are the largest cash
prizes ever offered.
Boy Played With Gun
Sweet Water, Ok.. May 24—Miss
Susan Rainey. 18 years old. was shot
and killed when a gun with which her
smaller brother was playing was ac-
cidentally discharged. The load strifck
her in the heart.
Prince Traidos is the new minister
from Siam, who has just arrived in
Washington. He le a first cousin of
the king of Slam and is the youngest
of all the representativea of foreign
countries in the capital, being only
twenty-nine years old.
BLAME CAPTAIN FOR DISASTER
MANY OTHERS CENSURED FOR
Senate Committee Report Will Place
Responsibility and Urge Inter-
national Safety Law.
Washington, May 24.— The Senate
committee on commerce considered
the report on the Titanic disaster,
which the committee will submit to
the Senate next Tuesday.
Captain Smith will be held mainly
responsible for the disaster because
of his failure to heed the warnings of
other vessels. The British Board of
Trade will be criticized for lax In-
spection. J. Bruce ismay, managing
director of the line, who was a pas-
senger. will be censured. The report
also will point to the lack of disci-
pline in the time of danger.
The report will criticize the lack of
drills and tests aboard the Titanic;
the 2414 miles an hour speed at the
time of the accident; the failure of
tiie steamship company to provide the
Titanic w-jth glasses for the lookouts
and with searchlights; the failure to
give genera] warning to the passen-
gers after the vessel had struck an
iceberg with an impact estimated at
the combined force of the broadsides
of a score of the largest guns used
by the navy, and the White Star Line
company for its course as to giving
out information the day of the dis-
The report will advocate more life-
boats, more extensive wireless ap-
paratus and other equipment. The
committee will urge definite interna-
tional understanding looking to great-
er safety at sea
PARIS BONDS WENT IN A HURRY
Forty-One Million Dollar Issue Was
Paris, May 23.—The issue of City 01
Paris bonds to the total of $41,000,000
for the extension of the municipal gas
system has been over-subscribed 80
times. This means that the French
people have subscribed to the amount
$3,280,000,000 and have actually paid
in cash in one day $115,000,000, as
each subscriber had to deposit $2 for
each bond subscribed for. The issue
was over-subscribed in Paris alone 70
times Throughout the day long lines
of people formed at the banks and
dther subscription offices.
SAN DIEGO TO CONTINUE FIGHT
Citizens Organize "Daylight League”
to Combat 1. W. W. Free Speech
San Diego. Cal . May 24.—The spirit
of San Diegoans as far as the Indus- !
trial Workers of the World disturb* J
ances were concerned, was still mili- |
tant on the eve cf the arrival of At- j
torney General Webb to investigate
Interest in the “Daylight League.” 1
designed to replace the citizens’ com-
mittee or "vigilantes," increased. A |
bai\k president. Julius Wangenheim, |
declared that "every citizen of San j
Diego was ready to slioulder a musket
in the defense of his home " Wangen-
heim said he was an advocate of the
■'Daylight League.” as he believed
something drastic should be done to
meet the exigencies caused by the
free speech" campaign of the Indus-
trial Workers of the World and their
Hines in Big Deal.
Marinefte. Wis . May 24 —The con-
summation of a $1,000,000 lumber deal
was announced in the purchase by
Edward Hines of Chicago of the en-
tire cut of two mills owned by SenatOT
’ sac.. St epb fttsoi .
Archbald Hearing Suspended.
Washington. May 24.—Because It
had exhausted its supply of witnesses
the house judiciary* committee sus-
pended until next Monday its hearing
of charges against Judge Robert W.
' MEET DEFEAT
insurrectos Retreated and Federals
, Are in Hot Pursuit.
FOUGHT TWENTY.FIVE HOURS
\ ght Attack Surprised Orozco’s Men
— Refugees Swim River to Ameri-
can Side Under Threatened
Fire From Rebels.
Ei Paso,-Tex . May 24.—Rollano, the
town over Which the main columns
of federals and rebels in northern
Mexico fought for 24 hours, has fallen
into tlie hands ol the government. The
lederal cavalry Is pursuing rebels
north of Rollano.
Consul E. C. Dior* tit* received from
Huerta's camp the following:
''Rellano is now in the bands of the
; federals. The lederal cavalry is now
pursuing the fleeing army.”
Artillery Fire Was Furious.
At the Rebel Front, Corralitos, May
24 —The rebels retreated again north
of Rellano to Corralitos, 14 miles. Ar-
tillery tire of the federals was furious-
: ly continuous. Even in the darkness
of night the federals persisted in their
artillery fire. Gen Orozco was awak-
ened by the exploding of shells near
him and personally directed the ma-
neuvers. The night attack was a sur-
The bursting of shells everywhere
rent the darkness. The roar of can-
non was rivaled by machine guns and
rifles, so great was the number of
small arms in operation.
Swam to American Side.
Fort Hancock. Tex.. May 24.—Two
American custom inspectors. J. M.
Wafer and Charles R. Tillman, stand-
ing on the American side of the Rib
Grande, with rifles aimed, prevented a
hand of Mexican rebels from firing
info the river where two refugees
were swimming to the American side.
T. E. Sanchez and Louis Del Hay,
Mexican government secret agents,
were captured by the rebels while
j trying to cross the river.
When they were well along on the
Mexican side a federal messengtXr
informed them that the rebels were
near. Sanchez and his companions
turned in flight toward the American
border and 50 rebels concealed in the
bushes gave chase. Sanchez a0d Del
Hay were easily overtaken.
Four men who had been with
Sanchez made for the river and the
rebels were about to fire at two of
them who swam the muddy stream,
when the American customs agents
shouted not to fire.
Three Americans, moving picture
operators, had been invited by
Sanchez to follow him across and
were in a small boat in midstream
when the rebels- appeared. They re-
turned to the American side in safety.
HENRY D. CLAYTON.
Representative Clayton of Alabama
Is chairman of the house committee
on judiciary which is Investigating the
charges against Judge Archbald of the
OHIO CONTEST NOT SETTLED
WILL BE CARRIED INTO STATE
President Taft and Mr. Roosevelt Will
Fight for Dt le gates at-Large to
Columbus, O., May 23.—Nearly com-
plete returns from Ohio presidential
primary in hand indicate that Colonel
Roosevelt won 32 to 42 delegates to
the Republican national convention,
selected in twenty-one congressional
districts, and that President Taft was
given ten district delegates or slight-
ly less than a third of the total num-
On the Democratic ticket Governor
Harmon is believed to have won by a
larger percentage than did Colonel
Roosevelt, being credited with thirty-
five district delegates, as against
seven for Gov. Woodrow Wilson, of
Although President Taft secured
only ten out of the forty-two dele-
gates, the Taft-Roosevelt fight in Ohio
is not finished, but will be carried into
the state Republican convention which
on June 3 will select six delegates-at-
large to the national convention.
Governor Harmon, on the Demo-
cratic ticket, unlike Colonel Roose-
velt, will not be forced to make a fur-
ther fight for delegates-at-Iarge as the
Democratic call specifies that the win-
ner of the presidential preference pri-
mary shall name his own delegates-
STATE OFFICIALS ARE WORRIED
Problem of Housing Missouri Legisla-
ture Looks Difficult—No Con-
tracts Let Yet.
PLANS TO IMPROVE SEED CORN
S. M. Jordan Starts Scheme to Get
Banner Yield in Pettis County
Sedaiia, Mo., May 22.—With a view
to raising the banner corn crop in the
history of the county in 1913, S. M.
Jordan, manager of the Pettis county
agricultural bureau, began arranging
for a “seed corn day” this fall. If
every grain of corn planted is abso-
lutely perfect, Mr. Jordan says the
increase in the yield will he fully 25
He proposes a holiday in all of the
rural schools in corn husking time and
a "seed corn party” held in each town-
ship. The best field of corn in each
community is to be selected and the
boys and girls are to select the best
seed corn, taking only the sound ears
and sorting them for future use.
Prizes will be offered for the best
showing by both boys and girls in
IN JAIL FOR HELPING SUICIDE
Oklahoman Gets Seven Year Sentence
for Daring Girl to Shoot
Oklahoma City. May 24.—The first
conviction in this state under the
law providing a penalty for "aiding
and abetting a person to commit sui-
cide” was had in the case of Roy
Peel, who was found guilty and given
seven years in the penitentiary.
Peel was convicted of encouraging
Blanche Jones to shoot herself with
his revolver. The girl was with him
the morning of January 20 and the evi-
dence showed by her dying statement
that Peel handed her the revolver
and dared her to shoot herself.
For a Free Canal.
Washington. May 24.—By a vote of
147 to 126 the house reaffirmed its
decision that no toll should be charged
American vessels engaged in coast-
wise trade for passage through the
Panama canal The provision was
bitterly fought and the result was
received with cheers
Fall Kills a Consul.
Frankfort Germany'. May 24—Frank
D. Hill of Minnesota. United S'ates
consul general here was killed by
falling over the railing of the stair-
case in a hotel here
Jefferson City, May 24.—It is be-
coming a matter of no small concern
to the state officials to know how and
where the next legislature is to be
No contracts have yet been let for
the new state capitol. nor is it likely
that anything outside of preliminary
work will be disposed of before early
fall. The legislature made provision
for repairing the old building and ap-
propriated $72,000 therefor, as well as
money for the architect. The capitol
commissioners, however, are opposed
to repairing the old building, and say
that they will need part of the space
it occupies for the new structure.
Flew the Channel and Back.
Dover, England, May 22.—H. Crom-
berz, a widely known Belgian aviator,
crossed the English channel from
Nieuport, Belgium, and without land-
ing returned across the channel.
THE GENERAL MARKETS.
Kansas City, Mo.,
Selected sun kei s ....
HOGS—Bulk of sales....
WHEAT—No. 2 hard____
No. 2 red ............
CORN—No. 2 white ____
OATSC-No. 2 white ____
WHEAT—No. 2 hard ...
Stockers and feeders
HOGS—Bulk of sales ...
WHEAT—No 2 hard ...
CORN No 2 ...........
OATS—No. 2 ...........
HOGS —Bulk of sales. . . .
HOGS—Bulk of snie?. . . .
bHEEL—Lah> s. .....
WHAT DID SHE MEANT
Cholly Shallowpate—Dogs are a
good deal like human beings, don’t-
Miss Cutting Hintz—Yes, they are.
Now. that dog of yours is stupid
enough to have a pedigree two yards
The Sham Battle.
The militia was going through Its
spring maneuvers and many women
had come out to witness the sham bat-
"Come out of that bush and surren-
der.” yelled the captain to a private.
"You are technically wounded.” •
The private shook his head vigor-
"1 may be technically wounded,”
said he, "but I can't come out. I’ve
torn my pants on these pesky thorns."
As to Coping.
“Drink is the worst evil with which
we have to cope.”
"Yes, and isn't it remarrkable that
so many people insist on coping with
Later the Better.
Hubby—Understand me, madam,
your extravagance will have to cease,
sooner or later.
Young Wife—Very well. We’ll
make it later.
If You Are a Trifle Sensitive
About the size of your shoes, you can
wear u size smaller by shaking Allen’s Foot-
Ease, the antiseptic powder, into them
Just the thing for Dancing Parties and for
Breaking in New Shoes. Sample Free.
Address Allen 8. Olmsted, Le Hoy, N. Y.
The Cat—Come on down and I’ll
show you a beautiful road.
The Bird—A dark one, I suppose,
and colored red.
TO DRIVE OUT MALARIA
AND BUILD I P THE SYSTEM
Take the Old Standard G BOV MS TASTKLKSa
CHILL* TONIC. You know what you are taking.
a he formula Is plainly printed on every ►‘-***1-
showing It it» simply (Quinine and Iron tn a i-s
form, und the most effectual form. For
peo le and children. 60 cent©
Taught by Experience.
Okes—Is there a green grocer near
Owens—No; they’re all wise.”
If you cannot afford 10c cigars, smoke
LEWIS’ Single Binder straight 6c—made
of extra quality tobacco.
Agriculture supports nearly 19,000,-
000 of the inhabitants of the German
The most stubborn costiveness yields,
gently and naturally, to the persuasive action
of Garfield Tea.
London 1s the healthiest capital of
Against So Many Surgical Op-
erations. How Mrs. Bethune
and Mrs. Moore Escaped.
fered everything. I was in bed for four
or five days at a time
every month, and so
weak I could hardly
walk. I cramped and
had backache and
headache, and was
so nervous and weak
that I dreaded to see
anyone or have any-
one move in the room.
The doctors gave me
............... medicine to ease me
at those times, and said that I ought to
have an operation. I would not listen to
that, and when a friend of my husband
toid him about Lydia E. Pinkham’s Veg-
etable Compound and what it had done
for his wife, I was willing to take it.
Now I look the picture of health and feel
like it, too. I can do my own housework,
hoe my garden, and milk a cow. I can
entertain company and enjoy them. I
can visit when I choose, and walk as far
as any ordinary woman, any day in the
month. I wish I could talk to every
suffering woman and girL”—Mrs. Dema
Bethune, Sikeston, Mo.
Murrayville, 111.—“I have taken Ly-
dia E. Pinkham’s Vegetable Compound
for a very bed case of female trouble
and it made me a well woman. My
health was all broken down, the doctors
said I must have an operation, and I was
ready to go to the hospital, but dreaded it
so that I began taking your Compound.
I got along so well that I gave up the
doctors and was saved from the opera-
tion.”— Mrs. Charles Moore, R. R.
No. 3, Murrayville, I1L
THE NEW FRENCH REMEDY. No.l.No.2.No.3.
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