Luther Register. (Luther, Okla.), Vol. 15, No. 10, Ed. 1 Tuesday, October 7, 1913 Page: 4 of 8
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The LUTHER REGISTER From Around
Pledged to Nothing But The Truth.
Published Every Tuesday.
M. B. KEYES,
CHESTER A. KEYES,
J.O. JACKSON. .
MRS. J. A. ASHTON.
Editor and Manager
. Local Editor
Also Publisher of The Canadian Valley News, at Jones City, Okla.
Distanoe between the two towns, ten miles.
Entered as sebond-olas* matter at the Postoffice at Luther, Okla.,
under the Aet of Congress of March 3, 1879.
SUBSCRIPTION, $1.50 PER YEAR. IF PAID IN ADVANCE, $1.00
Chas. Hennessey is quite sick
Rookwood Blevins was over
from Aroadia Monday.
O. M. Cole made a business
trip to Aroadia, Monday.
John Rinehart was in Oklaho-
ma City Sunday morning.
D. C. Wilkinson and family of
Aroadia will probably locate in
Luther in the near future.
Mies Belle Lay will stay with
Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Couch this
winter and attend sohool.
Hugh Craun has returned to
Luther again, and he and Mike
Engel have opened a meat mar-
ket in the room south of Cross-
ley’s pool hall.
Wellston News; "Rev and Mrs
Marvin Bell went to Guthrie,
Thursday, to assist in the organ-
ization of the Logan County Hol-
iness Association. A very inter-
esting and enjoyable series of
meetings were held. They re-
turned home Friday.”
Notice, by 6. U. of O. F.
The oolored Odd Fellows Lodge
No. 8702 and Household of Ruth
will have a supper and entertain-
ment Saturday night. Fruits and
oream will be served during the
day. Everybody invited to at-
J. L. Logan, Chairman.
J. S. Andrews, 8eoy.
IF HER PARTNER ia CLUMSY.
“He w1k> dauces must pay the
fiddler, you know.” ►
“Yes, and site who dances must
with the chiropodist.”
Choily—Is this horse intelligent,
me good fellah ?
Groom—Very I Look out he don’t
kick you, sir I—Puck.
FIR8T 8HALL BE LA8T.
She—Marry you? Why, you’d be
the last man on earth I’d marry!
He—1 hope so, if I’m to be the
first.- Stanford Chapparral.
They Make You Feel Good.
The pleasant purgative effect
produced by Chamberlain’s Tab-
lets aud the healthy condition of
body and mind whioh they create
makes one feel joyful. For sale
by all dealers.—adv.
We ll Soon Be
Ready to Drill
The contracts being offered for
sale by the Luther Gas & Oil Compa-
ny are being rapidly sold, and at the
rate they are now going it will not be
long until the whole 495 contracts
will be disposed of.
A certain per cent of the money
realized from each contract is credit-
ed to the drilling fund, which now is
reaching such an amount that the
company will soon be able to make a
drilling contract. We are now figur-
ing with several contractors and the
one that has the best proposition will
be accepted, and drilling commenced
as soon as possible. Members of the
company of the company believe that
I We are in the Oil Belt
Government geologists, as well
as the state geologist, reports that
Luther is probably in the oii belt.
We have 6,000 acres of the best lease,
around Luther, and confidentally ex-
pect to make a strike. Think what
this will mean with a capitalization of
This company is on the square.
We have a proposition that is fair.
If we strike oil we will all make big
money on the envestment. Do you
want a chance with us before the
shares are all sold. If you do, com-
municate with us, and full informa-
tion will be mailed. But don’t waif.
If you do wait, and we make a strike,
you will repret it all the days of your
life. Get busy. Write or call today.
Luther Gas b Oil Co.
Luther, . Okla.
GIRL HERO JUMPED
Plain View °N runaway’s back
Roy Young went to Texas last
week to look for a location.
Simon Wagoner and family
spent Sunday with Lee Crossley
and family in Luther.
Plain View sohool opened Mon-
day with twenty-three pupils en-
rolled. Miss Muriel Smith is the
Mrs. Alvin Davis visited last
week with her sister Mrs. Chas.
Ralph Allen returned Tuesday!
from a visit with his unole, Sam 1
Allen, at Sweeney, Tex.
Mrs. J. P. Phillips visited last
Thursday with Mrs John Phillips.
Mr- and Mrs. A. B. Combs of
Edmond were here last week vis- 1
J. C. Karr and children were}
Sunday visitors of T. J. Keating i
Remarkable Feat Saved the Life
of Young Man Driver of
Sharon. Pa.—France* Heaney, a
little country girl of Arthurholt'*
mills, near this city, at the risk of
her own life, saved that of little
Frank Hanna by Jumping on a run
away horse's back while it was going
at full speed.
Being agile and a trained horse-
woman. she was able to bring the
frantic animal to a stop
Here Is her modeat description of
her heroic and difficult feat:
*‘l was driving along the Yankee
Run road near the Perkins farm
There was a young man In the rig
Just ahead of me. Hla horse took
fright at some metal pipes aud wheel-
ed arouud. upsetting the rig and
throwring him directly under It. The
horse started In iny direction at
breakneck speed 1 pulled my rig to
h ID Or. R>. IN" ORMAN 6
X PH YsTcT HH : r AND : SURGEON 8
V Chronic Diseases and Obsteries V
15 Cffice over First National Bank
X Cffice Phone - - - 23 Residence Phone - - • 24 ^
- 24 A
Mrs. Ben Huntington was
guest of her mother, Mr9 Phill- }
ips, h oouple of days last week.
Mr. and Mrs T.J. George spent
la9t week with their son, Elvin
George and wife
Mr. and Mrs Thos Keating and
Eula Alward went to Oklahoma
Doings of the
The colored school in Luther
has an enrollment of 38; there
being 16 enrolled in the princi-
pal’s room and 22 in the primary
department. G. M. Tuggle is
principal and Mrs. Lula Cox is
Rev. J. G. Gilmore preached
an able sermon Sunday morning
at the Luther Baptist churoh. A
collection of 837.00 was raised.
At 3 p. m. he went out to Doug-
las and preached for Rev. D. C.
Smith’s congregation in a rally.
Miss Nellie Johnson leaves to-
day for Langston to take up her
studies at the university.
Mrs. F. A. Townsend, presi-
dent of W. H. and F. M. conven
tion of E. O. D., attended an ex-
ecutive board meeting at the
First Baptist church last Satur-
Quite a number of the Luther
people attended the rally at the
Methodist church at Douglas,
AUTOMATON IDEA NOT NEW
1264 Friar Bacon Constructed a
Bronze Head Which Spoke—
Other Early Uivention*.
Automaton figures, made to imi-
tate the actions of living beings, are
of early invention, remarks an ex-
hauge. Archista’a Hying dove was
formed about 400 B. C. Friar Ba-
con is said to have made a brazen
head which spoke, 1264 A. D. Al-
bertus Magnus spent thirty years in
making another. A coach and two
horses, with a footman, a page and
woman inside, were made bv Ca-
mus for lx>uis XIV. when a child in
1649; the horses and figures moved
naturally, variously and perfectly.
Ypucanson, in 1738, made an artifi-
cial duck, which performed many
functions of a real one—eating,
drinking and quacking; and he also
made a flute player. The writing
automaton, exhibited in 1769, was a
pentagraph worked by a hidden con-
federate. An automaton chess player,
invented by Baron Kempelen of
Fresburg, Hungary, 1769, and
known as “Maelzel’s chess player,”
excited intense curiosity wherever ex-
hibited for many years. This was
also worked by a concealed person;
so was the “invisible girl.” Early in
the nineteenth century an automa-
ton was exhibited in London which
pronounced several sentences with
tolerable distinctness. The “anthro-
poglossus,” an alleged talking ma-
chine, exhibited at Ht. James’ hall,
Ixmdon, July, 1861, was proved to
he a gross imposition. The exhibi-
tion of the talking machine of Pro-
fessor Faber of Vienna in I»ndon
began August 27, 1870, at the Palais
Royal, Argyll street. The automatic
chess player at the Crystal palace in
1873. Psycho, an automatic card
player, was exhibited in lxmdon in
1875. An automatic hare was hunt-
ed at ilvuduu, near London, iu 1876.
“I Managed to Pull Myself Up on tha
the side of the road as quickly as I
could and Jumped out. When the
horse went by I grasped for the bri-
dle, but missed It. I succeeded In
getting hold of the harness and was
dragged some distance. In some way
I managed to pull myself up on the
horse's back. I then reached for-
ward and caught the bridle reinB as
near the horse's mouth as possible.
1 pulled on the reins and brought
the animal down to a trot, and final-
ly to a standstill.
“Then I tied the horse to a fence
and got a piece of rail and raised the
wagon off the young man, who by this
time was unconscious. I feared at
the time he was dead, for he had
been dragged some distance under
the wagon. In a short time, however,
he rallied and helped me to get the
rig straightened around. He was able
to drive home.
“I thought nothing more of the oc-
currence until the next day, when
the boy’s father met me In Sharon
and wanted to reward me. for, as he
said, saving his boy's life. Of course
I refused to take any reward for slm
ply doing my duty.”
ROOSTER KILLS A SNAKE
Kaoka Reptile to Pieces With Beak
and Spur*—Hem “Root**
Worthington, Ind.—A light to tha
death occurred here the other day
It was wltnesaed by C. ti. Corbin and
Hamilton Welton aud a flock of chick-
en*. geeae and other fowl*. Mr. Cor-
bin* hat* a large poultry yard, and
when he went into It he Haw a rooster
had attacked a unake two feet long
11m snake had crawled under the
fence and frightened the poultry A
big rooster saw the reptile and made
a dash toward It. The snake lifted
Its head und hissed Then the rooster
struck It with its spurs and beak.
The snake attempted to coll Itself
^bout the rooster’s body, but Its anta-
gonist was too quick, and flapped the
snake off with its wings Finally the
rooster seized the snake with its beak,
and ran uround the enclosure, shaking
the snake violently, as a dog shakes
a rat When the wriggling of the
snake ceased, the rooster dropped the
reptile to the ground, spurred it re-
peatedly, centering its attack ou the
neck until it was dead
The light lasted thirty minutes, and
the watchers say It was the most des
perate contest they ever saw. The
hens cackled as the light progressed.
They seemed to be rooting fo. theli
master. When the affair was over the
victorious rooster leaped on the fence
and crowed lustily. The snake was
almost hacked to pieces in the light,
and it was soon torn into fragments
und eaten by the rooster's floe*
A Marvelous Escape.
"My little boy had a msrvelous
escape,” writes P. F. Bastiams
of Prince Albert, Cape of Good
Hope. “It occurred in the mid-
dle of the night. He got a very
severe attack of croup. As luck
would have it, 1 had a large bot-
tle of Chamberlains Cough Rem-
edy in the house. After follow-
ing the directions for an hour
and twenty minutes he was
through all danger.” Sold by
The Register tells you what
you want to know.
SLEEP WALKER NEAR DEATH
Found Swinging From Port Hole of
Ship—Officer Nearly Drowned
. In Rescue.
New York—With the spectacular
rescue from death of a sleep walker
on her log book, the Oceanic docked
the other day.
One night about ten o'clock Steward
Adams was putting a fat passenger to
bed in a stateroom Just under the after
well deck when he heard a voice in
“I'm going! I'm going!”
Adams poked his head out of the
port hole and saw a man swinging
by his hands from the port hole of
the uext stateroom aud bumping with
every motion of the ship.
The steward ran for help. Assistant
Burgeon Edward Riley learned the
trouble and calling on several steerage
passengers to hold his ankleiv let him-
self down over the side of the ship to
Then (quartermaster Rowe came on
the run and dashed the immigrants
aside, not knowing they were holding
the steward They let go of Riley and
he went down Rowe saw him In the
water and the man still swinging from
the port hole.
The engines were reversed, a rope
lowered and Riley pulled up. Then,
looped. It was swung to the man in
the port hole.
He came up hand over hand and
fainted when he reached the deck.
The passenger was Jack Steele, six-
teen. of Roltham, Kent. England, trav-
eling to America with his sister, Ger-
trude, five years old. AM his life he
had been subject to walking in his
sleep, according to the sister.
Steele said he did not wake up until
a spray dashed over him as he hung
from the port hole.
Blames the Fringe.
New York—Twelve children wear
Ing "cowboy” suits have been burned
to death this summer. Coroner’s
Physician Pabst taja the fringe la too
easily Ignited. ______-
WOLVES SPARE LOST CHILD
It Wanders Two Days Over Wildest
Mountain*—Is Found by
Muskogee, Okla.—After tramping
two days over the mountains without
food, Oran Trammell, three, who wan-
dered away from a construction camp
at Woodatan, was found by James
Payne, an old hunter. Payne declined
the reward of $500 offered by J. T.
Trammell, the child’s father.
The Trammell child and Ruby
Thomson, four, wandered away from
the camp. Searching parties found the
little girl the next day six miles from
home. She said the boy had tired
aud she had left him Payne trailed
the little boy over Eagle and Kla-
michi mountains and came upon him
fast asleep. The country 'through
which the children wandered is in-
fested with wolves and wildcats.
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STATEMENT OF THE 0WNERSHIT,
MANAGEMENT, ClkCULATION, ETC.
of the Luther Register, published w eekly at
Luther. Okla., required by act of August 24.
Editor. Chester A. Keyes. Jones, Okla
Managing Edt.. Chester A Keyes.
Assistant Edt., J. O. Jackson. Luther, Okla.
Local Edt.. Mrs. J. A. Ashton, Luther. Okla.
Publisher. Mary B. Keyes. .tones, Okla.
Owner. Mary H Keyes. Jones. Okla.
Known bondholder', mortgagees, and other
security holders, holding l per cent or more
of total amount of. bonds, mortgages, or
other securities: None.
Signature: CHESTER A. KEYES.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this
30th day of September. 1913.
P. M. VOREL, Notary Public.
My commission expires December 10. 1916.
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