The Mountain Park Lance. (Mountain Park, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 26, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 21, 1904 Page: 2 of 12
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CHEAP GATE FOR FARM.
Kasy to Mako and Satisfactory In
I Bend you a drawing of a cheap
farm gate I And to be easily made
and satisfactory in every way. I have
•everal lueh gates on my farm and
have used one for eight years. The
frame is made of 2 by 4 inch scant-
lings. morticed togetLer. The brace
Is of the same material. My gates are
strung with barbed wire, but woven
v/lre could be used equally well. 1
make my own gates. The usual length
is 14 fefet. A gate of this le. ’*h costs
SI.50, including the hinges, ..esldea
the making. Gate pc. s will not heavo
or tip if set four feet In the ground
A Farm Gate.
and a piece of plank is spiked on each
side as shown in the drawing. I
always set gate posts and end fence
posts in this way. J. H.
F. C.—I have a pasture infested
with Ox-Eye Daisy, and I am now
mowing them all down before they
ripen. Do you think this will eradi-
cate the post? Tho Ox-Kye Daisy is
not a native here, but has come, I
am informed, from manure from cab
tie fed upon Imported hay.
Mowing tho Ox-Eye Daisy before
tho seeds are ripened will prevent
the crop of seedlings for that year,
but the plant is a perennial and' the
roots will produce new plants and
new flowers another year. However,
it does not root deeply. Tho best
plan for clearing infested land Is to
break it up nnd seed down to clover.
In this way the old plants are de-
nt roye-.l and any young plants from
reed which should flower the second
yenr, will be cut with both the first
and second crops of clover before the
seeds are ripe. Then, when the clo-
ver sod Is plowed down, the Ox-Eye
Daisy plants will be killed and tho
land be clean.
Ants In a House.
M. L. A. would like to know what
Is good to prevent ants staying
around the place.
When ants appear In a house, ths
first effort should be made to dis-
cover where their nest is generally
inside a wall or beneath a floor or
some object close outside the build-
ing. If the nest can be found. It
should be drenched with boiling wa-
tci; out of doors bisulphide of carbon
lias been used with success, a spoon-
ful being thrown into the hole which
is then plugged with a little clod of
earth. If the nest cannot bo located,
ns many Insects as possible should tie
destroyed. For this, small pieces of
sponge nre moistened with water
containing some sugar and n little
vinegar or borax and placed In t’e
spots frequented by the ants. Tho
ants will cnllret on tho sponsres.
which should he collected several
times n day and dropped Into scalding
Coal Ashes for Grass Land.
J. V. D —Are hnrd or soft coni
ashes a proper fertilizer for grass
lands? Wood ashes are frequently
used by formers, but no coal ashes arc
A«br>s from either hard or soft coal
are of lltt’e or t:o value to gm <
|-»nd. Uiienched wood nsbes are
highly useful on ernss land nnd may
bo nnnlled at tho rato of from forty
to eighty buthe! per acre. I picked
ashes contain very littlo fertilijlnj In-
•arbor* Lika Summer
The man who generally shares him-
self and who only patronizes a barber
•hop when be oversleeps himself in
the morning was growling about hav-
ing to wait so long. “Well, you know
our busy season is coming on now,”
apologized the barber. “Tour busy
season?” snorted the impatient man in
the chair. “I should think that as soon !
as hot weather set in, and people be- !
gan to . leave town, your business
would fall off.” “That’s where you
are mistaken,” remarked the barber.
"You don’t see any vacant chairs, do
you? Suppose some of our regular
customers go away for the summer.
We don’t miss ’em. You know the
average man is satisfied to get shaved
every other day, and that holds good
until the real hot weather sets In.
Then he begins to feel dirty unless he
1s shaved every day—besides which
the beard grows faster In hot weather.
The consequence is that instead of get-
ting shaved every other day, most of
our regular customers now’ come in
every day, and you can see how that
booms business.”—Philadelphia Rec-
A bachelor one day set the table in
his lonely abode with plates for him-
self and an imaginary wife and five
children. He sat down to dine, and
as he helped himself to food he put
the same quantity on each of the other
plates, and surveyed the prospect, at
the same time computing the cost. He
is still a bachelor.—Salt Fork Banner.
If you don’t get the biggest and best
It’s your own fait. Defiance Starch
js for sale everywhere, aud there is
positively nothing to equal it in qual-
ity or quantity.
Settled the Case With Her.
Many great discoveries have been
made by accident and things better
than gold mines Lave been found in
this way, for example when even the
accidental discovery that coffee is the
real cause of one’s sickness proves of
most tremendous value because it lo-'
cates the cause and the person has
then a chance to get well.
"For over 25 years,” says a Missouri
woman, "I suffered untold agonies in
my stomach and even the best phy-
sicians disagreed as to the cause with-
out giving me any permanent help,
different ones saying it was gastritis,
Indigestion, neuralgia, etc., so I
dragged along from year lo year, al-
ways half sick, until liually I gave up
p.ll hopes of ever being well again.
"When taking dinner with a friend
one day she said she had a new drink
which-turned out to be Postum and
I liked It so well I told her I thought
1 would stop coffee for awhile and uso
it, which I did.
"So for three months we had Pos-
tuni in place of coffee without ever
having one of my old spells but was
always healthy and vigorous.
"Husband kept saying he wns con-
vinced it was coffee that caurcd those
spells, but even then I wouldn’t be-
lieve it until one day we got out of
Postum nnd ns we lived two miles
from town i thought to uso the coffee
we had In the house.
"The resuU of a week's use of tof-
fee again was that I hail another ter-
rible spell of agony and distress, prov-
Irg that It was tho coffee and nothing
else. That settled it nnd I caid good
bye to Coffee forever and since then
Postum alone has bcou our hot meal-
"My friends all say I am looking
worlds better and my complexion is
much improved. All the other mem-
bers of our family havo been benefit-
ed, too. by Postum in plate of the old
drirlt, coffee." Name given by Postum
Co.. Hattie Creek, Mich.
Ton days trial of Postum In place of
coffp.' or ton is (he wise thing for
every coffee drinker. Such u trial
tells the exact truth often where cot-
(oo is not suspected.
Look in each pkg. for the famous
Uttlo book, "Tho Road to WcllvllK"
THE WEAK SPOT.
A weak, aching back tells of tick
kidneys. It aches when you work.
It aches when you try to rest. I*
ttfrobs la change
add to your mis-
ery. No rest, no
comfort, until the
well. Cure them
with Doan’s Kid-
Mrs. W. M. Dan-
seher, of 25 Wa-
„ ter St., Bradford,
Pa., says: "1 bad
an almost con-
tinuous pain in tho small of the back.
My ankles, feet, hands and almost my
whole body were bloated. 1 was lan-
guid and the kidney secretions were
profuse. Physicians told me I had
diabetes In Its worst form, and 1 fear-
ed I would never recover. Doan's Kid-
ney Pills cured me In 1806, and I have
been well ever since.”
A FREE TRIAL of this great kid-
ney medicine which cured Mrs. Dau-
seher will be mailed to any part of the
United Stntes. Address Foster-Mll-
burn Co., Buffalo, N. Y. Sold by all
dealers, price 50 cents per box.
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Second Session Begin* September 7th. 1001.
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
SCHOOL of MEDICINE
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fn'Hual advantage* offered to members of
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mation add ie'*s KltANK UKAY. M. lb. l ean,
l oom i Wheat Building. 1-ort worth. Texas.
"Most any man can achieve success
if he only has patience.”
“Of course, and if he has enough
patience he won’t care whether he
ever achieves success.”—Philadelphia
COWHIDE ^ OVERALLS
1 ~ X x -
Is It Not Worth While
if you travel, on business cr pleasure,
to get the best service for the lowest
rates? Ark the Erie Railroad Com-
pany. R.r>F. Railway Exchange, Chicago,
for full information. Booklets free de-
scribing Summer Tours and the Beau-
tiful Chautauqua Lake Region; also
Father—But 1 am afraid he is a
young man of fickle character.
Daughter—Oh, no. he isn't papa.
Why, he has smoked the same brand
of clg treUes for nearly six months!
The preoccupied mortal without an-
oecupation occupies liis time endeav-
oring to keep an unoccupied mind oc-
cupied. This constitutes an avoca-
tion.—New York Telegraph,
For Chiggcrs and Mosquitoes.
"In addition to bei.ig the finest rem-
edy I ever used for muscular sore-
ness, cuts, burns and bruises, I have i
recently disecnrer'Hl that Hunt's Light-
ning Oil is a specific for chleger and
mosquito bit ■=>. A very small quanti-
ty rubbed on the spot secures Instant
25c and 50c bottles.
You can never read bad literature
too little, nor good literature too
much. Bail books are intellectual poi-
son—they destroy the mind.—Scho-
Dealers say that as soon as a cus-
tomer tries Defiance Starch it is im-
possible to sell them any other cold
water starch. It can be used cold or
Truth has Its strongest adherents
among those who don’t adhere to tho
FREE to WOMEN
A Large Trial Box and book of In*
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paid, enough to prove the value of
_ Putin* is In psvfkr
term to disfolv* In
water — noil-poisonous
and f.ir superior to liquid
alcohol which Irritate*
inflamed surfaces, and
have no cleansing prop-
erties. The contents
of every box makes
mors Antkeplic Solu
tk>n—liots longer —
(ocs further—ha* more
! uses In the family and
_ you can buy.
The formula of a noted Boston physician,
and used with great success as a Vaginal
Wash, for Lcucorrhcea, Pelvic Catarrh, Nasal
Catarrh, Sore Throat, Sore Eyes, Cuts,
and all soreness of mucus membrane.
In local treatment of female ills Pnxtinels
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and healing power; it kilts all germs which
cam a inflammation nnd discharges.
All leailiugdrutigials ki-ep Paxtiac; .price.rAK
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XVrite for tho Free llox of Faxtino to-day.
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Everton, H. G. The Mountain Park Lance. (Mountain Park, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 26, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 21, 1904, newspaper, July 21, 1904; Mountain Park, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc853350/m1/2/: accessed September 25, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.