The Mountain Park Herald (Mountain Park, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 16, Ed. 1 Friday, April 24, 1908 Page: 2 of 8
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■ODITAOII'All. • • OKU
NtW 3TATI NOTil
lu the vicinity of Wapaeurka faint-
er* arc prep irlag lo n plant cr>p*
wliu'b have washed uilt by tbe
|it-avy rjlu» of tke past two Weeks.
pours t'lty • ha> realised $32,U0U
froiu the sal*- <>1 bonds for the purpose
of .uiprovlug the waterworks aud «"W-
eraK1' nyiloia The money 1* uow In
the banki and work will begin at
Dcelurlt.; that tUc county office* iik*»
the telephonin In tlioir office* for pri-
vate conversations more than lor
bUHlneaa. the cuouty commlaslonera
of Kiowa county liave ordered all the
phone* taken fr»ui the court bouee
with the exception of one In the sher-
The Ministerial alliance, compose*
of the live leading ministers of Enid
has lieen sued by Die Oklahoma a*e-
tcctlve Httency of Oklahouia City for
|2a2 aliened to be due for services
rendered under a coutract to secure
evidence lo convict Enid bootleggers
The department of sericulture esti-
mates the total wheat crop of Okla-
homa at 20,000,00* bushels, while the
Kansas estimate is placed at 105,000.-
000 bushels. The total yield of Okla-
homa has taken a slump on account
of u largely reduced acreage, caused
by a general appreheualon ol gr«ea
Judge U. K. Campbell*,of the United
States court at Tulsa, dismissed the
case of Bhauty against the Creek till
company. Involving property valued at
one million dollars, when It was shown
that Rose Grayson, central figure in
the case, was three years older than
Charles Grayson, w hom she claimed a*
C. K. Sneed was acquitted of the
charge of murder at tloldenvlllo lust
week. Sneed was indtcfcd for I he
murder of Deputy Sheriff Cox lu Jan-
uary. The defense, who owned a
shooting gallery, pleaded the killing
was accidental. After the verdict was
announced Mrs. Sneed pinned a but-
ton-hole boiptet on ea.’li of the Jurors.
The Red Hirer ft Pacific company
has been chartered to build a line of
railroad from K1 Reno through Caddo.
Washita. Kiowa and Jackson countlea
to a point on the Red River, a dis-
tance of ltr. miles. The capital stock
Is $5,000,000. and the Ineorporators are
all resldt tits of HI Reno. It Is priv
posed lo connect with the St. lamia. El
Reno ft Western.
Governor Haskell has pardoned
Horace Greely Campbell, serving ten
years for perjury In connection with
the murder case of George Moran,
convicted of the murder of Joseph
Beeinbtossom near Kush Springs, on
the day of the opening of the Kiowa
and Comanche country In 1801. Dr.
Beemblossom and his ptkrly wore
“held up” by Moran and another man.
Gov. Haskell has refused a pardon
to Roy Dougherty, now serving a fifty
year sentence for murder connected
with the bank robbery at Ingalls fif-
teen years ago. Doughcrtv was a
member of the famous Dalton gang
who gave battle to a posse of deputy
marshals. The rooommendatiW upon
which the application was’based wa»
the good prison record of Dougherty
Governor Haskell in refusing the par
don said: "I am trying to catch bank
robbers not. aud not turn^tbeiu looaa."
hHOUcii HAVE KNOWN IITTM.
f-'an Found Fashionable Churon WSS
No Place for "TigM-Wad."
"I have not hundreds nf men who
were married nmd living happy Uves,"
..aid rh# man with ihe horseshoe p<S
la the smoking compartment, "bdl
there la neither love nor matrimony
. "Got turned down In ><|n callow
days?" was asked.
"No, I was tu-ver turned down. If
I was It was by religion Instead ol
love On Ihe street. In Cincinnati, 1
had the felicity to assist a young lady
who had fallen. Kay. she was a Ualay.
She was Just my style from head to
In els. I was a good dual of a cynic
even then, but after one look at that
girt there was no other In thla world
for iim* Kite stepped Into her car-
riage almost ua soon aa I found her
and was driven away.- and though I
felt that I would give thouaanda ta
seo her agalu I knew that It was
only one chance In a thousand. I tank
(hat chance aud attended a fashion-
able church the next Sunday.”
“You could have knocked me down
with a feather. I waa shown right in-
to her iiew. She sat there with her
mother, and ihe gave me n alight bow
In recognition. I sat there in a eort of
seventh heaven and never understood
live word* of the sermon. At laat the
rout ribul ion box was paated.**
“And you hadn't eveu a nickel, el
“Hadn't I? You are wrong. 1 had
a *1 hill and a $500 bill, aa It hap-
pened. They were rolled together
and placed In my veet pocket.”
“And you put In tbo $50* by ml*
"Not much I didn’t I put in tke
$1. and what followed made my heart
ache. The deacon la ehnrge of the
box handed it back to me with the
remark that the church for cheap
skates waB two blocks further down
the street, and the girl giggled at her
mother behind my back and said she'd
ask papa to take me as coachman at
$35 per end board.”
“And did nothing else happen?"
"Nothing else? Of course something
else happened. I was froaen to my
seat with terror, and when nil but aac
had left the church the same deacon
came around and pried mo loose and
run mo out into the cold world."—
As a young man Alexander the Oreat
escaped death In a curious manner. A
great banquet was being held at Pella,
the capital of Macedonia, at which
were prrsc-nt the future conqueror of
the world and his father. Philip.
Ihiring the N*»st one of the guests
proposed a toast and prayer offensive
to Alexander, who buried a goblet at
him. King Philip, angry at this out
rage, started up. drew hts sword, and
rushed furiously upon hla son; but
he had drunk so deeply that before ho
reached htm ho fell prustrnte among
the terrified merry makers.
Sot a whit perturbed at this es-
tinordinary escape from death, Alex-
ander retorted: "Here Is a man pre-
paring to cro? font Europe Into
Asia, who yet can not step snrely from
ouo couch to nuother.”
Only the Runner-Up.
The best mail thought he'd take a
look around and bco that everything
was runnlug as a fastidious bride
would wish it. and up In the room
whore the presents were displayed,
alone anil unhappy-looking, he came
upon a youth, seemingly ready, like
the wedding guest of the English poet,
to “heat his breast." He was wander
tng about, looking at silver and cut
glusB without seeing them, and the
best man hardly knew how to ap-
- Er—have you kissed the bride?"
he asked, at last.
And the answer told far more than
Its two meager words mught have been
expected to. It was: "Not lately! —
DRAPERY IN HOUSE
HOW MET RESULTS MAY M
Ta* Many sr Tap Heavy Hangings
Apt ta Spall the Caw* EWatts
UaaP Arrangamant Hr tha
Too amok drapery la apt to m*ha
the roe ms close and stuSy, and par
Ocularly whew there la nut a large
space mod ihe room la not vary well
llahtad. and use must lie careful not ta
produce a cramped effect liy shutting
out the light. For n modelate-elsed
room with a folding dour which leads
Into another apartment and It nl
course iiermaneatly closed, a good nr
raugemewt can be made without using
toe heavy drapery. Instead of a pair
of portieres hung on a rod and falling
la heavy folds, take the material and
stretch it across Ihe doors, fastening
It even with the door, without the rod,
more ilka n panel effect.
Whan tha Material la Flaw.
If the material be plain and not bro-
cade or ta|iest ry It can bo draped
slightly or laid in folds like box plaits
and fastened In the center of the plait
with a stud or brass tack. This will
give the material a sufficient amount
of fullnems and do away with the atllt-
neea of stretching plain material tight-
ly over doors. If one happens to
postess a mirror in a gold frame or an
old colonial heirloom in wood, the af-
fect Is particularly good If the mirror
is hung against this background and
a divan placed beneath it with the
cushions of the soft shade which cor-
responds with the colorings of your
room, and the divan cover either
matching the drapery of the door or ol
a shade which is in harmony with it.
Arrangement far Osfk Hearn.
An effect of this hiud seen recently
In n rather dark room wan excellent,
but the background In this case was
rather more elaborate and consisted,
besides the flat piece of velvet over
the door, of a top piece. This piece,
which waa aeparate, was made of a
thin board of about six Inches In
depth, which waa faatened at the top
of the door and also covered with vel-
vet. with the edge trimmed with a
dull gold braid like a lambrequin,
while the folds of the curtain with
the brass atuds la the center of the
toids fell from Juat below this place.
The edge of the divan cover waa of
the same material and waa trimmed
with the same gold braid, and the
mirror waa a gilt one of n rococo de-
As the room was rather dark, the
cushions selected were Of the llgnter
shades of brocade la soft greens, yel-
’.own and old rose, and the result with
the mirror reflecting the other side of
the room aud the dark receding back
ground of the curtain was to make
It npitear much larger and more spa-
cious. and do away entirely with the
effect of a curtained donrr.ay.
Oriental Oraperlua Excellent.
Where one Is Ihe happy |H>saesaor of
some line tapestry or a hit of Oriental
embroidery they can bo used Instead
of the arrangement wc have men-
tioned. and, of course, are much more
beautiful. Hut even with tapestry. If
It Is not of the finest weavo and de-
sign. a good effect may he obtained
In this same way by putting the taiies-
try flat against the door and hanging
a mirror on ft. A divan under the
mirror or a deep aofa heaped with
cushions Is always attractive, aud very
good effects may be obtained In the
matter of Boft pillows and couch cov-
erings with the expenditure of com-
paratively little money In the way of
materials, upon the covering of either
sofa pillows or couch draperies, if the
proper combinations of color are se-
lected and nothing glaring or obtrusive
ferhafe a natural mietakb.
PhywUia* Had Runs •* ••*
Had Laat HI* Ntlist
Hanry Grimm, who waa funaartr
owu of the prominent members of tta
Oerman-Ametican society, tells * aiorp
about n German friend of Ms who
waa taka* 111.
For many daya tho German was
flotr to death, but after i Une It
•bowed improvement In aoedtUam
Tho doctor told the German's wtfe
that her hnahand might have nor-
thing to eat that he liked.
The German expressed a deelre hr
Lint burger cheese, aud the wife, being
a generous woman and pleased at tho
Improvement, and la order that hoe
husband might have a nibble Ot any
time he had a last* for It. put some
cheese In every room In the hones.
It Is easy to Imagine the aroma.
The next morning Ihe doctor called
at the house, and aa soon as he opened
the door he asked:
•When did he die?"—Hartford Find.
Maintaining Hla Dignity.
Even the elevator hoy had to draw
the fine somewhere, to preveathla
being made too common. A writer
la the New York Evening Poet tells
of a recent exjwrlence with one of the
"If any one cuMs. Percy, while I am
out, tell him to wait. 1 shall ba right
back." she said to tha apart meat
house elevator boy.
There was so answer.
“Did you hear me? Why don't yon
answer r asked the woaMta, wMH
"1 never answers, ma'am, wnlaan I
doesn't hear, and then I any*
"This Is an age o( steel.” mM th*
"Permit me to suggest," lnterrapt-
ed the chairman, courteously, "that
for the benefit of the reporter* grew
ent yon sjiell that last word.”
M Asm Elevrly gut Frequently Pip
Tha curious effect of alow dally $■*-
aoulas and the gradual bulidlag in of
disease as a result, is shown in neap
brrs of cases where the eyes are af-
fected by coffee.
A case in point will illustrate:
A lady In Oswego, Mont., experi-
enced a slow but sure disease settling
upon her eye* in the form of tneeeaw
Ing weeklies* and shooting pains
with wavy, dancing lines of light, an
vivid that nothing elan could ba see*
for minutes at a time.
"Thla gradual failure of sight
alarmed me and I naturally began a
very earnest quest for the caaaa.
About this time I was told that cof-
fee poisoning sometimes took that
form, and while I didn't balleva tha*
coffee was the cause of my trouble, 1
concluded to quit It and nee.
"I took up Postum Food Coffee in
spite of the Jokes of Husband whose
experience with one cup at a neigh-
bor's was unsatisfactory. Well, I
made Postum strictly according to di-
rections, boiling It a little longer, be-
cause of our high altitude. The result
was charming. 1 have aow used Pow
turn In place of coffee for about i
months and my eyes are well, never
paining me or showing any weakness.
1 know to a certainty that the cause
of the trouble was coffee and the care
waa la quitting It and building up the
nervous system on Postum. for that
was absolutely the only change 1 made
in diet and I took no medicine.
"My nursing baby has been kept I*
a perfectly healthy state since I have
“Mr.-, a friend, discarded cof-
fee and took on Postum to see If ha
•ould be rid of his dyspepsia and fre-
quent headaches. The change pro-
duced a most remarkable improve*
"There's k Reason." Name given by
Foatum Co., Battle Creak, Mich.
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