The Canadian Valley News. (Jones City, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 20, Ed. 2 Friday, September 29, 1911 Page: 3 of 4
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LOVE ISSUES JIM
GIVES MUSKOGEEANS RELIEF
FROM OVERBEARING NEGROS
A TRIAL TRIP CONVINCING
Takes Jaunt on Line Complained of
and Is Soon Satisfied That Peti-
tioners Were Entitled to Re-
lief Asked For
Muskogee, Okla.—It was not the
arguments of the citizens but a person-
al experience that brought relief to
the people who live In Northwest Mus-
kogee in the way of an order from the
corporation commission for better
street car service on the Fon Du Lac
line. And the order would probably
have been made by Chairman Jack
Love, had there been no testimony in-
troduced at all. It happened this way:
The white people petitioned the cor-
poration commission for an order forc-
ing the Muskogee Electric Traction
company to enforce the Jim Crow law
on the Fon Du Lac line by furnishing
separate compartments, with a station-
ary petition, or else separate cars for
negroes and whites, along with better
switch accommodations, etc., the Jim
Crow provision being the main point
at issue. Thirty or forty prominent
citizens appeared before Chairman
Love at a hearing here and told him
that there was great danger of a race
riot on this car line because the neg-
roes showed a stubborn inclination
to disregard the Jim Crow law and
refused to take their places in one end
of the car when told to do so by the
street car conductor, and often not
only refused to do so but sometimes
drew guns or kniveB to enforce their
threats and the car conductors were
After the hearing Col. Love was In-
vited to the home of N. A. Gibson, the
attorney for the street car company
where he shared the hospitality of the
attorney. Then he went across the
street and visited W. C. Jackson, bank
er "and member of the state legisla-
ture. After his visit Jackson took Love
to the Fon Du Lac line a block distant
and put him aboard to come dowp
town. It so happened that on that par
ticular car there was a big crowd of
negroes, so large in fact that the car
was entirely filled with the exception
of one seat, and Col. Love happened to
be the only white person on the car.
He was getting a concrete illustration
of—what the complainants had been
telling him, and he was convinced.
On his arrival in Oklahoma City
and forthwith write on official order
that in the future the street car com-
pany is to run two cars on this line,
one as a trailer, and that one car shall
be exclusively for negroes and one for
whites. By this order the corpora-
tion commission has definitely com-
mitted itself as to what it considers
enforcement of the Jim Crow law on
PHYSICIANS IN PLENTY
TO ATTEND MEETING
Southwestern Medical Association To
Gather In Oklahoma City For
Oklaboma City.—The program for
the sixth annual meeting of the Medi-
^association of the southwest to be
held in Oklahoma City on October 10,
11 and 12, has been completed and an-
nounced by Dr. Fred H. Clark, of El
Reno, secretary-treasurer of the asso-
ciation. All classes of medical men in
the states of Oklahoma, Kansas, Mis-
souri, Arkansas and Texas are mem-
bers of the organization, the total mem-
bership reaching 1200. It is expected
that four hundred of these will at-
The sessions of the convention will
be held in the new Masonic temple,
and the headquarters of the associa-
tion will be maintained at the Skirvin
hotel. The most noted physicians, sur-
geons and specialists or tne southwest
will attend the convention as well as
a number of medical men of national
reputation. All railroads have agreed
to grant reduced rates of one and one-
third fare for the round trip during
the meeting, which is expected to swell
The convention will be divided into
four sections, while in session. There
will be the general sessions attended
by all the members, the women’s di-
vision and the sections on general
medicine, surgery, and eye, ear, nose
and throat. The sessions of the last
three sections will take place at the
M„ K & T. CAR MEN
ARE OUT ON STRIKE
Walkout Over Entire Railway Syetem
Following A Disagreement Over
Husband Tells Story of Mrs.
Guthrie’s Long Illness and Is
Glad She Is Relieved.
Beaufort, N. C.—Mr. Luther Guthrie
writes as follows: “My wife suffered
with horrible headaches for ten years,
and I spent Three Hundred Dollars
for doctor bills for her, but nothin*
did her any good.
I had read about Cardui for years
back, but never tried It, until last Oc- |
tober, when I decided to get it for n
Now she has taken two bottles, and
It has done her two thousand dollars
worth of good.
She is entirely well, and has not
had another attack of headache since
she commenced to take Cardui.
Just as long as the medicine Is
made, I shall have Cardui in my home.
I can’t praise it half enough.”
Cardui has cured Blck women, after
other medicines have failed. It Is
made of ingredients that act specifical-
ly on the womanly constitution. It Is
not a cure all. It Is a medicine for
women, and only for women.
For more than 50 years, It has been
In widely extended use, by women 6f
all ages, and has given perfect satis-
faction, as a remedy for rebuilding
womanly health and strength.
Try it yourself. It will help you.
K. B.—Write tot I-odlro’ Advi.ory
Dept., Chattanooga Medicine Co., Chnt-
tanooea, Tonn., for Special Inatruc-
tlona, and 64-pase book, “Home Treat-
ment for Women,” Bent In plain wrap-
per, on request.
THE TRUTH ABOUT BLUING.
Talk No. 1.
Avoid liquid bluing. Every drop of
water, is adulteration. Half a cent’s
worth of blue In a large bottle filled
with water is sold for five cents or 10
cents in many places.
Always use RED CROSS BALL
BLUE, the blue that’s all blue. A
large two-oz. package, all blue, sells
for 5 cents or 4-oz. for 10 cents. De-
lights the laundress. AT ALL GOOD
Oklahoma City.—Oklahoma City union
of the brotherhood of car men. Mis-
souri, Kansas and Texas railway, went
out on a strike in obedience to a gen-
eral understanding that had been
reached by the different lodges com-
posing the order.
The officers report that the strike
is a general walkout over the Katy
system and they are expecting sym-
pathetic strikes among the workers
in orhet departments. They say that
more than a thousand men have walk-
ed out, comprising almost the entire
force of car repairers and inspectors
of the system. In Oklahoma City the
strike order was obeyed by eleven out
of the thirteen members of the local
The grievance reported by the un-
ion arose over the request for a con-
ference which the general officers sub-
mitted to the Missouri, Kansas and
Texas officials on March 3, last. The
company's officials refused to accede
to the request for a conference, ex-
cept to treat with them as two or-
ganizations, the United Car Workers
of the M. K. and T. Railway company,
and the United Car Workers of the
M„ K. and T. Railway Company of
Texas. This the men refused to do
and the issue has been a bone of con-
Cause of the Excitement.
The sons of the rich were en-
thusiastically following some one
down the street
"What’s up?” some one asked.
A rather more accommodating
young nabob than the others turned
“Do you see that tall fellow up
front?” he asked.
"Well," he said, “he's discovered a
new way to Bpend money.”
The great horseman who is winning
moat of the big raree for rant trottera
with that farm horae, "U. T. C..’’ record
f :08 V, eaya: "SPOHN’S DISTEMPER
CURE la the beat remedy for all forms of
DIatemper and coughs I nave ever known.
I have used It a number of years.” All
druggists or send to manufacturers. GOo
and $1 a bottle Spohn Medical Co., Chem-
ists, Goshen, Ind., U. S. A.
Needed at Home.
Brown—That is the worBt behaved
kid I ever Baw. Do you know his
Jones—His father is one of those
scientific management experts.—Puck.
A Great Grace.
It Is no great matter to associate
with the good and gentle, for this ie
naturally pleasing to all and everyone
willingly enjoyeth peace and loveth
those best that agree with him. But
to be able to live peaceably with hard
and perverse persons, or with the dis-
orderly, or with such as go contrary to
us, is a great grace, and a most com-
mendable and manly thing.—Thomas
TO DRIVE UP
l> 1UIILD UP THE SYSTEM
GUludard QBOVlfS TA8TBLH88
You *-ih>\v what von urn
Take the Old titan
OHll.' *N1G. You ‘■now what you are taking.
The * ..is plain! printed oil evorjr bottle,
Shots -Imply Quinine and Iron In a tasteless
lorn.. lUe most effect-** M “
jpie A,oil children, 60
When we read the lives of distin-
guished men in any department we
find them always celebrated for the
amount of labor they could perform
Make the Liver
Do its Duty
Nine times in ten when the liver ftp
right the stomach and bowels are right.
gently but firmly com^
pel a lazy liver toj
do its duty.
and Distress After Eating.
SMALL PILL, SMALL DOSE, SMALL PRICK*
Genuine must bear Signature
The Bure Food Law stopped the sale
of hundreds of fraufiulant medicines. They
could not stnnd investigation. Hamlins
Wizard Oil has stood the test of investi-
gation for nearly sixty years.
If a man smokes in the house and
his wife is afraid her curtains will be
ruined, he should be obliged to take
6ILENCE IS GOLDEN.
Folly of Vain Regrets.
The late John W. Gates, an Incur-
able optimist, harped continually on
able optimist, harped continually on
the futility of pessimism. One of Mr.
Gates’s epigrams, still quoted on the
Chicago Stock Exchange, ran:
“He who nurses foolish hopes may
be an ass, but he is not such an ass
as he who nurses vain regrets."
“An Ahkound is the best man of his
kind, isn’t he, pop?”
“I believe so, son."
“Then, pop, if I kill more files than
all the other fellows, I will be an
Ahkound of Swat?”
*uo<*’d«ful. lb iuiiII BO ccntii. J.l’.ALI.H
MEDICINE CO., Dept. A3, 8t. Paul, Min
man A. Phillips. 800 II. Ht..Wa*hl»gton,D.CW
Felt itstye Sul ve
ACTS AT ONC*
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W. N. U., Oklahoma City. No. 39-1911.
F0K5HIRT5 COLLARS CUFFS AND FINE LINEN
BEAUTIFUL POST CARDS FREE
Bend 2c stamp for five samples of my vory choic-
est Gold Km tins sed Birthday, Flower and Motto
Post Cards; beautiful colors and loveliest designs.
Art Post Card Club. 731 Jackson St., Topeka, Kansas
Poverty hath Its own reward. A poor
man isn’t asked to contribute to a cam-
Mrs. Roley—Poor dear, he hasn’t
said a word for three weeks.
Dr. Bull-Frog—Well, you don’t want
him to croak, do you?—Exchange.
HANDS BURNED LIKE FIRE
Hr,. Winslow’. Soothing Syrup for Children
teething, soften, the gum., reduce. Inflamma-
tion, allay, palu, cures wind colic, 25c a bottle.
It’s one kind of tough luck to strike
oil when boring for water.
Tell the denier you want a Lewis’ Single
Binder straight 5c cigar.
God Is closer to ua than any trou-
ble can be.
McConnell Appeals Case
An appeal from a judgment in the
district court of Woodward county in
which a verdict of $2,106 was rendered
in favor of the SecurRy State hank
of Woodward, was taken to the su-
preme court Wednesday by R. N. Mc-
Doolln Seriously III
Oklahoma City.—State , Fish ana
Game Warden John B. Doolin, who
has been seriously ill, has been taken
to Excelsior Springs, Mo. Ho was ac-
companied to that place by Deputy
Warden J. E. Patterson of Alva. War-
den Doolin has been suffering from a
very severe attack of lumbago, and
was unable to leave his bed for some
"I can truthfully say Cuticura Rem-
edies have cured me of four long
years of eczema. About four years
_ ago I noticed some little pimples
tent!°“.betWeen ‘hem aDd ,he ! coming on my little finger, and not
giving It any attention, It soon became
worse and spread all over my hands.
If I would have them In water for a
long time, they would burn like fire
and large cracks would come. I could
lay a pin In them. After using all
the salves I could think of, I went to
three different doctors, hut all did
me no good. The only relief I got was
“So after hearing so much about the j
wonderful Cuticura Remedies, I pur-
chased one complete set, and after |
using them throe days my hands were
much better. Today my hands are
entirely well, one set being all I used.”
(Signed) Miss Etta Narber, R. F. D. 2,
Spring Lake, Mich., Sept. 28, 1910.
Although Cuticura Soap and Oint-
ment, are sold everywhere, a sample
of each, with 32-page book, will he
mailed free on application to “Cuti-
Dept. 2 L, Boston.
W. L. DOUGLAS
•2.50, *3.00,*3.50 & *4.00 SHOES
WOMEN wear W.L-Douglna stylish, perfect
fitting, easy walking boots, because they give
long wear, same as W.L.Douglas Men’s shoes.
THE STANDARD OF QUALITY
FOR OVER 30 YEARS
The workmanship which has madeW.L.
Douglas shoes famous the world over is
maintained in every pair.
If I could take you into my large factories
at Brockton, Mass., and show you how
carefully W.LDougias shoes are made, you
would then understand why they are war-
ranted to hold their shape, fit belter and
wear longer than any other make for the price
PflUTIflN T*10 genuine have W. I.. Douglas
UnU I lull name anti price stamped on bottom
If you cannot obtain W I*. Douglas shoos In
your town, write for catalog. Shoes sent direct ONE PA I It of my BOYS’ S2,92.50 of
from factory to wearer, all charges prepaid. W.L. £3.00 SHOES will positively outwear
DOUGLAS, 145 Spark 8L. Brockton. Maas. TWO PAULS of ordinary boys’shoo*
Used Dynamite Charged
Oklahoma City.—The state game
warden’s office has been notified or
the arrest at McAlester of two men
named, Hodges and Burger, both of
whom are charged with dynamiting
fish in Scipio creek. A number or
aliens also have been arrested for
hunting without the proper license.
Gas Case on Formal Docket
Oklahoma City.—The complaint filed
with the corporation commission by C.
A. Clark and twenty-six other resi-
dents of Bath Orchard, Edgemont
addition to Oklahoma City, against the
Oklahoma Gas and Electric company,
was changed from the informal to the
formal docket and set for hearing at
the regular term. The complainants
ask for gas service. The same action
was taken in the complaint of J. O.
Parr and others residing in the 1800
block on West Fourteenth street, who
also filed a complaint asking for gas
Flood of Inquiries
Oklahoma City.—The state depart-
ment of highways is being flooded
with inquiries regarding the proposed
state highway on the east side of the
state, together with the eastern link
of the east and wes state highway
from Oklahoma City. A convention is
to be held in Muskogee late in Octo-
ber at which the project will be launch
ed. The Muskogee commercial club
is actively working up the sentiment
and will call the convention.
Brakes Takes Case Higher
J. H. Brakes has appealed from a
decision in the superior court of Pot-
tawatomie county, where IV. S. Blatn
was awarded judgment in the sum of
$1,000 In a land controversy, at the
November term of the court in 1909.
Oklahoma City.—That $196,28*.57
has been received thus far this year
by the state insurance depatrment is
shown by a table of receipts prepared
by State Insurance Commissioner P.
A. Ballard. The receipts by months
follow: January, $597.50; February,
$240; March, $142,711.65; April, $31,-
190.96; May, $10,031.70; June, $6,-
670.41; July, $3,236.35; August, $1,608, [ Cura,'
Agents Will Organize
Oklahoma City.—A state organiza-
tion of fire insurance agents, to be
known as the Oklahoma Insurance
Agents’ association, will be effected
at a meeting to be held here on Oc-
tober 6. At least 100 insurance men
from all parts of the state are ex-
pected to be in attendance and every
effort will be made to make the or-
ganization hs strong a factor as pos-
sible in placing the writing of insur-
ance on a high plane. The local com-
mittee in charge of arrangements is
composed of Ed. M. Semans and Eu-
Not All Smoked.
L. White ljusbey, secretary to for-
mer Speaker Cannon, was explaining
that the speaker did not smoke so
much as people thought he did.
“My understanding,” suggested one
of the party, "is that he gets away
with about 20 cigars a day.”
“Oh, well,” said Busbey, "but he
eats half of ’em.”—Sunday Magazine.
take the Bitters first. Youwill
find it exceedingly helpful.
Clean,,, and beeutifie, the hair.
Promotes a luxuriant growth.
-- - ore_ Gray
Oklahoma City.—Adjutant General
Frank Canton has gone to Mountain
Park, where he will investigate the
trouble incident to an attempt of Kio-
wa and Comanche county officials to
secure the records of Swanson county
which was recently dissolved by a
court order. The militia was asked
for by officials of the two counties in
order to arrest former Swanson coun-
ty officials and secure the records, but
this request was turned down by Gov-
ernor Lee Cruce.
Important to Mothers
Examine carefully every bottle of
CASTORIA, a safe and sure remedy for
Infants and children, and see that It
In Use For Over 30 Years.
Children Cry for Fletcher’s Castoria
cutiureu, anu see mat it.
Play It or Raise Itl
A German composer has written an
altisonant piece of music called
"Hell.” There will be any number
of people In this country able to play
it at a glance.—Houston Post.
Milly—I put away my last year’s
bathing suit In camphor, but it evap-
Billy—The bathing suit?
Alice Smith and Mamie Mitchell,
who brought suit against H. H. Bell In
a land controversy at Muskogee, have
taken an appeal to the supreme court.
A verdict in favor of the defendant
wa8 found in the lower court.
Standard tor Bridge*
Oklahoma City. — The standard
plans and specifications for reinforced J
concrete culverts and bridges for the !
highways of the state have been com- j
pleted and approved by Commissioner '
Suggs and are on file in the office of
State Highway Engineer W. R. Goit.
Mr. Goit is engaged on other specifi-
cations and plana for highway work
and expects to have them ready to
submit to the commissioner within
ih* next few days.
Smokers like Lewis’ Single Binder cigar
for its rich mellow quality.
Somehow we can’t help feeling sor-
ry for an ex-hero.
to OKLAHOMA CITY NATIONAL STOCK YARDS.
Best Price*. Cattle. Hogs. Sheep
XI afflicted with
Bure eyes. uw>
Your Ironing Troubles
€J The most serviceable starch on
the market today. Works equally
well hot or cold and produces a
finish unequaled by any other
One trial will prove its merits
and make you a confirmed user.
<J See that you get
time. Big 16 - ounce
package for 10 cents at
Defiance Starch Co.
When Building Church, School or Theater
or reseating same, write for Catalog X9, mentioning class of building. Dealers, write ior
agency proposition. Everything in Black-boards and School Supplies. Ask for Catalog S9.
AMERICAN SEATING COMPANY. 218 So. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, III.
r*l IDE? A Fine General Tonic. Contains no arsenic or other poisons. Leaves
INL-J L-UKC no bad effects like quinine. Ii your Druggist or Merchant can’t sup-
NO PAY ply it, write to ARTHUR PETER & CO„ Gen. Agts, Louisville, Ky.
Ready for It.
"Young man, have you made any
preparations for the rainy day?”
"Oh, yes,” replied the son of the
prominent millionaire. “In addition
to my roadster, I have a corking good
limousine that will easily hold six
SWEEPING CROP FAILURES THIS YEAR MK
70,000 additional acres now open for entry under the Cary Act “
Montana. Works are 90 per cent, completed and are eouHtructei
superviBlon of the Carey Land Board. 40,000 acres Irrigated in
soil, no drouth, sure crops, abundant water, delightful
wheat and 100 of oata per acre. Terms, 140.50 per acre,
• the Cary Act, at Valier,
sd under the
JHH climate. 60 bushels
>er*acre, 16.50 cash at time of
Death Lurks In A Weak Heart
II Y»nr» to fits tiering »r waak. usa “BKMOVlMg."
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Keyes, Chester A. The Canadian Valley News. (Jones City, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 20, Ed. 2 Friday, September 29, 1911, newspaper, September 29, 1911; Jones, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc859476/m1/3/: accessed November 18, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.