The Earlsboro Messenger. (Earlsboro, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 38, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 6, 1913 Page: 2 of 6
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THE EARLSBORO MESSENGER.
F. X. RESCH, Publisher.
OKLAHOMA NEWS NOTES
Ponca Oily is blessed witn an inex-
haustible supply of pure water.
Mayor J. E. Biffle of Pauls Vale)
bas announced for re-election.
J. E. Biffle. present mayor of Pauls
Valley, is a candidate to succeed him-
J. E. Walton has announced as s
candidate for postmaster at Wapa
publication being issued by Albert J
serious delay in paving and seweragr
Ponca City is attracting attention am:
experts say it has a promising future
Drilling is under way in that section
Reports from all sections of the
state are to the effect the fanners
are busily- engaged in plowing their
fields and preparing for a bumper
crop thie year.
"Cameron Industrialist" is the name
of a new publication started at the
Cameron Agricultural school at Law
ton. R K. Robertson, head of the col-
lege. is editor in chief of the publics
There seems to be much oil and
gas activities in Norman and Cleve-
land county these days and all avail
able land is being leased. Drilling
may be expected there in the neat
At a rousing meeting of the Com
mercial club at Tulsa, attended by oL
men. producers, operators and citizen!
in general, the club went on record
as opposed to the proposed 3 per cent
tax on oil.
Farmers along the route of the col
lege agricultural special train are re*
reiving much beneficial information
and will profit much as a result of the
There is a probability that one ot
more test oil welis will be drilled it
the vicinity of Blanchard. Cleveland
county, representatives of three oil
and gas companies being in that sec
tion now securing leases.
By unanimous vote of the city coun-
cil, an election was called for March
IS at Durant, for the purpose of voting
on :he issuance of 55 0 worth •;!
bonds for the extension of the sewer
and water systems.
Hobart will toon have a new watei
works system, work on the same be
teg rushed with ail possible speed it
is stated water will be turned into the
reservoir by March I, and the system
will be ready for service by that time
Several of Lawton’s citizens were
deprived of their overcoats by officials
from Fort Sill. The coats taken from
the citizens were the regulation army |
be worn by anyone not enlisted in
Power company has been sold at sher-
iff's sale for flC.000 Joseph Ward,
president of the Border City Ice and
Cold Storage company of Fort Smith,
was the successful bidder. The plan-
The new Carnegie library building
and an informal housewarming was
The Missouri. Kansas A- Texas rail-
way is arranging to have all trams
telephone instead of telegraph.
The $150,000 bonds voted at the
election in Muskogee on December 1?
for the purpose of buying a lot for
park purposes, will be offered for sale
by the city council on February 11.
Durant may receive the Denison-Du-
rant interurban line as a Christmas
present, the announcement being made
that if the road is built, the work will
be done this year. The contract for a
survey of the right of » ay has already
The Commercial Club of Tulsa has
adopted a resolution favoring the
early establishment at that point of
a steamboat landing J. J. Barman
has announced his Intention of cor
structing a boat to be operated on the <
Arkansas river between Muskogee ami
The Lawton high school this year |
has the largest enrollment for two
In an appeal for home patronage,
the Poteau News concludes Now.
tn regard to home printing, that's up |
to you. The News was here before j
any of you got here, and will be here j
after many of you are gone But if
you don't see fit to patronize the News,
give it to the Sun: for it. like the
New*, lies for yon every week We
say lies because if we were to teli )
the truth we'ff soon be depmed of our
Not a Complaint.
"Miss Brown," said the art inspec-
tor, pausing before a student s easel. : Admitted
"you might with all propriety wor*h^'
that drawing of yours."
The poorest pupil in the class look-
ed up. surprised and pleased
“I'm so glad you like it, sir. But
"The Bible expressly commands us
not to worship the likeness of any-
thing in the heavens above or in the
earth beneath, does it not?"
HAD REMNANT OF HONESTY
Thief Returned Borrowed
Money, Though He Couldn't Tell
Why He Did So.
Father—1 can't understand
■ ou want to be a prize fighter!
“Well, my little man, do you know
what an oath is?"
"Ye* sir; I was your golf caddie for
a whole week last summer."
SUFFERED FOR 25 YEARS.
Mr R M Fleenor. R F D 39. Otter-
er from Kidney Trouble for about 25
years I finally got so bad that I had
me any good. I kept
Constipation cause* end aggrsratee many
I)r. Pierre * Plea*»:,t Pellets. The fa write
family laxative. Adv.
Any way, the ltaip year girl who pro
“Up fo the
it' : isuut tt- , ,
and 1 had given up -*LCCp tiiat W3V — it H1C3HS
"Here is the dollar 1 borrowed from
you today." said a shabby individual,
tendering the money to a fellow lod
gcr in a Bowery hotel. "1 flimmed a
bookmaker three times this after
"In one pocket ! carried a number I
of one dollar bills each crumpled up
why by itself When a circus visitor
bought candy he sometimes tendered
prize a ten dollar bill in payment Qulck-
y crumpling the bill I would thrust
It into my pocket where I kept the
>nes Then I would hastily thrust a
bill back into his hand and exclaim;
I can't change it now. old man,
see me after the show!
"To distract the victim's attention
1 would always thrust an extra sup-
ply of candy into his pocket. Invari-
ably he would disappear, thinking he
had the best of the bargain, whereas
he had paid Just 19 for a few cents
worth of candy, as the bill thrust into
his hand was one which I had sub
stituted for his ten.
"But my long career as a flimflam-
mer spoiled me for all honest en-
deavor I have lately earned a pre-
carious livelihood by placing bets with
bookmakers who pay rommission of
ten per cent on all business brought
"When 1 have a five dollar bet to
hope when or. health and happiness; but at p,ace 1 nerf,r hand it over in one bill. ' laxatives.
your tu gr t -Z ______- but always convert it into ones. Two
niver ttie “rSt S1Sn °* Weakness in 0( fhese ! keeD The other three by a
little booklet adver 111 v al6u V1 vvcaauess m of these 1 keep ________________ _
R. 5. F!eenot r,s j !r p|"s.and the Stomach, Liver OT Bowels simple trick I fold in the middle and
resolved to try them. I did. and took
only two boxes, and I am now sound
and well I regard my cure as reraark-
Pills to any one who Is suffering from
Fleenor about this wonderful reined)
Dodd's Kidney PiLs. '* c per box at
your dealer or Dodd's Med cine Co
Buffalo. N. Y Write for Household
iEnglish and German words* and reci-
by a sleight of hand movement cause
the bookmaker to believe he is receiv-
ing $6. because six ends are displayed
"In this manner I realized Jfi this
A TONIC LAXATIVE
Pe-ru-na, an Up-to-Date Family Medicine That
Should Be In Every Home
| sease has really gained a foothold in the
system, a person was to take a dose or two
I of a good tonic laxative the great major*
I it.v of eases of sickness would be pre-
Benina ie a remedy that should be kept
in the house. Its virtue as a preventive
to disease ia the thing 1 wish chiefly to
| A slight condition of constipation may
lead to serious sluggishness of the bowels,
■H biliousness, re-absorption of poisonous ma-
HB | tenal anl finally sickness. (Jr apathy of
II the stomach in which the food is not rel
isbed, may gradually lead to atonic dyspep-
W sia or to the acquisition of some acute dis-
ease. For either one of these conditions
a few doseB r-f the tonic laxative Peruna
would set matters right. This is why the
remedy should always be kept handy by.
When once the value tof Peruna as a
household remedy is understood no home
would be without it. Cathartics, pills and
powders would be discarded. Irritating
tonics would be no longer tal>en. Alco-
holic drinks would have no place. With a
few doses of Peruna a vigorous appetite ia
produced and if there be any sluggishness
of the bowels their function is gradually
Moat laxatives are weakening in their
effect.- A tonic laiative guards against
this weakening effect. Until right living
has become so thoroughly established thal
all medicines are superfluous, Peruna will
be n eded. It is exactly the remedy that
meets numerous necessities of the house-
hold. Bold at all drug stores.
Mr. John B. Perkins, 22 Whiting St.,
Plymouth, Mass., writes: "I think Pe-
runa is a number one medicine. I was
troubled with catarrh and bowel eom-
S. B. HARTMAN, M. D.
Nearly everybody is obliged more or
less to take a laxative. There are of
course a few exceptions. A great many
people also need occasionally to take a
tonic. Probably few households exist
that do not make use of tonics and
right away. It may save you
a long sick spell. It is for
Poor Appetite, Sour Stomach, Food for a has been*
The remedy Peruna is
tonic. It not only operates
laxative, but also as a tonic.
The benefit derived from such a
remedy is a gTeat deal more in the
of disease than in the
j plaint. I tried several doctors, but could
r—ol «r- “r ? “•
Alter a person has really become sick. . irrh con-eeted mv bowels."
"2~« '■*““«« * »•■» rjSr
n. , comm...ion o. the bookmaker physician, or some one who can give the bus. Ohio. Sold at all drug stores,
on which caused him to think ase his attention But long be- , SOCIAL *OTICE;-Many p-re-r.» inquire
he received In other words, mv ... , , * . for The Old-time Peruna Th>y wim ih- Pc
,.y ^__• .u > .. • this happen* the person will complain mnt ihat their Fathers and Mothers us-d
iota, earn ires for the day are I..o0. ^ rh - or tViar «.!,.• v ‘ _ to take Thr old ir.r.a » now called Ka-
and you must admit this is pretty 1 h . “ TT?* wh!ch. '* not >*™-. « v<»r druggist or dealer doe. no.
I «• that symptom, which is not se- “ “0ke' J?
vere enough to interfere with his regular k*ep ft for *->.-• writ the Kj
......Tf .. V r___. .- ro;umbus. OWo. and they
pe* for dainty cist s ai: 3 sent free. Headache, Indigestion, Cos-
tiveness, Colds and Grippe.
High Cost of giving.
Madam—Were you downtown to
Maid—Yes. mum; an' things cost so.
mum. I spent $7, mum. an only got
a hat. a pair of shoes an' some long
Important to Motfiierg
Examine carefully every bottle of
CASTORIA. a safe and sure remedy for
Infants and children, and see that It
In rse For Over 30 Years
Ciu.-lrea Cry for Fletcher's Castoria
IF YOl HAN
no .rorlite Indigestion. Flatoleace, Sick
MeaJa.t*. .11 run Sown” or losing flesh, you
lust what you need. They tone ur the week
snensch and build up the flagging energies.
"But. my good man.” gasped the j
lender, "if you make your living dis-
honestly in this manner, why have you
chosen to keep faith with me by re- i
turning the dollar you borrowed?"
I don't quite understand it myself,” !
admitted the flimflammer. "I only
know that I feel disgraced if I work
for money honestly."—New York
activities. If at this place bef. re the di- »t,.t it
uggitt or dealer d<
writ- the Katarno Company,
will tell you all
“Why is it so few women look well
In a steamer cap'
"l guess because it is a handy cap
I ffcie- ka: i.
The Man Who Put the
E E sloFE E T
Look for This Tr.dr*X£.rle Pic-
ture oa the Label whea burin*
ALLEN S FOOT=L4SE
The Antiseptic Powtlcr for Ten-
der. Ac- -t Feet. Sold ettty.
-v >*n; e FREE. Afire
ALLAN N. OLMSTED. Le itoy. N. V.
here on earth
What Quieted Him.
It was the first time that John
Willie, aged four, had ever faced the
camera—at least, since he had begun
to take a live interest in things.
“Now, my little dear," said the pro-
tographer. "if you'll just keep still a
moment we shall soon have a pleasant
But nothing on earth would induce
John Willie to keep still.
"If you'll just go outside, madam,'
the artist said, after he had tried
for half an hour. "I think I can man-
age it all right.”
John Willie's mother went out, foi
she. too, was tired of the strain. And
behold! Fire minutes later the pho
tographer smilingly assured her that
all was well. As for John Willie, he
was as meek as a lamb. Only when
they reached home did his mother at
tempt to discover the reason.
"Muwer,” John Willie explained
ae looked ter'ble at me. and said:
*Now. then, you ugly little beast, il
you don't keep your twisting carcass
still. 1 11 skin you alive!” That's why
I kept quiet "—Exchange.
To Pop Corn.
Very often corn will not pop quick-
ly. even over a very hot fire. If you
will put the corn to be popped in a
sieve and pour cold water over it, not
allowing the water to stand on the
com. it will not only pop quickly, but
the open kernels will be larger and
lighter and more flaky than they oth-
erwise would have been.
"I suppose you have tried motoring,
;-jdge?" he asked.
"No. I have not.” replied the judge,
but I have tried a lot of people who
Smith—Friends are a great consola-
Jones—Not if you're broke.
ITCH Relieved in 30 Minute,.
W brass in (or all kinds d
contagious iteb. Al Druggists. AJe.
There isn t much use in turning
over a new leaf unless you put a
veight on it.
Brightening Flower Pots.
Flower pots frequently fade into a
dingy color from their original bright
and cheerful brick red. They may be
easily brightened again by putting or-
dinary red oclfre in water until it is
about as thick as paint then painting
ing the flower pot which absorbs the
color and holds it
If you ■ mnot afl- rd 10-c cigars, smoks
I.LW i> S:nc e B -. ier straight 5c—mad*
of extra quaiky tobacco Adv.
A cloth jacket is warmer than a fur-
lined coat, there being less temptation
10 leave it open.
Women Are Constantly Being Restored to
Health by Lydia E. Pinkham’s
"Worth mountains of gold.” says one woman. Another
says, “I would not give Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vegetable
Compound for all the other medicines for women in the
world.” Still another writes, “ I should like to have the
merits of Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vegetable Compound thrown
on the sky with a searchlight so that all suffering women couid
read and be convinced that there is a remedv for their ills.”
NVe could till a newspaper ten times the size of this with such quo-
tations taken from the letters we have received from uniteful women
whose health has been restored and suite ring banished by Lydia E.
Pinkham’s Vegetable C ompound.
hy has Lydia L I’inkbani's Vegetable Compound aooomplishe 1
such a universal success ? NVhy has it lived and thrived and kept oa
doing its glorious work among the sick women of the world for mom
than 30 years ?
Simply and surely because of its sterling -worth. The reason no
other medicine has ever approached its success is plainly and siia-
plv because there is no other medicine so good for women's ills.
Here are two letters that just came to the writer’s desk—only two
of thousands, but both tell a comforting story to every suffering -wo-
man who will read them—and be guided by theta.
Few people realize the growth oi
Asiatic cults and religions in America
It is stated on apparently good au-
thority that this country now holds
15 0 sun worshipers, and an equal
number of Buddhists.
Probably ten times as many per
sons have covered the Oriental basis
of their new creed with a veneer oi
western Christianity. The number of
dabblers in the "mystic" cults of India
now among us cannot be guessed.
There is no cause for alarm at this
growth of Orientalism. Neither is it a
thing to be proud of. Mysticism, sen-
sualism. lethargy—these in varying
proportions are woven in the texture
of every Asiatic creed that is seeking
converts here. These creeds do not
and cannot fit the busy life of our land
today, and for that very reason they
will make no dangerous progress in I
The growth of pagan Orientalism
in America is remarkable, but. after 1
all. it touches only the fringe of our
Query: is a bride seif-possessed
after her father gives her away?
COFFEE THRESHED HER.
15 Long Years.
FROM MRS. 1>. II. I5ROVVX.
Iola, Kansas.—“During theChan ire
of Life l was sick for two rears. Be-
fore l took your medicine I could
not tear the weight of my clothe*
and was bloated very badly. I doc-
tored with three divtors but they
did me no pood. They said nature
must have its way. XI v sister ad-
vised me to take L; '.ia K. l' akham’s
VegetabieCompourdan! 1 purchased
a bottle. Before it was gone the
bloating left me and I was not so
•ore. 1 continued taking it until I
had taken 13 bottles. Nc<vr I am
stronger than I hare been for years
and can do all my work, even the
washing. Your medicine is worth
its weight in gold. I cannot prsis.*
It enough. If more women would
take your medicine there would be
more healthy women. You may use
this letter for the gcsxl of others."—
Mrs. D. H. Bbowx, North Walnut
Street. Iola, Kan.
•Write to LYDIA F.PIMiHiM MFTHriXT CO.
_ (lOXHDEMUl > LYXX.SANV.toradvice.
Your letter will Be opened, read and answered
by a woman anil held In strict confidence.
MRS. WILLIAMS SAYS:
Elkhart, Ind.—“ I suffered for it
Tear* from organ: - inflammation, fe-
male weakness, pain and irregulari-
ties. The pains in my sides were
increased by waikingo’r standing on
my feet and I had such awful bearing
down feelings, was depressed ia
spirit* and became thin and pale
w ith dull, heavy eyes. I had six
doctor* from wh’om’l received otur
temporary relief. I decided to g-.va
Lydia E. i’tnkham’s Vegetable Com.
pound a fair trial and also the San;,
tive Wash. I have now used tha
remed.es for focr m. ntha and cannot
express my thanks for whv tS-y
hare done for me.—Mr*. Sams H u..
M.vev 4*3 Jams
Thought He Had Them.
In the days of the continuous at the
j Olympic an occasional professional
visitor was a clown with an educated
pig He used to take the pig out with
him when he had finished his act and
4 had him harnessed up like a trick
| pooch with a collar, shoulder straps
. and a leading string. In this way the
grunter trotted along the street at just
• his master's gait.
Out of the hotel across the way
i came a man who had been hitting 'er
up for a week, during which time he
I had remained up all night and had
, slept all day It was his first ven-
“For over fifteen years.” writes a
patient, hopeful little ills woman,
"while a coffee drinker. I suffered from
Spinal Irritation and Nerv - trouble.
I was treated by good phjsicians. but
did not get much relief
“I never suspected that coffee might
be aggravating by condition. (Tea is
Just as injurious, because it contains
caffeine, the same drug found in cof-
fee. t I wa.* down-hearted and dis-
couraged. but prayed daily that I
might find something to help me.
"Several years ago, while at a
friend s house I drank a cup of Post-
um ar.d though 1 had never tasted
anything more delicious.
"From that time on 1 used Postum
j instead of coffee and soon began to
Improve in health, so (hat now I can
walk half a dozen blocks or more with
s ease, and do many other things that I
never thought I would be able to do
again in this world
“My appetite is good. I sleep well
and find life is worth living. ~X lady
of my acquaintance said she did not
like Postum. it was so weak and taste-
I explained to her the difference
when it is made right—boiled accoru-
ing to directions. She was glad to
know this because coffee did not agree
with her Now- her folks say they
expect to use Postum the rest of their
lives" Name given upon request.
Read the little book. "The Road to
WeUville," in pkgs. There's a Rea-
Postum now comes tn concentrated,
powder form, called Instant Postum
It is prepared by stirring a level tea-
«>' FOLEY’S %
STOPS COUGHS - CURES COLDS
Contain* No Opiates Is Safa For Children
Get a Canadian Home
In Western Canada’s
Free Homestead Area
hiu serernl New Home-
Mead ng iHatrtcts that
afl.'txl rare opportunity
t . sty’ll rv 100 ncres of ex-
For Grain Growing
and Cattis Raising
this prvTtnc»* ha* ix> superior and
pr ‘ttiab;e ncuiturv s-bow-s an
r.od a ... :
of a Oaiury.
Perfect climate: food market*
iTwavs cvuYcmert >v*i!tbeven
ra ways cvnYomert soiitberery
h -m. and social condition bk«m
Vscant '.and* adjacent to Free
For ftnlwr particular* write to
G. A. COOK.
1^ W. *h STREET. URUS CT1. 1C.
Canadian GoTerement Amenta or
ad<l>'-w Superintendent »»f
luiuiijratKin. Ottaw a,
Hi uieeteads may t-o purchased
Iso in the older d
can make *;<-
Mti1 m>p* fa r iVt
A.V,XA I. f M I I ,.
i.'t pat; r TV?
Jure out in a strong light, and it made
him blink Along cam# the clown and j sugar to taste"and enough'eream'to
his mate Joe Morgan rubbed his bring the color to go!jea brown
eyes and baked the vaudeville actor lnstant Po5.um u ccnTeB,ent;
Tell me. he asked earnestly, "is , ftere* no waste and the flavour is al-
th*UK d°* 0r * P * „ ways uniform Sold by grocers—(5 to
Why. its a pip. you rummy, was jc-cup tin 3*’
the answer. "What's the matter with
Thank heaven!” exclaimed Joe
* . kfmii»\
'■h Strcrt. vhl abouu* Uij v-A.aIk____
THE NEW SKJRVIN
cts 90 to 100-cup tin
A 5-cup trial tin mailed for grocer's
,, ... : Mure and 2-cent -tamp for postage.
Morgan fervently. Its a pig! its a p,*,* 0eTea! Ltd! Patti* Creek.
I Mich —Adv
pig! —Chicago Post
Best Hotel in the Southwest. Absolutely
fireproof. 235 rooms, rates $1.00 and up.
KERFOOT-MILLER & CO.
Mjui ufac: ur-er* of
OVERALLS AND WORK ClOTHINS
\\ro;es.Ue Dry C5xv;s
3XUHOMS CITV OKVAHOKIA
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