Queen City Times. (Agra, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 25, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 2, 1911 Page: 2 of 8
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Queen City Times
Oklahoma is second in gypsum.
Muskmelons grow well In Oklahoma,
and the state ranks seventh in pro
Retail merchants of Oklahoma
through their state association oliicials
are getting behind a movement to
have a bill presented to the legislature
making it a crime to offer gifts as an
inducement to sell merchandise.
Oklahoma has more marble than Ne-
vada, New Hampshire and Massachu-
The three-year-old son of James
Spencer, living near Verdon, was
burned to death when his clothing
ignited from a stalk lire in the corn-
field. In trying to rescue his son, Mr,
Spencer was very badly burned.
Oklahoma has the only river in the
world that is salty for more than 20C
The Tecumseh oil mill has enough
teed to keep it running until May. The
Tecumseh mill was the first to start
last fall, and intends to be the last to
shut down in the spring.
Only two other states surpass Oklm
homa in watermelon production.
Rick Harper, formerly a patrolman,
and later a night watchman.in Sapulpa,
was attacked by a stranger and seri-
ously beaten up with knuckles. The
assault took place in the heart of the
business district, but the stranger drew
Harper behind a big billboard and beat
Dwellers In glass houses shoul<
keep out of politics.
Garfield Tea is the be^t remedy for con
•tipatiou. Take a cup before refiling.
Some men will do anything for tin
sake of a little newspaper notoriety
riT.r* rtnm in a to i t oath
ronr druggist will munU money If I'A/.u el NT.
'Ub.vr fails to euro anv ca * of Itiblnff, Blind
Bleeding or Protruding I’lieb in 6u> l4da>b. 50c.
Violation of Rules.
“They have expelled my favorite
waiter from his brotherhood,” said
one hotel patron.
“Yes," replied the other, "he acci-
dentally smiled and said ‘Thank you,'
a dollar’s worth lor a 50-cent tip.”
“Only competent critics can give
competent criticisms,” said Admiral
Mahan, at the Immortals’ recent recep-
tion in New York. “The ignobier the
critic the ignobier the criticism—even j
of the very finest things—that he will
. “A man in a bar was praising a fa-
mous American journalist, a justly
famous journalist, a journalist who
gets out a really fine paper.
‘‘‘Yes,’ the bartender, agreed, ‘his
paper is a good one. It picked two win-
ners last week.’ ”
Successful Life Work.
“He has achieved success who has
lived well, laughed often, and loved
much; who has gained the respect of
intelligent men and the love of little
children; who has filled-ins niche
and accomplished his task; who left j
the world better than he found it, j
whether by an improved poppy, a [
perfect poem, or a rescued soul; who !
has never lacked appreciation of
earth’s beauty or failed to express it; j
who has always looked for the best
in others, and given the best he had;
whose life was an inspiration; whose
memory a benediction.”—President
Oklahoma is sixth in ilie production
By Mother’s Food and Drink.
Canadian county authorities are
making Iho road rough for bootleggers
in El Reno and other towns. Emil Le
Grand was given thirty days in jail and
ft $400 fine on a charge of selling intox- 1
icants and John Robinson, Yukon, got
sixty days in jail and a fine of $250
At a meeting of the State Manufac-
turers’ association held in Oklahoma
City, a resolution was adopted pro-
testing against the passage by the leg
lslature of senate bill No. 103, which if
an act to assess a tax of 5 per cent
on all premiums paid into insurance
companies in Oklahoma.
Oklahoma is second in the manufac-
ture of cement.
Will Powell, negro, employed by the
Cadle and Roberts Commission com
pany, Oklahoma City, while engaged in
keeping a charcoal fire going in a re-
frigerator car in which bananas were
stored, became overcome by gases aris-
ing from the fire, and died alone in tho
car in which he was at work.
Oklahoma lias the third best natural
park in the country.
Friends of Cash M. Cade, republican
national committeeman, announce that
he is soon to start on a trip around the
world, expecting to remain abroad long
enough to take in all (he places of ini
portancc. Mr. Cade himself told friends
recently in Washington of his intended
One 35,000 barrel oil tank is almost
completed at the new pumping station
near Osage City. TliL she tnnk is 90
feet across at the base and 35 feet
high. Tlie material is on the ground
and the work will beein on a -55,
000 barrel tank soon. Oil In big Quan-
tities is being found there, and tha
field promises to become more faraoui
than the Glenn Pool field.
Many babies have been launched
Into life with constitutions weakened
by disease taken in with their moth-
ers’ milk. Mothers cannot be too care-
ful as to the food they use while nurs-
ing their babes.
The experience of a Kansas City
mother is a case in point;
“1 was a great coffee drinker from a
child, and thought I could uot do with-
out it. But 1 found at last it was do-
ing me harm, For years I had been
troubled with dizziness, spots before
my eyes and pain in my heart, to
which was added, two years later, a
chronic sour stomach.
"The baby was born 7 months ago,
and almost from the beginning, it, too,
suffered from sour stomach. She was
taking it from me!
“In my distress I consulted a friend
of more experience and she told me
to quit coffee, that coffee did not
make good milk. I have since ascer-
tained that it really dries up the milk.
“So, I quit coffee and tried tea and
at last cocoa. But they did not agree
with me. Then I turned to Postum
with the happiest results. It proved
to be the very thing I needed. It not
only agreed perfectly with baby and
myself, but it increased the flow of
“My husband then quit coffee and
used Postum and quickly got well of
the dyspepsia with which he had been
troubled. I no longer suffer from the
dizziness, blind spells, pain in my
heart or sour stomach.
“Now we all drink Postum from my
husband to my seven months’ old
baby. It. has proved to be the best
hot drink we have ever used. We
wou’d not give up Postum for the best
coffee we ever drank." Name given
by Postum Co., Battle Creek, Mich.
Get the little book, “The Road to
Wellvllle,” In pkgs.
"There’s a Reason."
Kvtr rend <lie above Irtlorf A new
one nppenrs from time to time. They
nre genuine, true, und full of humnn
COLD, UNFEELING WRETCH
Though His Wife Has Saved Him
Money, and Looks Well, He Is
$3.53 RECIPE CURES
WEAK KIDNEYS, FREE
“John, will you please unhook mj
“All right, a3 soon as I get my col-
“Don’t you think this dress is be- j
"I think it makes me look slimmer
than I look in any of the rest of my
dresses, don’t you?”
“I guess so.”
“Did you see anybody there who was
dressed in better taste than I?”
“And Think how cheaply I got It
made. Do you remember that pluk
dress I had two years ago?”
“O, yes, you remember it, John. The
one I had made when I went to St.
Louis. Would you suspect that I have
had all the beaded trimming from that
gown put on this one?”
“Well, I have. If I had bought It now
it would have cost $25. Don’t you
think I managed well?”
“Do you suppose there’s another
woman in this town who dresses as
splendidly as I do on what you allow
me for clothes?”
“I’ve never thought anything about
"Weil, you would think about it if i
you got such bills as most women !
make their husbands pay. Did you
see any one there who looked better
than I did?”
“1 didn't look around much.”
“Did you ever see me when I looked
“I guess not.”
"Think what it means to you when 1
make such a fine appearance. Every-
body must get the impression that you
are able to give me a much larger al- j
lowance than you do for clothes. It j
gives the Impression that you are
prosperous. Can't you see what an
advantage it is to have people get
such an idea?”
‘Tve never noticed it.”
“O, pshaw! One might as well talk 1
to a stick as to you!”
Safest to Fly High.
That it is safer for an airman to
fly high than comparatively near the
ground is indicated by meteorological
tests carried out on behalf of the
British air office at Teddington. A
kite with a special recording appara-
tus has been sent up to various
heights, and it has been shown that
on a gusty day sudden fluctuations in
the pressure of the wind—which are
an airman’s peril—diminish percept-
ibly as a kite ascends. What airmen
have discovered when in flight is that
dangerous gusts sweep over woods
and hills or through valleys. For this
reason when passing across country
they seek to maintain an altitude of
at least 7,000 feet.
Teacher’s Aim in Life.
To help a child to become unselfish,
self-reliant, kind, thoughtful, consid-
erate, honest and independent; to
train to habits of usefulness; to pro-
mote purity of thought and life; to
have even some small part in awaken-
ing loftier purposes and holier aspi
rations; to arouse in the minds of
boys and girls an honest and sincere
hope to be able to some extent to
make happier the school, the home,
the community, the state, the nation,
and the world—should bo'the greatest
ambition of every teacher.—Richard G
Surely the Limit.
A Kankas editor says he thinks this
is the best story he has seen in print
for several years: A young clergy-
man was complaining to a friend that
his congregation was made up of tight-
wads. “They‘are so stingy,” he said,
"that when I ask them to sing ‘Old
Hundred,’ they sing “The Ninety and
RELIEVES URINARY AND KIDNEY
TROUBLES, BACKACHE, STRAIN-
ING, SWELLING, ETC.
Stops Pain In the Bladder, Kidneys
Wouldn’t it be nice within a week or so
to begin to say goodbye forever to the
scalding, dribbling, straining, or too fre-
quent passage of urine; the forehead and
the back-of-the-head aches; the stitches
and pains in the back; the growing mus-
cle weakness; spots before the eyes; yel-
low skin; sluggish bowels; swollen eye-
lids or ankles; leg cramps; unnatural
short breath; sleeplessness and the de-
I have a recipe for these troubles that
you can depend on, and if you want to
make a QUICK RECOVERY, you ought
to write and get a copy of it. ManY a
doctor would charge you Jll.oO just for
writing this prescription, but I have it
and will be glad to send it to you entire-
ly free. Just drop me a line like this:
Dr. A. E. Robinson, K-264 Luck Building,
Detroit, Mich., and I will send it by re-
turn mail in a plain envelope. As you will
see when you get it, this recipe contains
only pure, harmless remedies, but it has
great healing and pain-conquering power.
It will quickly show its power once you
use it, so I think you had better see what
It is without delay. I will send you a
copy free—you can use it and cure your-
self at home.
A girl is always sure her latest love
is the real thing.
Tiie satisfying quality in Lewis’ Single
Binders found in no other 5c cigar.
Just do a thing and don’t talk about
it. This is the great secret of success
in all enterprises.—Sarah Grand.
Better health is sure to follow the use of
the natural Herb laxative, Garfield Tea.
“How would you like a game picture
for your dining room? A brace of can-
“No cheap stuff for me. Paint me
a picture of a dozen eggs.”
Not Boasting of It.
Theatrical Manager—I understand
that you played with Booth, Miss
The Actress (with much spirit—
Well, I don’t think it’s anybody’s
business how old I am!
The Duchess Decazes, as all the
world knows, was an American — a
daughter of the enormously rich Sin-
The duchess was once taking part in
some amateur theatricals at Ragaz
when a New York girl said to her
“Is she a real duchess?”
“Yes, my, dear,” the mother, a
Knickerbocker, answered. “Yes, real,
but machine made.”
Munyon’s Cold Remedy Relieves tha
head, throat and lungs almost immediate-
ly. Checks Levers, stops Discharges of
the nose, takes away all aches anil pains
caused by colds. It cures Grip and ob-
stinate Coughs and prevents Pneumonia.
Write Prof. Muuyon, 5Zrd and Jefferson
Bts.. PhDs., l*o., for medical advice ab-
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Queen City Times. (Agra, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 25, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 2, 1911, newspaper, March 2, 1911; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc911101/m1/2/: accessed January 24, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.