The Kiowa County News. (Lone Wolf, Okla.), Vol. 16, No. 8, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 1, 1917 Page: 7 of 8
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LEGISLATURE SUCCEEDS IN
PUTTING THREE BILLS
BUSY WEEKJN THE HOUSE
Will Have To Take Up the Attorney*
General'! Bill and the Bone Dry
Bill Both of Which Have
Passed the Senate
The turning point in the prpsent
session of the legislature, that is from
routine in shaping and perfecting hills
in cjmmittoe, to turning ouf real leg-
islation has been reached. From now
on until expirution of the sixty-day
period the legislative mill is expected
to grind steadily.
So far the iinished work of the ses-
sion, that is bills passed by both
branches and signed by the governor,
consists of three measures, two of
■which make the necessary appropria-
tion for the expense of the session, the
other authorizing the capital commis-
sion to open and improve certain
streets leading to the capitol build-
Interest in the work of the session,
■which for the past ten days has been
centered in the senate, has shifted to
the house of representatives this
•week, as practically every important
measure before the assembly now
awaits action by that branch.
These include the Ferguson “bone
dry” bill, the so-called “attorney-gen-
eral's bill,” both backed by the pro-
hibition influences of the state, the
free textbook bill, legislation affecting
the appellate judiciary and the Nes-
bitt state market commission bill.
The attorney-general’s bill caused a
bitter debate in the house although
it Anally went through by a vote of
27 to 14, the following being the line-
Roll call on the bill was:
Yeas: Bauman, Bickel, Board,
Chase of Nowata, Clin, Cordell, David-
son of Haskell, Davis, Edmondson,
.Edwards, Ferguson, Hall, Hickman,
Hogg, Johnson, Keller, Kerr, Killman,
Logan, McIntosh, O'Neill, Rider, Risen,
Ryan, Thomas, Vaughan. Total 26.
Nays: Brown, Carpenter, Chase of
Seminole, Davidson of Tulsa, Golobie,
Knie, Leach, Smith, Snyder, Tester-
man, Tucker, Watrous Wilson of
Dewey, Wilson of Greer. Total 15.
Excused: Buckner, McAlester. T<^
Absent: Knight. Total 1.
Honors for the week in the Senate
■were divided by this bill with the
other Anti-Saloon League proposition,
Ferguson’s “bone-dry” bill. With
inly five votes against it, the bill was
passed by the senate without debate.
It tow goes to the house.
The senate roll call on the bill was:
Ayes—Bickel, Board, Brown, Burns,
Carpenter, Chase of Seminole, Chase
of Nowata, Cordell, Davidson of Tulsa,
Davidson of Haskell, Edmonson, Fer-
guson, Golobie, Hall, Hickman, Hogg,
Johnson, Keller, Kerr Kilam, Knie,
K flight, Leach, Logan, Rider, Ryan,
•Smith, Snyder, Testerman, Tucker,
Vaughan and Wilson of Dewey. To-
Nays: Cline, McIntosh, O’Neill,
"Watrous and Wilson of Greer. Total,
Absent: Beauman, Buckner, Da-
vis, Edwards, McAlister, Risen and
Thomas. Total, 7.
Although passed by the senate vith
so little opposition it was charged that
many senators expected the House to
kill it. A strong movement has been
started to drop it entirely and make
the proposition an initiative measure
at the next election.
So far none of the institutional ap^
propriation bills have passed either
branch. The senate committee is
handling the general appropriation
bill, making the apropria'ions of the
government, and the house appropria-
tions committee is handling the gen-
eral deficiency bill. Neither has so
far been reported out.
The McIntosh committee of the
senate, appointed to investigate
charges made against three members
of the state board of agriculture by
Freeman E. Miller, has not yet re-
ported. -Five appointments of the
governor have not yet been confirmed
by the senate. These are considered
as “aces" in the legislative deck of
cards and may not be played by the
senate until late in the session. R.
H. McLish, C. B. Campbell and J. J.
Savage, members of the state board
of agriculture: Harry Beeler, repub-
lican member of the state election
board, and Martin Clark, member of
the state mining board, are the five
men bolding places on appointment
by the governor who have not yet
8tuart Answers Owen
That the plan of Senator Robert L.
Owen to take from tho supreme court
tho right to pass on the constitution-
ality of the acts of congress, if adopt-
ed. would bring about a revolution in
this rountry was the statement of
Judge C. B. Stuart, Oklahoma City
lawyer, in an address before a Joiut
session of the legislature.
Judge Stuart's effort was a defense
of the Judiciary. He characterized
the Owen resolution as being opposed
to the fundamental principles of a
constitutional form of government.
Senate Joint Resolution No. 8 by
McIntosh and Chase of Seminole of
the senate, and Durant and Newman
of the house, providing for tho reap-
propriation of unexpended portions of
funds appropriated by the Fifth legis-
lature for the Durant normal school,
was passed on third reading in tho
senate after u long argument.
The senate passed finally Senator
Thomas’ bill coLtaining provisions
for appointment and pay of national
guard officers in conformity with t he
national defense act and Senator
Vaughn's bill to provide for approval
of school building plans In regard to
heating, lighting and ventilation were
passed. The latter was amended to
make the district school board and
the county superintendent advisors
instead of the state superintendent,
as was proposed in tho original dratt.
Direct election of United States
senators is provided Tor in Senate
Bill No. 11)6 by Snyder. It provides
that senators shall be elected In the
same way as representatives in con-
gress and provides for the appoint-
ment by tlie governor to fill a vacancy
if there is a vacancy when less than
twelve months of the term is unex-
pired, and for a special election when
the unexpired term is for more than
The fight of Ed. Boyle, chief mine,
oil and gas inspector, to gain con-
trol of the oil ana gas production of
the state, appeared in the house for
the first time when the bill to estab-
lish an oil and gas bureau in connec-
tion with the corporation commission
was taken up. Representative Wim-
bish of Ada offered an amendment,
proposing that the bureau be conduct-
ed as a part of the department of the
Representative Durant immediately
objected to the amendment on the
ground that enforcement of the oil
and gas conservation laws had been
made a part of the work of th* cor-
poration commission, and that it was
the only department of the state gov-
ernment which had the statutory au-
thority to control oil and gas produc-
Bills passed finally in the house in-
clude those establishing a branch of
the free employment bureau at Wood-
ward; amending the statutes relat-
ing to the time of preliminary exami-
nations of alleged law violators; re-
quiring counties to pay sheriffs for
expense of transporting prisoners and
other persons to and from the peni-
tentiary and other state institutions;
giving cities the right to pass ordin-
ances requiring the work on streets
and alleys; giving the riht to segre-
gate and separate the white and col-
ored races; regulating private em-
ployment bureaus, and amending the
statutes relating to probate proced-
A bill by Representative Durant,
chairman of the house committee on
appropriations, authorizes official com-
pilation of the records of the proceed-
ings of the constitutional convention,
and makes an apropriation of $10,000
for salaries and expenses of those en-
gaged in the work. Congressman Wil-
liam 11. Murray, who was president of
tha convention is authorized to do
the fcork and to employ the neces-
sary additional assistance. A short
time ago each member of the legislat-
ure received a letter from Mr. Mur-
ray, saying that unless something
was dona by the legislature to have
the records put in permanent form for
preservation, he would destroy them.
A bill by Representative Eakin, re-
publican, of Garfield county, provid-
ing for the establishment of a home
for Oklahoma members of the G. A. R.
and Spanish war veterans, as recom-
mended by Governor Williams, was
introduced in the house.
For Sanitarium “Somewhere.”
A bill by Representative Condon of
Tulsa, proposing an appropriation ot
$200,000 for the construction and
equipment of a state tubercular sani-
tarium “somewhere ’ in the northwest
part of the state was among several
new bills which were presented in the
All day sessions of both house? of
the legislature are expected to begin
this week. Committee meetings
which have been held in the morning
will be on the night programs in long
days of work.
| STATEHOUSE BREVITIES
"Pape’s Diapepsin” fixes sick,
sour, gassy stomachs in
Time it! In five minutes all stomach
distress will go. No Indigestion, heart-
burn. sourness or belching of gas, acid,
or eructations of undigested food, no
dizziness, bloating, or foul breath.
Papo's Diapepsin is noted for Ite
Militiamen May Lose Joba.
Many members of the stuto militia
will be Jobless when the troops re-
turn next month. Most of the officers,
appointed by tho governor, hold good
situations when the call for border
duty was made, and In a majority of
cases the positions are either being
held open for them or nro being tilled
temporarily by other men, wtio nro
working under an agreement to resign
when the troops return.
The privates will not fare so well toUn upwjt stomachs,
in I ho opinion of AdjuUut Genera, ] R ^ qulckegt Bnd m0it ceP>
Karp. When Oklahoma militiamen |ft|n ,ndlgeBtlon remody tn the whole
world, and besides It is harmless.
Please for your sako, get a large
fifty-cent case of Pape’s Diapepsin
from any ptore and put your Btomach
right. Don't keep on being miserable
—life Is too short—you are not here
long, so make your stay agreeable.
Eat whut you like and digest It; en-
joy It, without dread of rebellion In
Papo's Diapepsin belongs In youf
home anyway. Should one of tho fam-
ily eat something which doesn’t agree
with them, or In caso of an attack of
Indigestion, dyspepsia, gastritis or
stomach derangoment at daytime or
during the night, It is handy to give
the quickest relief knov»n. Adv.
were first culled to mobilize at Fort
Sill, a large number of employers pub-
lished the fact that tho positions of
any of their employes who joined any
of the military organizations and went
to the border would be hold open for
them until their return. Some even
went so far as to oontlnue iho em-
ployes’ salaries during such service,
in an effort to encourage recruiting.
Others said they would pay half sal-
aries, others quarters salaries, and
several other offers were made to en-
courage men and boys to don the
But some of the employers already
have welched on their promises, and
have notified the men in the guard
formerly in their employ that their
positions had been filled.
Others have stopped sending tho
monthly pay checks, and some have
cut out the pay checks and still are
holding tiie positions open.
Furnishing employment to about
1,000 men will be one of the problems
which Oklahoma must solve when the
guardsmen return from the border aqd
are mustered out here.
LEAF BLISTER MITE DAMAGE
Capital Leads in Building.
Only five cities in the United States
exceed Oklahoma City in percentage
gain of building permits issued during
1916. Duluth, Minn., with a gain of
277 per cent, heads the list of Ameri-
can cities, other leaders being Ta-
coma, Wash., 105 per cent; Fort
Worth, Texas, 82 per cent; New York
City, 82 per cent, and Des Moines,
Iowa, 81 per cent. Oklahoma City’s
building permits showed a gain of 78
per cent over those issued in 1915.
The total here for 1916 was $2,076,434.
Complete returns from 94 principal
cities in the United States for the
year total $904,071,701, as compared
with $737,989,170 for 1915, an increase
of 22 per cent of the ninety-four cities,
seventy-four showing gains and only
twenty show losses, the latter being
moderate in most instances.
west cities during 1916 follow:
Fort Worth .......
Kansas City .......
St. Louis ..........
Each In His Littla Cot.
The scone was the olubroom; tho
hour advanced. Serious, gloomy,
cheerful, elated were the euroest
faces of the talkers by rum, as the
arguments for and against came thick
And the subject under debnte—"Do
Fish Sleep?" That was all; but it
was sufficient to keep them at It till
a late hour of the night, while patient-
ly waited their respective wives at
So fiercely waged the controversy
that it burnt itself away. There came
a lull; most of the debaters were play-
ed right out.
It was then that the “cheerful Idot,”
who had played the listener’s role,
chipped in. Rising from his roomy
arm-chair, where he had lain unob-
served, he stretched, yawned, then
“Gentlemen, the hour is inte; I, for
one, must lde me to my eot. Do flsh
sleep? I do not know. But. if they
don’t why river-beds?”
HAVE SOFT, WHITE HANDS
Clear Skin and Good Hair by Using
The Soap to cleanse and purify, the
Ointment to soothe and heal. Besides
these fragrant, super-creamy emol-
lients prevent little skin troubles be-
coming serious by keeping the pores
free from obstruction. Nothing better
at any price for all toilet purposes.
Free sample each by mail with Book.
Address postcard, Cuticura, Dept L,
Boston. Sold everywhere.—Adv.
Small Animal, Invisible to Eye, At-
tacks Standard Varieties of Pear
and Apple Trees.
Red or green bllstcrllke spots ap-
pouring in tlic spring on the foliage
of the apple mid pear are usually due
In the leaf-blister mite. This Is not nil
Insect tint a small iinlmnl, Invisible to
tin- unaided eye, which attacks stand-
ard varieties of pear and apple trees
and often inflicts serious damage.
Whore trees are seriously infested the
premature fall of both fruit and leaves
may result. In such cases a special
application of lime-sulphur wash or
other spray may be necessary. Ordi-
narily, however, tho regular orchard
spraying Is sufficient to control the
mite. Badly infested branches of tho
pear trees may be cut off and burned.
Care should be taken not to confuse
the work of the mite with the leaf-
spot disease or the results of heavy
The leaf-blister mite passes the win-
ter beneath the'bud scales. There it
waits for the opening of the buds and
attacks the young leaves as soon as
they push out In the spring. The tiny
animals bore small holes from the un-
derside of the leaves Into the Interior,
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Section of Pear Leaf, Showing Struc-
ture of Gall of Blister Mite.
Fling Fee Remains At $40.
a .Ministration forces won in the
senate and defeated House Bill No.
37 cutting the filing fee in the su-
preme court from $40 to $15. In the
For Election of Police Chief.
Election by direct vote of chiefs
of police, municipal judges and city
attorneys in cities having a popula-
debate which was the bitterest of this tjon of 25.000 or more is proposed in
session Senator Keller of Marietta a bill presented by Representative
declared that “the order had come Butterfield, Oklahoma county. The
down to kill the bill” and taunted his purpose of this is to remove these of
opponents with cowardice because they ficials from the influence of appolnt-
obeyed “the order.” The fee for fil- jve power. Another bill by Mr. But-
Ing appeals in the supreme court was tsrfleld provides fer screening th<
raised to $40 in. the Fifth legislature smokestacks and exhausts of engines
as a means of making tha supreme used in operation at threshing ala-
court self-sustaining. 1 chines as a prevention again** fire.
Howard Collects $3,487,613.
Since E. B. Howard, state auditor,
went into office on Jan. 11, 1915, his
office has collected $3,487,613.85 of
revenues in different forms, at an
expense of $64,440. The percentage
of cost is 1.84 per cent. The expense
represents -the payroll for the audit-
The office force also audited all
claims against the state treasury, is-
sued all warrants, kept books on state
accounts and levied ad valorem taxes.
The collections come in from gross
production taxes on oil, gas, lead and
zinc; inheritance tax, income tax and
insurance tax. The sum collected
does not include $175,000 gathered so
far this month nor the gross produc-
tion tax and $75,000 collected in the
past, but credited to the treasurer’s
office under a former system of book-
Afraid of Pink Weevil.
That the pink boll weevii which has
developed in northern Mexico is a
very serious menace and that it event-
ually will reach the United States,
despite all precautions and preventa-
tive measures, is the belief of Ed. L.
Ayers of Houston, chief inspector of
orchards and nurseries of the Texas
department of agriculture, who called
upon President F. M. Gault of the
state board of agriculture last week.
Mr. Ayers visited the San Pedro
listrict in northern Mexico, where he
learned that the ravages of this new
insect pest created a 50 per cent loss
,n the cotton crop. He says it is dif-
ferent from the boll weevil with which
the cotton planters of this country
have had to contend in past years, in
the fact that it attacks the seed of
the cotton plant.
Boy for "Safety First."
The other morning a mother of sev-
en was alarmed at hearing her young-
est child screaming.
Rushiug up to tlie bedroom to as-
certain the enuse, she observed her
four-year-old boy prodding at ids lit-
tle sister’s arm with an old pocket-
"Whatever are you doing, Willie?"
shouted the frantic mother.
“I am waxinating Eva,” replied tha
IS GILD CROSS,
Nearly $2,000,000 in State Treasury.
State Treasurer W. L. Aexanderl
has transmitted to State Examiner
and Inspector Fred Parkinson a re
port showing the names of the banks
holding state deposits, the amount ot
the deposits and the amount of se
curities. The reports show totals in
the different funds as follows: Statt
treasury, $1,948,142.94; official de-
pository, $1,433,574.87; permanent
common school fund, $266,777.78;
commissioners land office fund.
Look, Mother! If tongue is
coated, give “California
Syrup of Figs.”
Children love this "fruit laxative,"
and nothing else cleanses the tender
Btomach, liver and bowels so nicely.
A child simply will not stop playing
to empty the bowels, and the result is
they become tightly clogged with
waste, liver gets sluggish, stomach
sours, then your little one becomes
cross, half-sick, feverish, don’t eat,
sleep or act naturally, breath is bad,
system full of cold, has sore throat,
stomach-ache or diarrhea. Listen,
Mother! See if tongue is coated, then
give a teaspoonful of “California
Syrup of Figs," and in a few hours all
the constipated waste, sour bile and
undigested food passes out of the sys-
tem, and you have a well child again.
Millions of mothers give “California
Syrup of Figs” because It is perfectly
harmless; children love It, and It nev-
er falls to act on the stomach, live*
Ask at the stor» for n 50-cent bottle
of “California Syrup of Figs." which
has full directions for babies, children
of all ages and for grown-ups plainly
printed on the bottle. Adv.
Pear-Leaf Gall, in Crest Section, ef
where they lay their eggs. This
onuses the small, pimplelike galls on
the upper surface of the leaves. The
spots later Increase In size, sometimes
to one-eighth of an Inch, and on the
pear tree are red and often brilliantly
colored as they grow. In the case of
the apple the eruptions lack the more
brilliant coloring and are found more
along the margin of the leaf. In both
cases the spots finally turn brown or
black, and If the pest Is abundant the
leuves become ruptured and wrinkled.
More than 250 varieties of apples
are attacked liy the mite, Injury being
especially severe on some well-known
commercial sorts, such as the Ben Da-
vis, the King, Baldwin, Rhode Island
Greening and the Williams Favorite.
Where orchards are seriously In-
fested, as has been noted In New York
state, lime-sulphur washes give excel-
lent results. They uvold the injuri-
ous effects upon fruit buds which
sometimes result from the use of oil
sprays. The wash should be applied
thoroughly, coating the twigs and
A standard solution of kerosene
emulsion inay also be used. The stock
solution should he diluted with five
parts of water for spraying purposes.
On the pear the mites may be kept
reduced to an Important extent simply
by searching out In the spring small
brunches bearing worst Infested leaves,
pruning these off and burning them,
or sprays may he employed exactly as
indicated for the apple, if this is con-
Except in cases of serious infesta-
tion special spraying for the blister
mite will not be necessary. As to
Suggestions to Childless
Among the virtues of Lydia EL
rink ham’s Vegetable Compound is tha
ability to correct sterility in tha
cases of many women. This fact is
well established as evidenced by tha
following letter and hundreds of others
we have published in these colums.
i’oplar Blulf, Mo. —“1 want other
been to me. We
had always wanted
a baby in our home
but I was in poor
health and not able
to do my work. My
-j mother and hut*
1 band both urged me
totry Lydia E. Pink-
Compound. I did
so, my health im-
iroved and I am now the mother of a
ine baby girl and do all my own house
work."-Mrs. Allia B. Timmons, 211
Almond St, Poplar Bluff, Mo.
In many other hornet, once childleM,
there are now children because of tha
fact that Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vegetable
Compound makes women normal,
healthy and strong ..
Write to the Lydia E. Pinkham Medi-
cine Co., Lynn, Mass., for advice—it
will be confidential and halpfuL
Old Age a°d Death
Tear livsr is the Solitary Depart-
■oat si year hedy, Whs* It fees
wresg year whole systea becewas
yeisessd sad year vitality la wesheaed.
The hast reaedy is
Dr. Thacher’s Liver
and Blood Synip
A purely vegetable coat pound, laxative
aadtonle ta effect. It el acne ant yew
body, and puts energy Inte yew mind and
muscles. We recommend this remedy bm
eauae we know from many year*’ experi-
ence that it is effective.
Keeps bottle In year boos. Me aadfl
at yew dealer's.
THACHER MEDICINE CO.,
Yeast—Well, the New Year came In
Crlmsonbeak—Quietly? You ought
to huve heard the salute I got from
roy wife when I blew In home New
ANY CORN LIFTS OUT,
DOESN'T HURT A BITI
“Do you think she loves him?"
“Because he Is her last chance.”—
Leaf-Blister Mite—1, Dorsal View; 2,'
whether or not It is advisable to spray,
the orchardlsts will have to decide
after determining as exactly as Is pos-
sible the amount of injury that is be-
ing done by the mites, and care should
be taken not to confound with Its In-
jury that which has resulted from fun-
gicidal or puris green sprays, and from
Estimating the Breakage.
“You won't have to take the pledge
any more, when prohibition prevails."
"That's right. And I have no doubt
It Is rather more difficult to break a
law than It is to break a pledge."
DESTROY APPLE-TREE BORER
Service Tree Is Favorite Food Plant
of Insect and Should Be Removed
No foolishness! Lift your ooma
and calluses off with finger*—
It's like maglcl
Sore corns, hard corns, soft corns or
any kind of a corn, can harmlessly bo
lifted right out with the fingers If you
apply upon the corn a few drops of
freezone, says a Cincinnati authority.
For little cost one can get a small
bottle of freezone at any drug store,
which will positively rid one’s feet of
every corn or callus without pain.
This simple drug dries the moment
It is applied and does not even irri-
tate the surrounding skin while ap-
plying it or afterwards.
This, announcement will Interest
many of our readers. If your druggist
hasn't any freezone tell him to surely
get a small bottle for you from hi*
wholesale drug house.—adv.
Sparks—This is a \yorld of change.
Sponger—Yes; and, by the way
have you got any with you?"
King Henry IV.
were formed by
The round-headed apple-tree borer
may he greatly reduced in numbers by
lestroying the common service tree
when in proximity to orchards.
It has been found that the tree is •
favorite food plant of the Insect.
Is Work Too Hard?
Many kinds of work wear out the
kidneys, and kidney trouble makes
any kind of work hard. It brings
morning lameness, backache, head-
ache, nervousness, rheumatism and
urinary troubles. If your work Is
confining, strains the back, or ex-
poses you to extreme heat or cold
or damp, It's well to keep the kid-
neys active. Doan’s Kidney Pills
are reliable and safe. Thousands
An Oklahoma Can
J. H. Hayes, Holden-
viile, Okla., says: "I
suffered from constant,
dull aches in my back
which were so severe I
was hardly able to get
around. The kidney se-
cretions were too fre-
quent and highly col-
ored. Doan's Kidney
Pills completely cured
the backache and regu-
lated the kidney act.on.H
! am glad to say that:,
the cure has been per-^f
manent.” * -
Get Dean's at Aar Stare. 50c a Baa
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