The Shawnee Daily News-Herald (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 19, No. 210, Ed. 1 Tuesday, May 12, 1914 Page: 2 of 8

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OTIS B. WEATEB
Killtor mill Owner.
Entered as second class matter, Shawnee, Okla., under the Act of
March 3, 1879.
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tion of the publisher.
THE MOI1AI. VALUE OK lM.AYIJKOl NDS.
A foot of playground Is worth an acre of penal Institutions.
That is the sentiment expressed a few days ago at a meeting of the
City club of Philadelphia, when the Importance of municipal recreation
was being discussed. One of the speakers, an official of the park de-
partment, related an Incident that beurB out the truth of the epigram.
He observed a group of boys playing on the turf that had just been put
down by the gardeners engaged In improving a square. When he re-
proved them, one of the boys answered: "I gueBs you are right, Mister;
there's not room enough In this square for us and the grass, too. But
where can we play?"
That was the protest and plea of thousands of children not in Phila-
delphia alone, but in Atlanta, and In every other city that Is growing
rapidly and developing new needs. Play 1b as essential to youth as food
is to toiling men—essential to the health of mind and soul as well as
body. Dirt has been called matter out of place. Badness among children
is largely Impulse and energy mlBdirected. A vast deal of juvenile crime,
If the term "crime" may be used In this connection, Is traceable to a lack
of adequate playground and recreation facilities.
It 1b the children who play In the streets that cause most trouble
to parents and to the community. But few children play In the streets
from choice. Most of them who play there do so simply because the city
has failed to provide for their needs. Statistics gathered In many cities
show that In neighborhoods where playgrounds are established there 1b
a minimum of Juvenile offenses, but that in crowded districts where
playgrounds are not conducted, there are all sorts of mischief and misde-
meanors. And the records show, furthermore, that accidents and Injuries
to children are fewest where playgrounds are provided.
This Is a matter that no city which has due regard for Its present
and future interests can afford to neglect. Every dollar spent upon parks
and playground systems is repaid a thousand times over in health and
sound morals, and in the fostering of all those qualities that make for
good citizenship.—Atlanta Journal.
SOME ARE ABOUT TO PLANT TOO MU( II COTTON.
C. S. Barrett. president of the Farmers National union, Bounds the
usual, but none the lees timely, warning to farmers not to plant too much
cotton. He finds evidences of a disposition to commit this old mistake;
and it is conceivable that the rains, by destroying the corn which has been
planted, may lead to even further enlargements of the areas already set
apart for cotton. "Are you planting your cotton in this good year of
1914 with a view to making your corn, your wheat, your potatoes, your
hay, your meat and all the other things which mean your very sinews of
life; or are you going ahead blithely unconscious of that and planting
every acre you can get ready to cotton?" inquires Mr. Barret- "Hog and
hominy! Homely, but expressive phrase; the very heart and soul of the
farmer's welfare. Are you working to have the hog and hominy at hoim
and not in the warerooms of your supply merchant?"
Farmers «tre assured that it is not too late yet, and are urged to
clean out the fence corners, the briar patches along the branches or
ditches, and to plant stuff that means their independence—com, potatoes,
peanuts, yams, sorghum, peas, garden truck anything to insure their liv-
ing at home and boarding at the same place.
It is quite true that th > prosperous neighbor, as a rule, is the man
who makes cotton a secondary consideration, whose corn crib is bursting,
whose wheat bin is overflowing, whose smokehouse is filled with home-
raised meat, whose table is laden with home-grown vegetables, and whose
6tock and cattle and hogs are sleek and fat with produce grown on his
farm. And that man raises cotton, too; and his cotton crop puts money
into his pocket instead of into the pocket of the supply man.
Farming becomes speculative and less safe as a business whenever
the farmer decides to adopt the policy of raising cotton to pay for his
food and feed supplies. When he does that he submits to both those who
buy his cotton and those from whom ho must buy bacon, corn, hay and
other supplies the privilege of making for him the prices both ways. He
sells his cotton crop at the prices fixed by the buyer and often under a
pressure that can not be avoided or resisted. He has bought during the
year—or must buy when his crop is sold—expensive supplies, such as
corn aud meat, under the most unfavorable conditions. The price he pays
for meat or corn is never made by him, and he usually needs to buy large
quantities of costly provisions at the very season when crops are uncer-
tain, the risk great, confidence weak, and prices at the top.
There can be found nothing like independence and lasting prosperity
in a system that has its basis in cotton gambling. It is just about as
hazardous to gamble in spots as it is to gamble in futures. The farmer
who buys all his suppliea on credit and sets in to raise a cotton crop to
pay for them is really gambling in both futures and spots. He carries a
double risk, and has no possible means of hedging. If this farmer would
first look out for his own supplies and arrange to produce at home what
he needs for his own consumption, in this way he could cut out some
middlemen's profits and avoid certain of his greatest misfortunes and pen-
alties Such a change would enable him to hold his cotton until prices
are fair, and would in other ways tend to make his business and his
life more regular and prosperous- Dallas News.
tVimmifcNl, LLUuUlMILrtL
SAFE —because you do not have to carry much money.
CONVENIENT— because you can draw checks for bills.
ECONOMICAL—because your check is a receipt for all
bills paid and no chance to be required to pay
the same bill twice.
What is it? A bank account.
Have you tried it?
National Bank of Commerce
nii>er ot me house.)
So the original home builder now
has the Income from the mortgage to
add to his other earnings, while hiB
. successor in the ownership ot the
house is steadily Increasing his
equity by monthly payments, and in
time will own his home free and
clear.
It is plain that fortune must fairly
lake some of us by the nape of the
neck and hold us to force riches
I upon us. Few wage-earners, or sal-
aried persons, following their own
bweet wills, acquire a competence
! ihrough willing thrift and abstinence,
j Many there are who are even now
reaping dlvidendB from long years
of compulsory saving, who have been
| i nriched by the experience in spite
of themselves,
I Start a savings account, buy
home and force yourself to save.
T. I). M'GREGOR.
POLITICAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
DRMOCBATIC
PRIMARIES AUGUST 4.
CALKS 0\ THRIFT,
FOlt DISTRICT JI IK. E.
Judt;e Charles II. Wilson Jr.
For Re-election.
Robert Wheeler,
FOR COl'STY SUPERINTENDENT
OF SCHOOLS.
ST"MT"F#w ler.
Misi Cora (ioble ot Shawnee.
FOR COI N IA COMMISSIONER.
.1. I. (.lack) Hails.
George M. Soutliifatc.
J. 1. (Ira) Sims,
Of Dale.
W. C. Jones
FOR COUNTY JUDGE.
Pud A, Wulker. V
W. T. Langston.
FOK SHERIFF
J. W. Legg
Of Brinton Township.
Knox P. Gardner.
R. L. (Bob) Sparkman.
SUPERIOR COURT Jl'DtiE
E. I>. Reasor.
L. lil. l'itman.
IV. S, Pendleton.
FOR 1 OIRT CLERK.
R. L. Flynn.
D. J. ("Tex") Holland.
FOHCOUNTYWEHSHERT
Saiine for a Home.
"Thrift and providence are pri-
mary qualities necessary to all
who are to make the most out of
life and its opportunities."—May-
or Newton D. Baker of Cleveland.
There have been many plans to
force the habit of thrift upon people
otherwise careless of their savings,
but it is doubtful if any othe. system
excels that which a man voluntarily
assumes when he decides to acquire
ownership of his own home by means
of monthly payments, covering prin-
cipal and interest of the loan.
So fickle is the human mind thc.t
the only absolute guarantee of carry-j thereon"
ing out a good intention is to make
it possible to violate it, and that is
practically what is done when a man
(First published in the Shawnee
Dally News-Herald, May 12, 1914.)
State of Oklahoma, County of Potta-
watomie, ss. In county Court.
NOTICE OF HEARING PETITION
FOR PROBATE OF WILL.
In the matter of the estate of Robert
C. Brookover, deceased.
Notice is hereby given to all per-
sons interested in the estate of Rob-
ert C. Brookover, deceased, that on
the ltlh day of May, 1914, Charles
Brookover produced and filed in the
county court in the county of Potta-
watomie and state of Oklahoma, an
instrument in writing purporting to
be the last will and testament of
Robert C. Brookover, deceased and
also filed in said court a petition
praying for the probate of said will,
. and that letters testamentary issue
to Charles Brookover, the
Hard to Refrain From Admiring In*
Benuity of This Little Wash-
ington Girl.
Audrey was thirteen, but a big girl
for her age, according to the Washing-
ton Herald. Yet she was still a child
in her absorbing taste for sweets. Not
far from her home the food show,
which is held annually in Washing-
ton, was going on, and the idea that
there were pounds of cakes, Jellies and
chocolates all ready to be eaten occu-
pied her mind every morning as she
wended her way to school past the
building. This preoccupation of
thought resulted in arithmetic in
which four quarts equaled one yard,
and Napoleon crossed the Rubicon on
the ice in history lessons. But Aud
rey was a modern girl, and soon found
a way out of her trouble.
Saturday she decided to put her plan
into execution. Mother had gone to
work at the treasury, and Audrey was
monarch of all Bhe surveyed literally.
She could not get into the food show
without being accompanied by an
adult- Now, adults in such cases be-
ing regarded as necessary evils, the
girl determined to be one herself for
the occasion.
Down at the ten-cent store she
bought a diamond ring and a smaller
one of plain gold. Then she hied home,
arrayed herself in her mother's best
suit, put on a picture hat with a big
veil and went to the food show. The
doorkeeper passed her In unnoticed in
the crowd of others streaming in, for
the figure seemed that of a short wom-
an. Inside, Audrey did her duty. There
was not a bit of food in the house ehe
did not sample, nor a cake nor candy
of which she did not bring away speci-
mens. When she went home she was
one of the fullest and happiest chil-
dren in Washington. And yet men
talk about woman's lack of inventive
power.
cxecutor and trustee named in said
| will.
... , ,1 Pursuant to an order of said court
puts himself In a pos tion where he _ , ,, , ...
made on the 11th day of May, 1914,
must keep up certain regular pav- „ ...
. . . notice is hereby given that Monday,
ments or run the risk of osing his I.)C,. . „ ,,
the 26th day of May, 1914, at the
.1. M. Hamilton.
10 in Ol N I V A T TO It N E 1\
Charles W. Friend.
IV. F. Durham.
I C. Saunders.
FOR IIE PR i: S E N T A TI V £ IN THE
LEGI8LATUBS,
.1. '1'. Mlehui'i
of McLoud.
Tom Wgldrep,
of Shawnee
James T. Farrull.
FOK CLEltK OF THE SUPREME
COURT.
F. \\. Watts,
of Shawnee.
FOB COl MA assi SSOi
II. II. Alexnndur
FOB C0HS1 IBM
Shim nee Township
J. M. (Uncle Jim) Berry.
home.
Every normally constituted man
has the ambition some time to own
the roof over his head. It is the best
way to live.
To accomplish this object, the
average man who must depend large-
ly upon his own efforts, requires
energy, self-reliance and a determi-
nation to overcome all obstacles.
If be startB a savings bank account
and makes weekly deposits therein
to accumulate the first casr payment
invariably required ot a house
builder or buyer, he will learn les-
sons of method, order and punctu-
ality in business arrangements that
will stand him ing ood stead when
he undertakes to swing the house-
owning proposition later on.
And even If you don't make a life-
hour of 3 p. m., of said day, has been
appointed as the time for hearing
said petition and proving said will
at the county court room in Tecum-
seh, the county seat, in said county
of Potawatoraie, state of Oklahoma,
when and where all persons inter-
ested may appear and contest the
same.
In testimony whereof, I have here-
unto set my hand and the seal of
said county court this 11th day of
May, A. D., 1914.
HAL JOHNSON, County Judge.
(Seal)
A. H. Thomas, Attorney for Petitioner.
KIWI WORDS
FOR
THE
-m. y fjityjUA. OCI //{£>
are Eaten—
Not Caught\
Beware of impure water.
Drink only Natural
Spring Water.
PURE-
FRESH—
WHOLESOME.
Phone 903
J. W. Longwith
HOW TANGO HAS TAKEN HOLD
Seems That Everybody Who Dances
at All Must Get That Fashion-
able Fancy.
"Mother, I am so tired; I have
long home of the first house you buy bee* workinS with those flowers all
or build, nevertheless you are doing an<' tbe little fellow looked
a wise thing to save and invest in ™other s eyes so seriously
this way.
This is illustrated by the typical
experience of a young couple who
started housekeeping in a New Jer-
! ^ey suburb of New York a few years
"Afterward we'll all go to the thea-
ter and see tango and trotter. "SVe hear
they .have some new steps and fig"res
for both the tango and the hesitation.
Wo simply must learn them."
This followed the invitation to din-
ner and is a recent phase of the dan-
cing madness. It is an intermezzo only,
after dinner dancing, either at home
or at one of the popular resorts, is
imperative. It is not wholly bad form,
however, to take one or two nights off
weekly—counting Sundays—provided
the time thus stolen from the dance is
devoted to picking up new steps and
new figures.
Cabarets or theaters are the only
places these may be acquired cheaply
if one is an adept. Dancing masters
are so overworked teaching rudiments
that they have no time for refine-
ments. So theater managers with a
pair of good dancers on the bill are
sure of a crowd in the front seats. You
take the guests at your dinner along
so they may enjoy the novelties of-
LITTLE TOTS fered
Then the visitors steal the steps.
They are rewarded the following eve-
ning by being for a brief hour, at least,
the cynosure of all eyes.
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POLITICAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
REPUBLICAN
PKWAIUKS AUGUST 4.
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FOB siiium i .
J* >. i J err3 ) spaiiu.
Newt Douglas of Muskogee, former
banker of McLoud, now Interested in
the oil business, is here.
With the aid of one of the building
and loan associations which abound
in New Jersey, they built a houes,
after having paid for their lot with
savings withdrawn from the bank
tor the purpose.
At the end of several years they
had an equity in the property
amounting to about $1,000. At that
time there came to this man an es-
pecially good business opportunity
in another state, and he was com-
pelled to sell his home in order to
move.
•This he was able to do easily, re-, ^ ^
ceiving a good cash payment on the'
property and a seeond mortgage for
the balance (the building and loan I
Well, I'm tired too, and I stay
that way all the time," answered the
busy mother.
How often this occurs between
mother and child. How frequently
she speaks in that abrupt tone, when
a kind word would be more pre-1 and think how your book will sell."
Spartacus was beginning his ad-
When little Mary comes running dress to his gladiators.
If Ancient Celebrities Returned.
Queen Elizabeth had just signed
Queen .Mary's death warrant.
"There," she said to Mary, "I
wouldn t do this for any one but a
cousin. It will take 30 years to get
your ca.-'.o through the supreme court.
C. E. MOHRBAIHEK
LAWYER
Elks Bldg Ninth and Broadway
Phone 901 Shawnee, Okla.
It Depends Largely
On your attire as to how you are
received, not only socially, but in
every walk of life. We design
clothes that "make good" their repu-
tation and are built upon the firm
foundation of merit. To wear them
is to know their superior points; to
buy them is a proof of your good
judgment. Suppose you make your
inspection today at
to mother and asks to help in some
ho behold duty, she sends lier out
saying. "I have no time to bother
with you.' The child goes away in
usappointment. It is true it may
bother, but is th- child not worth
the trouble?
STANDlS'rUfe
ROW
COLLAR 2fc.r25«
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. .1. F. Martin
of Oklahoma City, May 10, a boy.
Mrs. Martin was formerly Miss Geor-
gia Dullard of Shawnee.
+ + + + + + +
I* Hit. .lARItY H. WILSON +
•h Eye, k,ar. Nose and Throat. .J.
Icooms 113-114-115. 3rd floor '+
i* Mammoth building HourB: +
!• s-12 a m.: 1-6 p. m„ and7-8 -J-
I* p. in Giaduate Kurae In
i* \ttendance .j.
:■ -i- + 4 *- .j. .j. .t. .i..i.
WHAT BANKING MEANS
TO WOMEN
JT was the old idea that woman tend her home and
not know anything of business or investing. Result was
that through her inexperience she was often the easy victim
when she had aaving* or was left an inheritance.
A woman ahonld hank her aaving* for aafrty, and
for her own peace and happiness.
For the security of her home and her children she should be
acquainted with our hank. She'll find it of valuable aid not
only in more than making end* meet, but in securing ex pert,
confidential advice on financial matters.
Come in and get acquainted with us and our methods.
SECURITY STATE BANK
Deposits Guaranteed
4% Paid on SaVit^s Accounts
Later, you grieve and sigh because
she does not appreciate you. Can
you find a cause for this? You 110-
tiefc that she has more interest in
some other mother. Yet, you wonder
You forget those little things
| that prove to b< of value, kind words,
sunny smiles and encouragement.
When little James returns from
school do you greet him with a
smile and gently kiss his smiling
face? Cultivate more devotion to
your children; cultivate more love,
more sympathy, and remember that
sympathy is the keynote to character,
to truth or to life. Some of these
days you shall think of these little
acts of kindness. Implant these in-
to their hearts while they are young,
and will not only benefit them at the
time, but it will be remembered in
the years to come when their child-
ren grow to be men and women.
READ THIS
We, the undersigned druggists of
Shawnee, have sold Hall's Texas
Wonder, of 2926 Olive street, St.
Louis. Mo., and recommend it to
be the best Kidney, Bladder and
Rheumatic remedy we have ever
sold. Sixty days' treatment for a
dollar.
Wallace Mann, Lion Drug com-
onnv. Shawnee Prug company, Owl
Prug store, C. R. Harrvman and
I Crescent Drug Co.—Adv.
HTe call me chief, and ye do well
! to call me chief," he began.
"Hurry up, hurry up, get some ac-
i tion," yelled the moving-picture opera-
tor. "This film costs five ceuts a
loot."
Cleopatra had dissolved her pearl
, In vinegar, and was worrying down
■ the last swallow.
"Very fair," said her New York
friend; "but if you're a real spender,
let's see you drink a double eggnog."
—Collier's Weekly.
Would Penetrate the Earth.
One of the most ingenious projects
for harnessing the forces of nature is
that conceived by Sir William Ram-
say, and, despite Its daring mature, it
has been well received in high sci-
entific circles.
His plan is to take the heat of the
earth's interior by means of huge bore
holes. These shafts would be sunk
deep into the earth so that they pene-
trated Into large coal seams. By
means of electricity this coal would
be fired until it burned like some
wonderful infernal furnace. By means
of pipes the gas given off by this
burning coal would be conveyed to
the surface and in various ways util-
ized for power purposes.
The advantage of this scheme is
that power could be derived from coal
as It lay In its natural element, and
the cost of mining It and bringing it
up to the surface would be avoided.
Ca3h at your noup« ror second-
I hand clothes, also ladies' winter
suits Telephone 131-J. 11-4-lmc
Jack London Eats Raw Fish.
Not so long ago Jack London was
lunching with friends in Philadelphia.
When the fish course arrived he
caused a semi-panic among the wait-
ers by asking that his fish be served
entirely raw.
The novelist ate it that way with
much relish, telling his friends that
compared with a cooked fish, the raw
article was Just as delicious as a raw
oyster or a clam.
Mr. London has been among the
Hawaiians enough to have acquired
the raw fish habit.
Films Developed 10c
Per roll all siz< s
Brownie Prints
3c; 3>4 x
5lt 4x6, 4c.
Hund red s ' are
having our film
specialist do
their work. Why
not you? Send
your work to us
live out*of town.
Postage [prepaid.
Eastman Kodaks'by Mail
Every size and style in stock.^Send
for prices and£catalog
WE DELIVER
Owl Drug Store
6 East Main
SHAWNEE, • OKLAHOMA
mail if vcu
nipt service.
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DENTAL PARLORS
CsTAiLi&HtD >N SHAWNEE. OKLA.. SCVIN Years
10* K. Maim
OvcftHiCKK* BROS.
*mon« MS*
Cold Crovi
PurceUm Cro■ >
Bridge Work
S«t oi Teeth $5.00; Upper and Lower, both 5 1 OO
Very Beit Set cf Teeth Made $8.0"
$41<>?5
Upper j^d
> cry j«i i-1 i rem i.inir . «
Lcwer, both ol the Be t Teeth. $16.00
SHv«r Filling* ...... 50c
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