The Shawnee Daily News-Herald (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 306, Ed. 1 Wednesday, June 7, 1916 Page: 4 of 4
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TFfTC SHAWNEE DAILY NTEiVa HERALi-
WEDNESDAY EVENINft, .HTNE 7, 101f>
AT ALL STAGES
The Woman's Medicine. Good
for All Ages. Mrs. Harold
Clarksburp. \Y. Vu.—"I am writing
to tell you the good ; our medicine has
always done me and
1 hope my letter
n ay be the means
|| of helping some
woman. W hen I
was 1G years old 1
caught cold and had
suppression for two
months. I got so
weak 1 could scarce-
ly drag myself up
the stairs. 1 went
to two doctors, then my mother got a
bottle of Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable
Compound and 1 took it. I D8VW had
any more trouble and got strong fast.
Then I took it again before my little
girl was born and it helped mo a good
deal and I give the Compound the credit
for it. Tht n this spring 1 felt very
badly again, but I took the Compound
and have been well all summer. I can -
not be grateful enough for your medi-
cine." — Mrs. Harold M. Smith, 470
Water Street, Clarksburg, W. Va.
For forty years it has been making
women strong and well, and curing back-
ache, nervousness, uterine and ovarian
irregularity and periodic pains.
If you want spwiul advice writ©
Lydia K. 1'inUliam Medicine Co.
(confidential , Lynn, Mass.
Fancy Lawns, fast colors, 7c a
yard. Ivankel Bros. . 1-tf
Reference to "the old guard" stir
no military enthusiasm in Colonel
Verdun, it seems, is arranging an
eclipse of the Son on its own hook.
Indigestion. One package
proves it. 25c at all druggists.
FJ K >S PARTIAL PARALYSIS
A St. Joseph, Missouri, Mail hooted
tiK Judge aiui jury.
Over in Osage county the case or
Stephenson vs. the M. K. & T. rail-
way for $ ",500 for alleged personal
injuries, occupied the time of Judge
Hudson, several attorneys and wit-
nesses for over 10 days. The jury re-
turned a verdict of $176 against the
toinpany, allowing plaintiff two
months' salary for the time lost by
reason of the alleged injuries.
The testimony showed that the
plaintiff on several different occas-
ions had claimed damages for per-
sonal injuries from other companies
and it appears the Jury after careful-
ly weighing the evidence concluded
that plaintiff's claim was not honest
and his alleged Injuries were feigned.
An erroneous theory and sentiment
has been established to a great ex-
tent which tends to make a railroad
company legitimate prey for one who
may have sustained injuries by a
railroad company, either while in
their employ or not in their employ,
whether the company was at fault or
not, and juries* are prone, in many
cases, to award damages to the plain-
tiff, even though the evidence may
not warrant It.
The St. Joseph (Mo.) News re-
'cently told a very interesting story
| of the gross injustice done to rail-
roads, a part of which is reproduc-
j George A. Callicotte, brakeman. ob-
tained an $18,000 Judgment against a
railroad company on "fake" evidence.
It is the theory of the state that
I (ieorge A. Callicotte feigned paraly-
sis of the legs. A year after the "in-
jury." almost to a day, Callicotte was
,arrested at his home in St. Joseph
| while masquerading in woman's
' < lothes, carrying in coal.
Doctors who testified In the civil
suit then explained that the symp-
toms of paralysis must have been
produced artificially by the injection
of a drug to the spinal cord, or to
the sciatic nerve.
The test included thrusting pins
and needles Into his legs and feet.
Testimony in the trial shows he did
not flinch under this treatment.
| The grand jury which recently re-
' turned eleven true bills in the case
summoned before it all of the doctors
I who testified in the civil suit, and, it
i is understood, went exhaustively into
the matter of artificially produced
! paralysis. Large numbers of medi-
eal workers were brought and they
i discovered that the follow ing formu-
la of a solution which, if injected at
I the right spot, will produce terapor-
Just received a shipment of men's high grade silk shirts in the very latest and newest patterns, these shirts
were bought early and below the market price, which enables us to make you a special low price for three
days only, we will sell the—
$4.50 and $5 Silk Shirts
$3.50 and $4 Silk
Shirts . . .
SEE OUR WINDOW =
Men's f>0c Wash Ties for 3 days
3 for $1.00
Mammoth Clothing Department
ADLER-ROCHESTER, $20.00—STYLEPLUS, $17.00
'Healthgrams' On Skin-
Flashed to Thousands
One of Nature's signals is an unhealthy skin. It is -a
scientific tart thai the skin indicates the condition of th- "
blood and the blood is the building material for the body and all its
vital parts. Unless the blood is nourished and kept rich and healthy,
it will eventially react on the organs It feeds and reduce the indi-
vidual to a pitiable condition. Little do people realize the physical
ailments that drain away strength and vitality ami that can bo
traced straight to the poor supply of blood. Pimples Eczema Salt
Rheum, Rheumatism, Carbuncles, Boils, Catarrh with Its obnoxious
results and the tendency to easily catch cold,
Malaria and scores of other equally serious ail-
ments, are all manifestations of bad blood. For
over 50 yearn S. S. S. has been n mighty remedy
for these disorders. Thousands of men and
women have been relieved or actually cured by
. S S. Many of them had spent years and
fi j mtswtrrsntincco hundreds of dollars fur other remedies In a
Vl. fruitless endeavor to regain health—* marvel-
ous tribute to S. S. 8. S. S. S. is purely
vegetable and when taken into the stomach Is
absorbed by the blood, supplying certain ele-
ments which stimulate the action of the blood
corpuscles and help them drive out Impurities
and build up the system. With such a tried and
true medicine awaiting you at the closest drug
store, will you go on snff. ring and looking badly
when so many others similarly afflicted have
turned to S. S. S. and found the ineanine of
A 7'"^, Y:Mh- 0or M,dio«i K twiu
WA non i gladlyBadvi. e you about your case without cost
to you if you wish to avail vourselt of this
service. Swift Specific Co., Atlanta. Georgia
frv* fl 75 pcrboftl
holding dmih. it*vt i
New York _.
— Removal Noticc —
On amount of a leaky roof
RANDALL ELECTRIC SHOP
Are moving to HON. Bell St., ii rear of Shawnee National
Bink and lor 10 Jays we will sell a 1 goods winch have been
wet at a r duced pi ice. Come in and see us after June, 7.
110 Bell St.
Buttrick s School of Dancing
A new class starts every Thursday at 8 o'clock p. in. $1.00
pays to learn the four popular dances.
Assembly dancing for pupils and their Invited friends from 9:30
to 11:30 p. m., Monday, Thursday and Saturday.
For information or private lessons call phone 85. Office hours:
10 to 12 a. in., 4 to 0 p. m.
L. E. BUTTRICK, Proprietor
M00RE-GASKILL UNDERTAKING CO.
undertakers and emb aimers
—Parlot 120 N. Bfll St Day Phone .571 —
Night Phone, W. E. Gaskill 850
For Ambulance, Phone 3(15
arily all the symptoms of paralysis
of the legs:
Stovian 0.08 gm.
Lactic acid 0.04 c.c.
Absolute Alcohol 0.2. c.c.
Distilled water 1.8 c.c.
Railroad attroneys say this is
merely one of a series of alleged
"fake" personal injury cases, and
that, within the last five years roads
running into St. Joseph have been I.
mulcted in damages to the extent of i
$50,000 in this way. Most of, these ||
rases were settled out of court. The
personal "injury," which was the
basis of the $100,000 damage suit, is
alleged to have been incurred in the
ltock Island railroad yards in S4.
Joseph, tin; night of Dec. 28, 1914.
A freight train, on which George
A. Callicotte was brakeman, had just
pulled into the yards. The engineer
i .saw Callicotte fall from the side of
a t ar. As the train had come to a
standstill, the engineer went back and
lound Callicotte lying beside the
tracks, apparently suffering much
pain. He held in one hand the ' grab
iron" which had pulled from the side
of the car. The theory of the rail-
road company, as well as of the state,
i s that the screws were loosened by
human agency before Callicotte fell.
At his home, where he was taken
following the injury, Callicotte com-
plained of a pain in his back. Thirty
days after the "accident" paralysis of
the legs developed. Doctor Farber
vplained this in the trial by saying
that a clot of blood probably had
formed, and was pressing against the
The next step in the proceeding was
to file at $100,000 damage suit against
the Rock Island railroad, it being
(ontended in the petition that Calli-
cotte was totally and permanently
paralized below the wasit, as a re-
sult of an a< cident caused by the
i arelessness of the railroad company
in maintaining its equipment.
The case went to trial in June,
11)15, and lasted a week. Each morn-
ing the plaintiff was wheeled into the
court room in an invalid chair, on
which he lay at full length, covered
with a light blanket. The explanation
was that his legs were "dead." It was
all very pitiful, on the surface, and
tin spc< tat 1 ♦ • of the stricken man
dimmed to a lift; ot' invalidism, #no
doubt, made a marked impression on
the minds of the jury and it brought
in a verdict for the plaintiff, and as-
sessed his damages at $18,000. The
railroad company appealed.
Meanwhile Callicotte entered upon i^ouisvill
the routine of his daily life, and tn | India
the course of a few months the case
was forgotten. Even the secret ser-
\ ice department of the railroad seems
to have forgotten it for several
months. Then, in November of last
year, word reached the railroad at-
torneys that I allicotte was walking
about the house as though perfectly
sound, and that once each day it was
his custom to go out into the yard,
disguised as a woman! Ae such time
his wife always remained indoors.
Acting on this tip, the attorneys
communicated with the secret ser-
vice department of the railroad, ami
early in December 11. H. Germain of
Chit ago, head of the department, ar-
rived ami took charge of the case.
lie soon confirmed the tip as to Call-
iiotte's practices of taking exercise.
Then an arrest was planned.
A few minutes after 10 o'clock four
men plunged into the Callicotte yard.
There was Callicotte garbed in a pink
and white flowered kimono, with a
plaid shawl over his head, practical-
ly covering his face, and with a pair
of house slippers on his feet. Ho was
carrying a coal hod, and was on his
way for the day's supply of fuel.
Callicotte, seeing the officers, drop-
ped the hod and turned to run, but
tripped and fell practically into the
arms of the squad.
The state now has evidence that
Callicotte, both before antl after the
trial, was in the habit of walking
about the house. The window shades
were always drawn, and it is said to
have been Calllcotte's practice to
wear a nightgown about the house,
day and night, so he could got Into
betl quickly In case of visitors. An
account book seized by the officers
at the Callicotte house at the time of
his arrest shows that his lawyers had
advanced him $1,040, in $20 a week
installments on which he had lived
and supported his family. Callicotte
now walks without the slightest
trace of infirmity.
The penalty for perjury in Missouri
is seven years in the penitentiary and
the penalty for subornation of per-
jury is the same.
"What makes the super woman,"
asks an anxious inquirer. As a gen-
eral rule, being the wife of a non-
Second Hana Furniture, Clothing
and Shoes Wanted. Right prices paid.
Phone 226. 1-tf.
our nicely trimmed Voile Shirtwaists.
45c to 69c for this week only. Frankel
Lots of men are lenient with them-
selves because of their belief that
charity begins at home.
New York 2, Pittsburgh 3.
Brooklyn 2. Cincinnati 4.
Philadelphia 2, Chicago 8.
Boston 1, St. Louis 2.
Pittsburgh at New York.
Cincinnati at Brooklyn.
Chicago at Philadelphia.
St. Louis at Boston.
AMI KH AN LEAGUE.
St. Louis .
Detroit 3, Boston 0.
All others postponed, rain.
Washington at Cleveland.
Philadelphia at Chicago.
New York at St. Louis.
Boston at Detroit.
\ KERH \ N ASSOCIATION*
The most reliable trans-
fer and storage company
in town is the
In its new location at
106 W. Main Street
R. F. McFarling
City 1. Minneapolis
ers postponed, rain.
Turkish Baths, ladies'
Walls and children—
Little hands are often soiled and sticky—careless
of spotless walls. Walls of Velour Finish can be
washed—but you can't wash wall paper. We guar-
antee satisfaction to users of
We know that it has il* ays
given our customers satisfaction.
It is sanitary. Soap and water
will easily remove grease and
dirt from walls, ceil-
ings and woodwork
painted with Velour
Finish. It is easy
to apply and it is eco-
nomical and artistic.
We recommend it
above all others as a
durable finish for new
and old v.alls. Eigh-
teen attractive tints
to select from.
*■ ..v; WM
Columbus at Toledo.
Indanapoli at Louisville.
Minneapolis at Malwaukee.
St. Paul at K in is city. #
TEXAS LK Willi.
Ft. Worth - -
San Antonio _
Shreveport 3, Beaumont 2.
Waco 11, San Antonio 4.
Dallas 8, Galveston 2.
Fort Worth 1, Houston 5.
Galveston at Dallas.
Houston at Fort Worth.
Beaumont at Shreveport.
San Antonio at Waco.
CAN YOU DANCE!
If not Join the class that com-
mences Thursday evening. June 8, at
8 o'clock in Ohrisney Hall.
$1.00 pays the full tuition to learn
the four popular dances. 6-2t |
Red Bail Transfer
Pianos Moved on
Give Us Your
Our Business is
FOR RENT—Two nicely furnished
rooms for light housekeeping. 311 N.
FOR RENT — Southeast rooms,
nicely furnished for housekeeping,
modern. 502 N. Union. Phone 658-J.
FOR RENT—Suite of light house-
keeping rooms. 119 S. Philadelphia.
FOR RENT—Three large connect-
ing rooms and two upstairs, No. 621
N. Broadway. It. Wyant. 17-4-3t
FOR RENT -— 3 nice connecting
rooms furnished for light housekeep-
ing. Price reasonable. Ill Oak St.
Phone 1308. 26-7-tf
FOR RENT — Rooms for light
housekeeping, all modern. 126-128 N.
FOR RENT — Furnished modern
rooms for light housekeeping, also
two room cottage unfurnished. 418
W. 11th. Phone 776. 112-23-tf
! Energetic lady of good appearance
wanted at the Too Cute Studio.
■Might use gentleman. 19-4-3t
iVIO.NEV TO 1.!0NI)—on farm lauae.
low rates and pre-payment privileges,
prompt service. See or write uo.
Lanibard-Hart Loan Co., Shawnee,
>1 u.N E¥ to utiXD—Oa improved
Shawnee property which can be paid
1 back on easy monthly installments
| itke rent. Also 3 to 5 year straight
term loans. Low rates and prompt
service. Lambard-Hart Loan Co.
Phone 341. 27-lmo
HIGHEST PRICES paid for second
hand clothing. Also all kind* of
junk, brase, copper, ruober, iron.
Phone No. 381. L. Slutsky, 115 South
WANTED—To buy old houses. Aleo
raise and move houses. Phone 431-R
LUST On Main hot ween ISeard and
Broadway, pockotbook containing, pa-
pers and $15 in currency. Reward,
j Phone 313 or George Grimes, Benson
FOR RENT—5 room house on S.
I Draper, $7.00 per month. Call at 226
3. Draper. 24-7-tf
| FOR RENT—By the first of June.
| a strictly modern 10 room house con-
[ venient for two families. Has two
kitchens, two bath rooms and large
basement. Located close in. Address
j Dr. J. C. Malir, 601 East 5th street.
Oklahoma City, Oklu. 118-31-tf
I ill; SALE- MISCELLANEOUS.
FOR SALE—Dewberries and black-
berries, delivered by the crate. Phone
FOR SALE—New 1916 Ford tour-
ing car body; second hand 1915 Ford
roadster body. M. E. Sayre, 210-212
N. Broadway. 24-6-3t
for SALE—Extra fine Jersey cow,
fresh In few days. Fred Elchenber-
ger. Phone MS. 18-4-3t
FOR SALE—Two first class spring
wagons at 120 N. Beard. 18-4-St
FOR SALE—Two second hand cars
good condition. See them at Whit-
takers Garage. 20-4-3t
According to the fan, If all the na-
tions would learn td play baseball,
wars would cease.
Congress cannot hear the eagle
scream, but it has open ears for the
equal of pork on the hoof.
When the United States ot the
World is formed, slaughter ot human
beings will be avoided.
Read the News-Herald dally.
♦ Flour, Meal and Feed made
by Union labor. ♦
HIGHLAND RUHR MILL ♦
*■ Corner Okla. and Highland. ♦
♦ I'll one 187. ♦
♦ We deliver. ♦
♦ 7-1 io Sun-Tu-Frl *
PRIVATE MONEY to lend on ♦
farm land. Best of terms. ♦
f CHAS. E. WELLS. Elks Bl<i . ♦
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