The May Bugle. (May, Okla.), Vol. 17, No. 35, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 26, 1921 Page: 2 of 8
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THE MAY BUGLE. MAY. OKLAHOMA
How Miserable This Woman Was
Until She Took Lydia E. Pink*
ham’s Vegetable Compound
Toomsboro, Ga.—“I suffered terribly
With backache and headache all the time,
wpsso weak and ner-
tous I didn’t know
what to do, and could
trouble was deficient
and irregular peri-
ods. I read in the
papers what Lydia
E. Pinkham’s Vege-
table Compound had
done for others and
decided to give it a
trial. I got good
results from its use
so that I am now able to do my work.
I reefimmend your Vegetable Compound
to my friend* who have troubles similar
to mine and you may use these facts
as a testimonial.”—Mrs. C.F. Phillips,
Weak, nervous women make unhappy
homes, their condition irritates botn
husband and children. It has been
said that nine-tenths of the nervous
prostration, nervous despondency, “the
blues, ” irritability and backache arise
from some displacement or derange-
ment of a woman’s system. Mrs. Phil-
lips’ letter clearly snows that no other
remedy is so successful in overcoming
this condition as Lydia E. Pinkham’s
Women Proving More Polite.
It is not an uncommon sight now to
see a young girl get up and offer her
seat In the subway to an elderly wom-
an, whose entrance has been Ignored
by (lie male passengers. Such usual-
ly brings some blushing humble man
to his feet with a stammering offer of
“have my seat,” but the climax was
reached the other evening in an up-
town restaurant when a mkldle-aged
woman took a seat at the same table
with fine of her own sex,, a stranger
to her, and on finishing dinner politely
"Do you mind if I smoke?"—New
When a man asks a girl to be his
wife in these days of hole-proof socks,
bachelor apartments and chorus girls
she lias <1 revelation of liuiiiau unself-
ishness that stands as the eighth won-
der of the world.—Idaho Yarn.
“Tliis civil service stuff about miilli-
einntiex seems rather intricate.”
“What is It?"
“Examination for n government
chauffeur.” — Louisville Courier-Jour-
tobacco makes 50
good cigarettes for
Mrs. Hicks Relieved
By Four Eatonics
“I have taken four Eatonlc tablets
and they relieved me of sour stomach.
I recommend It to everybody," says
Mrs. G. P. Hicks.
If stomach is not digesting your
food; If you have sourness, bloating,
food repeating, indigestion or add
stomach, Eatonlc will remove the
cause by taking up and carrying out
the acidity and gases, bringing quick
relief and healthy digestion. Why suf-
fer stomach trouble? Why not keep
your digestion normal and enjoy good
heulth? An Eatonlc taken after each
meal will prevent discomfort and pain.
Make the test today and see how
quickly this wonderful remedy nets.
It comes in handy tablet form. ’Carry
It with you. A big box costs only a
trifle with your druggist’s guarantee.
COLORADO CO Mil HUNKY. Urn.led. 24-
hoc I Ion oaf o, 21-24 Iba. to cane, $5.50. C. O. D.t
KupreMH WKLL8 POLLOCK, Alllftun, Colo.
W. N. U., WICHITA, NO. 22-1921.
Their Granddaddy Who Fought for the Union in Jhe Civil War Is Remem-
bered on Memorial Day.
H - -if
The unique distinction of having
erected the llrst so'^iers' monument
“to commemorate the death of those
who perished in suppressing the Con-
federacy” belongs to the little town of
Kensington, Conn. For fifty years n
slender shaft of plain, brown sand-
stone, hewn from the famous Con-
necticut river quarries at Portland,
lias held the place of honor on the
Kensington green and served as a fit-
ting memorial to six boys from the
village who died fighting in the early
part of the Civil war.
The history of the Kensington monu-
ment is an interesting one. In Marcli
18(13, when the contract for the monu-
ment was originally made, the fate of
the nation was still hanging in the
balance. Several months before the
great victory of Gettysburg, at the
patriotic instigation of llev. Elias 15.
Hilliard, pastor of the Kensington Con-
gregational church, the agitation for
n soldiers’ monument began. When
$350 had finally been raised by public
subscription, the work was started.
If the fate of the nation was still
hanging In the balance when the Ken-
sington monument was contracted for,
the dedication, July 28, 1803, after
Grant’s great victory at Vicksburg and
Meade's at Gettysburg, came at a most
opportune tini#, for uow the tide of
war had turned in the North’s favor.
The semi-centennial of the dedication
of the Kensington monument was cele-
brated by the Connecticut G. A. It. and
the people of Kensington, whose pa-
triotic predecessors were the first ones
In the country to express tlieir feelings
by erecting n public memorial to the
soldiers of their town who had lost
their lives in the Civil war.-
( Moral Lesson
It Is a great thing to have such a
demonstration ns was given us during
the wars of the United States of the
capacity of men for sacrifice, for it
makes us think better of our kind.
The soldiers in all our wars were in
no way different from their friends and
neighbors. Drawn from the great
masses of our people they were repre-
sentative of them. More broadly, they
were representatives of humanity—
that humanity of which so many seem
to despair. Heroism is no unusual
tiling in the life of man, nnd in great j
crises it is the rule. The World war |
furnished a new proof of this to the
generation that lias grown up since
our civil struggle, and that knows it
only ns a great historical event. There ]
ought to lie a renewal and strengthen-
ing of faith. America is the one coun-
try above all others in which there
should be no place for doubters and
whiners. Rather the feeling should he
that what men have done men can do,
and that there is no task beyond tire
powers of Americans, nor any sacrifice
which they will not make at the call
of duty. The heroic strain in the blood
hns not died out—ns we learned dur- I
ing the years of war. The problem Is
ohe of making effective the great quali-
ties and applying them to life. And
the problem is by no means easy. The
proper and reverent observance of
Membrinl day will help toward a solu-
tion. Gratitude there must always be
to the men who saved the Union, and
laid anew the foundations for a great-
er and nobler national life. Though
our gratitude can not profit those who
were killed in the war, or have died
since, grateful hearts have a beneficial
effect on those who possess them.
HONORS FALLEN HERO
The wuyslde shrine, that silent In-
vitation to worship frequently met
with along the highways and byways
of Europe, Is a rare sight In this coun-
try. Such monuments of piety seem
somehow out of place In nn American
landscape, but we have learned much
from the contacts of the grent war,
and in years to come the simple shrine
may seem n natural memorial to a
hero who fell on Flanders field or
French hillside. One of the few
shrines erected here was put in place
not long ago near Philadelphia, as
a tribute to the memory of United
States soldiers who gave up their
lives In France. A son had been killed
In the war, and his parents set up
tills remembrance of him on llieir es-
tate, but near the highroad within
sight of all passers-by. The Church
News describes the shrine nnd its
setting In a recent Issue. It stands
“in a charming sylvan nook formed by
a high, heavily wooded hill.” Beside
it, we rend, “flows a murmuring brook,
symbol of the eternal continuity of
life. Surrounding it are evergreen
trees, nnd shrubs typifying the unre-
mitting care of God for his creatures.
In front, but a few paces H\vny, runs
Valley Green road, typifying the high-
ways of life, prepared by snints nnd
martyrs and heroes who have toiled
and died that we might live nnd walk
securely in our pilgrlmnge to the Uu-
soen City of God.” In Its genernl con-
ception and design the shrine is said
to he similar to the shrines so often
seen by our soldiers in France, and
always viewed with respect by them."
The granite pedestal which supports
the marble baldachin contains the
crucifix nnd the statue of a soldier.—
From the Literary Digest.
SHAKE INTO YOUR SHOES
And sprinkle In tne foot-bath ALLEN S
FOOT = EASE, the antiseptic, healing pow-
der for Painful, Swollen, Smarting Feet.
It prevents blisters and sore spots and takes
the sting out of corns and bunions. Always
use Allen's Foot = Ease to break in new shoes
and enjoy the bliss of feet without an
Girl He Was Looking For.
“Why are you so pensive?” he
“I’m not pensive,” she replied.
“But you haven’t said a word for 20
“Well, I didn’t have anything to
“Don’t you ever say anything when
you have nothing to say?”
“No,” she said*
“Will you be my wife?” he asked.
Snowy linens are the pride of every
housewife. Keep them in that condi-
tion by using Red Cross Ball Blue in
your laundry. 5 cents nt grocers.
BY USING THE GENUINE
Stearns’ Electric Paste
Also SURE DEATH to Waterbogs, Ants, Kata
and Mice. These pebts are the greatest carriers of
disease and A1IJ8T HE HILLED. They destroy
both food and property.
Directions In 15 languages In every box.
Beady for use—two sines 86c and I1.6U.
V. 8. Government buys It.
The Velvet Touch
Soap 25c, OiatEeat 25 aad 50c, Tilt— 25c.
Drug Store Episode.
“How much Is this perfume?”
“Fifty cents a dram.’'
“Huh! Do you sell it by the drink?”
If a man owns street-railway stock,
lie never recommends walking ns an
Over 12,000 People
all over the U. S. A. buy on our
Home Buying Plan
We made over 300 PRODUCTS in our Mod-
ern Scientliic Laboratories which are used in
every Home in Town, City or Farm. You nave
25% on this plan. Full plans mailed free.
O. C. Bowers & Co., Oklahoma City, Okla.
‘‘Run Down” People Easy Prey
To Serious Disease
When yeu get “run down” it
merely means your system is dis-
ordered,—working poorly. If the
disorder stays small, you may re-
main just “run down.” But if it
gets werse, you are
Don't wait until your
“run dawn” condition de-
velops imto real illness.
Start teday toning your
system with an A-l blood
remedy to drive out the
AS A TONIC
like S.S.S., which has served thou-
sands thus in the last half cen-
Get S.S.S. from year druggist
right now. Then write
us about your condition,
addressing Chief Medi-
cal Advisor, 84S Swift
Georgia. We’ll sand
you medical counsel
SYSTEM DID NOT WORK WELL
Englishwoman Found Some Disadvan-
tages in Giving Instructions in
the Sign Language.
An English lady was talking about
her cleverness in getting a Russian
servant. “She can’t speak a word of
English, and I can’t speak Russian,"
she finished. “But how do you man-
age, then?” asked her friend. “Oh,
it’s quite simple. I just wave my
hands about and make faces, and if
she doesn't quite understand, she goes
off and does something else, so all
the work gets done in time.” Later
on tlie friend called, hoping to catch
a glimpse of the Russian treasure,
and found the mistress in tears.
“That dreadful Bolshevik,” she wailed.
“She came up to ask what she was
to do next, and I made scrubbing mo-
tions, meaning the kitchen floor, of
course, and she did it on my lovely
polished dining table instead, and it
is absolutely ruined! And now siie’s
sulking in the kitchen, smoking my
cigarettes, and I can’t make her un-
derstand that she’s not to tuke them!”
“We ordinary people never get in-
vited to a house party.” “Yes, we
have a lot of luck that we don’t ap-
Greecing the World.
Two children were talking.
“What is it that makes day and
night, anyway?” asked one.
“Well, you see, the earth turns
around on an axis,” answered the
“Do you mean to say that the earth
turns around and around?”
“Yes. What are you laughing at?”
“I was just thinking how funny it
would be if the axle got rusty and the
"Why, the axle doesn’t get rusty;
they keep it oiled all the time.”
“Where do they oil it, in China?”
“No, in Greece.”
As Funny as Ever.
He had one of those long mus-
taches—one of tlie kind that, if you
had been buying him a birthday pres-
ent a few years ago, you would have
thought of a mustache cup the first
Everybody had been making, fun of
it, so one Sunday morning lie shaved
it off. The first person to get a look
nt Ids upper lip In 20 years was a
neighbor girl about the uge of four.
As she came into the house she said:
"Oh I Mr. Bowln, you look just as
funny us ever.”
Celebrate at least one day in th«
wec*k. Order beefsteak.
Almost as Easy as Wishing
Tour breakfast cup is ready
without trouble or delay when
is the table beverage.
To a teaspoonful of
Instant Postum in the cup,
add hot water, stir, and you
have a satisfying, comfort-,
ing' drink,delightful in taste—
and with no harm to nerves or
digestion. As many cups as
you like, without regret.
“There's a Reason!’
Your grocer sells Postum in two forms,
Postum Cereal (in packages)
made by boiling full 20 minutes.
Instant Postum (in. tins)
made instantly in. the cup by adding hot water.
Madefy Postum Cereal Co.Inc.,Battle Creek,Mich.
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Latta, Charles W. The May Bugle. (May, Okla.), Vol. 17, No. 35, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 26, 1921, newspaper, May 26, 1921; May, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc941121/m1/2/: accessed September 24, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.