Colony Courier (Colony, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 23, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 15, 1912 Page: 2 of 8
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OKLAHOMA DEMOCRATS HOLD
Shake off that
tired feeling due to
sluggish liver, kidneys,
stomach and bowels.
Cleanse and purify
your system with the
greatest of tonics,
—a bottle proves.
Ths Specific for Malaria. CMbaed
Fever, and a reliable reared? far
all ducaae* due lo duovden of
brer, boweU, eonrach
80c. At Your Druggittt
III inriii viva oo.,
WILSON AND CLARK LEAD
Result of Selection* for Delegatee
Close, and Complexion of State
Convention Not Yet Known
to a Certainty
*GOVERNOR CRUCE STATES
POSITION IN DELAWARE CASE
Says It Is Not Duty of Executive to
Stand Guard Over Records For
- Next Ten Years or More
Oklahoma City.—Governor Cruce1
received a letter from Sheriff G. W.
Hogan of Delaware county,- stating
that he has been directed by the
county commissioners to remove the
record* of the county from the build-
ing in which they were placed by Adju-
tant General Frank M. Canton, acting4
tinder instructions from the governor,
and to replace them in the building
in New Jay from which they were
taken. It was the removal of the
j records and a subsequent restraining
I order from the supreme court, direct-
SAN JOSE SCALE CAUSE OF
GREATEST INJURY TO FRUIT
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Imported From China— Every Purchaser at
Trees Should Insist on Certificate at
Inspection t>y Expert.
FORCE OF HABIT.
Oklahoma City—"I have heard from
all but eight counties in the state,
and you may say for me that I am well „. „
pleased with the prospect for the organ ,8h*Tiff Hogan
ization of the state convention for *hould pun,ue and
Wilson for president." said United
States Senator Thomas P. Gore Sun-
IBy GLENN W. HERRICK. Ulwouri.)
Probably no single insect in the
United States has been the subject ol
more discussion t»»*n the San Jose
scale, and small wonder, for there is
no insect that is capable of producing
greater Injury to the fruit interests of
umer irum me supreme court, direct- our country than this one. As near
ing that the records remain at New I ** CAn be determined, this Insect was
Jay. which caused a flurry a short time '*** “—----
ago when Governor Oruce came off
"flrst best" in a clash with the court.
Sheriff Hogan asked what course he
was informed by
Governor Cruce that it Is not the duty
of the governor “to stand guard over
the records for the next ten years,"
. . but that it is now up to the county
other claims from the Wilson camp authorities to determine where they
supported the senator's view of the shall go, and that the state performed
s uat on. Its duty *hen the records were placed
I he supporters of Champ Clark on the spot designated under the
concede nothing. Those who have provisions of the special election by
been active in Clark’s behalf claim which the county seat was removed
344 of Jhe 598 delegates who will be from Grove to the old townsite of Jay.
sent to the state convention. The governor stated, however, that
It, indeed, is a difficult matter to if the records are moved back to New
ascertain Just who will be the choice Jay and difficulties arise by reason of
of the delegates from the various such removal with which the local
counties, from the result of the cau- authorities are unable to cope, the
cuses held Saturday to select dele- state may be appealed to for assist-
gates to the various county conven- ance to quiet the disorder,
lions. The majority of the delegates
Father—Now, If you ask me one sin*
gle question more I'll send you to
Kaiser as Writer.
The German emperor, had he been
born a commoner and chosen news-
paper work as a profession, would
without doubt have become one of
the most famous journalists of the
day. He has written a great deal
which has never seen the light, but
which will doubtless be published In
the future. Recently the emperor as-
sisted in the preparation of ail article
entitled “Mow the Kaiser Works,” for
the Strand Magazine, the proof sheets
which he read and corrected himself.
to the county conventions were not
Instructed. It Is likely that a large
portion of the delegates to the state
convention will not be Instructed for
A pretty thorough canvass of the
situation in sixty-five of the seventy-
six counties of the state give the fol-
lowing result: Twenty-eight counties
with 223 delegates to the state con-
vention avorable to Wilson; twenty
counties with 182 delegates to the
state convention favorable to Clark;
two counties with 20 delegates favor-
able to Harmon, and fifteen other
counties heard from are classified as
BELIEVE MILLENNIUM HAS
HIT TOWN OF TONKAWA
As Result of Revival Jail Empties,
Marshal Resigns and People
Father (to his daughter's suitor)—I
have sad news for you. I am ruined!
I have lost everything!
Suitor—Console yoursolf, dear sir,
with the thought that you nro now In
no danger of losing your daughter.
Ilokua—Ho that Boston girl snld I
wasn’t worth my salt, eh?
Pokus—Well, aho did renmrk that
you were In Inverse ratio to our chlor-
Ide of sodium.—Puck,
A pretty girl doesn't have to pro-
pose during leap yoHr, and n homely
one is afraid to—but thorn's ihe Btron-
‘uous widow. '
A TROUBLE MAKER
Coffs* Poison Breeds Variety of Ilia,
A California woman who didn't
know for twenty years what kept her
III, wrlteH to tell how she won back her
health by quitting coffee:
“I am 64 years old," sho says, "have
used coffee all my life, and for 20
years suffered from indigestion and
Insomnia. Lifo was a burden and a
drag to me all the tlmo, and about
once a year iny ailments got auch hold
upon mo that 1 was regularly 'sick In
bed' for several weeks each tlmo,
"I was reluctant to conclude thnt
coffoo was tho cause of my trouble, but
1 am thankful that I found out the
“Then I determined to use Poatum
exclusively—for a week ut first—for I
doubted my ublllty to do without cof-
fee for any length of time. I mmlo
the Postum carefully, ns directed, and
beforo tho week expired had my re-
ward In a perceptible Increase In
Strength and spirits,
"Seeing the good thnt my short ex-
periment had accomplished, I resolved
to contluuo the use of Postum, cutting
out tho coffee cutlroly. This I did for
nlue months, finding, dnlly, Increased
cntiso for grat IfleatIon at my steadily
Improving health. My Indigestion grad-
ually left me, my sleep returned, I
gained 20 pounds In weight, my color
chnnged from sallow to a fresh, rosy
hue mid llfo became a blessing,
"Then 1 thought I would try coffee
again, and did so Tor a few week*. The
punishment Tor deserting my good
friend, Postum, was a return of my old
"That taught me wisdom, ami I nin
How and shall he nil my life hereafter
using postum exclusively and enjoy-
ing the benefits It brings me." Name
Elvon by Postum Co., Mattie Crook,
"Thera's a reason," and It Is explain-
ed In I bn little book, "The Rond to
Wollvllle," In pkge.
•Over read Ike shave letter f A new
•ur appears freai llaie te Hate. The?
are geaalae. true, aafl fall af haaiaa
Tonkawa, Okla.—One of the great-
est revivals ever held In a town of
this size dosed February 9, with over
six hundred conversions. The meet-
ings have been conducted by Rev.
George H. Thompson, a revivalist who
plays n harp and sings.
All the churches united In the meet-
ings. They have been going on for
over a month. The town row has been
forgotten and bitter enemies have
The close of the meeting was the
greatest scene of rejoicing ever wit-
nessed. tl lasted far Into the night
and people shouted and sang. Every-
body la paying up old debts and the
local newspapers are receiving sub-
scriptions from those who have not
paid In many years.
Men In the city Jail were liberated
to go to the mourners' bench, and the
city marHhul resigned, as there Is no
further need of his services.
Bullet Hits tnnocsnt Party
Durant, Okla.—Dr. J. B. Smith wad
accidentally shot In the leg in a drug
store here and painfully wounded by
Chas. Lester, a painter, who Is said to
have been under the influence of
whisky and engaged in a quarrel with
O. C. Allen, who lives at Allison, and
who says he did not know Allen and
knows of no reason why the fellow
should have desired to kill him. When
Lester shot, the ball hit the concrete
floor, glanced and part of it struck
Dr. Smith's leg just above the ankle
and plowed its way up to the knee.
Dr. Smith was taken to Sherman to
undergo a surgical operation.
Introduced into the grounds of Mr.
James Lick of San Jose. Cal., in the
early seventies. It soon spread to ad-
joining orchards where it was found
and first described by Prof. J. H. Corn-
stock in 1880, who quickly recognized
its Capabilities as an orchard pest,
for he named it the pernicious scale.
By ’8S-«nd '87 it bad been Imported
on fruit trees into eastern nurseries,
and from this began to spread over
the east and south.
The San Jose scale la a very small
Insect often smaller than the head of
an ordinary pin. The female, except
for a few hours immediately after
birth, lives beneath a hard, waxy
scale and consequently Is well pro-
The rate of Increase Is very great
and from a single Infestation thou-
sands upon thousands of Individuals
may develop In a season and the tree
may become literally covered from
the trunk to the outermost branches
in two or three years. The young
scales are whitish In color, but later
they turn dark and are hard to dis-
tinguish from the bark. It is difficult
to fin'd the scales on a tree at the be-
ginning of an infestation, for they are,
should demand that his trees be ac-
companied by a certificate of inspec-
tion from a competent entomologist
to the effect that they are free from
scale, and he should also demand a
sworn statement that hts trees have
been fumigated with hydrocyanic acid
gas. The buyer should also examine
the trees' himself very carefully for
the scale and destroy infested ones.
If, after these precautions, the Insect
becomes present in the orchard, spray
with the lime-salt-snlphur mixture.
In making the wash, the formula
for which is 20 pounds quick lime.
Killed While Boarding Train
Shawnee, Okla.—Harry Johnson of
VIrdin, III,, died late Saturday night
from Injuries received earlier In the
evening when he was run over by a
Rock Island faat freight train at the
Broadway crossing In Shawnee. John-
son waa trying to board the freight
when he was thrown beneath the
wheels- His right arm and Bhoulder
were crushed and he suffered internal
injuries. Johnson had been working
for John Scheldt, north of this city.
He has a slater who lives at Mattoon,
111. He was about 24 years of age.
Muat Build Viaduct
Oklahoma City—The Santa Fe waa
ordered to build a viaduct across eith-
er Cleveland, Oklahoma or Noble ave-
nue in Guthrie by the ssate corporation
commisHlon In an order handed down
February 6th. The railroad company
Is ordered to submit plans and speci-
fications within sixty days and work la
to begin within alx months after the
approval of th* plans and specifica-
tions by the commission.
X, scales on branch; f, female scale;
m, male scale; y, young scales; a,
young, unprotected scale Insect; B,
branch showing scales as they appear
to the unaided syo.
of course, few in number and very
small; but later, when the Insect be-
comes abundant, the branches assume
an ash-gray color and present a scurfy
Every purchaser of fruit trees
The new peach scale, a, branch
covered with male and female scales;
b, female scale; e, male seals; d,
group of male scales.
15 pounds sulphur, 10 pounds salt, 45
gallons of water, only the very best
quality of quick lime should be used.
Two Iron kettles should be procured,
each one holding at least 20 gallons,
but the more they hold the better.
The to pounds of lime should be
slacked in three or four gallons of hot
water in one of the kettles. When
the lime is nearly slacked, but before
It quits boiling, add the 15 pounds of
sulphur and enough of hot water to
make a thin paste of the lime and
sulphur. Stir the whole vigorously
until they are thoroughly mixed, then
boll vigorously for 45 minutes.
After the lime and sulphur have
actually boiled 45 minutes, add the
ten pounds of salt, and boll vigorous-
ly 15 minutes more. It will become
necessary during the boiling to add a
little hot water now and then to keep
the mixture thin. When through boil-
ing add enough hot water to make 46
gallons, strain through a gunny sack,
and apply hot.
There are two seasons of the year
during which the Ban Jose scale may
be fought, namely, winter and sum-
mer. The more effectual treatment
may be given during the winter, but
much good may be done by summer
treatment, at which time the insect
can certainly be greatly checked.
Pwrpoee for Which Sprouted Oats
are Fed la Their Tonic aad
University to Build
Guthrie, Oklahoma.,—The board of
trustees of the Oklahoma Methodist
university opened bids for the con
Complained to Commission
Oklahoma City—Complaint of fail-
ure on the part of the Frisco to fur-
nlBh enrs for shipping hay was made
to the corporation commission Thurs-
day by Byrd & Brown of Chelsea. They
say that numerous empty cars are
being hauled by'the station but they
structfon of the new university build- V , , n but
In this city. They voted to accept he T unt" th*
proposition of of Billings & Blswfng of T* * ^ ^
this c'ty. This firm proposes to con- j
struct the building complete for the oll w„. ulMh
the unlr-ralt,. An fund of t'he h.t
|100,000 will also ho donated.
Reservation Opens April 13
Guthrie, oklu. -Officials of (ho local
land office have received official notice
from the secretary of the Interior
department to the effect that the
Navajo Indian reservation site In
southwestern Oklahoma will be opened
for settlement under the homestead
laws on April 10. A total of about
alxty sections In five townships com-
pose tho trnet. No details of the
manner In which the opening will bo
conducted have beon received here.
boen for six yeur*
Theft Is Charged
Guthrie, Okla.—Charley Vauglm waa
brought to Guthrie from Mungum by
United Htntes Deputy Marshall Jacob-
son, and lodged In the county jull on
the charge of stealing some revolvers
from the local militia at Hobart, more
than two years sgo.
Nall Goss to Jail
Guthrie, Okla,—in the Huporlor
court Judge H. 8. Lawrence overruled
the application of the state against
Alfred Nall for a rehearing and sen-
tenced him to thirty days in Jail and
a fine of |60, tho charge being viola-
tion of the liquor Inw.
Gsts Road Without Cost
Tulsa. Tulsa county will take over
a mile and a half of model highway
through the Arkansas bottoms with-
out present cost to the public, The
Frisco railway company, In order lo
provide undisturbed territory for Its
yards and shops, built the new road
to lake the pines of the ruinous old
Red Fork trail. It Is built up Ilka a
railroad In plaoss. Red Fork town-
ship will macadamise It to tha city
limits whan tha bad hardens, and Ilia
ally of Tulsa probably will pava tho re-
Spring Planting In Grady
Chlckasha, Okla.—Reports nro com-
ing In from over Grudy county thut
tho farmers In some localities have
begun tho annual spring plowing. The
soil Is in excellent condition and the
spring planting will be general In a
few weekH. Indications aro that the
crop In this county will be diversified.
Many of the farmers nre arranging
to plant a small acreage of outs.
Health Officials to Mast
Tulsn, Okla.—Dr. Walter E. Wright,
of Tulsa, president or the Oklahoma
llonlth association, la preparing tho
program for the annual meeting In
Oklahoma City on February 19. This
association Is composed of state,
county and city health officers, num-
bering Hbnut 150. This your, for the
first time, the association will meet
separately from tho stuto medical
(By R. O. WEATHER8TONE.)
There la a general unanimity of
opinion among experienced poultry
men ttoat poultry do best upon some
form of green or succulent food dur-
ing the winter months. The function
of such succulent food is probably
largely in the nature of a digestive
stimulant, rather than as an addition
to the actual food constituents of the
A green winter feed that is greatly
relished by fowls Is sprouted oats.
Experience has shown that In order
to mako a satisfactory green food,
however, the oats must be grown
very quickly. In order to get quick
growth It Is necessary to have three
things: First, warmth; second, plenty
of moisture; and, third, sunlight.
By sowing oats in shallow, flat
boxes about two Inches doep, and by
sprinkling and keeping the box iu a
worm, sunny place, the oats will
sprout very rapidly, making a growth
of from 4 to 6 Inches In a week or
The flats In which the oats are
sprouted must be thoroughly scrub-
bed with half water and half for-
malyn every time before they are
used, or the oats will mold In the
The best way to sprout oats la to
build a small closet Into which the
flats can be slipped on cleats and sup-
ply the closet either with a steam-
pipe or If that Is not feasible, a small
stove, either for wood or kerosene, or
sometimes a large kerosene lamp may
be used to maintain heat
Soak clean and sound oats over
night in a pail of water. Next morn-
ing All the flats about two incbei
deep and put In the sprouting closet
Place the freshly filled flats near tha
top of the closets, so as to get the
maximum amount of beat and in that
way start the sprouts quickly.
Rake the sprouts thoroughly two or
three times a day until they have be
come half to three-quarters of an inoh
long, then do not disturb them In any
way. The oats should be kept quit*
wet. They must be sprinkled at least
three times a day.
As the oats grow, the flats are'
moved to different positions in the
closets. The taller the material gets,
the nearer the flats are moved to the
floor, as they then need less heat.
Feed when the sprouts are from 4
to 6 Inches In height, at the rate of a
piece of the matted oats about 8 or
6 Inches square for each 100 birds per
day. Break up so that every bird In
the pen may have some.
It should be clearly understood
that the purpose for which green
sprouted oats are fed Is their tonic
and stimulative Influence on the di-
gestive organs. They are not fed for
the food value of the oats themselves.
If one wishes merely to feed oats
they can be moat economically fed
not sprouted. The point of sprouting
Is to furnish fresh, succulent, green
food during the winter months.
OF FIVE WOMEN
Prove# That Lydia E. Pink,
ham’s Vegetable Com-
pound Is Reliable.
Reedvilie, Ore,—“I can truly recom- A
mend Lydia E. Pinkham’a Vegetable T
Compound to all women who are pass ins
through the Change of Life, as ft made
me a well woman after
suffering three years “
— Mrs. Mary Bogart,
New Orleans, La. —
“When passing through
the Change of Life I was
troubled with hot flashes,
weak and dizzy spells and
backache. I was not fit for
anything until I took I.y-
dia E. Pinkham’s Vege-
table Compound whicfiA
proved worth ita weight
In gold to me. “-Mrs.Gas-
ton Blond eau, 1541 Po-
lymnia St, New Orleans.
men passing through the
Change of Life can take
nothing better than Lydia
E. Pinkham’s Vegetable
Compound. I am recom-
mendingittoall my friends
because of what it has
done for me. ’’-Mrs.Chas.
Bauer, 623 E. Marion SL,
Alton Station, Ky.-“For
months I suffered from
troubles in consequence of
my age and thought 1
could not live. Lydia E.
Pinkham’s Vegetable j
Compound made me well 1
and I want other suffering
women to know about itn
Mrs. Emma Bailey, Alton
Deisem, No. Dak. —“I was passing
through Change of Life and felt very
bad. I could not sleep and was very
nervous. Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vegetable
Compound restored me to perfect health
and I would not be without it’’—Mrs.
F. M. Thorn, Deisem, No. Dak.
Sloan’s Liniment is a great
remedy for backache. It
penetrates and relieves
the pain instantly—no rub-
bing necessaiy—just lay
it on lightly.
"Hud ray back hurt in ihe Bow Ww
and in San Francisco two years ago I
waa hit bv a afreet car in the tame place.
I tried all kinds of dope without sue-
ce»«. Two weeks ago I saw your lini-
ment in a drug atore and got a bottle to
trv. The first application caused i os unt
relief, and now except for a little stiff-
nesaf I am almoet well/'
is the best remedy for
sore throat and sprains.
Miss E. Rim of Brooklyn, N.Y.,
writes: “Sloan's Liniment is the best
lor rheunut Ism. I have us«i six bot-
tlM of it and It Is grand.”
Sold by all Sealers.
Mce, 23c., 50c., and $1.00,
i Or.Esrl S.SIosn
Vompt Relief— Permanent Cure
fall. Purely vegeta-
ble — act i
improve tho complexion, brighten the eyee.
HOW WIRE STRETCHER IS MADE “S,“wCT
Sheep In New Zealand.
Ofllclnl figure* show that New Zea-
. land has nearly 25,000,000 aheap.
Fire Loea 910,000
Crowder City, Okla,—Fire of un-
known origin hero deetroyed the poat-
offlt’e and four other buildings, the
total loss iniKt'CKittluK 110,000, partially
covored by Insurance.
Big School Bond leaue
Walter, Okla,—School Dletrlct No.
1, which Includes (hie city, will now
h»ve the benefit of the 830,000 bond
leeuo which Is (o ho used to pay off
the outsliindlnK Indebtedness of the
dletrlct. Protects which had been filed
against the Issuance of the bonds have
been withdrawn, and the district court
haa passed Judgment authorising that
refunding bonds be Issued. This will
be sufficient to pay off all debta against
the olty including both warrants anfl
A handy wire stretcher Is made of
n piece or 2 by 4 for a lever, four
ahort length of chain and a clamp
made of two pieces of m by 4.
Shave one end of the lever down to •
convenient site for handle, and bore
three holes through It 4 Inches apart.
Run a clevis through each hole, put*
ting two elsvlsss on on# Bids and one
on the other, with each elevle fast-
ened to n chain. The ohnln on one
•Ido, Is fastened to n goat The other
two chains may be the etajr chains
from the wagon, with a hook In ths
end of each. Ths clamp Is bolted to
the wire with four Vt-lnch bolts 3H
Inches long, with a large-linked chain
fastened to It. Ae the lever le work-
ed alternately from right to left and
left to right the hooks are caught In
the links of the olamp-ohaln, tighten-
ing the wire with eneh movement of
tho lever. In thla way n 4-foot wire
•na bo stretched to breaking
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