The May Monitor. (May, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 30, Ed. 1 Friday, October 19, 1906 Page: 3 of 4
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RON DOWNJFROM GRIP
Oh Williams’ Pink Pills Hava Cuntf
This Form of Debility in
Hundreds of Cases.
“ Fonr year* ngo,” any* Sira. P. Mnr-
rlaon, of No. 1932 Onrami wroet, Mouth
Hide, PilUbuiR, Pa., »I t<H>k a ct.Kl
which turned into the grip. Tliwtrcmlilo
laft nm ull run down. I was thin, had
backnche much of the time, had no ap.
petite, my Ntoiimrh wus out of order nud
1 felt nervous mid unstrung,
•‘While I had the grip I had a doctor,
but I really aulTcrod snore from tlie con-
dition in which the influenza loft me
tliuu I did from the dixciuus it sol f. I felt
generally wretched and miiernblo and
tbu least ex|ioaiii'o to cold would uiuko
me worse. I couldn't aeum to get any
better until I begun to take Dr. Williams’
Pink Pills. 1 very quickly noticed n
benefit after I Ityguu taking them and
they rumored me to good health and
strength. Ur. Williams’ Pink Pills uro
a wonderfully good medicine. Tlmnks
to them 1 ant now in fine health and
liuyo hud no return of my former trouble
I reenmmand the pills to everyone win)
is ailing and take every opportunity to
let iHHinlo know how good they are.”
Dr. Williams Pink Pills cured Mrs.
Morrison lieeanse they iictiiullv make
good, red blood. When the blond is ml
and healthy there can be no debility.
The relation between the lilotsl mid
nervous system is such tlmt the pills
have a very decided notion n|s>n tlm
nerves and they have cured ninny severe
nervous disorders, such us partial pa-
ralysis, locomotor ataxia and St. Vitus’
dunce, tlmt have not yielded to ordinary
treatment. Their double action, on the
blood and on tho nerves, umbos them an
All druggists sell Dr. Williams’Pink
Pills, or they will be sent by mail |sisl-
paid, on receipt of price, fib cents |s-r
bo?:, f ix 1 sixes for $3.50, by tile Dr. Wil-
liams Medicine Oo., Schenectady, N.Y.
Positively cured by
these Little Pills.
They also relievo Dis-
tress from Dyspepsia, In-
digestion and Too Hearty
Eating. A perfect rem-
edy lor Dizziness. Nanzaa,
Drowsiness, Bad Taste
In the Month, Coated
Teague, Fain In the side,
TORPID LIVER. n»ay
regulate tho Bowels. Purely Vegetable.
SMALL PILL SMALL DOSE SMALL M.
ICARTFR^l Genuine Must Bear
Mitt ** Fac-Simile Signature
CMP. JdFFVSF SUBSTITUTES.
When you buy
These and many-
other good points
are combined In
'You cant afford '
to bqy any other /
A J towtk CO BOSTON uli
fowl* C.naO'AN CO LVB
Ely's Cream Bairn
i> quickly absorber).
Cites Eeiitl at Once.
It cleanses, soothes
lieals and protects
t 'ae diseased mem-
brnn i. It cures Ca-
(ark and drives
atvav a Cold iu the___
Head quickly. Uc lJAV rrUITR
stores tlio tfenses of i«“ i W mm w but
Taste and Smell. Full si ze 50 cts., at Drug,
gists or by mail; Trial Sizo 10 cts. by mail.
Ely Brothers,03 Warren Street. New Yo:k.
ALWAYS READY TO USE. NO
DHT. DUST. SMOXK OR SMELL.
M MORE STOVE POLISH TROUBLES
W. L. DOUGLAS
SEST IN THE WOULD
W.LDoytfas $4 Gili Edgo Ifen
To Shoe :
W.L Dom^LuT Jo">
Nr.* flower Is itM* mofil
cooaplrt e in t!:is country
BURNED TO DEATH
ENGLISH STEAMER BURNS AT
HONG KONG WHARF.
fry TV. L U-.uCLv» Vmmrm'm, »U-y •«!
CkiUiT'/i<*—-•<: for st,lo, « mad»«»
thlt n vt o<her wis>—.
If I could take you Into my larye
factories at Brockton. Mau.4cil show
you now caret ull y W.L Douglas shoes
are Mi*, yon would tbea unCeretnc J
why they Mi the* shape, fit better,
wear longer, and are at greater vib*
WUereiw yve »«, yw oa HWe VL
IB. rfi r~ * |---”
euMMeuareaiam __ _
frf (M, wV-jxyow ;*ygy
t ££Z SXVHMau
THE VICTIMS ARE All CHINESE
European Passengers Escape in Night
Clothes—Laden With Sllke—Steam-
er Burned at 3:10 O’clock This
Hong Kong, Oct. H. — The British
steamer Hankow, from Cauton was
burned at :’.:10 o'clock this (Sunday)
morning while lying alongside her
wharf. Hundreds of Chinese were
hurtled to death and a valuable cargo
was dentroyed. All the Europenn pas-
sengers and crew were saved.
The Hnnkow, with 2,000 Chinese
passengers nnd seven Europenn, nud
a cargo including 30,000 bales of mal-
ting silk ;.nd 1,000 hales of waste silk,
arrived at 3 o'clock, and was shortly
moored at the wharf.
The captain directed tho chl-rf
engineer to turn on the water through
the fire hose. This was impossible,
for in five minutes after tho alarm
was given the Hankow was ablaze
fore and aft. Captain Bruch warned
the passengers, who rushed down tho
gangway, the ladles in their night
clothes. Horrifying and cries to save
their lives were heard from the Chin-
ese. Hundreds were burned to death
or jumped into the harbor and were
The firemen made great efforts to
extinguish the flames, which leaped to
a height of over 00 feet.
The British steamer Powan, which
was berthed at. the same wharf, was
towed out to save her from destruc-
Governor Nathan suggested scut-
tling tho ship, hut the suggestion was
found to be impractible.
The steamer Hankow was owned by
the China Navigation company of
London, nnd was built in Glasgow in
1870. Tho vessel was of Iron, her di-
mensions being as follows: Length,
308.5; beam, 42.3; depth, 15.2. She
registered 3,073 tons, gross.
The fire was brought under control
at 0 o’clock a. m . at which time only
the shell and hall of the Hankow re-
mained. The fire fighters have al-
ready recovered 75 of the bodies. Of
the cargo, 2,000 bales of raw silk were
saved, but badly damaged by water.
One theory Is that the fire was caus-
ed by the overturning of a lantern by
a Chinese on hoard. The second the-
ory was that an opium smoker acci-
dentally set fire to matting, and an-
other theory Is that the fire was caus-
ed by the crossing of electric wires.
’ FARMER BECAME INSANE.
Kills Wife, Six Children and Then
Knoxville, Tent!.. Oct. 14. — Chal-
burn Mint ,'th, aged 50 years and or.e
of the most pn.miner;; farmers of
Cooke county, today murdered his
wife and four children, fatally injured
two other children and then commit-
ted suicide by cutting his throat. The
tragedy was enacted at the Mintooth
home near Newport, Tenn. It is be-
lieved Mintooth became suddenly In-
sane. An ax was the weapon used
for the deadly work. The wife and
children were brained and death must
have been Instantaneous. The two
children who were still alive at 10
o'clock this morning cannot recover,
their skulls having been crushed. It
is regarded as miraculous that they,
too, did not c’’e Instantly.
CONVICTED OF MURDER.
Two Boy* Are Alno Charged With
Murder of Another Man.
Fresno, Cal., Oct. 14.—Quilie Helm
was tonight convicted of murder in
the flret degree and recommended to
life imprisonment. While the evi-
dence against the younger boy was
strong the judiciary saved his life on
the belief that he acted on the influ-
ence of the older brother. The mur-
der Of an old man named Jaekson in
his cabin has also been traced to the
boys and they are charged with this
Revolution Not Ended.
Washington. Oct. 14. — The follow-
ing cablegram was received at the
navy department from Commander
Southerland, dated at Monte Christ!,
San Domingo, today:
"I regret to inform you that revolu-
tionary leaders at the last moment re-
fused to stand by the articles of agree-
ment for tbe surrender. The revolu-
tionary leaders have massed forces of
about 5c* men at a distance of fifteen
miles, and demand the most impossi-
ble t"rms. The president of San Do-
mingo has directed the renewal of
DAY OF TRIUMPH POSTPONED.
Oudakina Han Yet to Gat Even with
She had been having fun with poor
Dudoklna for a long lime, and he wan
wishful to get oven with her. Ilia
Idea took tho form of a brilliant conun-
drum, whose nnHwcr Dmloklna
thought was locked In his manly chest.
"I have a conundrum for you, Miss
Frances," he said, when lie next met
“Ah!" she responded. "What Is It?
Who gave It to you?"
“I made it up myself!" he assertod.
•Indeed! Wlmt is It?"
"Why aro my clothes like the
She hesitated a moment, and Dude-
kina began to look triumphant.
"You may think," she said, slowly—
and Dudeklns somehow felt the sand
slipping from under him—"It Is be-
cause they have a man in them, and
you have a perfect tight to think aa
you please. But, Mr. Dudeklns, opin-
Legally Her Husband's Does.
Boston has one woman who Is legal-
ly her husband's boss. She Is Mrs.
Ellor Carlisle Ripley, one of the as-
sistant superintendents of the public
schools of the city and the wife of
Principal Fred H. Ripley, of the Long-
fellow school of Rosllndale. M:-9. Rip-
ley draws some $85 a week of tho
hull's wealth, about $1,500 more per an-
num than the man who has recently
became her hubby." An assistant
superintendent is virtually a super-
visor and Mrs. Ripley Is in reality her
husband's superior and could "fire”
him in a minute if she saw fit. Mrs.
Ripley Is a young woman of pleasing
Brakes B:d on Street Car.
Isis Angeles. Cal.. Oct. 14. — Defec-
tive brakes on a street car of the
Brooklyn avenue and Southern depot
line early today caused an accident in
which Eugene Pcronas was killed out-
right and twelve others were serious-
ly Injured. four of them probably fa-
tally. The car plunged down n steep
kill at a terrtflz speed, dafhed Into n
tel graph pole wh’ch ripped off one
cf the platforms crowded with men
and women and then turned OTer.
Several were pinned beneath the over-
B's Strike t* Averted.
Chicago Oct. 14.—A threatened De-
ep id the budding hw'j'Whi tn Chi-
cago was averted today at a confer
cnee between mmix r« of tbe Build
let Contractor*' Hwroe and repve-
s p’atiws of the Plumbers' and Gas
Fitters’ mrtons Tbe troeWe came be
reeve «f synsjti’hetlc rtrtkea of«nd
by trh tbe p'mkm and e*eaat- St-
un over tbe riga* Li ,t-t J1
ms* c tnfctnr.
TV* contractor - threatened Mhck
art both jJanSbcm ..zii stcun-Stter*
l bey settled tbrtr tumble
More Than Society Butterflies.
These arc the days when women
of national celebrity vie with each
other in housewifely accomplishments.
Mrs. Philander C. Knox lias just dis-
patched to Mrs. Roosevelt a firkin of
butter, made with her own hands, at
the Valley Forge farm. Mrs. Roose-
velt has sent delicious brandied cher-
ries to her intimates, and to tho Epis-
copal Home for Old People in Wash-
inglcn. Mrs. Bonaparte, wife of the
secretary of the navy, has preserved
some toothsome mangoes.
Had New York Sized Up.
It wa3 a severe criticism made on
New York city by a visitor from Ne-
braska who said; "Yours is a short
change’ town. In three flays I have
had seven different persons try to
cheat me by returning too little
Heavy Cost of Unpaid Postage.
One of the most curious contests
ever before the public was conductod
by many thousand persons under too
offer of the Postum Cereal Co., Ltd.,
of Rattle Creek, Mich., for prizes of
31 boxes of gold and 300 greenbacks
to those making the most word3 out
of the letters Y-I-O-Grape-Muts.
The contest was started in Febru
ary, 1906, and it was arranged to have
the prizes awarded on Apr. 30, 1900.
When the public announcement ap-
peared many persons began to form
the words from these letters, some-
times the whole family being occupied
evenings, a combination of amuse-
ment and education.
After a while the lists began to
come in to the Postum Office and be-
fore long tbe volume grew until it re-
quired wagonB to carry tlie mail.
Many of the contestants were thought-
less enough to send their lists with
insufficient postage and for a period
it cost the Company from twenty-five
to fifty-eight and sixty dollars a day
to pay the unpaid postage.
Young ladies, generally those who
had graduated from the high school,
were employed to examine these lists
and count the correct words. Web-
ster's Dictionary was the standard
and each list was very carefully cor-
rected except those which fell below
8000 for it soon became clear that
nothing below that could win. Some
of the lists required the work of a
young lady for a solid week on cac-h
individual list. The work was done
very carefully and accurately but the
Company had no idea, tft the time the
offer was made, that the people would
respond eo generally and they were
compelled to fill every available space
In the offices with these young lady
examiners, nnd notwithstanding they
worked steadily, it was impossible
to complete the examination until
Sept. 29, over six months after tbe
prizes should have been awarded.
This delay caused a great many in-
quiries and naturally created some
dissatisfaction. It has been thought
best to make this report in practically
all of the newspapers in the I'nited
States and many of thr magazines in
order to make clear to the people the
conditions of the contest.
Many lists contained enormous
numbers of words which, under the
rules, had to he eliminated "Pegger"
would count "Peggers" would not.
Some lists contained over 50,000
words, the great majority of which
were cut out. The largest liets were
checked over two and in some cases
three times to insure accuracy.
The $100.00 gold prize was v on by
U D. Reese-. 1227 15th St. Denver.
Colo., with 9911 correct w *rd«. The
highest $1000 gold prize w*nt to 8.
K. Frai-er. Lincoln, Pa., with 9921 cor-
A compu te list of ‘.up 331 winners
with their home addresses will be
sent to any contestant enquiring on a
Be sure and give nam * and address
This conlct-t has cost *he f*o. many
tbomuud dollars, and probably ban
net been a profltat.lc advertisement,
nevertheless perhav-a ante who had
never before tiled Grape-Nnta Hwl
bare been interested In the «*ontes’
and from trial of IV ,f«*d have be--r
shown its wondc rfr: rebatlding pow-
DISFIGURED WITH ECZEMA.
Brushed Scales from Fact Like Pow-
der—Under Physicians Crew Worse
—Cuticura Works Wonders,
“I suffered with eczema alx months.
I bad tried three doctors, hut did not
get any better. It was on ray body
and on my feet so thick that I could
hardly put n pin pn mo without touch-
ing eczema. My ftco was covered,
my eyebrows came out, nnd then It
K«t In my eye. 1 then went to anoth-
er dootor. Ho asked nm what I waa
taking for It, apd I told him Cutlrura.
lie said that was a very good thing,
but that be thought my face would
be marked for life. But Cuticura
did Its work, and my fare Is now
just as clear as It ever was. I told
all my friends about my remarkable
cure. I feel so thankful I want ev-
erybody far and wide to know what
Cuticura ran do. It Is a sure cure
for eczema. Mrs. Emma Whlto, 641
Cherrler Place, Camden, N. J., April
Tricks of Smugglers.
Double-hotlomod bottles and other
vessels aro common contrivances for
smugglers. In order not to nwalaen
suspicion they are usually tilled with
some beverage. Ig-er or wine, and this
is duly declared by tlie man in charge
of tho vehicle lit which they are ear-
ned. At the present time, however,
tho officers aro never deceived by the
double-bottomed bottles, nor, for that
matter, by tho hollow horse collar,
which at one time was a favorite dodge
for the alcohol smuggler.
Static or Orrro. City 6v Toledo, f ..
I'Ol'Tt. ( 8
Frank .1. c»iknkv make* oath that ho h nonlor
partner o( tho tlrm of 1\ J. Ciilxkv Jb Co., (l.itutf
luMi.iPMti lu tho City of County ami Siam
ufitriNiiitl, nud that unld firm will pay the miim of
OVE Hl'NDUBD DOLLAHS for each nnd osory
Cano of UvTAitnii that cuanot be cured by the u.-o of
Hall’s Cai auuu Cure.
Sworn to before me and suWrlh <1 In my prdnunco,
tbli (i:h day of HicembJr, A. 1>..1Sh ;,
j — . A. \V. GLBAftON",
I i Notabv Public.
Ilali'K C.itarrh Cure Is taken Internally nnd acts
dir't-tly «<n the blood tio l mucous surfaces of tbo
system, btjiid for tesiltn nihil*. fr«e.
V. .J, f'HKNK»' it CO., Toledo, O.
Sold by nil Drugffldt*. 7."»e.
Take llaU'sFainlly Pills for constipation.
Open Air Work for Women.
Mrs. A. G. Conreid operates a ranch
In Colorado where wild flowers are
collected and pressed for use in sou-
venirs and menu enrds. The work
being in the open air, it has proved
popular among teachers and other
women suffering from nervous
troubles, as it gives them a chance to
earn a living and to regain their
Starch, like everything else, Is be-
ing constantly improved, the patent
Starches put on the market 25 years
Vo are very different and inferior to
tnose of the present day. In the ht-
cst discovery—Defiance Starch—all in-
jurious chemicals are omitted, while
the addition of another Ingredient, In-
vented by us, gives to the Starch a
strength nnd smoothness never ap-
proached by other brands.
If moro than ordinary skill in playing brings tho honors of the
game to tho winning player, oo exceptional merit in a remedy
ensures the commendation of the well informed, and as a rea-
sonable amount of outdoor life and recreation is conducivo to
the health and strength, so does a perfectiaxative tend to one’s
improvement in cases of constipation, biliousness, headaches,
etc. It is ail important, however, in selecting a laxative, to
choose one of known quality and excellence, like the evor
pleasant Syrup of Figs, manufactured by the California Fig
Syrup Co., a laxativo which sweetens and cleanses the system
effectually, when a laxative is needed, without any unpleasant
after effects, as it asts naturally and gently on the internal
organs, simply assisting nature when nature needs assistance,
without griping, irritating ordebiliating the internal organs in
any way, as it contains nothing of an objectionable or injurious
nature. As tlie plants which aro combined with tho figs in
the manufacture of Syrup of Figs are known to physicians to
act most beneficially upon tlie system, the remedy has met
with their general approval as a family laxative, a fact well
worth considering in making purchases.
It is because cf the fact that S YRUF OP FIGS
is a remedy of known quality and excellence, and approved Dy
physicians that has led to its use by so many millions of woll
informed people, who would not use any remedy of uncertain
quality or inferior reputation. Every family should have a
bottle cf tho genuine on hand at all times, to use when a
laxativo remedy is required. Please to remember that the
genuine Syrup of Figs is for sale in bottles of one size
only, by ail reputable druggists, and that full name of the
company—California Fig Syrup Co., is plainly pointed on
the front of every package. Regular price, 50c per bottle.
(adfornia Fig Syrup (9
I • •» *1; £(?•
PUTNAM FADELESS DYES
00 uml revive the hiirhuBt wages paid anywhere 4m
o:irtb. .lobs for everybody and 110 queslions usketi
It you are willing to <10 a fair clay’N work for nn.ro
t h:in :$ falrdny’ii pay. For pimiaulHr*address HFIikau
OF PUBLICITY, Moon ill Cnluo Trust FJIdg., Fan FrsurUco.
Some men haven't troubles enough
of their own, so they get married.
— -.........-t— ---—
Wo wo nt a live, active and thorotwlily oxporioncod
fhIommuo lu ibis locality with sutlioiuiit m
his llrRt month's Mtippiy
rid fully c
ly l.«w JPs*e««ure Mol
Light*. A utility needed
iiik with innuru
ionth‘8 supply of our Mine
Hollow Wire Gi
111 every store und
comph 1 iitf with insuruneeruleN. To
lun wo will vivo exclusive sales ri$iht nnd
guarantee to refund money 11 kimhIh not Hold In €U
days. Furthern'lrtlml.irnon request.. Thurtiandard-
tiliiett Light Co.. l»»0
i„ Chicago, 111.
W. N. U„ WICHITA, NO. 42, 1906.
STIFFNESS, 8TITCHES, LSMEHtsa, eiuMp,
TWIST8 AND TWITCHES, ALL DECAMP WHEN
39 AND SO CENTS
For Emergencies at Home .
fbr the Stock on the Farm
Slo arts Limmeivt
lo ftndtiolc mcAcinc lIiooI
Price 25c 50© 6 * 1*00
3and Fbr Free Booklet on Horsss.CalHs.Ho8S SlWhy.
Address Dr. Earl S. Sloan. Boston, Mass.
WRITE US FREELY
and frankly, in strictrst ccnfidmcp, tvlfing alt ynjr
troubles, anj stattng your ag». We v. ill send >uu
FREE ADVICE, m glam sralcJ envelope, and a \ai-
uabie 64-pace Book c-n “Home Treatment fur tVomen.’’
Addrv : Ladies’ Advisory Department, The
Chattanooga Median.; Co., Cha’.Lnooga, Tenn.
If Yon Fear Wat
the ordeal of describing your sickness by word of mouth, why not tiy
the Cardul Home Treatment, and see If It will not help you, as It did
Mrs. Ellen Gilbert, of Villa Ridge, 111., who writes: “1 suffered from
female trouble and those choking, fainting spells. I was very nervous
and grew weaker and weaker. Friends came to see me die, but I
began to take
which relieved me right av~y. Now I am getting alo g fine and recommend 8 to al
my friends.” The merits of Cardul. as a reliable and effective remedy (or sB dks dis-
eases peculiar to wemen. have been known for the past 50 yean. It lo a pure and aeo-
intoxlcatlng preparation cf vegetable Ingredients, having a peculiar curative effect GO the
female organs and functions. Cardul has been found to relieve pain, regulate fitful
functions and restore the disordered erg ns to health. Try It
At Every Drag Store In $LOO Bottles
Wild Arimals on the Ocean.
A wbratlst has ::iadc some interest-
ing observations as to tho love ol dif-
ferent wild animals for the sob. The
polar bear, he ears, is the only one
that takes naturally to the sen, and in
quite jolty when atioard ship. All
others violently resent a trip on wa-
ter. The tiger suffers most of all.
Horses are very had sailor*, and
often perish on a voyage. Elephants
do not like the sea.
that an article may be good aa w ’l
as ■ heip. and rive entire satisfart.on,
is proven by tbe extraordinary sale of
Defiance Starch. e..'h package con-
taining one-third more Starch thtn
ran be had of any other brand for the
Brilliant Jamaican Fireflies.
Fireflies of Jamaica emit so brilliant
n light that a dozen of them. Inclosed
within an inverted tumbler, will en-
able a person to read or write at night
without difficulty. These dies are in
size as large as a common hive bee.
and perfectly harmless. Their appear-
ance in unusnai numbers acta aa a
barometer to tbe natives, and la aa
indication of approaching rain.
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