The Harper County Democrat (Buffalo, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 36, Ed. 1 Friday, January 1, 1915 Page: 4 of 4
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* buffalo skating rink
There is nothing that helps to banish the cares of
business and to relieve the care of daily ofhce
work more than to don a pair of roller
skates and skate dull care away.
The rink is open each afternoon from 2 to 5 and at
night from 7:30 o’clock to 10:30 o clock p. m.
You are cordially invited.
GOOD ORDER AND A GOOD TIME ASSURED.
JOSEPH ZETMEIR & SON Mgrs.
Grain and Goal
Dealers in all kinds of Grain and Coal.
We Keep on hand for the local trade a
supply ol Chop, Ilran and Shorts.
Feed ground or exchanged. Custom grinding done.
I am agent for the Fairbanks-Morse
Pump Engine and Jack.
I A. E. GRAHAM,
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Buy Your Dry Goods, Press Goods,
Furnishing Goods, Groceries, Etc., at
and note the big saving you can make
by buying your supplies Loire.
HIGHEST MARKET PRICES PAID FOR PRODUCE.
It Will Pay You!
Try It and See!
liilliiln Drug Co %
Carry in stock a m., .o' up-to-date stock of
Drugs and Drug Sundries
Oils, Pi):iUts, Glass, Toilet Articles
S-oda Fountain in Connection
LBUFFaLO’C leading dkcg store
buffalo - OKL_ A*
And For Three Sommers Mrs. Vin-
cent Was Unable to Attend to
Any of Her Housework.
Pleasant Hill. N. C.—"1 suffered for
three summers,” writes Mrs. Walter
Vincent, of this town, “and the third and
last time, was my worst.
I had dreadful nervous headaches and
prostration, and was scarcely able to
walk about. Could not do any of my
I had dreadful pains ia my back
and sides and when one of those weak,
sinking spells would come on me, I
would have to give up and lie down.
until it wore off.
1 was certainly m a dreadful state of
believe f would have died if I hadn’t
After I began taking Cardui, I was
greatly helped, .ind’ all three bottles re-
lieved me entirely.
i 1 fattened up, aihl grew so much
stronger in three moif.hs, I felt like an-
other person altogether/’
Cardui is purely vegrtahle and gentle-
arting. Its ingredients have a mild, tonic
effect, on the womanly constitution.
Cardui makes far increased Strength,
improves the appetite, tones up the ner-
vous system, and helps to make prJe,
sallow cheeks, fresh -nd rosy.
Cardui has helped more than a million
weak women, during the past 50 years.
It will suiely do for yon. what it has
done tor them. Try Circrn today.
OVER A MILLION AND A HALF
WOMEN WORK AS FARM HANDS
IN THE UNITED STATES.
By Pettr Radford
Ln-turer National Farmers’ Union.
Our government never faced to tre-
mendous a problem as that now lying
dormuut at the doors of congress and
the legislatures, and which, when
aroused, will shake this nation from
center to circumference, and make
civilization hide Its face in shame.
That problem is—women in the field.
The last federal census reports
show we now' have 1,514,000 women
working In the field, most of them
south of the Mason and Dixon line.
There were approximately a million
negro slaves working in the fields
when liberated by the emancipation
proclamation. We have freed our
slaves and our women have taken
their places In bondage. We have
broken the shackles off the negroes
and welded them upon our daughters.
The Chain-Gang of Civilisation.
A million women tn bondage in the
southern fields form the chain-gang of
civilization —the industrial tragedy
of the age. There Is no overseer quite
so cruel as that of unrestrained greed,
no whip that stings like the lash of
suborned destiny, and no auctioneer's
block quite so revolting as that of or-
The president of the United States
was recently lauded by the press, and
very properly so, for suggesting medi-
ation between the engineers and rail
road managers in adjusting their
schedule of time and pay. The engt
neers threatened .to strike If their
wages were not Increased from ap-
proximately ten to eleven dollars per
day and service reduced from ten to
eight hours and a similar readjust-
ment of the overtime schedule. Our
women are working In the field, many
of them barefooted, for less than 50
cents per day, and their schedule Is
the rising fl'in and the evening etar,
and after the day’s work is over they
milk the cows, slop the hogs and rock
the baby to sleep. Is anyone mediat-
ing over their problems, and to whom
shall they threaten a strike?
Congress has listened approvingly
to those who toll at the forge and be-
hind the counter, and many of our
statesmen have smiled at the threats
and have fanned the flame of unrest
among industrial laborers. But wom-
en are as surely the final victims of
industrial warfare as they are the .
burden-bearers In the war between na- ;
tions, and those who arbitrate and j
mediate the differences between capt- (
tal and labor should not forget that
when the expenses of any Industry' are
unnecessarily increased, society foots
the bill by drafting a new consignment
of women from the home to the field.
Pinch no Crumb From Womsn’e Crust
No financial award can be made
without someone footing the bill, and
j we commend to those who accept the
' responsibility of the distribution of in-
j dustrlal justice, the still small voice of
; the woman in the field as she pleads
for mercy, and we beg that they pinch
i no crumb from her crust of bread or
put another patch upon her ragged
We beg that they listen tn the
I scream of horror from the eagl*
i pvery American dollar that Is wrung
j from the brow of tolling womon and
hear the Goddess of .Tustice hiss et a
verdict that Increases the want of
! woman to satisfy the greed of man.
The women behind the counter and
' in the factory cry aloud for sympathy
and the press thunders out in their
defense and the pulpit pleads for
mercy, but how about the woman In
the field? Will not these powerful
exponents of human rights turn their
talent, energies and influence to her
relief? Will the Goddess of Liberty
enthroned at Washington hold the cal-
loused hand and soothe the feverish
brow of her sex who sows and reaps
the nation’s harvest or will she permit
the male of the species to above
women—weak and weary—from the
bread line of industry to the back al-
leya of poverty?
Women and Children Flrat.
Tjje census enumerators tell us that
of the i 514,GOO women who work in the
fields as fard hand. 409 000 are aix-
teen years of age afld under./Whntla
the final destiny of a nation whose fu-
ture mothers spend their girlhood days
behind the plow, pitching hay and
hauling manure, and what Is to become
of womanly culture and refinement
that grace the home, charm society
and enthuse man to leap to glory In
noble achievements If our daughters
are raised in the society of the ox and
the companionship of the plow
In that strata between the age# of
sixteen and forty five are 95",000 wom-
en working fta farm hands and many
of them with suckling babe# tu*
glng at their breaata. as firenched
tu per 8 pi rut ion, they wield the
and guide the plow. What la to be-
come of that nation where poverty
break* the crowns of the queene of
the home; despair hurls a mother’s
love from Its throne and hunger drives
Innocent children from the schoolroom
to the hoe? ...
The census bureau shows that lou,-
iiOO of these women are forty-five
rears of age and over. There is no
more pitiful sight in civilization than
these saintly mothers of Israel stooped
with ag“, drudging in the field from
suu until sun and at ntght drenching
their dingy pillows with the tears of
despair as their aching hearts take
it all to God in prayer. Civilization
strikes them a blow when It should
give them a crown, and their only
friend is he who broke bread with
beggars and said: “Come unto me all
ve that are weary and heavy laden and
1 will give you rest.’’
Oh, America! The land of the free
and the home of the brave, the
world's custodian of chivalry, the
champion of human rights and the de-
fender of the oppressed—shall we per-
mit our maidens fair to be torn from
the hearthstone by the ruthless hand
of desttny and chained to the plow?
Shall we permit our faithful wives,
whom we covenanted with God to cher
Ish and protect, to be hurled from the
home to the harvest field, and our
mothers dear to be driven from the old
arm chair to the cotton patch?
In rescuing our citizens from the
forces of civilization, can we not apply
to our fair Dixieland the rule of the
sea—“women and children first?
There must bo a readjustment of
the wage Beale of Industry so that the
women can be taken from the field or
given a reasonable wage for her serv-
ice*. Perhaps the issue has never been
fairly raised, but the Farmers’ Uulou,
with a membership of ten million, puts
Its organized forces squarely behind
the issue and wo now enter upon the
docket of civilization the case of “The
txmprn in th* Slaur jb&4 demand an
The most up-to-date Machine Shop in the
Wc can make Anythingfor You
We carry a full line of Repairs for Auto,
mobiles, including Tires and
WHEN in buffalo stop and see us.
3. E. tsSanchat
NOTICE BY PUBLICATION
Department of th** interior
U.S. States Land Offloe at Woodward.Okla.
December 7th. 1914.
Notice is hereby given that Nannie C.
St 1th. of Buffalo. Oklahoma, who on Jan-
uary 19th. 1912. made Homestead Entry
No. 518162 <*22139 for Lots 1 and 2. o>v/4
NEiw. Section 4. Towhsbip 28 North,
•iango 22 We»t Indian Meridian, has filed
notice of intention to make Three \ear
droof. to establish claim to the land above
described, before L. E. Crays. clerk of the
sourts. Harper county. Oklahoma, at Buf-
falo. Oklahoma, on the 19th day of Janu-
Claimant names as witnesses:
Horace P. Stlth, of Bufialo. Oklahoma.
PreBton H. Pierce, of
James W. Smith: of
Asa Bradley, of Pnruna. “
12-ll-5t J- V. CALLAHAN.
Cough Medicine f°r Chi’dren.
ver give a child a cough medicine
iiat contains epi'iin ‘>l ^uy ^ l"rm
WIk-i. opium is g.>eii other and mort
aerions diseases may follow. Long ex
perietice has demonstrated that thero
is no better or safer medicine for
p.-.ldr than Chamberlain's < ough 'tern-
&*dy. It is equally valuable tor acl'i lS* I
Try it. It contait'S'no opium or other j
fi .rmful drug. For sole by all dealers.
FREE to farmers
By special arrangement the Ratektn ,
Seed House of Shenandoah, Iowa, one of |
the oldest, best established seed tom in I
the country will mail a copy °f U?etr Big
Illustrated Seed Catalogues. This book
is complete on all farm and garden seed
It tells how to grow tug yields and all
about the best varieties of Corn for your
locality; also Seed Oats, Wheat Barley,
Speltz, Grasses, Clovers, Alfalfa, Pasture
and Lawn Mixtures, Seed Potatoes and
all other farm and garden seeds, this
Book is worth dollars to> all in want of
seeds of any kind. IT S FREE to all
our readers Write for it today and
mention this paper. The address is
RATEKIfTS SEED HOUSE,
DR. R. R. ANDERSON.
All Chronic Diseases
Piles, Fistula and all Diseases of the
Rectum, a Specialty.
No Knife or Chloroform Used.
No Money to oe Paid till Cured.
First National Bank Bhlg.
We offer One Hundred Dollars Re-
ward for any case of Catarrh that
cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh
F. J. CHENEY Sc CO.. Toledo. O.
We the undersigned, have known F. J.
Cheney for the last 15 years, and beUeve
him perfectly honorable th all business
transactions and financially able to carry
out any obligations mado by nls Arm.
NATIONAL BANK OF COMMERCE,
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally,
acting directly upon the blood and mu-
cous surfaces of the system. Test monla »
sent free. Price 75 cents per bottle. Sold
b Take JlaU’e Family Pills totconstipation.
F. Z. Winchell, M.D.
Calls Answered Prompty
At all Hours..
Office in Royal Hotel.
Buffalo, - - Oklahoma.
General Auctioneer and Stock Sale6r
man. For other particulars wr ite o
’phone me at
KIBBY, - OKLAHOMA
NOTICE BT PUBLICATION
Department of the Interior.
Notice Is hereby given that Bernard
Krause, of Buffalo, Oklahoma, who on
February 24. 1908. made Homestead Entry
No. 38550-010774 for Lots 1, 2 and H1/, N t
L,Section 2. Township 27 N. Range 23
West Indian Meridian, has filed notice of
Intention to make Final Five Fear Proof,
to establish claim to the land above de-
oribod. before A. H. W alker. Judge coun-
tr couit. Harper county, at BulTulo. Okla ,
n the 27th day of January. 1915.
Claimant names as witnesses:
•James A. Lyt’e, of Buffalo. Oklahoma.
Elmer M. Best, of " “
John Mead, of
Tom D. Delany. of
J. Y. CALLAHAN. Register.
Notice for Publication.
Department of the Interior,
U. 8. Land Office at Woodwaid, Okla.
Docember 3. 1914.
Notice Is hereby given that Henry W.
Page, of Klbby. Oklahoma, who. on Feb-
uary 14th. 1908, made Homestead Entry
No. 384910-16720. lor Lots 1 and 2. Sec. 2.
I'ow n ah Ip 26 Noith, Range 22 West Indian
Meridian, has filed notice of intention to
make Five Year Troof to establish claim
o the land above described, before L h
Grays, court clerk. Harper county. Okla-
homa, at Buffalo. Oklahoma, on the lbih
dayof Januart, 1915.
Claimant names as witnesses:
William H. Shaw. ofKibby. Oklahoma.
Earnest shuyler, of
OllverZ. Keith, of “ ”
Urcn ee L. Harrison, of Charleston. Okla
J. Y. CALLAHAN.
A. M. ZIMMERMAN.,
Gttdu ,te “Mechanic anti i trier
Piano and Reed Organ
Tuning and Repairing
' Action Regulating Cleaning, Tuning
Charges Reason<ble References Furnisheo
‘‘No Satisfaction. No Pay.”
|)R, H. H. WYNNE, SPECIALIST.
fye Car, Nose and Throat
.itac.ho! Diseases of Nose anti Throat
-(r L VSSES FITTED —
Consultation m German. Regular
visit each *> weeks.
Buffalo, one dav during last
week in February
INQUIRE HARPER HOTEL.
Law and Collector.
Office in Basement of First
AGTS FOR THE NATIONAL SURETY CO.
All kinds of blacksmith-
ing, horse shoeing and re-
pair work done promptly. *
We guarantee to please.
Moyer Sc Orr
Yelton - (Girard) - Okla.
Your Eyes My Business!
DR. C- E. WILLIAMS
of Woodward, Okla.
Glassed Fitted Correctly.
Regular visits to Buffalo every 4
weeks. Office at Harper Hotel.
Next date, Tuesday, Dec.. 21
THE SHANE BARN
Livery Feed and Sale Stable.
Your patronage appreciated
Harry Crane Mgr. Phone No. 57 ?
Th* Roberts piano contest at Ross- i--------—____________
Ton b* p ju'O. beg in to pet interesting JL.LER
aud tne ccntesUntb Hi,, il l not over I * * “
look the fact that a few subscriptions
sent in io the Harper Uounty Democrat J
a ill increase th“ir standing 3.U00 vote-
tor each subscription. j
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Physician & Surgeon
Office at Buffalo Drug Store
Phone, Residence 29; Oflice 68.
Buffalo — — Oklahoma
Sylvester E. Fowler
Physician and surgeon
Diseases of Women and
Chronic Diseases a
Will do a limited amount of riding
practice during day time only.
Offlce g£D CROSS DRUG STORE
Town Lots in Buffalo
Ranging in price from ten dollars and up on.reasonable
terms. For pai tioulars see
R. R. M’MINN, at Treasurer’s Office
Dangers of a Cold.
Do you know that of nil th# minor
ailments cold# are by faribem- it dan
geroas? It U not the colds themselves
that you need to fear, but ihe Beno*'»
disease* they so nrten lead to. For j
that reason every cold should be gotten |
rid of with the least possible delay, i
l o accomplish tbi« you will Hod Cham
• erlam’s Cough i>emei> oi gr;a h <p
ty you. It loosens a * ,d, l li*-V t th« j
lunge, aids expectoration and enables
■he svsietn to throw ol! tbt cold. For !
• aie by ail dealers.
Office Phone 94. Residence Phone 88
W. H. TEMPLE,
Large assortment of Gaskets, Burial I Holies ami
• supplies carried in stock.
• A first class Licensed Emhalmer furnished
I promptly at any time.
Gity Meat Market
• * *«■
Have You Poultry Troubles 7
Thousands of poultry nuers
round to keep their Bock* w good health, bigbljr
STOCK k POULTRY
ts * tolcxlid cwr« tor liw
tfwbw. reap cWdw#
ckoicra. Oivea rtaatan?
wnh OH lead. # *#>
dost*, n sho aaktt m
n’a a Liver
JNO. W. BAYNE. I
SSc, Me art «l. ner
Highest Market Prices Paid for Butcher Stuff. M
- *<«r.. i M. at- Your Patronage SMiciu^
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Adams, E. Lee. The Harper County Democrat (Buffalo, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 36, Ed. 1 Friday, January 1, 1915, newspaper, January 1, 1915; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc942287/m1/4/: accessed August 21, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.