Colony Courier (Colony, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 49, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 18, 1910 Page: 4 of 8
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FACTORY PRODUCTS SHOW
BIG INCREASE LAST YEAR
DEVELOPMENT SHOWN BY AN AD-
VANCE OF $20,111,134.
1910 Output May Reach $100,000,000.
Gains Are Not Confined to A Ay
Gt^krle — Oklahoma's development
as a manufacturing state Is shown Uy
the fact that the total output of the
state's factories Vast year was $•><>.-
188,594; an Iwreoaw of $20,111,13* over
the previous year. The story of
growth Is shown In figures lust com-
piled by Labor Commissioner Charles
L. Daugherty, com paring the year 1909
with 1908. when the total output was
The total amount of capital Invested
In the manufacturing plant of Okla-
homa last year was $31,027,886. and
the value of the raw material used
was $32,998,672. The employers paid
out $10,299,960 In salaries and wages
and $1,001,118 for rent, Insurance and
taxes. Altogether 21,147 people were
employed, Including 2,036 working
owners, 16,974 male employes, 1,808
female employes and only 307 child
ren, all of whom had complied with
the schooling requirements of the Ok-
lahoma child labor law.
In view of the phenomenally rapid
Increase In manufacturing plants dur-
ing the present year, It Is considered
• conservative estimate to plnee the
1910 output at $100,000,000. Dozens of
no / r its In every line of business,
with lullllor: r* -ollars Invested, have
been started since the first of the
present year. Many already are In
operation and tome still In course of
New York.—The cotton market
opened stead at 6 to 15 points advance
as a result of firm Liverpool canles,
covering by recent short sellers and
absence of general rains In Texas.
August showed leading strength In
covering by foreign straddlers and
would probably have sold higher but
for offerings of southern bulls. New
prop positions lateT In the session weTe
aggressively supported and showed, a
tendency to sag. easing off to about
yesterday’s closing level. The market;
closed steady with prices Bet 5 to 19*
points higher. Estimated r®e«ip<s *t |
the ports today, 1,40® b*lei. 1.-
923 last week and 1,4*4 test year. Tor
the week, 10,009 bales against 4,773
last week aa.4 11,057 last year. To-
day's receipts at New Or town*, *77
hat«», against 7*1 teat y«er, and at
LEOPARD MOTH MOST
INJURIOUS OF INSECTS
Pronounced as One of Worst Pests Attacking Sbade Trees
Accidentally Introduced Into This
Country From Europe.
bale* against 11*
Female Leopard Moth.
New Orleans.—Spot, firm, l-16c up.
Sales on the spot, 470 bales; to arrive,
none. Lowordlnary. 11 7-16e nominal;
ordinary, 12>4c nominal; good ordin-
ary, 13 11-16c; strict ordinary (good),
14 1-lCc; low middling, 14%e; strict
low middling, 15%c; mldldlng 14%c;
strict middling 13 l-16c; good mid-
dling 1314c; strict good middling, 15
7-l6c; middling fair, 15 9-16c; fair io
fair 16 5-16c nominal. Receipts, 377
bales; stock, 43,800 bales.
St. Lou Is,—Steady; middling. 15c.
Sales, 1,251 bales; receipts, 263 bales;
shipments, 263 bales; stock, 6,100
Galveston.—Steady, 14 %c.
Oklahoma City Haa Plan.
Oklahoma City.—That Oklahoma
■City may make good Its nnte-elecllon
promise that it would guarantee the
erection of a state capltol free of cost
to the state, a committee of citizens
submitted n proposition to Governor
Haskell by which It Is proposed to
Oklahoma’s Coal Supply.
Norman.—L. I* Hutchinson, assist-
ant director of the Oklahoma geologi-
cal survey, has completed a report of
his Investigation of the coal deposits
of Oklahoma, and estimates that the
available supply is nearly t«*h billion
tons He finds more than six million
acres of coal bearing lands.
Will Build Now Elevator.
i’oi'd Creek.—At a meeting of the
directors of the Farmers’ Elevator
company, held tn Fond Creek, It was
plant 640 acres of school land near the j decided to go ahead at once with the
building of the elevator which was
<Bjr W. E. BRITTON, Ph. D.. Entomolo.
gist, Connecticut Agricultural Ex-
A brief note was printed in the last
report of this station regarding the oc-
currence of the leopard moth In Con-
necticut. Since this note was pub-
fished considerable evidence has been
brought to our attention of serious
damage to shade trees, especially
elms, by this Insect. Pruning of the
trees and especially the removal of
dead branches reveals the tunnels of
the leopard moth larva, which is a
borer In the branches and trunks of
many species of broad-leaved trees.
Several specimens of the adult moths
have been captured In New Haven,
but It was not known until recently
that the Insect Is doing much Injury
to the trees In Connecticut.
The leopard moth Is a European
pest, and like many other very Injuri-
ous Insects that we now have to fight,
was accidentally introduced into this
country, being first noticed In June,
1881, at Hoboken, N. J. Three years
later Dr. E. D. Southwick found It In-
juring trees in Central park, New
York city, and in 1894 pronounced it
one of the worst Insect pests attack-
ing shade trees. The leopard moth
was soon found In other cities near
New York, and In 1907 Mr. A. H. Kirk-
land, then superintendent In charge
of the work of suppressing the gypsy
and browntail moths In Massachus-
etts, called attention to Its presence
city and after deeding 20 acres to the
state, plat and sell the remainder.
With which to erect the rapltol.
Experimental Firm Near Cereal.
El Reno.—The Canadian Farmers’
County Institute at n meeting the
other day, made a first and second
choice of fnrms for the experimental
work next year. The first selection
was the Carl Dornenian farm, one-half
mile south of Cereal. Mr Dornenian
has bent notified and has aeeepted.
Canning Factory Opens.
Tulsa—The wheels of the Immense
new canning factory In this city re-
volved for the first time last week.
The tomato crop is now coming in.
Tomatoes are yielding an an average
of 400 bushels per acre In this section.
Tomato raisers are getting on an aver-
age of $100 an ncre for tholr crop.
burned here a few weeks ago.
Walter Committa Suicide.
Fnpulpa.—Al Simpson, 33 years old,
a waiter, committed suicide here by
swallowing a quantity of Carbolic
acid. Simpson had been morose atm
melancholy for several days, due to
overlndulgence In drink.
In Boston. During 1909 the writer
was Informed of its occurrence In
Providence, R. I., and also that many
of the fine elms of Cambridge, Mass.,
were threatened with destruction by
this insect. The leopard moth is re-
ported by Professor Smith as occur-
ring as far south as Long Branch, N.
J. As It first appeared In Hoboken, N.
J., It will be seen that like many other
European insects introduced into this
country It has Bpread northward much
more rapidly than In any other direc-
The position of the caterpillars tun-
neling in the branches, especially
when they are In the tops of large
trees, render them exceedingly diffi-
cult to reach. If the trees are pruned
or otherwise gone over systematically
ever year or two the burrows will cer-
tainly be detected and can be treated
by Injecting a few drops of carbon
disulphide from an oil can into each
and closing the opening with clay, put-
ty, grafting wax or newly made hard
soap. The poisonous fumes penetrate
throughout the galleries and will kill
the borers therein.
Wilting branches Indicate the pres-
ence of the borers and should be re-
moved and destroyed. All twigs and
limbs that break off during storms
should be gathered and b lrned, thus
destroying many of the borers tn their
tunnels. All female mothi should be
destroyed wherever found.
Tht Drink of Quality
[ERE Is no svreetner of plar
like the consciousness or
_ work well done; with all
who obey her. duty has a habit of re-
inforcing delight.—J. R. Miller.
A good complexion is worth striving
for. - An inactive liver, the caqee of
uahy complexion Ills, Is a condition
that may be remedied, If not cured, by
close attention to diet and exercise.
The making of beds, Is said by those
wh® know,, to be the best of exercise
f®r the liver. Those who sit s grsat
deal ace apt to have sluggish Uvs*. A
gsed rule te observe Is to s4aad at
toast half aa how after set lag. walk-
tag slowly Is better; the food has thus
a better chance te digest
A cup of hot water taken oa rising
Is recommended by some physicians,
and a glass of cold water on retiring.
As to foods that will remedy this
state of liver, fruits, such as apples,
prunes, figs, dates and strawberries
are essentials of dally living. One
physician advocates the use of a few
ounces of plain molasses candy at the
end of a meal. Fruits may be eaten
at any time. All broths except mut-
ton are good; poultry and beef, vege-
tables and vegetable soups are desir-
able on this dietary list.
No treatment that la limited to tho
diet alone will show any beneficial re-
sults unless exercises are takes in
connection. Walking briskly should
be regarded as part of the treatment.
At feast an hour each day should be
spent in this healthful exercise. Night
and morning, when unrestrained by
fight clothing, different exercises
should be taken. An excellent one to
quicken the action of the liver is to
stand or sit twisting tbs body first t®
one side and then th® other as far
around as It can go without, one’s
moving on the seat; the object is to
pull cofds and muscles In the ab-
dominal region. Many exercises un-
less carefully followed are decidedly
harmful Instead of helpful.
g» POON9AIKI ABO 111 gOVTUk
MIXING CEMENT AND SAND
■ hell a precious pearl may keep—
As gems of precious value and veins et
of richest sold . ,
May lie beneath the surface of a naked,
So God oft hides a heart with tha
noblest traits endowed
tn one to whom he hath no outwat®
It by highway man—Tans
hy Bod Boutrh—No dif-
Constipation and drad livor
malt® th® wbol® system sick—Every-
body knows it—CASCARETS regulate—
earn Bow®! and Liver trouble* by simply
doing Batura’s work until yon got wall—
Millions us® CASCARETS, Life Sevml^
CASCARETS loc s box for s week’s
treatment, all dninteu. Biggest seller
to tbs world. Mluvon hoses a month.
You can shave first time you try
TOR OLD AND YOUNG
Tntt’s Liver PINs act as kindly oaths child,
the delicate female or laflrm old age, as upon
Seven Get Bachelor’s Degree.
Norman.—The stats university
closed a very successful summers
work nnd graduated a class of seven,
who have completed the work re-
quired for the bachelor’s degree dur-
ing tho present session.
Oklahoma Banka Combined.
Muskogee.—The First State bnnk
of Tahlequah bought the Oklahoma
State hank of that city. The Institu-
tion will now have a combined capital
Boy Killed by Accident.
Adn.—While playing with a 38-
mllber revolver the three-year-old son
of G. W. Walker, who lives six miles
north of Ada, was accidentally shot
$50,000 Fire at Tuttle.
Tuttle.---Hlx business houses occupy-
ing n block on Main street were de-
stroyed by fire, believed to have boon
of tnendtary origin nnd the loss la es-
timated at $30,000.
A good concrete mixer can easily be
made. Take a piece ct timber six by
I six or five five Inches so.uare, cut
| down the corners, making it elght-cor-
! nered as near equal as possible. Have
tho blacksmith make about 80 wings
out of flat Iron about one-eighth of an
Inch thick and two lnchos wide. Cut
tho pieces four inches long, cutting
about miter slant at each end. Drill
two holes about one and one-half
Inches from one end, bent strips In
the middle to a right angle with the
40 Cars of Watermelon*.
Jet.—At least 40 cars of water-
melons will be shipped out of Byrou
thlB season The fine rain put them _________
away ahead of the rest of the country, i BBme B|Bnt as enda are cut. Nall these
the eight-cornered timber,
Construction Company Fined.
Clinton. -Tho Homan Construction
company and their agent, Frank
Htone, were found guilty In the super-
ior court of violating the state lubes-
law by paying less than the per diem
rate on th© sewer work In this city,
and were fined $230 and costs for one
offense. The case may b« appealed to
the criminal court of appeals by tli®
Hemsn company .
Heavy Carload of Hoga.
Alino.—Pete Leonard shipped one
of the heaviest carload of hogs from
this point to the Wichita market that
bus ever been sent from here. Tho
lings uveraged 323 pounds each.
Took Rills by Mistake.
Gsge.—John Hlpbeman’s 18 months
old baby died from strychnine poison-
ing. It nppenrs that the physician had
left the strychnine pills for some of
the other members of the family atm j A iiltlillil
the child took them before being dls
Who Will Run for Auditor.
Guthrie—All of the state offices wera
closed on account of the funeral of
Secretary of Htat® Cross and prac-
tically all of ths stats officers and
employees went tn Oklahoma City to
attend the funeral.
Cross’s death creates something of
a complication In regard lo tha Dem-
ocratic nomination for auditor. It Is
generally conceded that he would
have been th© Democratic nominee,
and It Is quite probable that the can-
didate who ran second will get the
place, ulthough that, matter Is entirely
In tho Imnds of the Democratic state
committee, which Is not restricted In
going round and round, making an
auger like a conveyor auger In a mill
or threshing machine. This auger
should be about seven feet long. In
the middle of each end of the auger or
cylinder bore a hole for a short shaft;
a piece of gas pipe will do. Head end
of the ahnft must be fastened secure-
ly. Or bore a hole through end of
cylinder and through abaft and faaten
with a bolt. On outer end of thto shaft
faaten securely a pulley ten or more
Inches In diameter, depending on
speed and else of pulley on en-
gine. This pulley should have not less
than four Inches In face and should
not run more than 100 revolutions per
Make a trough for this cylinder to
work In, using a plank for bottom
Just wide enough so wings work free.
Use 12-tnch boards on aides. Leave
top open. Put tn head at each
end, boring hole in center of foot end
and making slot at head end ao cylin-
der can be removed by lifting at pul-
ley and puling endwaya. Leave open-
ing at foot end of box for mortar to
drop through Into a mortar box or on
a platform. Make a small hopper on
bead end of box and close by placing
a boa large enough to hold a sack o<
cement. About half way to the other
end place a barrel with faucet to sup-
ply water. Us® measure* of propor-
tionate eta*. A hoy puts In a meas-
ure of cement to a man’a measure of
sand, pouring In slowly together.
Regulate water by faucet, and the ma-
chine will do the rent.
Paroles John Denny,
Guthrie.—Governor Haskell parolod
John Denny, eontcnced from Okklaho-
nia county to n year and a day for
llarcony of domestic animals. The pa-
role la recommended by County At-
torney IC. E. Reunion.
Man Shot and Killed.
Purcell.—Jake Lewis has been ar-
rested lit Ardmore, and In being held
pending it preliminary examination
on Hie charge that he shot nnd fatally
wounded Charles Clement* In Ard-
more, Clements dying the next day
Immediately after the shooting, and
realizing that he was about to din,
Clements made a statement before
Justice Winfrey to tho effect that h©
was shot three time* by Jake i."v\l*.
It is said that both men hud been
ago, when Representative A. Frank
Roh* of Bryan county died Just nftnr
being renominated at the primary.
Two representatives were to he chos-
en. Itoss and W. F. Hemple being the
high men. Dr. J. H. Baldwin, who had
served In the First legislature, stood
third, hut the county committee selecr-
cd Itov. E. A. Kwclt ns the Democratic
candidate In Ross’s place.
Wire Fse‘ory Reorganised.
KiiUI The reorganization of the
Oklahoma Steal Wire nnd Fabric com-
pany has been perfected and the plant
will be In active operation wit bln a
few days. In the reorganised com-
pany John M. Gallagher, of the War-
ner-tjutnlan company lias been elected
president to succeed C. II. Unit, who
hr* withdrawn from the company.
The affairs of the company have been
satisfactorily adjusted and It Is unw
in excollAlii condition.
Mo iystsm of Farmins Mas tvir
Bean Biiccmtkt Which Does
Mot Include Keeptnn
of Live Stock.
(By 1. E. PAYNW. Colorado Agricultural
Thu history of the settlement of
Western Kansas nnd Western Ne-
braska shows that tho people who
kept milch cows wero able to hold
their claims and make themselves
homes, while many of their neighbors
who refused to be In partnership with
the cow failed. This has been found
true of the early settlers of Colorado
nnd other states. Homo people are
hbio to got along without cows, but
the chances are against the person
who makes tho attempt.
It seems to be one of tho foundation
principles of agriculture lhat no sys-
tem can long be followed at a profit
which does not make provision for re-
turning to the land In some form the
elements of fertility tnken from It by
the crops. Ho no system of farming
tins ever been successful for any great
length kif time tn any climate which
does not Include the keeping of live
stork as one of Its Important features.
The successftd men, be he manager of
a farm or n factory, la the man who
plans to turn waste products Into
Kaffir, mllo, sorghum, millet, stock
beats, stock melons, the straw from
grain, corn stalks and all other rough
food which Is produced on the farm Is
of a nature that market for It Is ex-
tremely limited. And some variety of
this rough feed Is produced In large
quantities In every community every
year. So much Is produced that If
th® growers tried to sell It all directly
for cash, It would not bring enough to
pay for hauling It to market. As
much Is produced forty miles from a
railroad ns In ths community Joining
the shipping station.
Th® cow will furnish a homo market
for all tho bulky feed which the farm-
er can ratio, and will take It, deliv-
ered at hts yard—paying about as
much per ton as the care of her owner
and his innnngement will permit. The
cream produced can be sold for cash,
nnd the fnrm products will bs mar-
keted in concentrated form. What
would have required a four-horse team
to take to market can bo hauled tn
market, when reduced to crontn, la a
Try bush beans In hills and set
whether you like the plan bettor than
drills; that Is, drop four or five beans
at spaces of about eight Inches, The
advantage claimed Is thnt better op-
portunity Is afforded for tillage, as the
hoe can be worked with ease about
FRUIT 8IRUP8 AND JUICES.
Fruit slrupe for sauces, drinks, Ices,
Ice creams and other desserts Is one
of the most desirable of ways to pre-
serve fruit. Almost any fruit can be
used. Care must be taken not to boil
the juice too long as It destroys the
color. If carefully put up In steril-
ized bottles wjbII sealed, It keeps the
One recipe will answer for all fruit
juices and may be bottled with or
without sugar. Currant Jules If ster-
ilized and canned may be used at any
time of year for making jelly, adding
sugar and cooking th#required time.
The amount of sugar to use In th®
fruit sirup depends upon the fruit
used, for grape juice a cupful of sugar
Is sufficient for a quart of th® Juice;
currants require more, a pint of sugar
to a quart of Jules. The only differ-
ence between juices and sirups I® that
mor® spgar 1® ws®d In sirups.
However the doctors and cthsrs
may regard feed ton as b®d for th®
health, it Is bound to be on our tables
during the hot weather. Iced tea to
be good must be properly made and
tho most approved method seems to
be to pour the freshly brewed tea over
Ice until cold, then serve It In glasses
with chipped ice. A more economical
and as good a way la to make the tea,
stand It away to cool, then add Ico or
stand It on Ice to chill. The Ruaslana
like a bit of grated lemon peel added
to tfie hot tea, then serve It with
slices of lemon. A more refreshing
drink could not be Imagined. Lemon
Juice may b® passed In a pitcher or
quarters of lemon with a dish of
chopped Ice la often served with the
tea. Mint leaves, lemon verbena, gin-
ger sirup and sparkling waters are
often added. For very state occasions
Iced tea poured over lemon, orange
or plnsappl* sherbet Is a delicious
Bardin® and Toast Baled.
Hkln a dosen large French sardines
and shred finely. Toast as many long
narrow strips of white bread thor-
oughly brown, cover with olive oil
and let stand nn hour to soason. When
ready to serve mix the bread and fish
together, season with salt, cayenne
nnd n little lemon juloe, rub a small
piece or toast with garlic and remove
just before serving.
This dish may nioro properly be
celled a dessert than a salad. Bteatn
a dosen pulled figs until soft, pour
over thpm a cupful of strained honey.,
Lot the dish stand on Ico until serving
time. To two cupfuls of whipped
cream add a quarter of a cupful of
fruit islrup and aerv®.
"My friend," said the solemn man
on the railroad tran, "do you drink
"Sure!" cried the convivial chap.
“Much obliged for ths Invitation. Got
a flask with you?”
"Doctor,” called little Blngle, over
his telephone, "my wife has lost her
voice. What the dickens shall I do?"
“Why," said th® doctor, gravely, "If
I were you I’d remember the feet when
Thanksgiving day comes around, and
Whereupon the doctor chuckled as
Im charged little Blngle $2 for profes-
sional services.—Hari>er’s Weekly.
Force of Habit.
Little Girl—Mummy! (No answer.)
Mummy! Are those swallows!"
Mummy (deep In her book)—Yes,
dear. Don’t touch them.—Punch.
There’s solid satisfac-
tion and delightful re-
freshment in a glass of
Served with Sugar and
a little Lemon.
Postum contains the
natural food elements of
field grains and is really
a food drink that relieves
fatigue and quenches the
"Thsre'a ■ Reason"
PORTtIM (1ICRKAI. OO., I,Hi.,
lift U I- (’l-SMlt, Mil'll,
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