Oklahoma Champion. (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 19, Ed. 1 Friday, June 5, 1896 Page: 3 of 8
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YOUNG AT FIFTY.
HOW A METHODIST MINISTER
CARRIES HIS YEARS.
From the Time*. Oswego, N. T.
Probably no man is better known or
ftiore iiig-tily respected In Oswego, N. Y.r
than the Rev. William Young, of the
Methodist church. Mr. Young holdr a
responsible position with the Oswego
City Savings Rank, wheie he has been
an employe for the past twenty years.
In the spring of 1894 Mr. Young
looked as if his time on ea^th was lim-
ited but, instead of falling as wag pre-
dicted, he soon gained a more healthy
look and appeared stronger. As the
months went by this improvement con-
tinued, until now he is as rugged and
apparently as healthy as u young man
of thirty, although his gray locks de-
note a more advanced age. A Times
reporter, determined to find out what
had made this great change, called
upon Mr. Young at the bank and put
the question direct and received the
"In truth I am a changed man, and I
owe my present good health to Dr. Wil-
liams' Pink Pills. In the spring of
1894 I was all run down and had com-
menced to think that my time had
come. I had to be prescribed for by
physicians, and although 1 received
temporary relief, the same old trouble
came back again and I was worse than
before. I had no strength or appetite,
and physically I was 1n a miserable
condition. After my work I would go
home, but the general lassitude which
hung over tne left me without any am-
bition, and when I would go to the tabic
to eat, rny appetite failed me and I
would have to leave without taking
hardly any nourishment. My kidneys
were also badly affected, and I was In
utter despair. One day, here at the
bank, I happened to pick up one of the
local papers, and my eye fell on the ad-
vertisement of Dr. Williams" Pink Pills.
The advertisement gave a description
of a man who. afflicted , as I then was.
had been cured by using I>r. Williams'
Pink Pills. I was not a believer in that
kind of doctoring, but concluded as a
last resort to try a box of the pills, mak-
ing up n y mind that If they did not
help me I certainly would not be in-
jured any. Going to a drug store 1 pur-
chased a box of Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills and commenced taking them ac-
cording to directions. Very soon after
I began to feel better and I saw I had
made no mistake In trying the pills, and
before the first box was emptied I felt
so much improved that 1 immediately
purchased another. 1 had taken seven
boxes of the pills, and at the end of last
summer I felt I was entirely cured and
discontinued their use, but always keep
a box handy If occasion requires. I
am now entirely cured. The lassitude
has left me. my kidneys are all right
and my appetite—well, you should see
me at the table. I am a new man
again, and Instead of feeling like a man
of fifty, which Is my age, 1 feel like a
youngster of twenty, and I give Pink
Pills the full credit for this great
change. I have recommended these pills
to several of my neighbors and ac-
quaintances, who have been relieved of
(Signed) WILLIAM YOUNG.
Subscribed and sworn to before me
this 25th day of May, 1895.
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills contain all
the elements necessary to give new life
and^richness to the blood and restore
shattered nerves. They are for sale by-
all druggists, or be hod by mail from
Pr. Williams' Medicine Company.
Schenectady, N. Y., for 50 cents per box,
or six boxes for 92.50.
INTERESTING CHAPTERS FOR
OUR RURAL READERS.
How gurreaifal Farmers Operate Title
Department of the Farm — A Few
Hints as to the Care of Live Stork and
RENCH butter and
the English market
formed the topic,
says the Daily
News Paris corres-
pondent, of a lively
debate in the
Chamber of Depu-
ties the other day.
The discussion on a
bill to prevent the
adulteration of but-
ter was characterized by a frankness
which to the foreigner was delightful.
Members kept running down French
butter, forgetting that the English buy-
er might be listening, and, much to the
despair of M. Viger, the minister of ag-
riculture, who hinted that these things
were better left unsaid even if true—
particularly if true. M. de Saint Quen-
tin delivered a formidable impeachment
of margarine. It was the ruin of agri-
culture. The consumption of butter in
Paris remained for years at a standstill,
although the population increased. This
was due to margarine surreptitiously
taking the place of butter. French ex-
ports of butter to England bad dropped
by more than half, and prices were one-
third less for high-class Gournay or
Isigny butters, as well as for Brittnny
butters, which were of lower qualities.
M. Sibille, member for Nantes, let the
cat out of the bag. He said that if the
export of butter to England had fallen
off it was because French butter was
not so good as formerly. (“Oh, oh!”)
M. Viger, minister of agriculture: "I
cannot let such a statement pass.
French butter keeps up its old reputa-
tion on the English market.’’ And the
minister added vaguely: “The fact that
the sale is less is due to other causes.”
M. Viger was applauded b*y the whole
house for the presence of mind with
which he mended the awkward state-
ment blurted out by M. Sibille. M.
Rene Brice, a member for the butter-
producing land of Brittany, defended
the drastic provisions of llie bill against
margarine. Butter was going through
a crisis. It was the most important in-
dustry in France next to that of wheat
growing, and its existence was threat-
ened. Denmark and Sweden had taken
energetic steps to defend butter. They
had in consequence got the whole bene-
fit of the increased consumption of but-
ter in England, while France on that
market alone had lost four to seven
million pounds a year.
row. They come up quite strong tad
soon are large enough so that a narrow-
tooth horse cultivator can be used in
them, and but little hand work is re-
quired. The crop should be gathered
and stored before a hard freeze,
but not until the weather is cool,
and If large quantities are stored
together the bins should have slatted
floors raised a few Inches, and a ventila-
tor put in every ten feet to admit the
air to pass up through them. These
ventilators can be made with two strips
of board four inches wide, placed four
inches apart and strips of plasterer s
lath nailed every few inches to hold
them together. Set them on the floor
over a crack, and let them extend to
the top of the bin. Beets are worth
more for feeding late in the winter and
early in spring, than in the fall, for
two reasons. First, beets, like winter
apples, go through a curing or ripen-
ing process, which improves them; and,
second, after being fed for months on
dry feed the stock need more and re-
lish better a change to succulent food,
and beets are a grateful food to them.
I have had results that seemed marvel-
ous in fattening old cows by feeding
roots liberally in connection with grain.
I formerly cut all my roots to feed, but
I have found that it is labor thrown
away, and for some years I have fed
them whole. It takes a cow a little
longer to eat her feed from whole beets,
but she is contented while at it, and
my time is worth more than hers, be-
sides a cow will often choke on a three-
cornered piece of beet that has been
cut, but I never heard of one choking
on u piece that she bit out of a beet
for herself.—W. F. Brown in Tribune.
The sailor hat lias adopted a purple
hand. This color is undoubtedly to be
very popular this summer.
All About Western Farm T.anrte.
The “Com Belt” is the name of nn
Illustrated monthly newspaper pub-
lished by the Chicago, Burlington- <fc
Quincy it. R. It aims to give informa-
tion in an interesting way about the
farm lands of the west. Send 25 cents
in postage stamps to the Corn Belt, 20D
Adams St., Chicago, and the paper will
be sent to your address for one year-
The coal consumed at the Kimberly
diamond mines, in South Africa, cost*
nearly $100 pej- ton.
Horsehair hats are as airy as lace
and are not affected the least bit by
The. population of Paris was 2,511,45,
or. March 30.
riu> of (terniiridM.
The method of adding something to
the cream that will destroy the bacteria
or prevent their growth, no matter how
warm the weather or how distant the
market,appeals to the dealer on account
of Its cheapness, simplicity and effec-
tiveness. Cream in which a sufficient
quantity of boric acid or salicylic acid
has been introduced, for these are sub-
stances generally used as preservatives
of cream, will remain perfectly sweet
for an indefinite time even in the hot-
test summer temperature. These chem*-
icals produce no decided change In the
taste or appearance of the cream, and
it is no wonder that this method has
sometimes been adopted by those who
have seen in it a solution of the only
difficulty in the way of extending a lu-
crative cream trade. What, then, are
the objections to this method? The
first and the very decided objection that
will occur to the consumer is, that
when paying for sweet and wholesome
cream he does not want it diluted with
anything else. In view of the compara-
tively small quantity of the preserva-
tive that has to be used, this objection
might be overcome by an appeal to the
reason of the consumer, If he did not
have reason as well as prejudice on his i
Dill* #1 • Buffalo CUIeen Kntltle film
lo th# CI»Nui)iiuti«lil|v
A mild-looking mnn with gold-bowed
Bpectacles got on a car the other morn-
ing. He had n paper In hia hand. He
took off hia glasses and wiped them,
as all spectacled men have to do when
going from a cold to a warmer atmos-
phere. and was Just taking his paper
out to read, when a man who was sit-
ting near him reached over and said1.
“Lend mo that newspaper, will you?”
The mlid-looking man appeared sur-
prised. Evidently he did not know the
would-be borrower, and was a little
taken aback by his nerve. He was equal
to the occasion, however.
“I was going to read It myself," he
said, “but as you seem to need to read
newspapers more than I do. I’ll lend
It to you.”
The borrower took It without even
enylng "Thank you." The spectacled
man leaned back with an expression
of amused disgust.
"Say.” he said; "would you like to
have that paper sent to you regularly?
If you would. I’ll step Into the office
and pay for a ytv.r’i subscription for
“Why, you ore very kind," said the
ether. “I usually borrow it. but I would
not object to having It given to me.”
“I thought not,” aald the spectacled
man. “By the way. have vou any tickets
for the theater tonight?”
“No,” was the reply. “I seldom go
i to theaters.”
“I was sure of it. I'll step in and
: buy a couple of orchestra Beats for you
I If you like.”
j “Why. f'm sure-”
i “Oh. don’t mention It. And while
i I think of It. can’t I ordsr a couple of
tons of con I for you?”
“Pm about out--”
“Exactly. Your grocery bill Is un-
| paid, too, isn't it? I’ll go around and
settle it for you tonight."
"I really don’t understand, sir-"
"No, of course you don’t. But won’t
you accompany me to the tailor’s and
let me buy you a new suit of clothes?”
By this time the sponger began to
see the drift of the conversation
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When Hi* Summer llreere
[ Blow* through the tree*, most of n* who can *otf
! jolt for n country jaunt. Fewer erne* the Atlan-
tic. Whether it is business or pleasure call' one
Krom home. Hostetler’s Stomach Bitters is the
beat arcoinpanintent of a forage or nn onting
ffachtseten, sea captains, commercial travelers
^tnd emigrants concur in thia opinion. The Hit-
lers is unrivalled tor bilious, malarial, dyspeptic
or liver disorder.
A pink parasol always lends a be-
coming tint to the fair owner’s checks.
Give your canary green foot! if you
wish its feathers to assume that hue.
Hall’s ('atari'll Cure
Is n constitutional cure. Price 75c.
With handsome ribbon selling at t5
cents a yard, it it> an easy thing to
beautify a summer gown.
So many people are not st home
when a golden opportunity knocks.
Whoever is like Christ will be found
trying lo make cartli like Heaven.
A civil tongue is a better protection
than steel armor an inelt thick.
Light moves 187,000 miles per sec-
America has 40 kinds of edible tur-
French railroads employ 25,000 wo-
Argentine received 68,000 immi-
grants last year.
England's police army numbers 40,-
The New York State canals were
open to traffic May 4.
She’s Just "poll parroting.”
There’s no prettiness in pills,
except on the theory of “pretty
is that pretty does.” In that
case she’s right.
- Ayer’s Pills
do cure biliousness, constipation,
and all liver troubles.
W. N. U.-WICHITA.-VOL. 9. NO. 23
When Auen-ei-lng Advert i*rrneiite
Plrui* Mention Thh leaner.
Conclusion* on I.mrtb Feetllrg*
Last winter the Minnesota experi-
ment station made some tests in lamb
feeding. The following are some of
the conclusions reached:
1. That lambs possessed of sufficient
quality for winter feeding are not plen-
tiful In the state, since no little search-
ing had to be made before suitable feed-
ers could be found.
2. That with the rations used, lambs
that are being fattened in winter con-
sume about three pounds of food per
day, for every 100 pounds of live weight.
3. That the average gains made by
the lambs in this experiment was 9.22
pounds per month,and without any suc-
culent food, as for instance ensilage or
4. That in this experiment, the aver-
age cost of making one pound of in-
crease in live weight was 5.44 cents or
less than the cost of producing it, a re-
sult which is not seldom attained in
5. That Iambs do not gain so rapidly
in cold weather as when the tempera-
ture is moderate, notwithstandiug the
greater consumption of food.
6. That in this experiment the great- J A ...................................JX. i
est profit was obtained from the lambs
which were fed a limited grain ration
of wheat screenings and oil cake, and
which were^allowed liberty of access to |
shelter at will; that next to these come
the lambs fed under cover; and that
the least profit arose from the lambs White gowns are to be worn more
to which wheat and oil cake were fed. f than ever t]lis seuson for 5nformal as
I well as dressy occasions.
Only those who love souls can learn
A pretty woman can run risks in the 1
matter of dress that a plain one must j
FITS -AllFitKgtopiHKltroth? Pr.K line** Great •
Kerv*8 JvfHf4»ivr. N«» Kit>after tin* drat nay s tne. J
Marx*-lour* eure*. Treat »m» ami $-1 rial dottle fre* t» j
kiitiDia. bcr.u to Ur. Kino’.WlI At t UM., Plait*., l*a- I
Rutabagas for Fodder.
It Is gratifying to see so many Amer-
ican farmers putting their waste„places j side. If it could be shown that the pre- j ried away in solution with the aid of
How Alkali Injure. Vegetation.
The peculiar behavior of alkali is
largely a result of its solubility in
water. To this cause the well-known
‘rise of the alkali’ is due. W’hen the
ground has been wet by rain or irriga-
tion, the water evaporates at the sur-
face leaving the soluble salts behind at
this point. By reason of capillary at-
traction more water rises to take the
place of that which has disappeared,
bringing with it more alkali in solution
until finally a crust of salts is formed
at the surface of the soil. It is this
concentration of injurious salts into a
strongly corrosive layer which causes
the greatest destruction.
Other bad eifects of black alkali are:
1. Clay hard-pan, which results
from the union of the black alkali with
finely divided clay at various depths
below the surface.
2. The loss of humus, which is cir-
how to win them.
Piso’s Cure for Consumption lias been a
Ood-send to ine.—Wm. B. McClellan,
Chester, Florida, Sept. 17, 18115.
It is said that tne habit of smoking
green tea cigarettes, which is exceed-
ingly injurious, is becoming popular
among English women.
If the Daby in tutting Teeth,
He *nre *nd ti^ that old am! well-tried remedy. Mrs
WWfiLow b Soothing Byiu p for Children Teething.
There is no greater commandment
than “love one another.”
The grateful heart lias music in it
that angels cannot sing.
The umpire now decides that /
“ BATTLE AX ” is not only 4
K decidedly bigger in size than any ?
^ other 5 cent piece of tobacco, but the ^
^ quality is the finest he ever saw, and /
• the flavor delicious. You will never
^ know just how good it is until J
you try it/ ft
-i laz i ■
or spare pieces of land into rutabagas
and turnips for early fall or loug win-
ter feeding. They are getting the Eu-
ropean idea of root crops. Thete the tur-
nips and rutabagas are sown broadcast
as are almost all grains, and if not de-
sired as roots, the foliage then is :.ned
servative was as harmless as the cream
itself there would, prehaps, be no rea-
sonable objection to it, but the best that
can be claimed for these chemical pre-
servatives is, that while they are sure
death to bacteria, they also endanger
the health and derange the digestive
for green food. Just imagine the results apparatus of human brings. Among
3. The injury to the tilth of adobe
soils, which assume a lumpy and un-
cultivable condition in the presence of
Prof. R. H. Forbes,
In Bulletin 18, Arizona Experiment
nfiffirum’ii Camphor ici» wiMt Glycerine.
Cure* Cbapoed Hands and Face. Tender or Sore Feat,
Chilblains rile*, Ac. C. v». Clark Co., New Haven, Ct.
In Circat Britain the yearly loftti
svages through ill-health is £11,000,000.
A railroad route across Arabia, ts
facilitate the Indian business, ha*
of a twenty-acre oatpatch treated in
this way! Think of the tremendous
amount of green fodder, magnificent
fodder too, coming into full play dur-
ing hot August and September. Why,
a field of rutabagas and turnips, there,
for cattle food is worth almost as much
as the oats gathered therefrom! An-
other good plan Is to sow rutabaga
those qualified to judge of the effect of )
these substances when taken into the
stomach of human beings there is !
practically but one opinion, and that
is, that the constant consumption of j
them is harmful even if taken in small j
quantities. In certain cases where per- !
sons are suffering from disease of the |
digestive organisms, the use of cream
Strawberry I.eaf ISIight.
This is a fungous disease that effects
the strawberry leaves and causes the
brown spots or patches on them. It is
also called strawberry rust by some.
The disease does not generally appear
until about fruiting time, when it ap-
----- „ r—---- - .. . , pears as small, reddish spots, which in-
seed, especially the variety known as p b> this method is positively t.rease rapidly in size, the center being
Salzer’s LaCrosse, Wis., Mammoth Rus- . “ rous _ J 0j a lighter color. These spots often
eian variety, or his Milk Globe turnip i run together, forming large blotches;
sort, at the rate of one-half pound per j Mangold, for stock. the affectcd leaves wither, turn brown
■ere, into the cornfield, just before the ia'e discarded the long varities, ae and die> Some varieties are more af-
last cultivation. This will give you *Xow long, woody necks that are fected by it than others, and this should
two good crops—one of corn, the Rhei; f£aro^ ^ eatable, and I grow altogether j pe taken into consideration when se-
of roots from the same land! One ad- 6 p ° p varieties *n feeding of which j lecting varieties for planting, as the
ere is no waste. They are wonderful j disease seriously affects the vitality of
, e., ers’ easilt producing 1,000 bushels ^e plant, and diminshes the crop the
and i/si6 under *avorabIe conditions, j next year. Spraying with Bordeaux
.. . , f ^ear ot unparalleled drouth | mixture is successfully practiced in pre-
. y e et over 500 bushels to the venting this disease. The first spraying
vantage of the rutabaga is that it can
be sown at any time of the summer for
green food, while a sowing the latter
part of Ji-ly is the best in northern
states for big, sweet. Juicy roots for
winter storage and use.
tZo ** an atfyan' can be given early in the spring, after
° ** aDt thrm in rows ^ar enough now jeaVes start, and just before the
ed and Used afterward
as a handker-
apart so as to do most of the cultiva- orien The c^>rnn<i mm. aft«r
| quite thickly, and the plants thinned to i ** -
I not less than a foot in the row, and I j Soil for Pears.—It is generally un-
am not sure but fifteen or eighteen I derstood that pears need a very rich
inches would give enough larger roots j 80il. Yet It is an unsettled question
to make a better yieid. With plenty of i whether the soil should be enriched
i room for them to grow, it is easy to ] after the pears have begun to grow.
| hav® the roots weigh from three to five J The controversy is as perennial as the
It is said that out of 28.000 Ilcbrewt
iu the city of Amsterdam, 10,000 art
occupied in the trade of diamond deal
It is now 70years since the first rail
way in the world was finished, am
now some 400,000 miles are in exis
Lieutenant-Colonel Ludlow, chair
man of the Nicaragua canal coinmis
sion, saya the construction of thecae*
pounds each, and such roots count up
fast in filling a wagon. Two important
points in growing the crops are early
planting and to attend to the thinning
before the plants get crowded and
spindled. The early cultivation is
done with a light running hand garden
plough, and should begin as soon as the
plants are up. so that one can see the
pear tree itself. Some growers will
not cultivate or manure their pear or-
chards fearing the blijbt, while others
The affection of an Indiana woman
for her husband cau°ed her to fuss over
him to such a degree that he wants a
divorce from her.
\X/itha better understanding of the j
VV transient nature of the many phya- i
leal ills, which vanish before proper ef- >
forts—gentleefforts—pleasant efforts— j
rightly directed. There is comfort in
the knowledge, that so many forms ol
sickness are not due to any actual tiis- j
ease, but simply to a constipated Condi- 1
tion of the system, \vh:ch the pleasant
family laxative, Syrup of Figs, prompt-
ly removes. That is why it is the on!y j
remedy with millions of families, and is I
everywhere esteemed so highly by all
who value good health. Its beneficial
effects are due to the fact, that it is the 1
one remedy which promote, internal
cleanliness without debilitating the
organs on which it acta It is therefore ;
all important, in order to get its bene-
ficial effects, to note when yon pur-
chase. that you have the genuine arti-
cle, which is manufactured by the rali- 1
fornia Fig Syrup Co. only and sold by
all reputable druggists.
If in the enjoyment of good health,
and the system la regular, laxatives or
other remedies are then not needed. If
afflicted with any actual disease, one
may be commended to the most skillful I
physicians, but if is Deed of a laxative,
one should hare the best, and with the
well-informed everywhere, Syrup of j
Fig. stands highest and is mosi largely
Used and gives most general satisfaction.
Popularity does not come without
cause. Nothing but the stand-
ard quality that is invariably,
Columbia Bicycles could secure such
as comes unsought to Columbias. > </*
E VEKYI30 I3Y*S When The New York Jour*
nal effcic^ the choice of (ho
ten leading makes of bitycloi
recently to (lie ten winners of a guessing contest, ei»tvy
one of thi ten .^elected Columbia*. And The Journal
bought ten Columbia*. $100 each.
TIFFANY’S When Tiffany t: C\, the famous jew-
.|j |pp elers, desired to make an eapenment
with elaborate decoration of bicycles,
they of course first selected a Columbia—and paid $100
for it. They l ave decorated other bicycocs since, but Col-
umbia was first choke.
Wrhen the United State* Government recently asked fer
proposals for furnishing five bicycles, it received bids from
other maker* of from $50 to
CHOSEN by the $85 and our bid oi $100
GOVERNMENT **ch ,or Columbian, their in-
variable price. And the ex-
pert* selected Columbias, a* in their opinion Columbia!
were worth every dollar of the price asked.
If you are able to pay $100 for a Bicycle, will you be
content with any but a Columbia ?
POPE MFG. CO., Makers, Hartford, Conn.
Branch Stores end Agencie* in elrr.oet every city and town. If Columbian ore not
properly represented in vour vicinity let ue know
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