The Democratic Voice. (Pond Creek, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 36, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 2, 1894 Page: 4 of 4
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wblrb it inn i|it |,rvl.i„|a<,ry m t arluna.ltt'riut.
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"“I o> klitiH-ya ami lilnd.lrr
Inty ah.mid lit I'liri'ki'd m iln* ouiai*i wiili Hiu
tllllfiB. Wliirli will |irn?*nt Iti.lr l.y
aronaln* tbe nuial iii'gana t,i ai-llrilr. and iliot
Idnoi. liman Klin mani i lu Itna at. mg iiindlnlni.
nil Ibn tali aid.' rhlt |il*am vtllvn nr tnli lv
llln «UI|i|lll>ra rnnall|>allnu.llvi.r I.............. lilt-
Itrltl fi'fnr. Iirtlinianttt and dya|n.|.aia
80WIN0 THE SEED.
Tlirrn rinraa of I orlunr.
"That Hplcffcliuullci. In u
"Woll, olio liny there nta u IIto next
III* |iIhci>. biiiI lilt (fu.nl* nil ,f0t I,,.i
'• hen u iTcInnu on mo uii.nif and blew
lilt * tore dotvn. When lu- got
iiKiiin ii IIi*ti broke mi) nn<l burnt
'•1 don't sco anything lucky about
What If it isn't. luohy to imvt- u
weter mile and n ey-loiic Miloiiml
lire mile nil in *jx mnntha, (
know llie Hrnt prlnuiplot of
A ntM pumuwin* In ih* •« i,
An«1 hMpotl la ftii a cron of wi»o,n,
And nmq idnwod aoocn* on tu* if,k
Impacting lo ntli* pear* to out
Another prr«on wintr jr©i
Howrd WttU’rutrlou* «n A UliL
And entd itood rmiklfl* iur»- «! hoi
ornitvy im'aoi tie d rAt hi* Ull
Another *Agr of wnadom v.tu
Sowcul |m 4i fr..iu HUM ttll our I? more,
l.i l»imtin.; tlit»i h»* d n*»p ut U*t
A wondroiH crop of tum iwni'i o<*rn
1 * hov w|,h HrlfUl UttcU oye«
»> ho think* i.until mm he l i*.» ,4 m4n-
A IJJJII raijMutod. ■Iron? und win*
’’ ha Murk* upon inn 81111111 <|uo«*r pi^n
**Ts*wVrtM ,u,‘* ®Mhl8 he ehOttn and iiuuUu«
Mo ido'ali til iiturhloi wlirn I10 c.m
how. ploAio (o toll mo Unity f0(|j,
Mow ion r before bo 11 iM< 4 m tu
* hooWAelrl who diomin of farno.
Idle* firo<*tou« hour* uwav
Whai can »he reap hut arlrr .tml nhaino
H ho 80W8 the Bond* of Iloth all tUvy
^vlvla 1*4 run in
tit lilrtv 7
1T“: THE MERCHANT'S CRIME.
I'V llllltATIO Al l.I It. .III.
e-«tl«ai lilt Flees.
Wool The conductor wut Impudent,
unit I reported him.
^ i*0 I’elt Did 111* yet dixi'iutrgoir.'
Wool Vo, they transferred him
lo 11 place in which poliwne** |*
nut rci|uire,l: they uiudo him u ticket
seller. N, V. World.
Why Nile l.lkatil Mini.
f*h. uncle, I inn mi fond of
I’ncle And why?
Mlhic We ill.. ay* hit VO
you tukc lunch with no.
you pood at rc-
Tlme To fiat liter II.
Mr*. Haring Docs your husband
Mr*, (my Law, no' Why. we've
been married u I must u venr now'—
Inleratlauf Kn.|») iiiont.
llinkiia I toil t yon liud your wife
forever quarreling with you '
Hinkiis ii|i. no. i-oinctiincs 1 mu
quart-ling with her.— Chicago Kccord.
Ah Arllai iii ilia Line.
Vppliiunl tuu ure advertising for
u retoucher, I .see.
Applicant Hood at it' Why, sir, I
ran retouch a woman's picture so
artistically that her own husband will
fall in love with her. -X. V. Weekly.
At tliu Art Kxliiliit.
Mndg'c* IIv pc<\ this is u fine sunsrL
Vabsely—That isn't u sunset at all
It Is a snow scene. It's the reflection
from your nose that makes it look like
a sunset. — Indianapolis Journal.
"Charles has an unconqiierablo
“How does lie show it?”
“He was two hours unlocking the
front door early this morning.”
Mnnifests itself in hot wratber in hives, pimples
bolls and other eruptions which dfofiguro (be
faco and cause great annoyance. The cure is
found In Hood's Sarsa-
parilla. which makes the
blood pure and removes
all such disfigurations.
It also gives strength, creates un appetite and
Invigorates the whole system. Get Hood’s.
Hood's Pills arc prompt and efficient.
| VIE WILL MAIL FOSTPAItt
a fine Panel Picture, entitled
In ex* ban^i* f.>r 18 l.nrKe Lion
UbuUh, cut frmtj Uim CoBee
wmpperi. and u --cetit to
pay poBtuae W rite for list of
cur orberflnr preiulums, Inelud-
lag books, n kr.Ue. uwnie. eto.
Woolson Spice Co ,
| i’iO Huron 8t., Toledo, umo.
Address with rtaiup,
or^Oentlempn^WrrlTFns wsntetl yQ
Ith .t.nii., Ii. l>’l“u, CO°IJallon, l
3yrsiu last war, 15atLjudicuti»gdaiuid. ally tin e.
CIIAI’TKK Mil i okTiNi'nn.
"l>o you go buck to tl,,, nioro in
tim evening?" Hiked I ho young Indy,
»» ho roao from the tuldo.
‘•lee. I think mi I mu cxportoil
to keep open in tho ovonlng."
"Hut you huvo nn uxulsUnl?”
"Then 1 n<lvl*o you not to imiko
yout'Holf u nIuvo to builneiH. Wo
aluill hope for the piciisuro of your
eompiiny oei-nsloniilly In the eve-
.Imnei ('mmWell felt fliitlered, und
looking full in the young Indy'* luee,
ho thought to hiiiiBolf. "'.S||0 H very
pretty, and silo mjiuiin to tdio'V mo u
grout dun I of pot itoneuH."
"I hunk you, Mi** .Muiiton, for your
kind Invitation. I will iiccopt it very
soon—a* soon a* 1 think 1 cun l*j
sparod from my buslnos*. ”
"1 Oil Will be q LI I to woleomo," Mlill
'•VVIu_.ro Ignorunos Is bliss 'tl* folly
In Id wise " So run* un old proverb
This wuh illustrated in tho ouso of
•f(linos Croniwoll, who ignoriint of
tho real opinion entortuin.nl of him
by Mias Mnnton. begun, lifter a whllo,
to eoneoivo tho delusive thought ;
that »ho hud taken a fancy to him.
hut wo ure anticipating. Three oven-
lugs tutor, when supper was eon- I
eluded, James t'romwoll made no
movement to go buck to tho store.
T his was quickly observed by Clara,
who said, with n smile:
"You arc going to remain with us
this evening are vou red, Mr. from-
"If it will be agreeable,” ho said.
“Can you doubt it?" sho said, with
a look which quiokenod tho pulsa-
tions nf Cromwell's heart. "I get
so tired passing tho evening alone.
I’iipa gets hold of a paper or maga-
zine, und I am left to my own do-
viees for amusement.”
slio invited C'romwoll to their pri-
vate parlor, which
with a piano.
"Ib> you liko music, Mr. Crom-
well?” she inquired.
"Very much indeed,’' ho answored,
though Hie truth was ho scarcely
know one tuno from another.
"Perhaps you are a musician?”
• Not at all.” ho said hastily, and
in tliis statement, at leust, ho was
correct. "Won’t you play some-
thing, Miss Manton?”
"I haven't anything new, hut if
you don’t mind old pieces, I will
play for you.”
Mio played a noisy instrumental
piece, to which James C'romwoll lis-
tened in silouco, with very littlo idea
of wliut was being played, llisoyes
wore fixed rather on the young lady
•How do you liko it. Mr. Crom-
"Very much, indeed,” said Crom-
well, hitching his chair a little
nearer the instrument, ami then col- I
oring, lost tho movement should have j
"I think 1 will sing you some-
thing," said Clara. "I don’t sing in
public, but boforo an intimate friend
1 do not foci so bashful.”
The words, “intimate friend,”
slipped out so easily and naturally
that sho seemed unconscious of them,
but they wore intentional und sho
glanced out of the corners of her
eyes to watch their oft'oet. She saw
that Cromwell’s eyes brightened,
and the color came to his pale cheeks,
and then sho knew that they had
hi* former arhool, and ho reiolvcd
n> make tho boat of It.
Meanwhile tho flirtation botwonn
Jamo* Cromwell and Clara Manton
continued. Tho young lady wit* al-
ways graolou*, iiml *0 far ua her
manlier went, might readily I*. *up-
posod to have formed a decided in-
clination for hor admirer, for »uch
tho druggUt hud now hooomo. She
had a certain dash and livellne** of
manner which fa«elnated him, and
lie felt fluttered In no alight degree
that such a young lady should have
ninglod him out a* her favorite.
• •no evening tlinro wa* to lie ii
concert In the village.
•Taino* Cromwell brought homo
ticket*, and auld diffidently, "Ml**
M un ton, will you do mo the favor to
iwoompany mo to tlm concort tin*
"Thank you. Me Cromwoll," *ho
answored, milling graelotltly, "I
| will accept with pleasure. | wa*
wishing to go, hut pupa ilea* not
feel very woll to-dny. so I hud made
up my mind thut I must pas* my
limn at homo. At what hour doc*
the concert eommonoo?”
"At half-past aovon."
"it ill it bo tlino If J uin ready ut u
"Thou you may depend on me."
Mrango a* It may appear, it wa*
tbo first time la hi* iifo thut James
Cromwell ever acted a* oaoort to a
lady In visiting u place of public on
tortiiliimont, und lie felt a degree of
awkward nos* buoauao of that, Kut
when Clara Menton appeared she
wa* so gracious and snciublu that nil I
Ills tmiuvuiso haute disappeared, and
he walked arm lu arm with hoi*,
feeling easier und inure unenibur-
ciissed limn lie hud supposed to bo
possitde. \\ lien they entered tho
hall ho glanced mound him with
pride at the thought it would bo pro-
coivod that ho was tho elioann caval-
ier of Hiieh an attractive young lady.
• tf tho concert it is unnecessary to
speak. It closed at a comparatively
early hour, and tho two wended their
••Sliul 1 we prolong our walk a lit-
tle?’ ho said, "it is still ourly, und
it is very pleasant."
"Vos; that will bo pleasant," she
roturnod. "I’apa is probably asleep
1 by this time, and won't mis* mo.
What a charming concort we had."
"None of t horn sang ns well us you,
Miss Manton,” suid Cromwoll.
now you aro flattering mo, Mr.
Cromwoll. 1 cannot permit that, you
know," she said playfully.
"No,” he suid earnestly, "I am j
not llattoring you, Miss Clara Vou
aro so—so—i liopo you'll oxeuso mo,
Imt you ure so bountiful and attract-
"»*. Mr. Cromwell!” uttered Clara;
adding to liorsclf. "I doro say lie’s
going to propose. Woll, it's just as
well now as at any other timo. How
wuV furnished !'i(11loul?,,,ls il mukus hlm look, being
Luckily unconscious of tho
thoughts that wore passing through
1 the mind of his companion, Crom-
well burst out, "Hut it's true. Miss
Clara. I love you: and i don't think
I can live without you. Will you
"I am afraid you have said such
things to a groat many other young
ladies before. How can 1 bcliovo
you arc in earnest?”
"No; on my honor," ho said earn-
estly, "I never loved before. Do
not doubt tho sincerity oi my attach-
mont. Don’t you think you can look
favorably upon my suit?”
"Perhaps I might,” she answored
coyly. -That is, in timo. it is so
sudden, you know. It is not more
than a month since I first mot you." j
"But in that month I i.avo learned
to lovo you hotter than any one I |
ever knew, Miss Clara. Can’t you
give mo soino encouragement? Toll
me til at. I am not wholly- disagreeable
••If you hail boon, would I liaie ac-
cepted your invitation this evening,
•■Then you do like me a little?” j
lie said, overjoyed.
"Perhaps a liltlc,” sho said co-
After sumo time, Clara thought it
polite to confess that sho had herself
no particular objections to him as a
husband—a confession which tilled
tho enamored druggist with delight
•■but." sho proceeded. cannot
•lilnratoly foreseeing the visit, had
gene out for a walk. Mr. Manton
was sitting Indolently In a rocking
"•■ood morning, Mr Cromwoll."
ho *ald. "Taka a ohalr, if you
p!ru*o, and excuse my rising. I am
not young and strong' like you, but
un Invalid ”
"Oh, certainly," suid Cromwoll,
doing a* directed "I liavo conio to
see you, Mr. Manton." ha proceeded,
i "on important huslnes* "
"Indued!1 suid Ills eoinpnnlon,
whoso cuo wa* to assume entlro
ignorance until Informed of the nn-
lurn of hi* errand
"Vou havo a daughter," proceeded
tho young man. nervously,
"Vo*, and an excellent gli I tho Is, '
said Mr Mnnton, warmly,"
I am sorry to suy that'this wa* not
Mr Manton’* real opinion, lie und
• I urn, In fact, used to qnurrol pretty
often In private, and ho had more
than once styled hor a eros* grained
'Ixon und termagant, and used other
terms equally oiideiirliig.
"to* " said James Cromwoll, fer-
vently, ..your daughter f» charming,
"Sho In a good girl. It would
break my Imart lo part with hor!"
Maid tho father.
"ton wouldn't object to hor being
married, would you?"suid( romwoll.
alarmod at this last statement.
"I suppose sho will marry soiuo-
tlme," said Mr. Manton. "No, I.
should not feel It right lo interfero
with her marrying, If sho doilrod it.
Par lie It from mo to blight hor young
[TO IIH COHTINUKIX]
THE TWO TERRITORIES.
Mawa in (irnaral of Oklahoma and
Ilia Indian Territory I'arlalnlng to
Ilia 1'ale Tara and Ilia lied Man.
Sheriff Johnson of Mill* county Is
known nmoiig his friends a "Nkilllty
If there Is anything In that Indian
war scare there I* blood on the moon
at lied moon.
County Clerk Cornelius I* out In an
uffiiduvit sweurlng that the population
of Kuhl is «,:tln und of North Knld
l-'our men were caught stealing wii-
t#r melons near (iuthrie the other
night and only one of them wa* a col-
Itcv. JnmiHon of (iuthrie lu*t Sun-
day rolled up hi* *leeves, Klcppch into
the pulpit and jumped onto Piillinau
all spraddled out.
The Stillwater gun cluli has boon
■ngaiilxed. It* object I* to kill birds,
liutlf the member* liuppen to catch
mi Indian occasionally nothing will he
Oklahoma occiwlonully gets (hold of
rumors that exist no where on earth.
A story got out the other day that
Pullman hud been uiKussieuted und il
traveled clear from Orlando to Pur*
The llrung* Tres.
J bo orungo treo fiowors during
nearly tho whole of tho Hiunmor; tho
fruit take* two years to arrivo at
maturity, so that for several month*
in tho year a healthy troo oxhlblts
every stage, from thu flower bud lo
the ripe fruit. ’IT)its gives tho troo*
their rich appoaranco during tho
principal fruit months, when tho
emor.iiu tint* of tho unripe and
golden hues of the maturo fruit
minglo with tho dark foliago of tho
leaves, while the bright blossoms
present a charming contrusL Tho
fioivor* of the arbutus or strawberry
tree in similar regions aro prodiiaoil
in September and October; tho fruit
which succeeded tho fiowors of tho
previous year begins ulso to ripen
ii I ion t tho same time, p’lr troos liour
their spinos (which arc true leaves),
their flower bud* and tholr fruit
(tho cono) at one and tho saino timo.
Mowors and ripo nuts arc seen to-
gether among tho fronds of tho
eocoanut palm. Tho cotton plant,
the tig, tlie Australian cherry and
the small wild cranberry also boar
fiowors, loaves and fruit together.
l ied Ileal has ■•turned to Oklaho-
ma city I nun the Iii. kapoo allotting
camp, llu says tho $:m,ooo that ha*
been paid to the Indiana ha* all gone
to the Indians who took their allot-
■nents voluntarily. The remaining
8.10,0110 belongs to those who refused
to take allotments, and will be paid
about August 1.
•;od reigns and tho spirit of inde-
pendence still lives In the heart* nf
the'good people of Knld. Acting liov-
ernor Lowe enjoined us even from
lilking. 11 is injunction struck no one
dumb, It is hard to prevont an Amer-
ican citizen from talking when lie has
Thief Whirlwind live* In n flm Mail
resilience a few mile* west of £| Ueno,
Alva I* out for literary honor* with
a pun who sign* himself tbe "Pilgrim
The regenU of the normal aehool at
Kdtuoud have accepted tbe new build*
John Perkins waa murdered at
Honne, near (iuthrie last Week by two
It Is a wonder that Heaver county
doesn't suggest to I. and O counties
that they seeede.
The homegrown watermelon* Is now
In active partnership with the grave-
yard In Oklahoma.
Illumle l.eeand brunette Ituseamond
of Perry, gave a publle prize fight In
Perry the other evening.
I'T-anU Oreer reeently had an editor-
ial headed: "Dive Ood a Resi." ThU
is getting almost personal.
The militia company of (iuthrie haa
about seventy stands of arms. They
ure ut present undur tfuurU.
District Attorney llrooks says that
the bridge burners in the strip aro
Injuring thuir cause greatly.
• hit as fur west as Woodward the
night* are always cool, no matter-how
hot It msy have been during the day.
Mis* Nina Kuughinan has been vot-
ed tho prettiest baby In Medford and
Ims been swarded a sack of flour.
The next time Governor Ilcnfrow
takes a vacation he will probably ask
Secretary Lowe If he is willing.
Town tights In s new country nrc
unavoidable. Kvcn tho wisdom of
Ducle Sam cannot do away with them.
Stillwater is quite a sporty place. It
has u tennis dub and more bicycles
tliun any other town in the territory.
A big snske attacked Mrs. Howard
friend of Perry the other day. but a
bog came to her rescue and killed the
Highest of all in leavening atrength.—UtntO.1 wt. NMiipNL.
Economy requires that in every receipt calling
for baking powder the Royal shall be used. It.
will go further and make the food lighter, sweeter,
of finer flavor, more digestible and wholesome.
ROYAL RAKINQ POWDtR CO., IN WALL *T., NEW YORK.
S,ml lull fil* I: vr
An Italian, who had u pair ol
showy black eyes, and was excessive-
ly vain of thorn, pormittod himself,
in a peculiarly outrageous manner,
to insult a dofciiHoloss young Kng-
1 lishwoman who had rocontly lost her
husband. An American painter
; slappoil his faco, and received his
challenge, lu tho art of fonoo tho
American was proficient; and, as
swords wore chosen. I nskod him,
i writos Henry Harland in tho Idler.
I on the night boforo tho mooting
what he was going to do to tho littlo
beast. ''Not kill him?” -Oh, no, I
' shun't kill him. I don't want to soil
my hands with his dirty littlo life. I
think I’ll just put out one of hl9
handsome black oyes." Tho next
morning. In n wood near Virollay.tlio
men crossed tholr swords, made a
few fijints and passes, und thou, bo-
foro they had boon at, it a full iialf-
mimito, tho Italian gave a scream.
Surely enough, tho American had
pinked him in tho eye.
produced the effect that she had in- : malTy without my father's approval.
.____1.1 I fill trnil fit ini.* Ua ...ill U*K' -
UflCC CANNOT SEE HOW YOU DO
"•ft IT ANO PAY FREIBHT,
LIE Baja our 9 drawer walnut or oak !■•
■ proved High Arm Singer nrwing oiii na«
flnely finished, nickel plaitd , adapted to light
•4 heavy work; guaranteed tor lOYearst with
I and heavy work; pqarantrrd I r 10 learst with
I Antoaatie Robbia Winder, Hclf-Thrradieg ( yll»
I irr Hkiltle, 8?lf-Srllisj Neodle and a coiupliti
Iset of Stool At taeiisents; ehlppr
^ w #0 Dey’a Trial* No money r»iju
tS.MOaow (bum* World'* Fair Medal awarded ma.
do nta Buy fro* factory and «ave dealer’a and ajei
rnrp Cat TblsOat and send to-day for machine o
"She is certainly very charming,"
thought Cromwell, "and she is very
lriendiy. I don’t think I over met
a young lady so attractive."
"lie’s getting in love,” said Clara
to herself, "it’ll bo fun to see him
when lie gets carried away by the
tender passion I've hoard of elo-
quent eyes, but I don’t think his aro
capable of looking like anything ex-
cept those of a ferret. Woll, I'll sco
the play through.”
But do you think ho will object
to mo?” asked Cromwell, in dismay.
"Papa is a very peculiar man,"
answered Clara. "1 never can under-
take to say beforehand how he will
look upon any proposition. Perhaps
lie may give his consent at once, or
perhaps it may take considerable
timo to persuade him. I cannot loll.
But whatever ho decides, 1 cannot
When Clara returned homo her
father happened to be still up. Ho
ichlne and attach-
PBn I'Bt 1 bl* Out and send tf^da? foy machln* or large free
T UKK ratalofie, teatlmonlnle and (;iimpaea of th* World’* Fair.
OXFORD NFS. CO. 3UW»tuti An. CHICAOO,lit.
.Sho accordingly sang the well- ! h,iul be<-om° interested in something ! . ,J! aco wllore th«J
inwn Him,, ..Than iqi Un......that he was reading, and this caused ‘-•"omo w.th every pound?”
Tbe Maiiuinent to it Loitfer.
W hat once passed in Boston for a
practical joko lias boon perpetrated
in stono. A llagstono in fiontof the
I-aneuil market bears tho deeply
chiseled imprint of a largo human
foot Tho legend is that a country-
man was accustomed long years ago
to loaf about tho market to tho an-
noyance of busier persons. A clerk
in one of the stalls ut length stooped
down beside the idler ur.d outlined
iiis foot upon Hie pavement When
tho countryman returned on the
next market day lie found that tho
outline of his foot hud boon chisoled
into the stone and lie took this broad
hint to get out of busy moil’s way.
Mir Cones All night.
'Family Physician—I find that your
wife is in a low state of norvous
depression. How much cofi'co does
sh" drink every day?
Patron—Not more titan one or two
"Where do you buy it?"
“At Sell, Quick & Co.’s.”
‘The place where thoy give a
i Cm*. FACE BLEACH
A pprvciatiojr the fan that thoutands of Isdtf*
of the U. 8. have unt used my Fare Bleach, oo
arcounl of price, which I* f 2 per bottle, and
tn order that all may *lv* It a fair trial,l
H will a»od a Sample Bo|N*,*afely packed, all
rhetEO* prepaid, on frrrlpf r>r 9.V. FAf 'K
fM BLEACH remove* and ctirra an*o|utely all
I frecklea, pimplea. moth. blachbeadR. sallow-
1 neee, arne, eczema, wrinkle*, or ronphnem of
"W6 ekin.and beantine* tberomplrxiitn. Aridretfi
Mms. A. RUPPERT,« B. I*th 8t.,N.Y.CItf
tar • co«t
i the hinfcitatorm. The
--- — * perfect ridinf co»t, and
Beware of imlutioa*. Don't
» ri»h Brand'* la not on It. Illnatra-
A. J. TOWgK, Boaton, Man*.
IS THC »CST.
NO SQUEAK I N&
FRENCH& ENAMEUED CALF!
f 3.tfnUCE,3 Sole*.
l SEND FOR CATALOGUE
* BROCKTON* MASS*
Tn mi nvt aranry by wearing tbe
W. L. Da«|lia 13.00 ftbee.
■Mae*, w# are tbe largeat nao«ifactnrer« of
IM||n4«ofiho*« la tbe world, ud gumranleo their
by Maapinf tbe aaroe end prico oa tbe
botton, which protect you agefoat high pricesan«l him.
pn>flf-L Our aboca equal custom ri,^
known sonj^, "’I'hen I’ll Hcmombcr
Thee,” putting intoit as much mean-
ing as possible, and occasionally
glancing in a languishing manner at
tho young,man who sat uneasily in
his chair, and began to foci the
symptoms of love. Ho sat as if spell-
bound when sho had finished.
"W hy don’t you compliment me,
Mr. from well P” she asked, turning
with a smile. "Do you know you
aro wanting in your duty, sir? Every
young lady expects to bo compli-
mented, wlion sho has done a young
gentleman the favor to sing to him.” I
"It was bocauso I was so charmed,”
said James Cromwoll, with more
readiness than might have been ex-
pocted. "I was so charmed that 1
was incapable of saying a word.”
"I am afraid you are like tho rest !
of your sox, a sad llatterer, Mr. j
Cromwell.” said tho young lady,shak-
ing her head, with a smile. "Vou J
don’t expect mo to believe that,now, I
"Yes, I do, Miss Manton, for it is
perfectly true," said James Crom-
well, plucking up courage; "you sing
liko a nightingale.”
So the ovening was passed. The
young lady paid ussidious attention
to her visitor, and when they parted
her task was accomplished. James
Cromwell was in love.
reading, und this caused
him to defer his hour of retiring.
"Well, papa,” said Clara, "I’ve
got some nows for you. ”
“What is it?"
“I’ve had an offer."
"An offer? W ho from?"
"That’s it. Don’t lot her soo
more of tlie chroinos.”
livUiU'e tlio Denominator.
A destitute author is said to havo
Oh, from that ridiculous dnm- rTn7a,DumTnP0,'C,On0!:'.8ttya7ifo’3
"■isl, Cromwoll.” Calonddt, and threatonod to suffocate
himsolf and his threo children unloss
Dumas could let him havo throohun-
drod francs ut onco. Dumas rum-
maged his coders thoroughly, but
could only find two hundred francs.
“Hut I must havo three, or I and tho
little loves aro lost.11 “Suppose you
only sulTocate yourself and one of
them, thon,” said Dumas.
A Declaration and How It Was
Robert Raymond did not propose
to rebel a^ain^t his guardian's ar-
rangements, however disagreeable
they were to himself. He bad writ-
ten a letter to Paul Morton, and ho
hoj>cd that his remonstrance would
have some effect. Rut meanwhile
he had determined to accept his
fate, and act in accordance with the
instructions which had been given
ta atjltb easy fltliaf and wearing qua I it Im.
yHttfittani w>M e*frjwfcfw at lower prlreafor
WBvatatfl'rea than any other make. Take no sub-
■■A Xf FOMT daaier cannot euppiy you, we can.
There was a private school in
Madison, kept by a college graduate,
and to this school Robert was sent
by James Cromwell. He found him-
self the most advanced pupil in the
classics, and he soon found that his
teacher’s acquirements were far
from extensive or thorough. Still be
could learn by his own efforts,
though not ol course, as well as at
"Well, what did you say?"
"I referred him to you. IIo’s go-
ing to call to morrow.”
"Well, what shall I say? Just
give me instructions. Do you lovo
“Stuff and nonsetiso, papa! As if
anybody could! Such a ridiculous
creature as lie is!”
"llion I am to doclinc tho honor of
“But you don’t lovo him?"
“That is not tiucessary in lnar-
riago. Thank Providence, I am not
sentimental, and never shall break
my heart for loic. When I marry i
want to marry a man who has got
some money. Just find nut if bo’s
worth ten thousand dollars. If ho
is, and will agree to settle half of it
on me, I will becomo Mrs. Cromwell
whenever he says tho word. Other-
wise, I won’t. Hut of course, this
must be your condition, not mine. I
am supposed to be perfectly indiffer-
ent to money. I dare say I
shall rail against you oil account of
your mercenary spirit, if ho can’t
meet tho condition, and comes to
complain to me. You won.’t mind
that will you?”
"Not a particle. Kail away, if you
think best. It won’t break any
“Weil, I am rather tired, and will
go to bed- Good night, papa! Just ,
i lot my suitor understand that you
are inexorable, will you?”
"Very good. i understand you."
A Mercenary Parent
James Cromwoll lost no time the
next morning in waiting upon Mr
Manton. He was in that state when
; suspense is intolerable, and he
wanted to have his fate decided at
once. Accordingly, soon after break
last, he was introduced into the i
presence of Clara's father, whom Lu i
found a.one. Tbe young lady, con- 1
Tho La*L Was Firat.
Teacher, to new pupil—What is
your last name, my little man ?
Now Pupil—Tommy. ’Teacher—
What is your full name? Now Pupil
—Tommy Jones. Teacher—Then
Jones is your last name. Tommy --
No, it isn’t. When I was born my
name was Jones, and they didn’t give
me tho other name for a month
anything to ssy. The good people of
Euid aro American citizens. Wo are
talking through the muzzles Governor
Lowe put upon us.
Two noted prisoners escaped frjm
jail at Perry Sunday night. One was
Hud Appling, nlius "California Cy-
clone," who was jailed for numerous
crimes, and the other was Clay Davis,
one of the most noted horse thieves in
he Territory. A Ore occurred just at
the time the prisoners escaped. The
guard’s attention was directed to tlie
conflagration, und the outlaws took
advantage of it, with the assistance of
a hand from the outside.
A special from (iuthrie says a dozen
men have reached that city from the
Kickapoo lands with the intention of
tiling on claims. These lands have
not ln-cn thrown open and tlie men
nre the victims of a hoax. They ex-
pressed the greatest astonishment
when notified of fihis fact and
w hen they reflected on their break-
neck race to be tlie first to file, they
became angry and vowed vcngeuce on
the unknown joker. That individual,
however, is unknown. The chances
arc that it was simply ujease of spon-
taneous combustion of thought. Sim-
ilar occurences have tn on noted among
The report of it queer case reached
Perkins, O. T. The scene of occur-
rence is in a school district about one
mile southeast of Perltlns. Tho school
is being taught by a Miss Pregmlre.
Recently Miss Pregmirc lmd occasion
to Hog a son of L. Hadden. Hadden re-
sented it and appealed to the board
for justice in the matter. The result
was a trial. To establish undeniable
evidence that lie (Hadden) was sub-
ject to repartition from the board, it
is said that he applied iodine iu
streaks on the back of the boy, which
showed that the boy had been pretty
well chastised. However, things look-
ed a little mysterious, so a physician
was called, who pronounced it a pret-
ty good dose of iodine. The father
fled and tlie teacher was acquitted.
On delegate Flynn’s motion the ap-
propriation for contingent expenses of
the territory, to he expended by tlie
governor, lias been increased from SMH)
to 8t.r,00. The provisions for the new
legislature are as follows: For pay of
members and officers of tlie legisla-
tive assembly, miIcage, rent of rooms
for the legislature and committees,
furniture, stationery, printing, fuel,
lights and incidentals, rent of office,
clerk hire, postage, ice, record casings
and messenger and porter for secre-
tary's office, 824,000. Provided that
tne governor of the territory of Oklaho-
ma is hereby authorized to appoint
three citizens of said territory, not
more than two of them- shall be ad-
herents of the same political party, as
a commission to apportion said terri-
tory into thirteen council districts
and twenty-six representative districts
in proportion to population as nearly
as may be, bjit no voting precinct shall
be situated in more than one council
or representative district; an al! citi-
zens of said territory, who are quali-
fied electors under the laws of said
territory, shall be allowed to vote for
delegate to congress and for represen-
tatives and councilors.
The Dallas News has written up Ok-
lahoraa City. It refers to the typical
boomer os a “vagabond." That is the
The Hkinnera of Mtilhall who were
charged with the seduction of a Mise
Shaefer have skipped out. A (posse is
hunting for them.
Sam Small has now started a paper
in Norfolk, Va. That Oklahoma City
experience would have been enough
for any ordinary man.
Ft. Reno is almost deserted. The
soldiers that are not over in the Choc,
taw country attending to troubles
there are at Enid aud Pond Creek.
W. J. Donovan of Oklahoma City
will probably be one tho commission-
ers who will re-district the territory
into legislative districts.
The Skinner family got away. The
posse sent out after them kept up
their pursuit for two days but at last
lost track of the refuges.
The Medford Putriot soys the fann-
ers have begun to fear that they will
be called upon to pay the damages for
burned und dynamited bridges,
The Territorial Guards who are just
now seeing their first active ser-
vice are under the command of Cap-
tain Huston. It is Company A, First
Judge Harvey of Oklahoma City,
was on one of the Rock Island trains
when tho dynumite wont off under it,
and just now Harvey does not “caro to
wonder from his own fireside."
2 Deputy Marshall Kartell of Oklaho-
ma City has been arrested in Tecum-
sell on the charge of kidnapping an
old man known as Daddy Johnson
who is charged with selling whisky to
C’liai'xsil His Mlml.
Illngo No, thank you, dear, I don't
lu-linvc I uure for any mince pie,
Mrs. dingo- Rut Henry, I have put
inn lot of that brandy you brought
home the oilier night.
Itingo lughustl—What! Not the
brandy I naid 8* a quart lor?
Mrs. Itingo—Yes, dear.
Illngo—Great gums give nui the
A I'nor Outlook*
Nclghlior—Going to give your Imy a
Father—Wouldn't do. He's got a
"A profession, then'."'
"No use. Weak head."
"Might do for polities."
"No. Weult stomach.v—Good News.
Not Tlial W a).
Dicky Dummies Vou have turned
my bruin all lopsy-tnrvey. Mis* Col-
deal. (Tenderly) Cun you reud whai.
is In my uiiiul.'
Mis*('olden!--1 am afraid not, Mr,
Dummies I never could read upside
Good old ludy said to her nephew, a
"James, why did you enter the min-
“Hecauae I was called,” he uns-
".lames," said the old lady, anxious-
ly, as she looked up from wiping her
spectnclos, "are you sure it wasn't
some other noise you heard?"—Chris-
Vallrjr, Plain an,I Penk.
An art book of Northwestern scenes,
from photographs, over 1(N) views, wltti
do M-rlpttve matter, elegantly printed, sent
witli oilier publications of much interest
to investors and homeseekcrS, for 111 rents
in postage. Equal to gift books sold for a
dollar, with much less information and
beauty. Address F. I. Whitnst, G. P. &
T. A , Great Northern Railway, St. Paul,
Agent So you wish a situation in a
traveling company; have you had any
experience before the public?.
Applicant—Well, yes; I wus the in-
terstate champion long-distance walk-
er in ‘8.1, and I was the champion for-
ty-days’ faster from ’85 to ’87.—N, Y.
A stockbroker, grown rich, gives
some advice to a new beginner, "Vou
aec, my dear friend, men may be divid-
ed into two classes—dupes and
"And where do you coine in?”
“I? I have boon both in turn!"—
riinial* anil f'rnp* all ltl*h».
Oklahoma has Ihousuml* of seres of
the finest funning hind in the world,
wall ng for you or anybody wltlx
a little cash ntiil Iota of
gumption. Climate and crops are
just right. Farms will coat inoro
next your than this. To find out if
this is the eountry you want, a*kO. T.
Nicholson. G, P. A. Santa Fe Route,
Topeka, Kan., for free copy of Oklaho*
nui folder; new edition just out, hand-
Wlist C o.1,1 Da It.
To wounds man’s pride lma often
been found to lie the must dangerous
tiling one can do.
The feeling of tin- greater part of
humanity is represented by the reply
of u Gascon officer to Charles VII when
asked if anything could detach him
from the king's service.
“No. sire—not even the offer of
three kingdom's like yours; but, yea,
sire one *inglo uffront."—Youth's
•• Hanson's Magic Corn Halve."
JrujtYutV r'lt'' )!"*’’ wfunJaJ. A»k yoar
The Hairs of the Head.
A German physiologist, who de-
voted himself with great patienco to
tho counting of hairs on different
heads, to ascertain the average num-
ber on a human head, found that,
taking four heads of hair of equal
weight, the number of hairs, ac-
cording to color, was as follows:
Rod. 90,001); black, 103,000; brown.
109,000, fair, 110,000.
That Waa Different.
He—If you do not love me, why
did you oocourago me?
She—I? Encourage you?
••For two seasons you havo ac-
cepted every ono of my invitations to
• That was not because 1 loved
you; it was because I loved tho thea-
A Safe Diet.
The maximum record for potato
stealing is held by Manchester. One
fellow made away with ten bushels
on a single night.
Ritter King, the Mexican, who was
shot recently in El Reno, persists in
living and feeling well although tbe
physicians say he has a bullet in his
The eastern papers have at last got
onto the war in the Strip. The Phila-
delphia Record says that when Okla-
homa wants to become a state the
present difficulty will militate against
4Thc Oklahoman speaks in the kind-
est terms of the Timos-Journal. Who
would ha»e thought, three months
ago, that thtre would ever be peace
among the Oklahoma City newspapers?
The Oklahoma Press association
have plaflned an excursion to Yellow-
stone Park. They propose to leave
Guthrie Aug. 33.
Judge Beatty, of Oklahoma City,
holds that the ordinance against
houses of ill-fame is intended to regu-
late them and not suppress their..
The mayor of the cit^takes an oppo-
site view and there may be a clash.
Just now the "Nixies” arc auiely
getting their share of unpopularity.
it has been declared so frequentlv
that Uncle Sam was taking a band in
the West Side troubles that some In-
dians turned up there the other day
and wanted to see him.
In the preliminary hearing Satur-
A man in Pottawattomie county
who was convicted of horse stealing
gave a 820,000 apeal bond and the Te-
euraseh Republican thinks that this is
evidence that there is a strongly or-
ganized band of thieves in that sec-
tion of the country.
While the senate committee on ter-
ritories has virtually decided to report
the bills for the admission of the ter-
ritories of Arizona and New Mexico,
the prevailing opinion is that the bills
will not be considered unless the ses-
sion is prolonged. There is also a pos-
sibility that the subcommittee on Ari-
zona will not act upon tbe direction of
the full committee to prepare the bill
for the admission of that territory for
preseusation to the senate after the
meeting of Wednesdey. The advocates
of admission admit nodoubt as to the
favorable report upon both bills.
Rain! Rain! Glorious rains have
again blessed the land and started the
plows for fa.l wheat, an immense
acreage will be planted to that cereal
in the territory. The wheat crop
threshed in the field and marketed
from the field meets an urgent want—
pays debts, furnishes means early in
the season, which later the cotton
crop supplements and enables the
planter to provide for winter, as wheat
in a measure prepares for late sum-
mer and fall. That this territory will
be a great wheat producer is an estab-
lished fact; and in cotton it far sur-
passes in producing power any of the
so-called cotton states. No fertalizer
used. The only reason cotton is not
more generally cultivated is tlie mis-
erably low price.
J. B. Campbell of Kingfisher is mak-
ing his newspaper file idea go.
Mayor Martin has returned to Guth-
rie from his railroad trip to New York
Governor Rcnfrow has returned
from his vacation and has gone to the
scene of the troubles on the West Side.
A game of ball was played in Okla-
homa City Sunday with a new fea-
ture. There was a keg of beer at
third base and the way the three bag-
gers were knocked out was wondeifu
It is said that there are nine preach
ers in Cleveland county who are can-
didates for office.
Jake Admire thinks no man has any
business in starting a daily paper in a
town with less than 8,000 inhabitants.
The indications a.e now that Okla-
homa will be left out in the territorial
wold with no one but Alaska for com-
Blackwell has a jail but it is empty.
The local authorities say that when
they find a citizen mean enough to be
in jail they make him leave town.
Nut XVortlir of Him.
She—It cannot be—I am not worthy
“It is true, too true."
"Impossible. You are an angel.”
"No, no; I am an idle, silly girl, ut-
terly unfit to become your companion
"This is madness. What sort of a
■wife do you think I ought to have?"
"A careful, calculating, practical
woman, who can live on your small
"Will you bo mine, darling,” he
asked, after a year's courting.
“No, it can never lie," was her re-
"Then why have yon let me hope bo .
long?' he said as he went toward the
‘Because, I never intend to belong to
any man. You can be mine if you
He saw the difference mid stopped.
Years afterwards ho saw the differ-
ence still more clearly.—London Tid-
„ Kart's (’Inver Hunt Tea,
Tii«»pr«\it ni«HM| pu»Tn»T,i;ivi»n ri'fsIinHHNiintliirarnaaa*
to tlio Complexion itml cuiva Com*Up4i ioii.
Tlilnn«*al Till ii jr nn Knrtli.
About the thinnest thing1 on earth is
the film of a soap bubble, of which it
would take 50,000,000 to measure an
The Gold of the World.
It is said that all the gold in the
world, not counting thut in virgin
■state, would not make a block of more
than 013 cubic yards. A cube of the
above dimensions could be put in a
iroora 24 feet each way.
An Infallible Indication.
There was an intense silence around
Mrs. Hashcm's table while the chicken
was being served. It wus broken by
tbe girl with fluffy hair, who whisper-
ed to the one with dark glasses.
■"Blivcn has paid his board bill at
• “How do you know?”
“He got a piece of white meat in-
stead of the wing and neck, as usual.”
PuInU of View.
“That building.” said the American
citizen proudly, "wasbuilt in 34 days.”
“Mercy! That's nothing," said his
friend from tho old world, speaking
with even more pride. “We've got
a building in our town abroad that
■was built in 94 years, and it’s not en-
tirely done yet.”—Chicago Record.
She—I have read your last book.
What beautiful thoughts you have!
He—My beautiful thoughts are all o$
you, Miss Princely.—l’uck.
null's Catarrh Cure
Is taken internally. Price, 75c.
Y oung Lady—I am tired of living on
my relatives, and want to be independ-
Employment Agent—I might get
you a place in a store. 1
“That won't do. I'd be under some,
one's orders continually. I want to be
independent of everything and every-
"All, I see. I'll get you a place aa
cook.”—N. Y. Weekly.
Aunt Maria—I think you and Mr.
Mann ought to get along nicely to-
gether. You know you both like the
Matilda—Yes, and what is better we
hate the same people. Just think
what nice long talks we shall have to-
When lbs Emancipation Is Oomploto.
Old-Fashioned Passenger (awaking
suddenly from a doze)—I beg your
pardon for not seeing you standing,
madam. Please taka a seat.
Woman Conductor (shaking him
again)—Say, uncle how much longer
are you going to keep me waiting for
your fare?—Chicago Tribune.
Trovbl* Abroad For Bomobody*
"Have you any eggs that will do to
t row at a ham actor?” asked the busi-
ness-like urchin with a basket and a
“Why, yes," said the grocer, leading
the way to a barrel in the back room.
•I think we have a^phe w!”—Chicago
Mother—Wliat does the doctorsav? , , . ,
Daughter—He says I have heart l!;VA .k, ^0ma?7 ”f Mr an,,.Mp'
trouble, and must rrot read anything
that is the least bit exciting.
Mother—That's too bad. You will
have to conSne yourself to the
Smith and Mr and Mrs. Crum o' Tr-
eutnseh. charged with eounterfeitin g
Mrs. Crum refused to answer certain
questions on the witness stand an I
was sentto tail.
The Arapahoe stage line does not
i carry Pullmans and was not tied up.
‘tit begins to appear" cautiously ob-
serves the Oklahoma editor, “that Hill
I Dalton is actually dead.”
The First ‘Presbyterian church at
( handier. Rev. R. S. Thompson pastor,
was dedicated last Sunday.
The preliminary' examination of
Will Holt, for the killing of Will
Flower, near Hennessey some d iys
ago._ came up Or for • 'Squire Union
.,t Kingfisher He was held w.t'icut
iuil to await thCrXvtion of tbe grand
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