The County Democrat (Tecumseh, Okla.), Vol. 29, No. 4, Ed. 1 Friday, September 20, 1912 Page: 2 of 8
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By M. M. HENDERSON
OKLAHOMA^ NEWS NOTES
Special Days at State Fair
Following In the calendar of special
lays at the Slule Fair, Oklahoma City,
Bept. 24 to Oct. 5.
Tuesday, Sept. 24—Roosevelt day.
Wednesday, Sept. 26.—Irrigation
(ay; irrigation congress of the slate.
Thursday, Sept. 26.—Herman day,
meeting of German societies of the
Friday, Sept. 2".—Educational and
press day; entertainment of the city
and tire fair extended to the visiting
editors; free admittance to students of
high school, graded schools and dis-
Saturday, Sept. 29.—Music day; con-
ceits by bands at the state fair.
Monday, Sept. 36.—Old Soldiers' ,
day; reunion of veterans of all wars.
Tuesday, Oct. 1—Kentucky duy;
reunion of Kentuckians of the south-
Wednesday. Oct. 2—Oklahoma day;
day dedicated to the governors, stain
Ollieers anil members of the legisla-
tures of Oklahoma.
Thursday, Oct. 3.—Derby day.
Friday. Oct. 4.—Parade day; half
million dollar parade of livestock.
Saturday, Oct. 5.—Oklahoma City
Monday, Sept. 30 to Friday, Oct. 4,
horse fair each evening.
Texhoma will hold a, fair early In
Winter npproacheth, and the coal
Arapaho held a successful baby
(how, September 13.
September 27 is ‘Tress Day" at the
Oklahoma State Fair.
Tuttle Is to hold a street fair and
oarnlval September 24-22.
Make up your mind now to plant
more alfalfa, milo and kufir.
Many Oklahoma towns report an
Increased .school enrollment.
Comanche county is aiming to make
Lawton a big peanut market.
The Wichita Falla & Northwestern
Is now running trainB Into Forgan.
At El Reno, drillers seeking oil or
gas have passed the 1900-foot mark .
You can depend upon alfalfa, kafir
corn and milo. Plant all you can of
New corn is coming to market. It is
felling for from 60 to 60 cents per
The Zabellc Oil company, Sapulpa.
with a capital of $5,000, has been
The Frisco Railway company has
let the contract for a new $26,000 de-
pot at Ada.
It Is stated that the bol. weevil aiui
boll worm are making themselves
rather numerous in Comanche county
Cushing is planning a celebration
October 10 to 12, to bo featured will*
a products exhibit and reunion of the
towns people. (
The Oklahoma College for Women
COUNT NOGI, HERO OF PORT AR-
THUR TAKES OWN LIFE
RESTLESS NIGHTS FOR BASEBALL FANS
1 BIG BOOB
OLD JAPANESE CUSTOM
Noted General and His Wife In This
. Way Pay Trlbunte to Their
Departed Emperor and
Toklo —General Count Mnrezunk
Nogi. supreme military councillor of
the empire, and hi-, wife, the Countess
Nogi, committed suicide in accord- f
anen with the ancient Japanese cus-
tom as a final tribute to tliclr depart-
ed emperor and friend, Mutsuhito.
Tho death by their own hands of
the famous general and Ills wife was
as dramatic as it was sad. The gen-
eral cut his throat with a short sword
and the countess committed hlrikarl.
Following the Sumural custom, the
couple had carefully prepared their
plans for killing themselves, and
timed them so that they would be co-
incident with the departure forever
from Toklo of the dead emperor.
He and his wifo dressed themselves
In full Japanese costume and drank
a farewell cup of sake from cups
which had been presented to the gen-
eral by Mutsuhito.
DarknesB had fallen and General
Nogi and the countess sat and await-
ed the signal they had agreed upon
to announce their leave-taking. This
was the booming of a single gun In
the palace grounds at Toklo which
was to let the people know that ithe
body of the emperor waB starting on
tho funeral car for Its Invt resting
As the boom of the gun resounded
through the clear still night General
Nogi arose and, grasping in his hand
a short sword, plunged It into his
throat, while the countess stabbed
herself through the body.
The tragedy created a profound sen-
gatlon and expressions of sorrow
were beard on every hand.
General Count Nogi was a national
hero ni Japan. It was he who cap-
tured Port Arthur from the Russians
In 1904 and assured the success of his
I oountry in the battle of Mukden. The
| count was born at. Hagl, in the prov-
; lnce of Choshu in 1849.
IS NOT DESIRED
P03T0FFICE DEPARTMENT WAS
NOT CRAZY ABOUT IT
HARDSHIP ON WEEKLIES
Secretary Hitchcock Says Burden of
New Measure Will Fall Heaviest
On Weeklies and Work
FOLLOWS STRIKE CALL
! Industrial Leader Is Served With War.
j rant Charyiriy Him With
Boston—William D. Haywood of
Denver, general organizer of the In-
dustrial Workers of the World, was
arrested here Sunday on a capias
warrant Issued as the result of an
Indictment by the Essex county grand
at'cTilckashn’ has been opened, cltb I Jury, charging him with conspiracy
DEATH HAS CALLED
GEN. W. W. GORDON
Noted Southern General, and a Vet-
eran of Spanlsh-American
War Is Dead
Savannah, Ga.—General W. W. Gor-
don ol' this place, brigadier general
commanding seconk brigade, first di-
vision of the fourth army corps, Uni-
ted States volunters during the Span-
ish-Americau war, and a confederate
veteran, died at Sulphur Springs, Va.,
according to a message received here.
The body will be brought here for
He was born in Savannah on Octo-
ber 14th, 1834, his father being Will-
iam Washington Gordon, first presi-
dent of the Georgia Central Railroad
of Georgia. Geueral Gordon served
the confederacy with great brilliancy
as an olficer in “Jeb” Stuart’s cavalry
and later In the infantry. After the
Spanish-American war he was one of
tlfe three coinmisioners to arrange for
the evacuation of Porto Rico, serving
with Rear Admiral Schley, U. S. N.,
and General John R. Brooks, U. S. A.
In 1857 General Gordon married Miss
Eleanor Lytle Kinsie, of Chicago, the
Ifrst white child born in Fort Dear-
born in the city of Chicago.
He is survived by a widow and three
sons. In 1907, General Gordon and his
Wife celebrated the fiftieth anniver-
sary of their marriage, in Savannah,
and the occasion was a brilliant social
event. It was at the home of General
Gordon that President Taft was enter-
tained as a guest during his two visit
The flags on the Savannah cotton
exchange, of which General Gordon
was a former president, were placed
at half mast in his honor.
JAP EMPEROR’S FUNERAL
REGAL EVENT AT TOKIO
Thousands of Japanese and Foreign
Representative on Hand to
Pay Their Respects
Washington — Postmaster General
Hitchcock has issued instructions for
carrying into effect the new news-
paper and periodical law, on which
returns must be made by October 1.
The law requires that publishers
shall file on the first days of April
and October of each year, both with
tho postmaster general and with tho
local postmaster, under penalty of
denial of the use of the mails, a
sworn statement of the names and
addresses of the owners, publishers,
editor, managing editor and business
manager, of their newspapers gad per-
il lodicals. Religious, fraternal, tem-
perance and scientific publications
are excepted. For a corporation, the
names of the holders of more than
one per cent, of the stocks, bonds or
other securities must be given and,
in the case of daily newspapers, a
statement of the average paid circu-
lation for the preceding six months is
All editorial or other rending matter
Use Your BacK
Does a Sharp
Pain Hit You?
It’s a sign of
sick kidneys, es-
pecially If the
kidney action is
or too frequent
or off-< olor.
Do not neglect
any little kidney
ill or the slight
troubles run into
stone or Briglit’s
Use Doan’s Kidney Pills. This
good remedy cures bad kidneys.
A TYPICAL CASE—
L. C. Warner. 1205 N. Oarfleltl Are.. Pocv.'elln,
Idaho, ruts: “Kidnef Oouiplalnt o*u»n confined
nin to bod for vo’cks. 1 pawd kidney stones
rnd the pain was terrible. Morphine was injr
only relief until i used Doan s Kidney I’liis.
Alter tnkinj? this remedy the ttones dissolved
a-’ l pas «*d without pain. 1 uoi now free from
Get Doan’s at any Drug Store, f50c. a Box
Toklo—Funeral services of the late
Emperor Mutsuhito of Japan, post-
humously knowu as the "empero of
the era of enlightenment," began i
Thursday amid surroundings in which | appearing in a newspaper or magazine
zens, students, and faculty joining in
The Farmers and Merchants bank
of Sapulpa, has closed Its doors. Tho
In connection with tho strike of the
textile workers In Lawrence last win-
ter. He was released on $1^)00 bond.
The exact nature of the conspiracy
ttuto banking board bus taken charge -with which Haywood is charged was
of the institution.
The Oklahoma State Photographers’ j
association held their twelfth annual .
convention in Oklahoma City last j
week. The attendance was good.
The Guymon-Hanstord Telephone
company are to install a cable system
In Guytnon, which will do away wilh
a lot of tho wires, and give better serv-
Warren Red, a pioneer In the
not mentioned in the indictment.
Missing Gun Men Arrested
New York—“Gyp tho Blood" and
"Lefty Louie,” the missing gunmen
indicted as two of the actual slay-
ers of Herman Rosenthal, the gamb-
ler, were found by the nolice living
with their wives in a flat In the
Brownsville section of Brooklyn.
century-old rites and customs were
mingled with modern military dis-
play. From the most extreme points
ot Japan subjects have been assem-
bling in Tokio.
Official representatives of every ;
country had come to Tokio to partici-
pate in the services. Among them
there were several princes represent-
ing reigning rulers and special em-
bassies commissioned to convey the
condolences of republican presidents.
At 8 o’clock in the morning the'of-
ficial mourners began to arrive. First
came the wearers of imperial deco-
rations, court officials, misinisters of
state and their wves and other spe-
cial invited personages. After these
came the members of the funeral
commission in native ceremonial cos-
tumes with swords; they were fol-
lowed by the chief assistant ritualists
of the imperial funeral corps, nlso in
full native costume. Members of the
household then took their places and
were followed by the higher officials,
who personally attended on the late
emperor, representatives of peers of
the imperial family, and the physi-
cians who were present at the bed-
side of the emperor.
WOMEN’S TICKET IN IDAHO.
Republicans bf Feminine Gender Dis-
gusted With Masculines.
W“ry,n ’t,a, inribm territory They were arrested by Deputy Police
™ VVIZcVd recently In a hos Commissioner Dougherty and a squad
and Arkansas, died recently in
pital In Muskogee, lie was 62 years
An extra flow of 2.000,000 feet of
gas per day has been struck in an oil
well one milo west ot Ada. It has
been capped, und will be piped for
Tho longest stretch of straight rail-
road track in the west is that which
runs from Guytnon, western Oklaho-
ma. to Dalhart, Tax., a distance of al-
most seventy miles.
Fire of unknown origin, starting In
the rear of Holiday’s grocery store at
(•tinea City, destroyed the grocery
and several near-by properties, caus-
ing a loss of approximately $12,000.
The Oklahoma City Kentucky club
Is plauntng on a reunion of hII ex-
Kentuckians residing In or visiting in
the state. The reunion will be held on
“Kentucky Day" at the Stale Fair.
A long step forward in truck gar-
dening was made in Oklahoma this
year. The season has been so suc-
cessful that growers are encouraged,
und will put forth greater efforts next
By .agreeing to build a new $10,000
depot at Cleveland, the Katy railroad
lias brought to a termination a con-
troversy of long standing in which the
people of Cleveland. Osage City, the
corporation commission nml the at-
torney general have figured. \\ illx this
promise to build Ihe depot, the light to
have the road remove its terminals
from Osage City to Cleveland will bo
A largely increased attendance Is
reported by the Phillips Christian
University at Enid. This institution
formerlv the Oklahoma hristian Uni-
was formerly the Oklahoma Christian
Chief Clerk W. S. Campbell of tho
of detectives who brought them to
police headquarters and locked them
up. The two men had been occupying
the flat since August 15 and were
alone until last Tuesday when they
were joined by their wives
Boise City, Idaho—A republican
ticket made up entirely of women can-
didates, will be placed in the field in
Idaho this fall against the regular re-
publican and progresive tickets. The
women members of the republican
party in Idaho have announced that
they have become disgusted with the
wrangling within the party and had
decided to place a ticket of their own
before the people.
SHOOTS DOWN MAN
WHO STOLE WIFE
Walt On Reports
Washington—The state department
has decided to await further reports
from Minister Russell, the command-
er of the gunboat PetYel and some
of the American consuls in the Do-
minican republic regarding the revolu-
tion there before deciding whether
the United States will intervene.
Helen Dwell Jenkens Brings Suit
New York—Mrs. Helen Dwell Jen-
kins, alleged beneficiary of large jew-
elry and gown smugglings for which
Nathan Allen, muHi-millionalre of
Kenosha, Wls., has paid $200,000 in
Iluties to the United States govern-
ment, has sued Allen and the Mooney
and Boland detective agencies of
New York and Chicago for $218,000.
Boy Commits Suicide.
New Orleans—With his own mother
standing near by but unable to prevent
his act, Frank Kilian drank poison and
kiled himself. Despondency over be-
ing out of work prompted the deed.
He was only 20 years old.
John Bea! Sneed, Amarillo Banker,
Kills Al Boyce—Second
Killing In Case
Amarillo, Texas—John Beal Sneed,
the rich Amarillo banker, who shot
and killed Captain A. G. Boyce in
Fort Worth on January 13, last, shot
and killed Al Boyce in front of the
First Methodist church here.
This tragedy is the result of the
elopement from Fort Worth Novem-
ber 8, 1911, of Al. G. Boyce and Mrs.
Sneed, J. Beal Sneed’s wife. The
couple were arrested in Winnipeg,
Manitoba, a month later, when Sneed
and his wife became reconciled and
returned to Texas. On the 13th of
January, this year, Sneed met Al
Boyce, Sr., in the lobby of a hotel in
Fort Worth and shot him to death,
alleging that the elder Boyce had
made derogatory remarks about Mrs.
Sneed. For ths crime he was tried,
but the jury was unable to agree. His
second trial is set for November 12.
for the publication of which pay is
accepted ,or promised must be marked
“advertisement,” under penalty of a
fine of not less than $50 or more than
“Although this law was not favored
by the postoffice department,” said
Postmaster Geueral Hitchcock, “it will
he administered faithfully and impar-
tially. In framing the act, congress
doubtless had in mind the leading
daily newspapers, but it will affect
also nearly 18,000 weeklies, any of
these publications are having a hard
struggle for existence and will find
the making of returns a considerable
"In my judgment, and I so expressed
it to congress—the provision will be
harmful and at the same time be re-
sented as a censorship of the press.
One of the greatest difficulties now
encountered in the enforcement of tho
law relating to the, second class mail
privilege is that the postoiHce depart-
ment is compelled by law to nfalte in-
quiries into so many publishers’ pri-
vate business. My judgment is that
it should be the constant aim, not
only of the congress, but of the post-
office department to lessen the neces-
sity for supervision of the public
press in the enactment and admin-
istration of postal laws.”
On July 1, 1912, there were 36.412
newspapers and periodicals enjoying
second-class mail privileges. There
were 2,514 dailies, 17,217 weeklies.
6,277 monthlies. 1,351 quarterlies and
1,785 having other periods of issue.
TEXT TAKEN TOO LITERALLY
Ten-Year-Old Julia Gets Into Bad
Graces of Mother by Giving Tramp
"Be not forgetful to entertain
strangers; for thereby some have en-
tertained angels unawares."
The foregoing quotation is from
chapter xiii, verse 2, Book of Hebrews,
and it is introduced solely because it
constitutes a vital part of this story.
Julia is ten years old and she goes to
Sunday school. It appears that on a
recent occasion the Sunday school
teacher had considerable to say about
this matter of “entertaining angels
unavyares.” Anyway, it made a deep
impression wiili Julia.
A few days after the lesson Julia’s
mother left her in charge of the house
for n few' hours. When the mother re-
turned she went to a particular cup
in the cupboard to extract therefrom
one-half dollar. In this cup is kept
the family pin money, and Julia’s
mother knew' that she had put 50
cents there before she had gone out.
But the half dollar was gone. There
was an expression of- anxiety on
Julia’s face and mother scented mis-
i “Did you take that money?” asked
the mother, somewhat severely.
Julia broke into tears. "I gave it to
a man that came to the back door,”
sobbed the little girl.
"Gave it to a man!” exclaimed the
mother. "What for?"
“I thought he might be’ God,” tear-
fully replied Julia.—Kansas City Star.
TIGRE CAMP IS
RETAKEN BY FEDERAL8 with
A young man who had never testi-
fied before w as called before the court
as a witness in a certain case. He
was somewhat flustered over the at-
tention that waB being paid him, and
mumbled his words so that the young
woman stenograiJier could not hear
them distinctly. He was told to speak
j plainly and to turn toward the stenog-
"Speak to the stenographer," said
1 the prosecutor.
At that the young man arose and
deep bow to the lady said,
| “How' do you do?”—Satire.
Rich Mining Town Falls Into Hands
of Government Troops With-
out a Shot Fired
Dcuglas, Ariz.—El Tigre, one of the
j richest mining camps in Mexico, was
I retaken by federals, after having
I been in the hands of the rebel band
of Inez Salazar for two days.
Telephonic communication with the
‘ camp was restored just as the federal
I troops were moving in, and Superin-
! tendent L. R. Buldrow telephoned
| that the rebels still were in sight,
| going over the hills. Not a shot was
I fired in the recapture of the town.
Minor Bookkeeping Item.
A small Item was ovei looked in the
bookkeeping department of the United
States navy. It was the charge for
guns installed on the battleships Flor-
ida and Utah. The item was for ths
trifling sum of $1,800,000.
Few callings are more highly es-
teemed than that of the trained nurse.
Miss Ellen Emerson, the granddaugh-
ter of Ralph Waldo Emerson, is s
nurse in the Massachusetts general
hospital at Boston.
Planes Collide; Gill Is Killed
Chicago—Aviator Howard IV. Gill
of Baltimore. Md., was fatally hurt on
the Cicero Aviation field dying later
while George Meqtnch or France,
whose monoplane collided with Gill’s
biplane when they were participating
in a race 75 feet in the air, was in-
jured as the two men and their ma-
chines fell to the earth in the dark.
Mestach soon revived and his condi-
*on was found to he not serious.
Kansas Case Appealed
GRAND ARMY VETERANS
STAND STRAIN OF MARCH
Seven Thousand Old Soldiers In
rade at Los Angeles— Are
Showered with FJowers
Los Angeles, Cal.—Marching with
tattered battle-flags flying. 7,000 G. A.
R. veterans paraded here. The day
Girls scattered flowers at the feet of J a“‘ked~
the marchers or quenched tlieir thirst
with lemonade along the route.
Ambulances were stationed at in-
Not a Lost Tribe
New York—St.efansson, the Arctic
explorer, arrived In New York and be-
fore a small group of scientists at
'.lie American useum of Natural His-
tory, related the story of his discov-
ery of a strange tribe in the frozen
“Do you believe the blonde eslci-
moB whom you found were a lost
tribe of Norsemen?” Mr. Staefansson
If you would get up in the world
you might patronize a roof garden.
Entombed Miner Rescued
Wier, Kans- Antonio Mullain, an
Italian miner, who has been impris-
oned in the Central Coal companies
ninie number 42 was rescued after the
rescue party had dug through twenty
leet of solid coal. Mullain’s worst in-
jury was a broken leg.
Three Are Killed
Halifax, N. 8.—A derrick arm
snapped at the Woodside BUgar re-
finery here, dropping eight workemn
sixty feet to the ground. Three of the
men were instantly killed and one or
two of the others may die.
Teachers’ Union Disbands
Paris—All but one of the teachers’
railway mail service was in Chicka- Dro(e98ionai unions or syndicate have
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sha recently conducting the case ex-
amination on Oklahoma by routes. W.
H Laboon of the Chickasha office
made a remarkable record by throw-
Jng the cards at the rate of 33 per
minute and making an average of
voted to disband. The Paris union
refused to disintegrate and the cab-
inet decided to prosecute it for vio-
lation of the law of 1894.
of the one and four-fifths mile walk |
the grounds they pagS(H, (he reviewing stand with
for the sun a kearty cheer for their commander-
Denver.—That United States Judge , gerva(s and rest stations were estab- [
W. H. Sanborue erred when he held j Ughed ,n each block, but few of the |
that the Kansas presidential elec- ^ B0]dierg fahered. and at te end
tors case could not be decided in a
court of equity, was
upon which attorneys for the sup-
porters of President Taft in Kansas
appealed to the United States court
of appeals sitting here.__
Promoter is Stricken.
St. Louis, Mo.—W. K. Kavanaugh,
president of the Lakes-to-the-Gulf
Deeper Waterways assoeiation. was
successfully operated on for appendi-
citis. He was stricken while on a
visit to Chicago_____
. Won’t Sell Light Plant
Altus, Olda.—A proposition to sell
Ihe city electric light and power plant
to John C. Keys, of Oklahoma City,
for $36,000 cash and grant h s a 21-1
year franchise was voted down here, j ing to an official announcement, will
“No, I never put it that way,” said
i the explorer. “I should say they were
j of mixed Eskimo and Newfoundland
Prisoners Escape Twice
McAlester, Okla—Two men held
at Antlers on a charge of assault and
attempt to kill, escaped from that
jail and were captured at Haileyvills.
Monument For Harrison
Columbus, O.—Plans are under way
for erecting a monument at the grave
of former President William Henry
Harrison, who distinguished himself
as an Indian tighter in the early days
of Ohio’s settlement. It is planned
for a memorial association incorpor-
ated at Cincinnati to purchase the
grave site at North Bend. Ohio, and
transfer the deed to the government.
After being placed in the Haileyville I a k win be built around the
grave, according to present plans.
Nashville, Tenn.—By a vote of ten
city prison they escaped from there
and are still at large.
Crusade for Fresh Air.
New Orleans—A crusade to Insure | to one the democratic state
a plentiful supply of fresh air in thea-
ters, churches, and factories, accord-
Doctor Recommends Postum from Per-
No one Is better able to realize the
injurious action of caffeine—tho drug
In coffee—on the heart, than .the doc-
tor. Tea is just as harmful ^s coffee
because it, too, contains the drug caf-
When the doctor himself hns been
relieved by simply leaving off coffee
and using Postum, he can refer with
full conviction to his own case.
A Mo. physician prescribes Postum
for many of ills patients because he
was benefited by it. He says;
“I wish to add my testimony in re-
gard to that excellent preparation—
Postum. I have had functional or
nervous heart trouble for over 15
years, and a part of the time was un-
able to attend to my business.
“I was a moderate user of coffee and
did not think drinking it hurt me. But
on stopping it and using Postum in-
stead, my heart has got all right, and
I ascribe it to the change from coffee
“I am prescribing it now in cases of
sickness, especially when coffee does
not. agree, or affects the heart, nerves
“When made right it has a much bet-
ter flavor than coffee, nnd is a vital
nineteen for to over 300 against.
Chicago Is Chosen
French Lick, Ind.—Chicago v -
chosen for the next biennial meetia.
of the General Federation of Women s
clubs by the board of directors. Tin
council meeting in April, 1913, will
be held in Washington,
soon be innugur; .ed by the state board
| of health at New Orleans. An appa-
ratus for procuring samples of the air
to be tested, has been secured by the
health officials. The board has author-
ity under the law to compel the mak-
ing of necessary improvements wlierq
'’■,e air supply may be found insuffl-
tee refused to rescind the primary of
November 5 in which former Gover-
nor Malcolm R'. Patterson is a can-
didate for the United States senate ! sustain^ of the system. I shall con-
! tlnue to recommend It to our people,
and I have my own case to refer to.”
Name given by Postum Co., . Battle
Creek, Mich. Read tho little book,
“The Road to WcUvllle," in pkgs.
"There’s a reason."
Elect Socialist Mayor
Girard, Ala.—Socialists are credited
with a victory when J. P Marchant
was elected mayor of this town by
a majority of ten votes, although
there was not a party ticket In the
Ever reml (hr nlmvc Iriierf \ new
one nppenrn from time to time. They
are genuine, true, nnd full of liurnum
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