The Carter Express. (Carter, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 22, Ed. 1 Friday, August 22, 1919 Page: 3 of 8
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THE CARTER EXPRESS
IS TOLD OUR PATIENCE IS
' NEAR AN END
"Watchful Waiting" Can’t Go On Fop.
ever, If Mexican Outrages Against
.Washlitgtpn.—The • first .definite
tnovd toward the long expected change
In polky la (leallng with Mexleo was
Carranza Ima been warned that If
the murders and outrages- of Amer-
icano continue, the United States "may
be lorced to adopt a radical change In
Its policy with regard to Mexico."
With the announcement at the state
department, however, came no author-
itative indication of how far the Amer-
ican government Is preparing to go to
enfoice what lacks only the diplomat-
ic technicalities of an ultimatum.
The text of the American note and
the reply frohi the Mexican govern-
ment which was dnted July 28, were
given out by the state department,
without explanation for the delay in
making them .public. The depart-
ment's statement follows:
“In view of the long series of mur-
ders and outrages of American citizens
In Mexico, culminating In the murder
of Peter Cation In San Luis Potasl
WORLD’S GREATEST PHIL
6C DAMAGE AWARDED FORD
And the Tribune Must Pay All Costs
of the Suit
Mt. Clemons, Mlcli.—A Jury award-
ed Henry Ford six cents damages
and all of the costs of the Suit against
the Chicago Tribune for calling nim an
Attorney Alfred J. Murphy, for Mr.
"The Important issue in this case
has been determined favorably to the
plaintiff. He has been vindicated.”
Weymouth Kirkland, of counsel for
the Tribune, said:
“We consider it a victory for the
reason that Attorney Alfred Lucking,
In closing for Mr. Ford stated that
anything lyess than substantial dam-
ages would be a defeat for his client."
14 Killed When Shells Explode
Cologne.—A Urltish munition dump
at Kalk, an eastern suburb of this city,
exploded, killing 14 workers and Injur-
ing many in the vicinity.
Shop Strikes Ended in Chicago
Chicago.—Delegates representing 25-
000 railroad shopmen of the Chicago
district voted to end the strike which
for more .than a week has tied up re-
pair work in railroad shops and crip-
pled every railroad entering Chicago.
Japan Refuses to Send Kolchak Help
Toklo.—The Japanese government
has Informed the government of Ad-
milnr Kolchak that Japan is unable
to accede to its request to send sev-
eral divisions of troops to assist Kol-
chak In the war against the anarchists.
was held at the home, Shadow Brook.
The body was taken to Pittsburg, the
city where he laid the foundations' for
his wealth, for burial.
Mrs. Carnegie was at her husband’s
bedside in the last hour of his life, but
he did not revive sufficiently to per-
mit of any sign of recognition. Their
daughter, Margaret, who last April
married Ensign Roswell Miller, of
New York, wag notified that it was ap-
parent that the Illness would be fptal,
and she hurried from her home at
Millbrook, N. Y., arriving a few min-
utes after her father had died.
Andrew Carnegie began a race
against time when, in 1901, at the age
of 65, he resolved to give away his
enormous fortune. He held It “dis-
graceful” for a man to keep on gath-
ering idle millions. In the compara-
tively few years which the actuary
could allow him, he would disembar-
rass himself of practically all he had.
No man had ever launched a philan-
thropic campaign of such dimensions.
His was then a fortune of just about
a quarter billion dollars. To give this
stupendous sum away in about half
the time he had taken to gather it,
was a purpose Carnegie had fairly
well fulfilled when death overtook
him. He had distributed about $300,-
000,000. It was giving money away at
the rate of over $20,000,000 a year, or
more than $50,000 a day.
His first big gift was the setting
aside of $4,000,000 to supply pensions
and relief for the Injured and aged
emDloyes of his steel plants.
He aaaea an extra million for the
support of libraries for his workmen,
and took up his library hobby in a
wholesale way by giving $5,200,000 to
New York City for the erection of
sixty-five branch libraries In the me-
tropolis. Another million he gave for
a library in St. Louis.
On libraries alone he spent upwards
of |53,000,000. He gave them to some
two thousand English speaking com-
munities throughout the world.
GAVE AWAY $350,000,000
In His Efforts To Die Poor Man After
Amassing One of the Greatest
Fortunes Ever Made In
Yrfwox, Mass,—In his greaf mansion
overlooking a lake in the beautiful
Berkshire#, where he sought seclusion
when bodily infirmity overtook him
and bis mind was saddened by the en-
trance or his country into the world
war; Andrew Carnegie, iron master
.and philanthropist, died.
Although he had' been In feeble
health for more than two years, his
final illness was brief—a matter of
days. A severe cold developed quick-
ly into bronchial pneumonia, the aged
patient lapsed into unconsciousness
, . i and the end came as though it was
last month, and the perpetration of the beginning of a deeper sleep. No
other acts In disregard of American ostentation marked the funeral of the
lives and property, the American era- man, who, when he began eighteen
h , f,XiC° Clty °n Jllly 22’ by di‘ years H*° t0 ^ve away tils millions,
rection °f the secretary of state made was reputed to have the second larg-
the following representations to the est private fortune in America. A
Mexican government: | simple service attended only by mem-
“ 'Mexico City, July 22, 1919. bers of his family and his household,
" ‘Six': With reference to the embas-;
sy’s note dated July 16, 1919, relative
to the murder of Peter Catron, near
Valles, San Luis Potosi, on or about
July 7, last, I have the honor to Inform
you that I anr now under telegraphic
Instructions from my government, to
urge upon the Mexican government the
capture and punishment of those re-
sponsible for this murder, and the
adoption of adequate measures to pre-
vent a recurrence of the murder of
"11 am also instructed to state that
should the lives of American citizens
continue to remain unsafe and these
murders continue by reason of the un-
willingness or inability of the Mexican
government to afford adequate protec-
tion my government may be forced to
adopt a radical change In Its policy
with regard to Mexico.
Accept, sir, the renewed assuranc-
es of my highest consideration.
“GEORGE T. SUMMERLIN,
“Charge d’ affaires.’’’
The Mexican government’s reply,
which is a lengthy one, sets out that
the Carranza government is doing the !
best it can to cope with conditions In i
remote and sparsely settled regions
still affected by the results of the civil
war and suggests that Americans in
those remote places, come into popu-
lated centers, where they can be pro-
tected. Referring to robberies of pay-
masters of oil companies, the Mexican
government declared the oil companies
had declined guards for them either on
the grounds that the presence of the
guards invited attacks by bandits or
that the guards misbehaved. Both as-
sertions, the Mexican government’s
note declared, are unfounded. The
Mexican government, the note further
said, has offered to reimburse the rob-
med persons of moneys lost.
Lift off Corns!
Doesn’t hurt • bit and Freezono
costs only a few cents.
With your fingers! You can lift off
any hard corn, soft corn, or com be-
tween the toes, and the hard skin cal-
luses from bottom of feet.
A tiny bottle of “Freezone” costs
little at any drug store; apply a few
drops upon the corn or callus. In-
stantly It stops hurting, then shortly
you lift that bothersome com or callus
right off, root and all, without one bit
of pain or soreness. Truly I No hum-
Wrong Train of Thought.
She lived down neur the Ami Ar-
bor railroad yards. The window was
open and the soft night air bathed his
brow with all the ecstatic coolness of
Maytime night. He looked down Into
her tenderly entrancing face and mur-
“There’s Egypt In your dreamy
A passing switch engine snorted and
The girl answered softly: “Quit
yer kidding, Archie. It’s only another
of them darned cinders.”—Michigan
Cutlcura for 8ore Hands.
Soak hands on retiring in the hot suds
of Cutlcura Soap, dry and fub In Cu-
tlcura Ointment. Remove surplus
Ointment with tissue paper. This is
only one of the things Cutlcura will do
If Soap, Ointment and Talcum are used
for all toilet purposes,—Adv.
The Way It Is.
tV oman—“What are cold storage
eggs selling for now?”
Clerk—"Strictly fresh as usual,
Just Once! Try Dodson's Liver Tone!
Take No Calomel! Listen To Me!
If bilious, constipated, headachy or eick, I guarantee
relief without taking dangerous calomel
which sickens and salivates.
Stop using calomel! It makes you
sick. Don’t lose a day’s work. If you
feel lazy, sluggish, bilious or const!
pated, listen to me I
Culoinel Is mercury or quicksilver,
which causes necrosis of the bones.
Calomel, when It comes Into contact
with sour bile, crashes Into It, break-
ing It up. This Is when you feel that
awful nausea and crumping. If you
are "nil knocked out." If your liver Is
torpid and bowels constipated or you
Imve headache, dizziness, coated ton-
gue, If breath Is bad or stomach sour,
Just try a spoonful of harmless Dod-
son’s Liver Tone.
Here’s my guarantee—Go to any
drug store and get a bottle of Dodson’s
Liver Tone for a few cents. Take a
spoonful tonight, and If It doesn’t
straighten you right up and make you
feel fine and vigorous by morning, I
want you to go back to the store and
get your money. Dodson’s Liver Tone
Is destroying the sale of calomel be-
cause It Is real liver medicine; entirely
vegetable, therefore It can not salivate
or make you sick.
I guarantee that one spoonful of
Dodson's Liver Tone will put your
sluggish liver to work and clean your
bowels of that sour bile and consti-
pated waste which Is clogging your
system and innklng you feel miserable.
I guarantee that a bottle of Dodson’s
Liver Tone will keep the entire family
feeling fine for months. Give It to
your children. It Is harmless; doesn't
gripe and they like its pleasant taste.
Didn’t Get the Point.
One morning, while teaching school,
I noticed that Willie was wearing his
rubbers while the lessons were In
progress. I remonstrated with him,
telling him to take off his rubbers or
they would Injure his eyes."
“But they are new 1” exclaimed
Willie. I patiently explained why
that wns nil the more reason why
they would hurt his eyes.
“But, please,” said Willie, in a
pleading voice, “I won’t look at them,"
Not Always Appropriate.
During the fifth Liberty loan cam-
paign all country newspapers were
asked to insert between their articles
some such quotation as "Help Finish
the Job,” Instead of the customary
dash. The quotations were put In re-
gardless of the substance of the ar-
ticle. Sometimes embarrassing results
followed as when an article was head-
ed, “Esteemed Woman of the City Is
Dead,” and below the obituary was
"Help Finish the Job."
One of the Symptoms.
“Is Professor Diggs a scientist?"
"Yes. He knows more about Mare
than any other living man.”
“A savant, eh?"
“I guess you would call him that
He’s so detached from mundane mat-
ters that he sometimes forgets the
name of the street he lives on."—Bir-
“Guess there won't be any more
rent boosting in Washington."
“Some senator has threatened to
move the seat of government to an-
other town."—Louisville Courier-Jour-
When we save money we’re thrifty.
When the other fellow does he's a
Being funny Is the most serious
kind of work.
"Yes, I’m the former kaiser.”
“Shake! I’m the man who started
the flu.”—Cartoons Magazine.
We know a man who thinks his wife
never made a mistake in her life. He’s
been married a week.
At $23 a hundredweight “on the
hog" Is a degree of opulence.
No Worm* la a Healthy Child
All children troubled with worms have an
unhealthy color, which Indicates poor blood,
and as s rule, there la more or less stomsoh
disturbance. Grove’s tasteless chill tonie
given regularly for two or throe weeks will
enrich the blood, Improve the digestion, and
act as a General Strengthening Tonic to the
whole system. Nature will then throw off or
dispel the worms, and the Child will be In per-
fect health. Pleasant to taka. (Oc par bottle.
“My barber Is bitter against bolshev-
“Wise man. It would ruin his biz."
If you use Red Cross Ball Blue la
your laundry, you will not be troubled
by those tiny rust spots, often caused
by Inferior bluing. Try It and see.
A seasick mnn Is almost as Inter-
esting as one who Is lovesick.
It’s toasted to in-
crease the good,
of the Kentucky
A regular man's
smoke and deli-
Here’s what’s next.
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Cain, George W. The Carter Express. (Carter, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 22, Ed. 1 Friday, August 22, 1919, newspaper, August 22, 1919; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc957040/m1/3/: accessed August 16, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.