The Press-Democrat. (Hennessey, Okla.), Vol. 12, No. 52, Ed. 1 Friday, September 23, 1904 Page: 3 of 8
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Mn. Tom Thumb Still Allv*
Mra. Tom Thumb, made famous by
Barnum, is still alive at the age of
65. She had a regular turn in a Mid-
get theater at Coney Island and is
driven home each evening in the
identical coach presented to Tom
Thumb in 1884 by King Edward,then
Prince of Wales. She is very religious
and a member of the Actor's Church
alliance and of the Woman's Aid soci-
ety. She is also a Daughter of the
American Revolution. The famous
wedding of Tom Thumb was cele-
brated in Grace church. New York, In
"64, and the photograph of "The
Fairy Wedding Group" is doubtless
etill cherished in hundreds of plush
albums or parlor center tables.
8uperlor quality and extra quantity
must win. This ia why Defiance Starch
U taking the place of all others.
A spoiled child is almost as bad as
#ne that is too fresh.
Those Who Have Tried It
will use no other. Defiance Cold Wa-
ter Starch has no equal in Quantity
or Quality—16 oz. for 10 cents. Other
brands contain only 12 oz.
After buying experience a man sel-
lom boasts of his bargain.
Mm. Wludlow's Soothing? Syrup,
forrhlhlren toethlDK, softens the Ktltns, reduce* tn-
UmuiuUou, &Uuyu yule, cured wluU cultu. use \ Untie.
In the race of life it isn't the fast
man who comes out ahead.
I do not believe Piso's Cure tor Consumption
ft as an equal for coughs and colds.—JooN P.
Boteh, Trinity Springs, Ind., Feb. 15,1900.
Money talks—but during the holi-
days it is apt to go without saying.
t day'H UBf oi Dr. KHm-'n Great Nerve H*
Br. Rend for FKKK flt'£.00 trial t.ottle ami troatiatt.
|>u. 11 11. Kionk, Lid., tux Arch Street, I'hilaUelpb1*, l a
Some people rush into debt and oth-
ers claim they are pushed in.
Important to Molhars.
Examine carefully every bottle of CASTOTIIA,
a safe and bo re remedy for infants and children,
and see that it
la Uee For Over 30 Yeurs.
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No chromos or cheap premiums, but
a better quality and one-third more
of Defiance Starch for the aine prica
of other starches.
Birds of a feather flock together, es-
pecially when they are all jail birds.
Miss Hapgood tells how she
escaped an awful operation by
using Lydia E. Pinkham's Vege-
•' Dear Mrs. pisnnastf:— I Buffered
for four years with what the doctors
called Salpingitis (inflammation of the
fallopian tubes aud ovaritis), which is
a most distressing and painful ailment,
affecting- all the surrounding' parts,
undermining the constitution, and sap-
ping the life forces. If you had seen
me a year ago, before I began taking"
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable
Compound, and had noticed the
sunken eyes, sallow complexion, and
general emaciated condition, and com-
pared tliat person with mo as I am to-
day, robust, hearty and well, you
would not wonder that I feel thankful
to you and your wonderful medicine,
which restored me to new life and
health in five months, and saved me
from an awful operation.'*— Miss I rknb
Hapqood, 1022 Sandwich St. Windsor,
Ont. — $5000 forfeit If original of aboue letter
proving genuineness cannot be produced.
Ovaritis or inflammation of the
ovaries or fallopian tul es which adjoin
the ovaries may result from sudden
stopping of the monthly flow, from
inflammation of the womb, and many
other causes. The slightest indication
of trouble with the Ovaries, indicated
by dull throbbiug pain in the side, ac-
companied by heat and shooting pains,
should claim your instant attention.
It will not cure itself, and a hospital
operation, with fc?l its terrors, may
easily result from neglect.
You Pay 10o.
Not so Good.
ft; Port Arthur Russian Soldiers Are
Running Short of Fosd.
W. N. U.—WICHITA—No. 38, 1904.
Whan Aniwerlng Advertisement*
Kindly Mention Thl« Paper.
ARE LIVING ON BLACK OREAD.
Japanese Bombardment of the Strong-
hold Continue Intermittently Every
Day, Throwing Shells Into Port
HAD CLOCKS TO BURN.
CURES catarrh ot the stomach.
Chefoo, Sept. Id.—A Chinese who
left Liaoti promontory on September
10. says that the general assault on the
stronghold, which in some quarters it
was reported would occur on the tenth
did not take place. He declared that
the Russians are giving most of their
attention to the forts on the northeast,
line, which include Rihlungshan and
Kikwanshan. The Russian soldiers are
living on black bread and seldom got
soup. There are only a few head of
cattle in Port Arthur, and these are
reserved for the highest officials.
Hardly a day passed but what Lieu-
tenant General Stoessel, commander of
the Fort Arthur forces generally ac-
companied by General BalashofT, does
not ride over the entire line, having
alterations made here and giving sug-
gestions there and complimenting or
censuring his troops. His indefatigea-
ble effort and his composure do much
to sustain the spirits of the garrison
and this In spite of their hard fare
and the sleeplessness which results
from being continually on the qui
This Chinaman further says that the
Japanese have constructed a large fort
on the north shore of Pigeon bay, to
the west of Port Arthur, using many
Chinese laborers in the work. There
are sixteen large hospitals at Port Ar-
thur and field hospitals have been es-
tablished at every fort.
The preparations for resistance at
the northeast forts consist chiefly of
the construction of trenches and re-
doubts for the outposts.
The Japanese bombardment of the
tronghold continue intermittently ev-
ry day. On September 9, the Jap-
anese threw shells into Port Arthur,
one of which struck a church aud
killed a Chinaman.
STORM ON CHESAPEAKE BAY.
Much Damage Done and Boats Swept
Away and Lost.
Baltimore, Sept. 17.—Reports from
points down the Chesapeake bay indi-
cate that last night's storm was un-
precedented in its fury and long con-
tinuance. For nearly ten hours the
bay was swept by a rain and wind-
storm that for a time raged more
fiercely than any other storm in the
memory of the oldest Chesapeake
mariners. The storm was evidently
more severe farther down the bay
than at its head.
The storm played havoc with the
shipping in the northern part of the
bay particularly. The wharves at both
Betterton and Tolchester were par-
tially washed away, while sail boats,
steam launches ana all light craft
around Tolchester, Havre de Grace,
and Betterton were badly damaged.
In many cases the boats were washed
away and lost.
Great Council of Red Men.
St. Joseph, Mo., Sept. 17.—At the
session of the great council of Red
Men Nashville, Tenn., wis chosen as
the next meeting place for the great
Opiates for Bismark.
Friedrichsruhe, Sept. 17.—Prince
Herbert Bismark is suffering great
pain, which is being alleviated by the
aid of morphine.
IN SIX ROUND BOUT.
Jack O'Brien Had an Easy Time
Philadelphia, Sept. 10—Jack O'Brien
had an easy time of it in his six-
round bout with Hugo Kelly, of Chica-
go, at the National Athletic club. In
the first round Kelley staggered
O'Brien a couple of times with hard
punches to the stomach, and in the
second round shook up O'Brien with
hard hits to nose and stomach. Af-
ter that, however, it was all O'Brien's
fight. He hit Kelly at will and gave
him a severe trouncing. The Chica-
go man was badly beaten up. O'Brien
was none the worse from the bout.
TOTAL JAP ARMY.
Had 300,000 Men in the Field and 700
Mukden, Sept. 13.—Chinese reports,
which are partly confirmed by infor-
mation received by the Russians, are
to the effect that the Japanese at Liao
Vang had a total of 300,000 men with
700 guns. The rear guard consisted
Of 40,000 Koreans and 30,000 Japanese,
but as far as can be judged only a
portion of these participated in the
Bank Robber Killed.
Coshocton, O., Sept. 17.—Alve Riv-
srs was instantly killed while robbing
the bank at Warsaw last night. The
village marshal emptied a shot gun
into him. His two companions es-
:aped, but are being followed by a
Big Lumber Mill Fire.
Pine Bluff, Ark., Sept. 17.—B ire de-
stroyed the Sawyer & Austin plant,
one of the largest lumber mills in
Arkansas. The loss is estimated at
between $100,000 and $500,000, fully
covered by insurance.
Good Reason Why Subject of Time
Should Not Be Mentioned.
"It is my private opinion," said
Swellington, as he chanced to meet
Courtney on the street, "that that
man I.ewis is crazy."
"Be charitable," laughed Courtney.
"He has just been married."
"I don't care if ha has," stormed
Swellington. "That is no excuse for
him to abuse a man."
"What has he been doing?" asked
"Doing. I happened to leave mj
watch at home this morning, and,
chancing to meet Lewis on the street
a few mtnirtes ago, I stopped him and
asked him what time it was, and the
only answer that I received was a
string of abuse that would have
shocked a mule driver."
"I think I can explain It," gasped
Courtney after he had laughed to his
heart's content. "You see, Lewis was
married the other day. He was the
last one of his set to get married, and
his friends desired to have a little fun
with bim. When Lewis received an
invitation to a wedding, he invariably
sent a mantel clock as a wedding
present. Lewis and his mantel clock
got to be a standing joke among his
friends, and it was always looked for-
ward to, and he never disappointed
them. They were all alike, and the
idea got about that he bought then:
by the gross and kept them on hano
for an emergency.
"Well, when Lewis's cards were
sent out we got together and decided
to get even with uim by each one of
us sending him a mantel clock of the
same pattern. I don't know how many
he received, as the returns are not all
In yet, but as near as I can gather he
bas about four to each room, 'x oat
Is why it isn't safe to say anything
ibout time to I^ewis."
Husbands, Note This.
There are few right thinking per-
sons who would deny that business
men ought to confide in their wives,
fays the Pittsburg Press.
First of all, a woman cannot feel
tJiat her husband has given her his
whole heart when he keeps from her
the whole course of his business life.
No doubt, it is generally done from a
good motive. The husband thinks he
Is saving his wife worry and trouble,
but In most cases he is doing the ex-
act opposite, for every wife with right
feeling would gladly lessen her hus-
band's burdens by sharing them.
Nor does a sensible woman care for
the left-handed compliment that her
pretty head was not meant to bother
with figures. True marriage is a true
union In everything where all Is open,
and the griefs and the sorrows of each
are shared by both, and comfort drawn
from the mutual sympathy. A man
who does not confide in his wife de-
liberately shuts himself out from his
The Little Chick's Lesson.
Said the first little chicken
With a queer little squirm:
"Oh. I wish I couhi find
A fat little worm!"
Said the next little chicken,
With an odd little shrug:
"Oh, I wish I could find
A fat little bug!"
Said the third little chicken,
With a sharp little squeal:
"Oh. I wish I could find
Some nice yellow meal!"
Said the fourth little chicken,
With a small sich nf grief:
"Oh, I wish I could find
A little green leaf!"
Said the fifth little chicken.
With a faint little moan:
"Oh. I wish I could find
A wee gravel stone!"
"Now see here," said the mother
Fpom tlie green garden patch,
"If you want any breakfast,
You Just come and scratch."
HAD TO GIVE UP.
Suffered Agonies from Kidney Dleor-
decs Until Cured by Doan'a Kidney
George W. Renoff, of 1953 North
11th St., Philadelphia, Pa., a man of
years ago 1 was
suffering so with
my back and kid-
neys that I often
had to lay off
The kidney secre-
| tions were unnat-
ural, my legs and
S swollen, and 1
had no appetite. Whwi doctors failed
to help me I began using Doan's Kid-
ney Pills and improved until my back
was strong and my appetite returned.
During the four years since I stopped
using them I have enjoyed excellent
health. The cure was permanent."
(Signed) GEORGE W. RENOFF
A TRIAL FREE—Address Foster-
Milburn Co., Buffalo, N. Y. For sale
by all dealers. Price. 50 Ct3.
They Bathe in Starched Collars.
At one of the exclusive reports on
the Sound there is just now a rage
for high-necked bathing suits, says the
New York Press. The ordinary sailor
blouse is worn, but inside the low V-
ehaped neck the wearers insert a
"dicky" with a high collar, finished
with a lawn or embroidered turn-over.
The sight of this prim array of women
bathers in laundered turnovers—a
fresh one each morning, if you please
—is worth a walk to the bathing
grounds any day.
Fugitive Persian Princes.
Two Imperial princes, one the
brother and the other the second son
of the shah of Persia—uncle and
nephew being about the same age—
are in flight and have sought refuge
at Constantinople, where their extra-
dition is being demanded by the Per-
sian envoy. They are, it is said, im-
plicated in a plot upon the life of the
king of kings.
Author's Change of Name.
Joseph Conrad, who has made such
a reputation as a writer of sea stories,
is well known to be a Pole by birth,
but few of his many readers are
aware that his real name is Korzenl-
owski. This was such an awkward
mouthful to the world in general that
he adopted the more simple name by
which he Is generally known.
A Reminder of Wild Oats.
•••• I'roker once visited an
ancient English castle, the owner be-
ing absent at the time. The valet in
charge was generous with his infoi-
mation, and as a climax to the series
of interesting rooms opened a door
and disclosed a large number of bot-
tles, placed In perfect symmetry, aud
reaching to the lofty ceiling.
"A pyramid of empty bottles?" ex-
claimed the New Yorker. "What
does it mean?"
"My master comes In here occasion-
ally," said the guide softly, "to real-
ize what a gigantic ass he has made
of himself."—Portland Oregoniau.
Why They Do Nrt SpeaV.
"Good morning. Miss Swoetlelgh!"
cried Cholly Sparkers to the fair dam-
sel of his acquaintance whom be had
just met; "pray what brings you out
so early in the day?"
"Oh, I've just been to the photog-
rapher's with my pet pug Pansy, and
we have had our portraits taken to-
gether, haven't we, dear? Beauty and
the beast, you know," sho added, with
a saucy little laugh.
"And what a little beauty ho is, to
be sure," replied Johnson, as he ten-
derly stroked poor Pansy's cranium.
Then he suddenly coughed, went red.
and tried to oxplain. But she turned
away, leaving him to become hoi and
cold in turn; and thus they parted—
strangers for evermore.
Our larcp r t>loru« with C.fYKIillut-
traiionk of \V.
15 i t > DIAMONDS.
I this beautiful
KI T. Diamonds a:e tbe
luvr tmrnt «>n earth when
bought direct fiom the importer
J AC CARD co.
1050 Main St. KANSAS CITY
More Flexible and Lading,
won't shake out or blow out, by using
Defiance starch you obtain bettei •
suits than possible with any other
brand aud one third mure lor tuuue
Seldom Take a Bath.
The M< riouethoshlre (Wales) officer
of health, says the quarrymen seldom
If ever, bathe themselves all over. In
fact, this was a weakness in the dis-
trict, and there nre thousands of
grown-up people in Festinog who had
never hud a proper bath in their lives.
WiY GET SOAKED
/ '/// / / / VVMEN 1U
JHBSemT* HAPDtiT STORM
LOOK P0H ABOVE TPAPP MARK. MWARf Of IrtlTA"; lONi
CAT «LOGUC& FRCt
SHOWINS FULL I INI Of QIHMtNTS AND MATS.
A J. TOWER CO , BOSTON. UA^S . u 6 •
TOWC R CANADIAN CO , ITD . TORONTO, CAN' >A.
Organize the Waitresses.
New York city waitresses are about
to organize into unions.
There are words in the Chinese lan-
guage which have as many as forty
Tho Marine Eye Itemed? Co.. Chicago. end Hume
Eye lluok tree. Write Uie.n aln.ut yuur e} u
"Pen stammering" is the name giv-
en by Dr. Dertillon of Paris to a dilll-
culty in writing analogous to stammer-
ing in speech. Many persons, he says,
are incapable of writing even one of
the letters of a word as long as any
one is looking at them. Hypnotic sug-
gestion, he thinks, will cure this ner-
rous trouble, as well as the writers'
"Dr. David Kennedy's Favorite ltemedy
Wired my wire of * terribiu dlaeiw" With plnaaure I
tenUfy to 1U marvelous etflcacj." J. Sweet, Albaiiy,N. ¥
Firemen Attack Chief.
At a fire in Erfurt, Germany, the
members of the fire brigade quarreled
with the chief and instead of attend-
ing to their duties belabored him
with a hose until he was senseless.
Meanwhile, the fire had taken such a
hold that before it was got under
control several houseB were burned
to the ground.
Oklahoma Siate Military Institute.
A High Grids Pf p ri
torv Military School
Under Government Sup-
COLON KI# .IAMKS
< >nly ni<Hti rjr •.•hool In both Territorial; thorough!)*** in •v«rrthiii«ri
•low, buck wit m! btiidfiita r«c«iv« t.pewial ntt«ntiou. high utiindiird of
■luit) Mini innrrtU firm and wholnaniun rit cip ii\ . cimrafter buiMinii
combined with intellsctuikl training, nrinjr ffraduota of W «t
I'..int. dai.ill.Mi hy war depart mailt - uioduratw Wtfina Sept. t, '04
application blank and lllumrutad catnlo^uw uddrnaa
K. IK1NN, Mttpartniaiiclout, Oklahoma City, Oilliilioinn.
W. L. DOUGLAS
88 S3.50 & S3 SHOES B
$5.00 AND $4.00 Custom Bench Work in all
the High Grade Leathers.
$2.50 Police, Three Soles. $2.50 and
$2.00 Workingmln'S, best in the world.
$2.50, $2.00 and $1.75 Boys, for
Dress and School Wear.
W. Tj. PoukIhh maki'H ami m-II* moro ihmi'i
in.I Kh i>* than any otliwr manu-
Im tun r In tho wot hl. Th« ri iwon they ar«
the LM- litest hellers in, they are inml© of tbe beat
leathern, lioht their nhiipo,fit better, wear lunger,
ami have more value than any other shoes.
W. li. Douglas guarantees their value bv
!ng his name anil priee on the bottom. I-ook for
it tal e no uuhstitute. S"l.| by *hoe dealers
everywhere. i'ml Color Eyelets used txclueively,
"AS GOOD A3 $7.00 SHOES'."
Heretofore / have been wearing $7.oo
ifs. I pure fin ted ti pair of IV.,/-. Douglas
• l xhoev, which I have worn every day for
onthx. They are so satisfactory I do not
Intend to return to the more expensive shoes."
IL'M. CRJtr KHOWl.FS, Sixst. City Solicitor, Vhlla.
- lend* f' e Mon's Shoe Fntihlons of the YJorid.
W. 11. Doitirlas n-es ( oroiin < o!tskin In I Srtul for Catalog airing full //>-
hix $8.r.t)vl,oeH. I oron* < oil In conceited rtrurtinnn hmu to order bit mall.
to be the tlnest Talent I.rather made. | W. L. Douglas, Brockton, Maus,
Insist on Getting It.
Gome grocers say they don't keep
Defiance Starch because they have a
stock In hand of 12 oz. brands, which
they know cannot be sold to a custo-
mer who has once used the 16 oz.
pkg. Defiance Starch for same money.
Education of Indian Girls.
In India only about 3 per cent of
the girls attend public schools, but
the government of India in Its educa-
tional resolution states that In trying
to promote the education of girls a
far greater proportional impulse Is
imparted to the educational and moral
tone of the people than by the educa-
cation of the men.
ST. LOUIS and CHICAGO
THE FINEST DAY TRAIN IN THE WORLD.
Leaves St. Louis Union Station - ■ 11 :QO fl. M.
Leaves World's Fair Sfaiion - - ■ 1 1:14 A. M.
Arrives Gnicago 7:GO P. M.
Leaves Chicago 11 *03 L K.
Arrives World's Fair Station - - 6:49 P,
Arrives St. Louis Union Station - 7:03 P. M.
THE WORLD'S FAIR—ST. LOUIS.
Hotel K[Jworm, three blocks from the Admin-
istration and O-ouveution entrances. Is a sate,
permanent brick building of over600 rooms. It
cost* no more to stop at Hotel Epworth than at
the temporary staff and frame hotels. Hates
$100 a day ana up. European plan. First-class
dining hall—reasonable prices. Every con-
venience. Headquurters Farmers National
Congress. Rooms may be reserved. (Delniar
Garden car on Oltvo , Hctel Epwortli, titsuo
Washington Ave., St. L.CU1S, Mo.
Put on Tan at Seashore.
The New York Browning society
takes Its outing at Manhattan Beach
this summer. Its chief purpose «s to
enable its members to get as sun-
burnt as possible. This develops In-
tense rivalry in the degree of tan that
each takes on. The study of the poet
Is strictly confined to the physical, as
none of his works are permitted to
be opened during the sessions.
Smallest Screws Made.
The smallest jewels made are tor
the fourth jewel wheel of a watch. A
lady's thimble will hold 100,000 of
Every housekeeper should know
that if they will buy Defiance Cold
Water Starch for laundry use they
will save not only time, because it
never sticks to the iron, but because
each package contains 16 oz.—one full
pound—while all other Cold Water
Starches are put up in %-pound pack-
ages, and the price Is the same, 10
cents. Then again because Defiance
Starch is free from all injurious chem-
icals. If your grocer tries to sell you a
12-oz. package it is because he has
a stock on hand which he wishes to
dispose of before he puts In Defiance.
He knows that Defiance Starch has
printed on every package in large let-
ters and figures "16 ozs." Demand
Defiance and save much time and
money and the annoyance of the iron
■ticking. Defiance never sticks.
German University Studenti.
More than one-half of the students
of the universities of Germany last
winter (19,908 out of 37,881 ( were
Prussians; 3,093 came from outside
Every tidy housekeeper appreciates nicely starched
clothes and linens. No starch under the sun gives
so good a finish as Defiance Starch. It is absolutely
free of the chemicals which other starches contain. It
never sticks to the iron or causes the clothes to
break. It does not rot them. For 10 cents you get
16 ounces of the best starch that cao be madb
THE DEFIANCE STARCH CO.,
To oura, or money refunded by your merchant, so why not try It ? Price 50o.
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