The Texhoma Times (Texhoma, Okla.), Vol. 14, No. 26, Ed. 1 Friday, March 30, 1917 Page: 3 of 10
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THE TIMES, TEXHOMA. OKLAHOMA.
IN CORRECTING SUCH ILLS AS
A splendid first aid is
Why She Changed Doctors.
"What seems to be the trouble?"
asked the doctor as he sat down be-
side Mrs. Nagg.
"I have a tired feeling," replied Mrs.
"Tired feeling, eh?" said the doctor.
"Let ine see your tongue."
To keep clean and healthy take Dr.
Pierce's Pleasant Pellets. They reguiat6
liver, bowels and stomach.—Adv.
"What Is the price of this embroid-
"Madam will find the skirts on the
next table—that which she has is the
new cape collar!"
i YES! MAGICALLY!
! CORNS LIFT OUT
j WITH FINGERS
You say to the drug store man,
"Give me a small bottle of freezone."
This will cost very little but will
positively remove every hard or soft
corn or callus from one's feet.
A few drops of this new ether com-
pound applied directly upon a tender,
aching corn relieves the soreness in-
stantly, and soon the entire corn or
callus, root and all, dries up and can
be lifted off with the fingers.
This new way to rid one's feet of
corns was introduced by a Cincinnati
man, who says that freezone dries in
a moment, and simply shrivels up the
corn or callus without irritating the
If your druggist hasn't any freezone
tell him to order a small bottle from
his wholesale drug house for you.—adv.
Before He Changed His Mind.
Full—Kidder proposed to, Miss Old-
girl last night.
Fuller—Did she take him seriously?
Full—Don't know the details, but
she took him.
Good health cannot be maintained where
there is a constipated habit. Garfield Tea
overcomes constipation. Adv.
If a man tells us what he thinks of
his neighbors, we can generally tell
what his neighbors think of him.
WOMAN'8 CROWNING GLORY
is her hair. If yours is streaked with
ugly, grizzly, gray hairs, use "La Cre-
ole" Hair Dressing and change it In
the natural way. Price $1.00.—Adv.
St. Peter's cathedral in Rome will
accommodate 54,000 people.
The performance should always be
Judged by the opportunity.
Don't fool with
a cold. Cure it
The old family remedy—in tablet
form-safe, sure, easy to take. No
opiates—no unpleasant after effects.
Cures colds in 24 hours—Grip in 3
days. Money back if it tails. Get
the genuine box with Red Top ana
Mr. Hill's picture on it—23 cents.
At Any Drue Store
Is Clogged Up
That's Why You're Tired—Out of Sorts
—Have No Appetite.
will put you right
in a few days.
Biliousness, Indigestion and Sick Headache
SMALL PILL, SMALL DOSE, SMALL PRICE.
Genuine must bear Signature
W. N. U., WICHITA, NO. 13--1917.
Ail Cravings and Needs of the
Soul Satisfied by Death and
Resurrection of Christ.
However far-reaching and deep the
needs and cravings of the soul may be,
they are all met and satisfied in the
death and resurrection of our Lord
Jesus Christ. But before we look at
this great reality In a two-fold aspect,
let us first contemplate the great fact
of his resurrection. This is demon-
strated, beyond all question of doubt,
by evidence more substantial and reli-
able than any accepted historical
event can boast of. '
The fact of his resurrection is
proved by various witnesses who saw
him on earth after he rose, and by one
who saw him in glory after he ascend-
ed up on high. Then we have the
value of this great fact; everything Is
declared to depend on it—the interests
of those who are dead, of those who
are still alive, and, indeed, of all man-
kind. But let every eye be fixed on
the Itisen One himself, on his resur-
rection platform, in the magnificence
of an unsurpassed triumph. I often
wonder how little we are detained by
such a sight. He has left everything
behind—death, the grave, Satan's
power. He went down beneath every-
thing; he has risen up above every-
thing. How blessed to see him on that
morning, the brightest that ever
dawned on earth I
Here is the history of the second
garden. The first garden opened with
a man and a woman in innocence, and
closed with them fallen and driven out
from the preesnce of God. How strik-
ing, too, that the locality of Eden can-
not be discovered; God has hidden the
site where innocence was.
In the second garden the Second
Man meets us, the Risen Man, more
than man, God over all, blessed for
evermore. Yet as man here we see
him, risen out of all the wreck and
ruin brought on by the fallen creature,
What a change comes over the heart
in relation to all on earth when we
see him risen, and when all our rela-
tions are with him risen! Christ's
death closed the first volume of man's
history, all that we were. The second
volume, which opened with his resur-
rection, is filled up with all that he is,
the glory of his person, his finished
work and the perfection of his victo-
The first aspect of his glorious res-
urrection is in relation to the need of
the soul In respect of sin—the resur-
rection of the Lord Jesus is the blessed
proof of the complete putting away
of sin for the believer in the atoning
sacrifice of his cross. "He was deliv-
ered for our offences and raised again
for our Justification." He stood as his
people's representative, and bore their
sins in his own body on the tree; but
God raised him from the dead, thus ex-
pressing his full and perfect satisfac-
tion in, and approbation of, the great
work of redemption. Peace with God
In all that he is, in righteousness,
truth, mercy and love, follows as a
The second aspect of Christ's resur-
rection is In relation to the burdens
and cares and sorrows of life; the
risen Christ binds up the broken in
beart, and fills the blanks caused by
the ravages of death. How blessed to
be connected by the risen Savior with
the scene where he is; nothing will
hinder him in his love coming to where
we are in sorrow's night, and the
heart's desolation and grief; but he
comes to take us to his own side, as
the Risen One, and to fill our hearts
with all the comfort, and rest, and sat-
isfaction found in and with him where
he is! This, then, Is the Easter mes-
sage—"Jesus lives!"—Rev. W. T. Tur-
plng, M. A.
NEW WONDERS OF THE X-RAY
One ot Its Most Remarkable Uses Is |
to Determine Age of Human
Of all the wonders that the X-ray is
responsible for none is more remark- I
able than its ability to tell age in hu- j
Recently In Cincinnati, a youth was
arrested for striking and seriously in-
juring a fellow workman. Ho stated
when he was arrested that lie was
nineteen years of age. Learning the
seriousness of the charge against him,
the defendant and his father asserted
that he was but seventeen years old,
and demanded that the boy be at once
turned over to the Juvenile authorities,
us the law of this state prevents u
prisoner under eighteen years of uge
beins tried in a criminal court.
Thoroughly convinced that the
youth was at least eighteen years old,
the juvenile court physician decided to
have X-ray photographs made ot the
[ epiphyseal bones of his hand, elbow
and hip, and also photos of the same
bones of a seventeen-year-old youth.
Comparison, it was hoped, would then
I settle the mutter, as it is a known fact
[ in medical circles that when a boy
reaches the age ot eighteen years those
bones become hardened.
The photographs developed from the
X-ray pictures of the bones of the boys
showed that those of the seventeen-
year-old boy had not hardened, but
those of the defendant in the case had
done so. The physician Immediately
fixed the age of I he boy at eighteen
(By Tv O. SELLERS, Acting Director ot
the Sunday School Course in the Moody
Bible Institute of Chicago.)
(Copyright, 1917. Western Newspaper Union.)
Christ's work cannot be Improved
upon. He Is never going to learn to
do it better. It is perfect now; in-
finitely perfect; that means unimprov-
able. And your victory over the pow-
er of sin is Christ's work. If, after
having yielded your life to him, you
believe what he says, then sin cannot
have dominion over you, for you are
under grace; and grace Is the infinite,
perfect, unimprovable work of God
through Christ your Savior and Life.
Perfection cannot be Improved upon.
Infinity cannot be added to. That is
the sort of unimprovable, infinitely
perfect victory,that Christ offers to ac-
complish for us and in us now and
Always. But to watit to do wrong' Is
in Itself sin Wrong desire of any
sort is sin; we are under the domin-
ion of sin when we want to sin. And
Christ pledges us his word that, It
we will let him set us free, we shall
be free indeed; sin cannot have over
us even the dominion of our wanting
to do wrong. So it Is that when we
really believe in Christ's cleaning
power, the "want to" dies. Thut Is
victory Indeed,—more than victory,
for with the "want to" gone we are
"more than conquerors through him
that loved us."
Sure Source of Happiness.
The secret of all strength and happi-
ness Is conscious union with our Di-
vine Source. This establishes in us p.
sense of security, an assurance that
we are not playthings of chance, pup?
pets of accident or fate. When we
come to a full realization of our utone-
ment with the great creative, sustain-
ing principle of the universe, life will,
take on a new mennlng. There will
be no room for worry, no cause for
fear. We shall be serene, poised, hap-
py.—Orison Swett Marden, in Pictorial
Did Uncle Smile?
Mr. and Mrs. Tompkins had "expec-
tations" from their rich old Uncle Ed-
ward. So, when he came to them on a
few days visit, they prepared to do all
they cGuid do to make a good impres-
sion, and commenced by meeting him
at the station.
On the way home in a trolley car to
a Boston suburb they encouraged their
only child, also,named Edward, to sit
on the old gentleman's knee, or, as he
was stout, as much of It as was avail-
Presently the small boy slipped from
his perch and sided over to his
"I don't think I want to sit on uncle's
knee any more," he said, In his clear
"Oh, Teddy, why?" said mother in
Teddy eyed his great-uncle aggrlev-
"Because every time he breathes
out he pushes me off!" he complained.
Japan's Experience Costly.
When the railways of Japan were
first planned, the narrow gauge of 3
feet 6 Inches was selected for them,
because it was cheapest to build and
equip, and was thought best suited to
the country's narrow highways and
steep grades. Now the 6,000 miles of
Japanese railways, all of narrow
gauge, are found to be sadly behind
the times, and a movement Is on foot
to rebuild them to standard gauge, al-
though the cost Is estimated at nearly
$450,000,000. At present the trains are
slow, the fastest expresses making less
than 30 miles an hour; the coaches
are low and narrow, and the sleeping
cars are cramped and inconvenient;
while most of the railway inventions
of other nations cannot be used be-
cause of the difference In track gauge
and size of cars. The director of ira
perlal railways favors the change, In
spite of the cost, and estimates that
the main Tokaido line could be con-
verted to broad gauge in 12 years and
other lines on the main island of Japan
within 25 years.—Popular Mechanics
The Giant Republic.
You could put all our United States
(excluding Alaska) into Brazil and
have 200,000 square miles left! There
is said to be more unexplored coun-
try In Brazil than in all the rest of
the world put together I If we had a
river like the Amazon stretching in-
land from New York, the greatest
ocean steamers afloat could sail
through the heart of the United States
as far as Omaha, Neb. And this land
of big things will become as great
commercially as she now is physically.
Already four-fifths of the world's cof-
fee Is raised in Brazil.—Dan Ward in
At a golden wedding recently nn en-
tertainment was given to the surround-
ing tenantry of the aged couple. At
the close of the proceedings the host
rose and relieved his feelings in an
"Look at that, now, Pat," whispered
nn old Irishwoman, nudging her hus-
band's elbow. "Did ye see the poor
aul masther wld the tears in the eyes
"Shure, an' why wouldn't hf be cry-
In'?" was her husband's retflrt, "an't
he married to the same woman fur fif-
ty years:"—Weekly Telegraph.
"Say, paw," queried little Bennle
Bumperniekel, "who was the first
"You'll find his name in your school
history, son," replied the old man. "He
was the chap who said he would ruther
be right than be president."
A Careful Driver.
"Are you cautious about driving
"Cautious!" echoed Mr. Chuggins,
"I should say. I have taken pains to
get well enough acquulnted with ev-
ery bicycle policeman to call him by
bis first nam**"
LESSON FOR APRIL 1
JESUS GIVES SIGHT TO BLIND.
I.ESSON TEXT-John 9:1-11, 86-S8. (Read
GOLDEN TEXT—I nm the light of the
This, another of the signs which
Jesus performed, is recorded only by
John. It probably occurred in Octo-
ber, six months before the crucifixion,
while Jesus was attending the Feast
of the Tabernacles. There are six
other cases of blindness recorded as
liuviuirbeen cured. Look them up.
I. The Case (vv. 1-4). It was abso-
lutely hopeless. No human skill could
touch It, but Jesus "pussed by," and
that changed everything. What men
cannot do Jesus can. Jesus Is passing
today, and we may expect things quite
as wonderful to happen (John 14:12).
This blind man Illustrates the unsaved
sinner (I Cor. 2:14). He never had
seen. lie was beyond human help (v.
32). He had doubtless given up all
hcyie of seeing. He was without sym-
pathy, suspected nnd despised (vv. 2,
34). Poor—he was a beggar. He is
also a type of the nation df Israel
(Rev. 3:17). We must not attempt to
explain all sickness (v. 3). God fre-
quently uses it for the advancement
of his kingdom (John 11:4). Jesus
not only passed by but he "saw." The
feeling of the crowd was that of curi-
osity and contempt. His feeling was
that of compassion (vv. 2, 4 and 0).
Sickness sometimes manifests God's
sustaining grace (II Cor. 12:8-10). It
Is doubtless true that a large percent-
age of sickness is the direct result of
sin (John 5:14; Mk. 2:5; Acts 12:23),
some, of course, indirectly (Job 23:14-
II. The Cure (vv. 4-11). The word
"must" in verse four is a strong one.
The time for us to do out work Is
"now." This word "must" carries with
it the idea of a divine imperative, and
the reason for that imperativeness is
the approaching "night." Night Is
coming fast, when no man can work.
Notice the works we are to do are not
our own, but "the works of him that
sent me." Compare carefully verses
two and four, and see that Jesus con-
sidered delivering the man from evil
far more Important than speculating
about the origin of his complaint. Too
much time is spent in investigation.
Let us have more of action. The
means used in this cure were clay and
Bpittle. The miracle was performed In
plain view of all who might see. The
man did not ask Jesus to help him, but
Jesus had gone where he was (v. 5).
His words, "Go wash" were a test of
the man's faith (II Kings 5:10-14),
and his part in the transaction was a
testimony that It was Christ who
worked the cure. The use of the
material means in this ceremony made
the man more willing to go and wash.
It gave him something to do, and doing
Is always an end to faith. Siloain
means "sent," and was a type of Jesus
himself (v. 4; John 10:36; Rom. 8:3;
Gal. 4:4). If we wish to receive sight
for our blind eyes,. we should go to
him and bathe (John 8:12).
III. The Controversy (v. 12 to end of
chapter). This controversy gave op-
portunity for testimony, as we have
already seen, first of all upon the part
of the man whose testimony was pro-
gressive. At first he merely spoke of
the fact. He was not acquainted with
Jesus, for he calls him "The man
called Jesus." Later on he is moved
to call him a "prophet." He is a
prophet (v. 17), and later still he
recognizes him as "The Son of God"
(vv. 35-38). This controversy estab-
lished beyond question the fact of the
cure. It brought out the deity of
Christ (v. 33). The man was excom-
municated, but for that matter he was
already outside because of his physical
infirmity, but, best of all, he became
truly Christ's disciple.
IV. Comments. This lesson with Its
vivid contrasts of belief and unbelief
gives us a wonderful opportunity to
urge upon pupils a decision to live the
Christian life. Has Christ opened the
eyes of our scholars to the love of
God, to the awfulness of sin, to the
need of a Savior, our divine Leader
and Brother? Urge them, in the class
und out, to be as outspoken and cour-
ageous for Christ as was this man who
had never before perhaps seen or
heard of Jesus, and whose gratitude a
once called forth this wonderful con-
Being cast out by the rules of the
synagogue brought this man into closer
and deeper fellowship and commun-
ion with Jesus.
He had believed far enough to obey
his bidding, and had thus been healed.
Now he is brought to a great sav-
ing, transforming faith, viz., that Jesus
is the Son of God.
Do we take advantage of our privi-
lege of confession?
Before Christ came there were no
| He Is the inspiration of all charitable
Institutions, but healing of the body Is
of secondary Importance; the healing
of the soul is primary. "Whereas 1
was blind, now I see."
Start with what you know—your own
experience—and he will reveal hlmseU
according to your developing and pro
Healthy Skin Depends
The skin and the Intentlnos, which
work together with the kidneys to
throw out the poisons of the body, do
a part of the work, but n clean body
and a healthy one depends on the kid-
neys. If the kidneys are clogged with
toxic poisons you suffer from stiffness
In the knees In the morning on arising,
your Joints seem "rusty," you may have
rheumatic pains, pain In the back, stiff
neck, headaches, sometimes swollen
feet, or neuralgic pains—all due to the
uric acid or toxic poisons in the blood.
This is the time to go to the nearest
drug store and simply obtain a 50c.
package of Anurlc (double or triple
strength), the discovery of Dr. Pierce
of Buffalo, N. Y. Then drink a cup of
hot water before meals, with nn Anurlc
Tablet, and notice the gratifying re-
sults. You will find Anurlc more active
TO RESTORE HEALTH
Norman, Okla.—"I certainly can snfe-
ly say that Dr.
Pierce's Pellets for
liver and bowels
are the best rera-
l edy I have ever
used for constlpa-
:? tlon. I used to
which has been en-
V, tirely cured by this
medicine. I also had
an attack of nerv-
ous prostration, and
after taking Dr. Pierce's Favorite Pre-
scription I ain as well as I ever was In
my younger days. I think this Is a
great medicine to restore youth nnd
health, and I heartily recommend It to
the women who are suffering as I
have."—MRS. ALICE BILLS, 409 N.
Oet "Favorite Prescription" todny,
either In liquid or tablet form, from
any dealer in medicines.
W. L. DOUGLAS
"THE SHOE THAT HOLDS ITS SHAPE"
$3 $3.50 $4 $4.50 $5 $6 $7 & $8
Save Money by Wearing W. L. Douglas
•hoes. For sale by over9000 shoe dealers.
The Best Known Shoes in the World.
W. L. Douglas name and the retail price is stamped on the bot-
tom of all shoes at the factory. The value is guaranteed and
the wearer protected against high prices for inferior shoes. The
retail prices are the same everywhere. They cost no more in San
Francisco than they do in New York. They are always worth the
price paid for them.
"phe quality of W. L. Douglas product is guaranteed by more
A than 41 years experience in making fine shoes. The smart
styles are the leaders in the Fashion Centres of America.
They are made in a well-euuipped factory at Brockton, Mass..
by the highest paid, skilled snoemalcers, under the direction ana
supervision of experienced men, all working with an honest
determination to make the best shoes for the price that money
can buy j
Aik your shoe dealer for W. T.. Tlnnglas shoes. If he can- f|
not supply you with tho kind you want, talcn no other |
make. Write for Interesting booklet explaining how to t
Eet shoe* of tho highest standard of quality for the price, ? 1/ lin B . CL-
jr return mall, postage free. * MB Boys onoes
LOOK FOR W L. Douglas liftIf 4 2!^ J^rL"
name and the retail price $3.00 $2.50 & $2.00
•tamped on the bottom. President U W. I^ noujla. Shoe Co.,
185 Spark St., Uronkton, Mass.
She was ten years old and had re-
ceived a nice, new, red bicycle for
Christmas, but the weatherman, to-
gether with a case of "mumps," had
kept her housed up without a chance
to try out her gift. With the first
warm day she was out early, however,
and spent the day In the saddle. That
evening she complnined of the mus-
cles In her arms and legs being sore
and after being tucked in bed she said:
'Mother, I Just know I am going to
be stiff nil over In the morning. If
you were me would you rnther be stiff
'straightened out' or 'doubled up?'"—
Knleker—What sort of a chap is
Bocker—So cnutlous he burns his
bridges In front of him.
He—Are wheat cakes health^?
Me—I never heard one complain of
Pure blood is essential to Good Ffpal'th.
Garfield Tea dispells impurities, cleanses
the system and eradicates disease. Adv.
Professor WIllcox of Cornell univer-
sity has complied statistics showing
that between the ages of thirty and
fifty the death rate among married
men Is less than one-half that among
bachelors, thus indicating how expert
the benedicts become at dodging
Sun-dried oysters are a delicacy Id
You Can Make Excellent Cake
With Fewer Eggs
Just use an additional quantity of Royal Baking
Powder, about a teaspoon, in place of each egg
This applies equally well to nearly all baked
foods. Try the following recipe according to the
CREAM LAYER CAKE
1 cup sugar
M cup milk
2 cups flour
J teaspoons Royst Baking Powder
X cup shortening
1 teaspoon flavoring
1 cup sugar
1 cup milk
2 cups flour
4 teaspoons Royal Baking Powder j
I tablespoons shortening
1 teaspoon flavoring
Makes 1 Large 2-Layer Cake
DIRECTIONS—Cream ths sugar and shortening together,then mis Inthe egg.
After sifting the flour and Royal Baking Powder together, two or three times,
add It all to the mixture. Gradually add the milk and beat with spoon until
you have a smooth pour batter. Add ths flavoring. Pour Into greased isyer cake
tins and bske In a moderately hot oven for twenty minutes. This cake Is best
baked In two layers. Put together with cream Ailing and spread with white icing.
Booklet of recipes which economise In eggs and other
expensivs Ingredients mailed free.
Address ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO. 125 William St, New York
made from Cream of Tartar, derived from Grapes
No Alum No Phosphate
No Bitter Taste
Canada Offers 160 Acres
Free to Farm Hands
Bonus of Western Canada Land to Men Assisting in
Maintaining Needed Grain Production
The demand for farm labor in Canada is great As an inducement
to secure the necessary help at once, Canada will give
ONE HUNDRED AND SIXTY ACRES OF
LAND FREE AS A HOMESTEAD
and allow the time of the farm laborer, who has filed on the land1, to
apply as residence duties, the same as if he actually had lived on k.
Another special concession is the reduction of one year in the time
to complete duties. Two years instead of three as heretofore, but
only to men working on the farms for at least six months in 1917.
This appeal for farm help is in no way connected with enlistment
for military service but solely to increase agricultural output. A won-
derful opportunity to secure a farm and draw good wages at the same
time. Canadian Government will pay all lare over one cent per
mile from St. Paul or Duluth to Canadian destination. Information
as tp low railway rates may be had on application to
a. A. COOK, 2012 Mela Street, Kansas City, Me.
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