The Gotebo Gazette. (Gotebo, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 46, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 20, 1912 Page: 3 of 8
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IMPORTANCE OF PROPER CARE
FOR HORSE OFTEN OVERLOOKED
Most Dangerous Time to Give Animal Water Is When He Has
Cooled Down From Hard Work and Has Partaken
of Hearty Meal — Large Open Shed
Is Recommeitded for Shelter.
THEIR MOST JOYOUS MOMENT
i Of the Trio, Probably Representative
Redfield Had the Beat Occa-
sion to 8mile.
The talk in one of the cloak rooms
of congress turned to the thought of
the happiest moments In one's life.
Senator Bailey said his came the day
he wore his first pair of trousers. And
Paul Howland of Ohio declared his
big moment of Joy was when he was
permitted once to drive a chariot in
a pony and dog show parade.
Representative Redfield, who is a
wise chap, even if he does hail from
Brooklyn, said it was when he was
going to school and trying to master
long division. Three or four aisles
over from where he sat a boy yawned.
It was not an ordinary yawn, but one
of such genuine expression of feeling
toward things in general that it at-
tracted Redfleld's attention. He was
fortunate in having a paper wad right
at hand, ready for any emergency,
and he aimed this at the boy's caver-
nous mouth. The wad went right
square into the goal and—well. Fourth
of July fireworks are tame to the
stunts that boy did in the next few
He says he almost smiled once on
ship board when the vessel gave a
lurch and threw a platter full of
beefsteak, gravy and all, over the
open-faced shirt front of a pompous
passenger across the table.
Excellent Farm Draft Horses.
A horse should be watered before
feeding, and never given a large, quan-
tity of water after a meat for the
simple reason that the water will wash
the food out of the stomach before
stomach digestion has tiAen place,
and the food will not be well prepared
for absorption; and besides it is some-
times the cause of colic.
There is a popular idea that a warm
horse should not be allowed to drink
and, unlike a great many other popu-
lar Ideas, there is a little truth in it.
If you water a warm horse in the or-
dinary way, letting him drink all that
he will, you are likely to have a foun-
dered horse on your hands. This is
especially so If, At the time, the horse
Is fatiguod. Nevertheless, it is always
safe to allow him from six to ten swal-
lows, no matter how warm he is. If
this be given on going into the stable
and he be allowed to stand and eat
hay for an hour and is then offered
water, he will not drink early so
much as he would had none been
The danger is not in the first swal-
low, as we often hear it asserted, but
in the excessive quantities he will
drink if not restrained.
John Splan, the great trainer,
"As to water, I think that a horse
should have all that he wants at all
times. A man says: 'Why; will you
give your horse water before a race?'
Yes, before the race, in the race, and
after the race, and any other time
that he wants to drink. When I say
give your horse all the water, he wants
before the race, I do not mean that
you shall tie him in a warm stall
where he cannot get a drink for five
or six hoflrs on a hot day, and then
take him to the pump and give him all
that he wants. What I mean is to
give him water often and, in that way,
he will only take a small quantity at
After long, continuous exertion the
system Is gTeatly depleted of fluid.
Nature calls for Its replacement, and
this Is the cause of a thirst which
Is so intense that, If the animal is not
restrained at this time, he may drink
much more than he needs.
The custom, almost universally fol-
lowed, of giving the morning meal be-
fore water, is not very objectionable,
either theoretically or practically. At
this time there is no depletion of fluid,
consequently the horse is not very
thirsty and does not drink rapidly or
excessively and apparently very little
evil results from this method. How-
ever, the writer much prefers that the
horse should have an opportunity to 1
drink what is good for him before the 1
Personally, I much prefer keeping
horses, both summer and winter, in
an open shed, with a large water tank
in the yard, to tying them by the
head in a barn.
Not only In giving water to horses
must care be exercised but in every
Many a good driving horse has his
years of usefulness cut short by being
left in the hands of some person who
does not know how to take care of a
horse or does not care what happens
to the horse that happens to come in-
to his hands.
One of the most common ways of
injuring a driving horse is by driving
him hard in cool weather, and when
the horse has been brought into a
sweat, leaving him uncovered and ex-
posed to cold winds or to drafts in
It is seldom necessary to drive a
horse so hard on a cool day that he
will be in a sweat. In warm weather
It is different, as the horse, then
sweats with little exertion.
When the horse has been driven un-
til he is covered with foam and sweat,
he should be taken Into a stable, rub-
bed down with whisps of hay or piece
of rough cloth, and then blanketed.
The. neglect of such precautions has
resulted in many a horse catching a
cold that has proved serious*
Driving is a science itself, and there
are many mature people who have not
learned how to dlrve a horse. They
have no idea as to the amount of work
he is able to perform without lessen-
ing his vitality.
It mus#be remembered that a horse
as well as a man, is limited as to what
he can do.
Makes Home Baking Easy.
Gives nicer, better food than baker's.
There Is no baking powder like it
for hot biscuit, hot breads and cake.
Made from Pure Grape Cream of Tartar.
LEFT MAMMA GASPING.
ECZEMA DISFIGURED BABY
"Our little boy Gilbert was troubled
with eczema when but a few weeks
old. His little face was covered with
sores even to back of his ears. The
poor little fellow suffered very much.
The sores began as pimples, his little
face was disfigured very much. We
hardly knew what he looked like. The
face looked like raw meat. We tied
little bags of cloth over his hands to
prevent him from scratching. He was
very restless at night, his little face
"We consulted two doctors at Chi-
cago, where we resided at that time.
After trying all the medicine of the
two doctors without any result, we
read of the Cutlcura Remedies, and
at once bought Cuticura Soap and
Ointment. Following the directions
carefully and promptly we saw the
result, and after four weeks, the dear
child's face was as fine and clean as
any little baby's face. Every one who
saw Gilbert after using the Cuticura
Remedies was surprised. He has a
head of hair which Is a pride for any
boy of his age, three years. We can
only recommend the Cuticura Reme-
dies to everybody." (Signed) Mrs. H.
Albrecht, Box 883, West Point, Neb.,
Oct. 26, 1910. Although Cuticura Soap
and Ointment are Bold by druggists
and dealers everywhere, a sample of
each, with 32-page book, will be mailed
free on application to "Cuticura,"
Dept. L, Boston.
They Must Make Ananias Jealous.
a "Oh, we have had such a delightful
time at your party. We want you to
come and take dinner with us Just as
soon as you can."
"Honestly, I think you have got Just
the cutest baby 1 have ever seen."
"Gee, I can sing a lot better when
I haven't got a cold."
"My husband is Just as sw4et as he
can be around the house. He never
gets cross and never Bcolds when din-
ner Isn't ready, and Is so neat that a
piece of lint on the carpet almost
drives him crazy."
"We expect to spend next summer
Willie—Say, ma, didn't baby cut his
Willie—Den why can't he cut his
Willing to Do Square Thing.
Brand Wbitlock, who doubles as
mayor of Toledo and as a literary
man, had a Chicago career. He was a
reporter on the old Herald when Pete
Dunne and Charley Seymour were his
side-kicks.. Charley Chapin was one
of his city editors.
Chapin is now city editor of the
New York Evening World, and this
story waB told to Whitlock lately by
a correspondent who had him under
A new reporter had been hired on
the Evening World, and he went to
work on a Wednesday. The pay day
on the paper is Thursday. In the
course of a week, when the recruit re-
ceived his first envelope, he found
that he was a day short. He went to
Chapin and complained, only to get
"Oh, well, never mind. When I fire
you, I'll fire you a day earlier and that
will make it come out even."
Fish With False Teeth.
Cap Wilson, the inventor of as many
different kinds of spoons as there are
fish that will take them, has discov-
ered a new lure for catfish. He was
on an outing among the sloughs of the |jje nicest frocks
Sacramento river, when one of his ,.j said 0Qe day tQ Qryn
companions found him on the deck of g.rj.
Darwin as Girls Read Him.
Miss Elizabeth Marbury, the bril-
liant and successful dramatic agent In
New York, said at the Colony club
the other day:
"It is an error to think that the
intellectual girl Is dowdy. l(00k at
the girl graduates about you. Those
with the highest marks wear usually
GONE ARE DAYS OF CHIVALRY
Imagine This Situation In the Tlmea
When Knights Died for the "Love
of a Ladyel"
Miss Italia Garibaldi, granddaughter
of the famous "liberator," complained
in Chicago about the way Italian wois-
en are treated there.
When I see," she said, "the male
employer, with all his vaunted chlv-
Airy to women, taking such an unfair
advantage of his female employes, I
don't wonder that woman is beginning
to sneer at man's chivalry.
"It reminds me of an Italian wash-
erwoman. very industrious and sue
cessful, to whom a young man offered
himself in matrimony.
'"You love me?' the washerwoman
" 'Devotedly,' the young man re
" 'Are you sure?'
••'I swear it!'
"She gave him a searching look.
" 'Are you out of work?' she said."
HARD FOR THE HOUSEWIFE.
CREAM AND MILK
rvmrn Not so Much to Blame
for Their Carelessness as
Price Paid for the
The education of dairymen in the
way of producing good cream and
milk is progressing. Some' of the
large creameries, particularly those
of the west, are paying for cream ac-
cording to its real value and are care-
fully grading it.
Time was under sharp competition
when the creameries took all kinds of
cream Just bb it came and paid the
same price for good, bad and indiffer-
ent It was not long before the
creameries found out that this did
not pay and now many of them are
separating the cream and grading it
according to condition. For instance,
number one consists of septR-ator
cream which Is delivered twice a
week in winter and three times a
week in summer. This must be rea-
sonably sweet and In good condition
and test at least 30 per cent butter
Cream graded as number two In-
cludes all hand separator cream de-
livered not le^s than once a week In
winter and twice in summer. It must
, be reasonably clean, In good condition
and test not less than 20 per cent.
In butter fat. The lowest grade, num-
ber three, includes all gravity cream
and all hand separator cream which
tests lees than 20 per cent. This
grade also Includes all cream that Is
In poor condition even If It should test
more than 20 per cent.
The creameries ought to hsve adopt-
ed some system of this kind Ion* ago
and It Is their fault largely that they
have not been able to produce better
Gutter than they have Much of the
creamery butter on the market is
mighty poor stuff and It comes from
mixing good and bad cream.
Farmers are not so much to blue
for their carelessness, as they have
been paid as much for poor cream a?
good. Of course this sort of business
did not offer any Inducement to send
good sweet, clean cream to market
and to send it often. Now that many
of the big creameries have started
into this campaign of education the
farmer who produces the best cream
will have the advantage over the care
less and indifferent dairyman that he
should have, as it puts a premium on
Beat Authorities Claim There
Never Was One of That
Breed Spotted or Callct.
Going Further Back.
A man who bad suddenly become
very rich went to live in New York
and began to spend money with a lav-
ish hand. He decided that his name
needed advertising, so he visited a
"I suppose," he said, "if I pay you
enough you can trace my family back
"My dear, sir," replied the genealo-
gist. "if you're willing to put up the
money we can prove by evolution that
your family existed before Adam."—
his launch, roaring loudly.
"What's the matter?" he Inquired.
"Matter? Huh! Therms a $20 cat-
fiBh down under this boat, an' I'm
a-goin' to get him if I have to seine
him out." w
"How do you figure a catfish worth j ted...
"This way: I was standin' right here
a-cleanln' my new set of false teeth,
when he come up to the top, looked at
me an' opened his mouth. I grabbed
for the boathdok to gaff him an'
dropped the teeth. Plump they went,
right square into his mouth. Now
he's down there crackin' crabs with
my teeth, an' I got to eat clam show-
der outen a salmon spoon."—Saturday
" 'How beautifully your pannier
gown fits, dear. I thought you grave
and reverend seniors were above such
" 'Oh, no,' said she. 'We all believe
here in the survival of the best fit-
Just to Accommodate.
Hungry Girl (one of a party of tour-
ists who have arrived late at a coun-
try Inn)—No fresh eggs? But you've
got hens, haven't you?
Innkeeper's Wife—Yes, but they're
Hungry Girl—Well, but can't you
wake ihem?—Fliegende Blaetter.
Zeke Knew Rufe.
Rufe was telling Zeke about a ter-
rible escapade he bad had the night
before after he had crossed the dam
at the river and was making for his
cabin about a half mile through the
"And jest as I stepped Inter de
brush I hears a funny noise like a
shoat snortin'. I looks up an' a blue
light jumps out er de groun' and
shapes itself into a ghost about six
foot tall. -Red fire was a-flickerin" out
er its nose. It stood still kinder, then
lifted a long, bony finger an' says:
I want you. Rufe Jackson.'
I walks up to It and shakes my
own finger right In its face. 'You
mind yore business and I'll mind
mine,' I says, and turns on my heel
and goes right on.
"Now, what'd you er done. Zeke, In
a case like dat?"
"I'd er done jest what you done,
you durned lying nigger."
A northern visitor in the south tells
the following story to illustrate the
taciturnity of the southern negro.
He had asked Steve, a typical darky
of the region, numerous questions con-
cerning a certain plantation, and to
each the negro gave the invariable re-
ply of "Yahs, sah "
"Steve," asked the somewhat exas-
pefcted northerner, "don't you say
anything but 'Yahs, sah'? Can't you
say 'No. sir?'"
The negro blinked his eyes indolent-
ly for a moment and replied. "Yahs,
The best authorities on the Arabian
horse claim there never was a really
pure one of that breed that was spot-
ted or calico in color. Even the cir-
cus men. however, have not nearly so
much use for the skewbald horse as
they once had. The small supply fills
their demand. They find that horses
of the draft breeds pull their wagons
better, while for ring uses the tougher
bone and sinew of the thoroughbred
or trotter recommend them. Still
some attractions die bard and a few
spotted freaks are always to be found
beneath every big canvass. The
Arabian horse may briefly be describ-
ed as a thoroughbred on a small scale.
There are many line specimens of the
\breed In this country but more In
England. It Is difficult to get really
good specimens out of the Sultan's do-
mains. Not only Is their exportation
prohibited by imperial decree, but
rivalry among the sheiks of the no-
madic Arabians which own the best
bands Is so keen that good stallions
can hardly be bought at first hands
and no one wants to pay much money
for a poor Individual and then go deep
down In pocket two or three times
mora to plaee It on skip board.
"Why are there so many men In this
Jail?" asked the philanthropic reform-
"1 guess," answered the guide, "it's
chiefly because they can't get out"
"How is it I have such big telegram
"You told me, sir, to use dispatch
tn that correspondence, so I wired all
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Mayor Turnbull of Canton was
talking about a statement, made all
unconsciously by a Titanic officer, that
had been a terrible black eye for tha
"This statement," he said, "reminds
me of a little Canton boy.
" Tommy, why are you so unkind
to your nurse? Why don't you love
her?' his mother once asked him.
" Because I don't,' the enfant terri-
ble replied. I just hate her! I could
pinch her cheeks like papa does!'"
"1 see beef is still going up."
"Then the best way to stop that la
to keep it from going down."
Benham—They made a lion of me.
Mrs. Benham—Weil, I'm a pretty
fair sort of lion tamer.
It's hard enough to keep house if la
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Mrs. John Robinson, 908 Burney St,
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One or the Other.
A very plain, although somewhat fa
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and prefaced her lecture with the foh
I am a native of Baltimore, the city
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A small boy said to another. In a
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As soon as women are ours, we are
no longer theirs.—Michael de Mon-
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way to get it was to say something
nice to papa. So climbing upon his
lap she said sweetly:
"Papa, I love you better than the
The young man who tells a girl she
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