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STATE TAKES HAND IN FIGHT
New Jersey Leads in Advanced Legls
latlon Designed to Check Spread
What ia designated by the National
Association for tho Study and Preven
tion of Tuberculosis as the most ad
vanced legislation in tho campaign
against tuberculosis that has been
enacted by any stato in tho Upited
States, if not by any country In tho
world, is found in a bill recently
passed by tho New Jersey legislature
and signed by Governor Wilson. Tho
now law provides that tuberculosis
patients vho refuse to obey the regu
lations laid down by tho stato board
of hoalth concerning the prevention of
their disease, and thus become a men
ace to tho health of those with whom
they associate shall be compulsorily
segregated by order of tho courts, in
institutions provided for this purpose.
If such a patient refuses to obey the
rules and regulations of tho Institu
tion in which he is placed, he may "be
isolated or separated from other per
sons and restrained from leaving tho
institution." The law further pro
vides that all counties in the state
of vNew Jersey shall within six months
from April 1st make provision In spe
cial institutions for the caro of ail
persons having tuberculosis in these
counties. Tho stato treasurer, will sub
sidize each county to the extent of
$3.00 a week for each person main
tained in theso Institutions, except
those who are able to pay for the cost
Willie Paw, what doos discretion
Paw Picking out a Bmall man
when you are looking for trouble.
n Easily. v
Howell-ke has a prosperous look.
Powt' Yes, you could tell at a
glance Wat he was a single man.
Nice Meat Balls.
Take a quantity of cold meat suffi
cient for a meal, scraps of roasts or
fried beef that has become dry, run
through food chopper, season with salt
and pepper, nutmeg and allspice; soak
about one-third as much stale white
bread in cold milk, press out, and mix
(with tho meat. Add beaton egg, one
legs is enough for three persons, and
lump of butter size of a walnut; mix
thoroughly and roll into balls; fry in
Chot lard. Pile in pyramid on a flat
dish to serve.
Lettuce Layer Salad.
Take one bunch of head lettuce,
(two large oranges, one small plneap-
le, a balf-cupful of salad dressing or
half-cupful of mayonnaise. Crisp
(the lettuce and arrange on individu
al salad plates. Peel tho oranges and
slice in half-Inch slices crosswise.
Cut four half-inch slices of pineapple
crosswise. Arrange once sllco of pine
apple between two of orange, place
on the lettuce and pour French dress
jlng over all.
Mexican Cough Cure.
One pound ligs, one pound of dates,
one-half pound rock candy, one ounco
sago (green or dry), four quarts of
water. Simmer to three pints and
strain. Tako a teaspoonful as often
as tho cough is troublesome. Good
ifor any cough, but particularly for
-consumptives, as the sago checks tho
might sweats, the ligs aro purifying
Half pound of powdered sugar, but
ter size of an egg. Put sugar and butter-
together, then beat tho white of
an egg stiff and add to the sugar and
butter; beat thoroughly. Flavor with
vanilla. This will frost cakes-
For Individual Pies.
I use my muffin pans for making in
dividual pies, lining each one with
pastry, and proceed as for a large
pie. They bake beautifully and look
dainty when served individually.
Woman's Homo Companion.
A Kitchen Hint
You who find it difficult to cut up a
rough-skinned pumpkin will find tho
kitchen or woodhouso saw tho moBt
convenient article for the purpose, as
it Is superior to the sharpest knlfo
and far less dangerous.
MONET IS PAID
FUNDS TURNED OVER FOR THE
ERECTION OF CAPITOL
EVERY- CONTRACT FILLED
ALL DEEDS TO PROPERTY GIVEN
OVER TO CITY
Situation Is Now Up to Governor Lee
Cruce, Who Announces That Act
ual Work Will Be Started
Soon Other News
Oklahoma City. Warrants in tho
total sum of $250,000, representing the
full amount of the capltol building and
northwest railroad bpnd lssuo of last
February wore ordered drawn by tho
city commissioners Monday in favor
of tho Capitol Building and Packing
town Development company. Tho
Capitol Building company receives
$100,000 which will immediately be
'made available for tho erection of a
stato capitol in the northeast part of
tho city, while the Packingtown De
velopment company receives $150,000
which will bo turned over to Edward
H. Cooke and Frank J. Wlkoff in trust
for the Northwest Railroad company
to bo payable when actual construc
tion of that proposed lino begins.
In consideration for the $250,000,
the city received seventeen separate
tracks lying in various portions of
the city to bo used for parking or
other purposes. This includes prop
erty near Belle Isle, additional prop
erty In the Delmar Garden tract and
in tho northeast part of the city.
Every detail according to the terms
ontered into between the two compan
ies, tho Chamber of Commerce and
other interests connected with the
last bond election was finished when
the commissioners accepted tho deeds
to the tracts, instructed the assistant
counselor to have them properly re
corded and by resolution ordered war
rants drawn upon the auditor for tho
For" several hours during the after
noon, representatives of the two com
panies were in conference with tho
commissioners in Mayor Grant'3 pri
vate offlce at tho city hall. Tho con
freres Included Mayor Grant, Commis
sioners Blackwell, Highloy, Hampton
and Trueblood for tho city, and C. F.
Colcord, O. P. Workman, J. M. Owen,
Henry G. Snyder, Ed. S. Vaught, FrauX
J. Wlkoff and W, F..Harn, represent
ing tho two corporations. At this
meeting abstracts were inspected,
deeds signed and acknowledged and
the agreement reached that every par
ticular of tho entire transaction was
satisfactory and in full conformity
with the pre-election explanations to
tho public. When tho conference
closed, tho commissioners retired to
tho assembly room and formally con
vened to make all acts official, legal
SUE THE STENOGRAPHERS
Friendly Action Instituted to Deter
mine Law on tho Subject
Pawnee, Okla. Suits have been in
stituted in the district court here
against Miss Emma WilBon and Mrs.
Ward, for tho recovery of money paid
them as fees for stenographic work
done in their capacity as clerks in the
county coutt. Tho suits aro of a
friendly nature and have been brought
in accordance with the law rolatlve
to salaries for county employes.
To Oust City Marshal
Cleveland, Okla. Because it is al
leged that he has not performed his
fluty as an officer should, suit has been
brought hero against George Lanning,
city marshal, to oust him from office.
One of the complaints is that he has
not been energetic enough in tho
prosecution of offenders of tho law.
Oklahoma City. The hearing of
protests by sand companies engaged
in removing sand and gravel from tho
beds of the Arkansas and Grand
rivers against tho blanket lease
granted by the commissioners of tho
jtato land offlce for the same privi
lege to tho Builders' Sand and Gravel
company was doferred for two weeks
by tho commissioners on request of
the sand men, none of whom were
able to appear Monday. The board
wont over the record of past meetings
to determine whether the sand and
gravel privilege had ever been adver
tised, and on the records of the meet
ing of Docember 21 a motion to the
Affnor that an advertisement bo in
serted, it was discovered, had been
made by It. H. Wilson.
$5 Case Appealed
Oklahoma City. a case Involving
a ?5 judgmont was appealed to the
court of criminal appeals Monday by
George Baldwin, who makes the town
of Arnott, Ellis county, defendant
in error. Baldwin was assessed a fine
of $5 and costs for keoplng hogs in
side the city limits
SUMMER ENCAMPMENT SCHOOL8
M. College Will Hold at Least
Five During Summer
Stillwater, Okla. Tho A. & M.
College will hold flvo or moro sum
mor encampment schools during tho
coming summer soason in thoso coun
ties of tho state in which tho Farm
ers' Institutes and tho Womans' Aux
iliaries of tho institutes are most ac
tive and vigorous. This provides ono
or moro encampment schools for each
Supreme Court Judicial District. Tho
contest will closo May 15th and all
reports from counties must reach tho
A. & M. Collego before May 25.
Tho reports of this contest must
bo made on blanks furnished by tho
A. & M. College and sworn to In each
case by tho president and secrotary
of both tho County Farmers' Insti
tute and the Womans' Auxllllary, re
spectively. Slnco tho annual dues for
membership In tho woman's auxil
iary is only one-half that charged for
membership in tho Farmers' Institute
tho active membership and attend
ance of the woman's auxiliary will bo
counted qb one-half tho full strength
of tho names onrolled and attending.
It is planned to open these schools
on Tuesday and hold three sessions
daily through Saturday remaining
iivo days in each community. Tho col
lego will send out to theso encamp
ment schools at leaBt two car loads
of live stock, poultry, and scientific
equipment and tho necessary profes
sors for the lecture work For oach
evening, music and special moving
picture programs will bo arranged in
connection with tho technical lec-
Uures. Tho collego will supply two
tents in which many of tho mootings
will be held.
The basis of this year's contest' is
active membership one-half and at
tendance one-half. Officers of county
farmers' institutes and of the wo
man's auxiliaries entering this con
tost should apply to the A & M. Col
lege for necessary blanks on which to
report before May 15. Farmers' Insti
tute officials were notified of theso
contests by letter of December 9, 1311.
Further information concerning these
encampment schools will bo sent on
Tho attendance and tho interest
last year were such as to satisfy the
collego authorities and arouse much
interest for agricultural progress. J.
H. Connell, President, A. & M. Col
lege, Stillwater, Oklahoma.
PRESENTS TREE TO CITY
Luther Burbank, Sends Capital
Royal Black Walnut
Oklahoma City. F. D. King, of
Santa Rosa, Cal home, of Luther
Burbank, was bearor of a Tnuch prized
gift from the plant wizard to the Ok
lahoma City Chamber of Commerce.
The gift is a Royal black walnut tree
which Burbank sends with tho state
ment that "it is tho only thing I know
of that can grow as fast as Oklahoma
Tho Royal black walnut 1b a pro
duction of this man who has made
deserts into garden spots, being an
ordinary walnut tree orossed with
other trees. It doeB not bear fruit,
but is a magnificent tree and grows
to be 100 feet high in a very brief
Mr. King, who carried the present,
is a delegate to the rtetail Grocers'
convention, and states that Mr. Bur
banks said if tnis tree should not
grow, on being planted, he would
Frank Wlkoff, president of the
Chamber of Commerce, received the
present and placed it in tho caro of
W. F. Vahlberg, park superintendent,
who haB taken It to Wheeler park to
bo planted. Mr. Vahlberg says ho has
heard much about this wonderful now
troe and contemplates securing others
for planting in Oklahoma City parks.
School House Burned
Oklahoma City. State Fire Mar
shal C. C. Hammonds, has received a
report of tho burning of a school
house near Hobart, supposed to be the
work of incendiaries.
Girl Committed Suicide
Butler, Okla. Miss Orpha Moore,
living In tho Moorwood neighborhood,
committed suicide with carbolic acid.
Two oT her girl friends called on hex
to spend the afternoon, her parents
having left her at the house alone.
Tho girls, falling to get any response
to their knocks at the door, went
upstairs and found ner lying on the
floor dead. The girl left no word ol
explanation of her net.
Oklahoma City. Tho city of Ard
more appealed to the supreme courl
from tho district court of Cartel
county, In which a Judgmont for ?2,
288.90 was found In ravor of tho Ard
moro Concroto Construction company
The sum was alleged to be due on
certain sowers constructed by tho con
Boy Must Be Good
Shawnoo, Okla. If Vernon Ander
son, the young son of T, E. Anderson
of McLoud, Is a good ,boy, he will not
havo to stand trial in Justice of the
Peace Johnston'B court on 610 charge
of unlawfully carrying a target rifle,
HIS SERMON IN A NUTSHELL
Comprehensive and 8ucclnct Report
of Whot Was Said In ths
A popular Irishman, beloved tor
many a mila around his homo town,
died suddonly. Ho belonged to bov
oral organizations, and tho A, O. U.
of Bloouivlllo decided to send a rep
resentative to his funeral.
Tho church was packed and tho
clorgyman most sympathetic. In ex
pressing his cortnlnty of Immortality
be wont in for simile.
"Wo will say," ho observed for Illus
tration, "that here is a beautiful
watch. The case Is good and is studded
with diamonds. It looks like tho valu
ablo part of tho watch, but you can
removo tho works and thoy will keep
Tho delegate returned to his homo
town and was sounded on tho topic of
tho funeral sermon.
"Well," ho reported, "tho father
said that Pat was no Watorbury."
It does not tako long for America's
futuro citlzons to adopt American
stylos. Ho had just landed at the Bat
tery, and was tolling up Broadway
with his big canvas-covered trunk up
on his back. A bright orange tlo set
off his crisp black locks, and a long,
heavy ulster flapped at his heels. But,
crowning glory of all perched on his
head, and toyod with by the biting
winds that Bwept In from tho Bca, was
a brand-now American straw hat a
fitting crown for a citizen in a country
where every man is a king.
Willie was looking at tho pictures in
A magazine whon suddenly ho turned
to his father and asked: "Pa, do co
coanuts really grow on trees 7"
"Of course! Where did you think
"Why, pa, I always thought the mon
koys laid 'em."---Boston Transcript.
A man is no sooner elected to office
than ho begins to kick because It isn't
Tho Bystem takes kindly to nature's laxa
tive, Garfield Tea, which is mild In action
and always effective.
And many a married woman thinks
It's up to her to assert her Indepen
dence by abusing her husband.
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Thousands Have Been Helped
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Women suffering from any form of fe
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Your letter will bo opened, read and
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her private illness to a woman; thus has
been established a confidential corre
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testimonial or used a letter without tho
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as tho hundreds of thousands of them in
their files will attest.
Out of tho vast volumo of experience
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of assistance. Ad
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