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THE DEMOCRAT. LIBERAL, KANSAS.
OKUHOMA NEWS NATES SHADOWS OF COMING EVENTS. ; aimiiimiimtmiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiMiiniiiiiiifflnmiiiiHiiimn Aug.30-31, School land Bale, Alva, Sept. 1-10, School land sale, Cheronee. Sept 11-18 Old Soldiers" Reunion. Can ton. ept. 11-22, School land sale, Enid. , Sept. 22-Oct. 7. School laiid sale, Med furd. Oct. 9-12 Land sale, Kay county. Oct 13-15, School land sale. Perry. ' Nov. 16 Cornerstone laying, Oklahoma Capitol Building. Nov. 25-27 Ntntd educational Associa tion, Oklahoma City. " Pairs, Picnics and Carnivals. ' Au(f. 81fiept. 4 Eighth annual reunion, SouthweMterii Blue und Gray Association, Bridgeport. 8ept. 1-3, Pontotoc County Fair, Ada. Sept. 7-9, Blnger Fair. Sept. 7-10, Kingfisher County Fair, Kingfisher. Sept. 8-li, ureer County Fair. Mangum. Sept. 9-10, Johnston County Fair, Tish omingo. Sept. 10-11 Cotebo Fair, Clotebo. Sept. 13-15 Love County Fair, Mari etta S.'pt. H-15, Woodward County Fair, Mutual. Sept. 14-17. nttsburg County Fair, Mo Alester. Sept. 11-17, Cimurron valley Fair, Outline. 11-17 iiogera County ralr, Clare-' 15-18. Hrvan County Fair, Durant. 15-17. Tuisa Ccuntv Fair, Tulsa. 15-18, The Sterling Fair, Ster- lfl, Cherokee Celebration. Perry. 16-17, Harmon County Fair. Hol- Si'lit. rfiore. Sept. Sept, Sept. Ing. Sept, Sept us. Sept. 16-17, Kiowa County Fair, Holmrt. Sort. 16-18, Cleveland County Fair, Nor man. Sept. 16-18, JneKson Countv Fair, Altus. Sept. 16-1S, Lincoln County Fair, Prague. Sept. 16-18, Washita County Fair, Cor dell. Sept. 17-18, Tillman County Fair. Fred erick. Sept. 17 IS, Co.il Countv Fair. Coatpnte. Sept. 17-10, .Marshall County Fair, Mu dlll. Sept. H-21, t;ree!c Countv Fnlr. Snpnlpa. Seiit. ?n.2:. Atnk:i Cmintv Valr, Atoka. Sept. 21-22 Fair Teoimiseh. Sept. 21-22, Poltawatumlu County Fair, Shnwnee. Seit. 21-23. Pennitt carnival. Pnncnn. Sept. 21-21, Pawnee Comily Fair, Hnl Ictf. Sept. 21-21, lloelhnm County Fair, Klk Citv. Se;t. 22-21, CnnMdlan County Fair, Kl lleno. Sept. 22 2.', Klamlehl Valley Fair. Tall nlnn. Sept. 2r. KviMmM, State University vs. Fdmond N'ormn'. Sept. 2f-0, .. I, State Fnlr, Ol.lnliomn City. Sept. 27, OM s.il.ilers- Tmv, S'nte Fnlr. Sept. 27. Imllnnn rv, Stnte Fn'r. Sept. 27. FrMteriml Imv, State Fair. Sept. 2S. Ketitnekv Ditv. Stnte Fair. "rt. 1. Missouri Hav. Stnte Fair. Or't. 1. Press Pnv. Stito Fair. Tiet. 4-0. NV-v-Stnt Fair Musi cu'PO Vt. 5-9, Pad. In I'nmitv Fair, .-, n wla rt;n. Tlee 27-.1-M. I. Kastern f lkl.i lluma l-'uul-try Show, Tulsp STATE CAPITAL HAPPENINGS aillllllllllllilNllllllinillllllllNllllllllilUIIIN To an Oklahoma City man, Dorset Carter, belongs the distinction of be ing awarded one of the largest coal contracts ever granted by a railroad in Oklahoma. Mr. carter has just closed a deal with the Katy Railroad Company, whereby he agrees to pro duce and load onto cars 800 tons of coal a day for a period of several years. This vast amount of coal will be stripped in the vicinity of Lehigh, and the machinery Is now being in stalled for the great shovel which will uncover the ground above the coal. This shovel is the largest one in the Much Wealth In Oklahoma. Hubert L. Bolen, collector of Inter nal revenue, statd that of the twenty states west of the Mississippi river only four paid the federal government more Individual income tax than Okla homa, which states are as follows: Iowa, Missouri, Texas and California. Of the southern states Oklahoma paid more taxes than either of the fol lowing: North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Florida and Arkansas. Oklahoma paid more Individual in come tax than Kansas and Arkansas United States, havlne a boom arm of together. 90 feet, being able to clear a radius) Mr. Dolen also stated that from pres of nearly 100 feet. The capacity of1 en' indications caused by good crops the shovel is seven cubic yards. eouiv-;and the advance price in oil, he ex- alent to Beven ordinary wagon londs. , Pef"t the income tax to Increase more Mr. Carter declares that the Okla homa surface coal fields are tho finest In tho lTtlttoH Gtntou Rvtonulva hnr- lngs in the Lehigh field have shown ! 'n k'oma la8t ear amounted to more than a million and a half tons ' 1"'t,So- which Is easily accessible. The lund which will be operated by Mr. Carter is five miles from Lehigh, and com prises a strip three miles and a than 50 per cent this year in Okla homa. The Individual Income tax collected Factory Planned For Penitentiary. Plans and specifications have been half ; completed by the state board of affairs long. A railroad has been run to the field from Lehigh. The dip of the veins is slight, and tho coal can be stripped for a distance of 000 feet from a surface showing. At this dis tance the coal will lie at a depth of 50 feet, which is the maximum depth which Mr. Carter will attempt to reach with his great shovel. Ordinary sur face coal is not stripped below a depth of twenty feet. It is estimated that it will take six years, at the rate of 800 tons a day, to exhaust the vis ible supply on the government land. oil is now worth 75 Mid-continent cents a barrel. Examinations nre abolished In the ChlckiiHlia schools. Grnndfleld Is to have a second state bank with a cnpltnl stock of $15,000. The McMnn pipe line from dishing to Fort Worth Is carrying 21,000 bar rels of oil each day. A warehouse containing 325 bales of cotton was totally destroyed at Mul hall by fire of unknown origin. Mldcontinent grades of petroleum were advanced another five cents last 1 nrpelr maklnir thft nnntiiHmi rnl nS t cents. C. C. Hlakelcy, secretary of tha com mercial club of Ilurtlesvllle, has been employed as secsetary of the Okmulgee commercial club. After 44 years of married life, Wil liam Scott cf Oklahoma City filed a petition In district court for a divorce from Isabella Scott. Ilccause he drove his car SO mile an hour nnd then told the chief of police to go to hell, O. M. Campbell cf Oklahoma City, paid $.10 in police court. Wanks have been received at Wcatherford from Adjutant General F. M. Canton and a militia company organized with an enrollment of 36 names. Posses have been unsuccessfully scouring Delaware and adjoining coun ties searching for three masked men who held up the First State Bank at Bornlce, getting away with $1,500. Thirty-eight cars of wheat Bhlpped by Clinton grain dealers to Galveston are believed to have been lost In the Galveston flood, as all efforts to locate the cars which were due to have ar rived In Galveston last week have proved futil:. Henry McNenl, 30, a negro, is held In the guard house at Ft. Sill awaiting developments at Lawton, where he at tempted an assault against Mrs. Frank Leonard wife of a patent medicine salesman, was arrested nnd threatened with lynching. The negro is under strong (guard. While attempting to swim the Wash lta river, which is swollen from tho recent rains, Shelby Thomas-on, aged about L'0, of Davis, was' drowned near Price's Falls about six miles south of there. The boys who were with Thomason swam across In safety, but were unable to reach him before the current carried him down. John Corbett, famous Harvard foot ball, star and ail-American halfback, has resigned as physical director of the, Oklahoma A. and M. college, after holding that position for two years. Rev. Father Timothy A. Murphy, who has been In Charge of St. Johns church at Itartlesvlllo, has taken up his residence at Shawnee and will ful fill his duties as rector In the new Catholic University of Oklahoma, which will open Its first term Septem ber 13 with an enrollment of 300 students. Oklahoma Is Discovered. Oklahoma Is just being discovered by a lot of people. One of the greatest advertising agencies In America lias within a fortnight come ulive, as it were, to tho importance of Oklahoma as a merchandising field for nationul advertisers. The government's crop reports, and other incutsrlul statistics, awakened this firm. It sent Its bright young men out, and they discovered the slate. The result is this linn is, to use the vernacular, playing Okla homa both ways to win. Here are some figures: The daily oil production of Oklahoma at the present time is approximately 290,000 barrels. The prevailing price at the moment (though It may bo higher to morrow, and is certain fo De higher before another twelye months; pos- Klhlv double the price of today), Is 75 cents a barrel, or a total daily In come from oil of $217,500, which foots about $73,000,000 for the year. The ten-year average for ngricul turol products In Oklahoma Is about ill'0,000,000 per annum. This year ag ricultural products will far exceed this. The federal government credit-; the state with a large Increase In yield of all of the products of the farm, and the prevailing market quotations are much above the ten-year average A conservative estimate, therefore, of the total valuation of farm products for the year ltflo would be about $150,000,000. The market value of the coal out put for the year will total in round numbers $10,000,000. for the erection of a factory building on the state penitentiary grounds at McAIester. The building wll be three stories high, 200 by 80 feet In dimen sions and will be built of brick ana concrete and will be tire-proof through out. When the building has been com pleted business enterprises will be In stal'ed In the building to furnish em ployment to convicts in the prison. Several different propositions it Is an nounced, are tinder consideration by the board and some definite action will be taken Just as the structure Is com pleted. It was stated. The brick to be used m, the construc tion of the building vv til be made by convicts. Ground ill be broken nr.d the work on the building will start within a short time, it was announced. That Knife-Like Pain Have you a lame back, aching day and night? Do you feel rfharp pains after stooping? Art the kidneys sore? Is their action irregular? Do you have headaches, backaches, rheumatic pains, feel tired, nerv ous, all worn-out? Use Doan's Kid ney Pills the medicine recom mended by so many people in this locality. Read the experience that follows: An Oklahoma Case W. H. C. Brown, 812 E. Vilas Ave., Guthrie, Ok la., gays: "I had kidney dis ease for seven or eight years. My back was lame and achy and the kidney secretions passed far too often, especially at nlKht. I was treated by doctors and used one medi cine after another, but Rave up hope of ever beinff cured. Finally I heard of Doan's Kidney Pills and they rid mo of all the Buffering-. I Blve them the credit for saving my life." Cet Doan't at Any Store, SOe a Bos DOAN'S VRSV FOSTER-MILBURN CO, BUFFALO. N. V. Must Set Out Counts In $1,C00 a Day. In a ruling made by Judge John W. I Hayson in the Oklahoma county dis trict court it was held that where judgment is asked for at the rate of $1,000 a day for the renting of prop erty wherein an illegal business is carried nn, it is the duty of the county attorney to make a separate count in the petition for eacn violation. I The question came up in the P. M. Holmes ense, Holmes having been sue l by the county attorney for $300,000, as the owner of a building at the rear of the Lee-Huckins hotel where it was claimed that an unlawful business was In progress for 300 days, from June 6, 1914, to April G 1915. Before the case can go to trial un der Judge Hayson's decision it will be necessary for the county attorney's office to set out 300 separate and dis tinct counts In the bill. Make the Liver Do its Duty ' Nine times In ten when the liver Is right the stomach and bowels are right CARTER'S LITTLE LIVER PILLS gently butfirmly com' se t0 , I Carter's Cures Con' tipation, In- digestion, Sick Headache. and Distress After Eating. SMALL PILL, SMALL DOSE, SMALL PRICE. Genuine must bear Signature ni iCV l0SSES SURELY PREVENTED 111 W 14 b Cutttr'i Blukleg Pills. I.ow iJi4miX nrlrr.J. fresh, reliable, preferred by Wetlom nt.M-kli.M. twills, thfly m protect whflrt. ether vaccines (ail. 1 IV" Wrlle '' huiklvt ncl testimonials. 1 C I 10-iloM !. Bleeklef Pillt $1.00 JLel Jaef 80-ds Bkge. BlacMet, PilH 4.00 Pse anj lntvt,ir. hut Cutter beat. The -fupetiorltj of Cutter products le due ti, nrer 1ft frar nt ip''lallliii' In vaeelnes end serums enly. !nii-t en Cutter's. It iniMitainalile. oiler lliict. Thv Cuttsr Leborator), Berkeley, Cel., or Chicago, III, J 3t r ,r7. tl TT r Reduces Childrens Penalty. An orde.r was Issued by the corpor ation commission prohibiting railroads operating in the state from charging penalty of more than one-hnlf cent per mile tor cniiuren wno uoaru pas senger trains without purchasing tick ets at stations. Some time ago the commission Is sued an order revoking the fo-called "show ticket" rule of the carriers, which reuulred passengers to show their tickets before boarding a train and at tlte same time gave the roads permission to charge a penalty of 1 cent a mile from the point of boarding the train to destination in all cases where the passenger failed to supply himself with a ticket. Under this ruling tho carriers have been charging a penalty of 1 cent on children who ride at half fare. The order of the commission directs that the former ruling of tho commission shall be construed to mean that the penalty for children riding on half fare shall be only one-half cent per mile. No Open Season For Doves. There Is no open season in Okla homa for the killing of any kind of doves, according to a ruling of the attorney general and which has been concurred in by State Game and Fish Warden John Chenoweth. During the past few weeks numerous Inquiries have reached the department concern ing the season on doves. "This depart ment has had numerous Inquiries as to the killing of doves," said Mr. Chen oweth. "We have advised each and all calls there was no open season on doves and in each Instance tried to provide tho inquiring one with a copy of the state game laws, but this did not satisfy all and we still had many requests pleading with us to ask for an opinion from the attorney general and we have an opinion from the at torney general's olllce which we think is sullicient." What Peons Believe. Just as the religion of the Mexican pf-'ou causes him to people his daily surroundings with the presence of the saints, so does his superstitious mind assign supernatural causes to things not easily explained, and bid him see evil spirits and hobgoblins In strange or unfrequented places. Naturally, much of this superstition has come down with the traditions of his Aztec forbears, whose polytheis tic religion set up many Imaginary gods and spirits. The devil and his attendant hobgob lins are active people in this people's minds. But happy tribute to the strength of Christianity! the sign of the cross Is potent to banish imaginary fiends on all ordinary occasions. Correct. "In what state does it cost the most to live?" "In the state of matrimony." Boston. It has been discovered that our sys tem of education makes children wiser than their parents. But the children are no wiser than their parents were at their ago. Gas Conservation Order. s After weeks of consideration of a great mass of evidence largely of a technical nature, the corporation com mission issuea an order promulgating certain ruies arm regulations govern ing the production or natural gas In Oklahoma, and which are designed" to curtail the present enormotiB waste and conserve the supply. The order is issued In pursuance of authority conferred upon the commission by an act of the last legislature, known as the gas conservation law. A compan ion law to the oil conservation law. Big Bond For Capitol Contractors, A local bonding agency has just ex ecuted a hot' of $l,253,r.O0. the largest by the way ever executed In the state, for James Stewart & Co., the firm which will erect the new capitol. The premium on the bond amounted to $12,535. This is considered quite a gain over the first bond which the same company executed a few years ago for $250 and only goes to show the progress which Is being made In Oklahoma Ci'.y. Safety First. As a means of giving local Impetus to the safety first movement, which has been sweeping the country for the past two or three years, State La bor Commissioner V. CI. Ashton Is completing plans for a state-wide safety meeting to be held In Oklahoma City some time about the first of No vember. ' Manufacturers, mine oper ators, contractors, railroad officials and others who furnish employment of a hazardous nature will be Invited to participate in the meeting. Small Comfort. Asker He calls me a donkey! Should I challenge him? Tellit You might to prove It! GAMES OF.' ZULU : CHILDREN Youngsters Have Their Own Amuse ments, Much as Do Those of Other Countries. Zulu children are In most particu lars exceedingly like any other chil dren who chance to arrive In this world with white instead ot black skins. They play the same games, or, if girls, love the same dolls, as for the matter of that the old Egyptians did long ago. Indeed, the doll make believe ap pears to be carried further than is common in civilized countries. Thus the small Kafirs build actual huts for them In place of the houses that here are provided ready-made from the toy shop. They give them stones to grind their corn, mats for sleeping, pots for cook ing, and so forth. They provide them with a cattle kraal stocked with clay oxen, goats and fowls. They marry them in a realistic manner, singing the appropriate songs. The owner of a boy doll will manu facture and pay away ten clay cattle In order to supply It with a wife or wives In the shape of properly or Im properlydressed female dolls, and with Buch married puppets a lad may play, although It Is beneath his dignity to amuse himself with an unwed maiden doll. So It is with everything else. They have their parties which last all night, and their clans that play with or more generally fight other clans be longing to the next kraal or tribe. The sense of honor Is very fully de veloped In them, and the sense of greediness still more so much so, In deed, that they will stuff themselves with half-cooked and unplucked birds caught In the veld, which, did they bring home, they fear would be taken from them, and eaten by their elders. They manufacture excellent traps to catch these birds and other wild things, such as mice, which they also eat. They possess an elaborate system of fagging, nnd a good fight with sticks, not fists, is the Joy of their hearts. As with our children, the boys look down upon the girls, except on cer tain occasions, when, for Instance, a pair of them will share the same pempe, or bird scaring hut, In which they play at being sweethearts, the head boy choosing the best favored Kill, or sometimes the prettiest girl se lecting her own boy. Great Man Didn't Scare. A student once tried to frighten Cuvler, the great naturalist, and suc ceeded only In giving the wise man a curious way of showing his knowledge of living things. The student dressed up as a terrible animal and crept into the professor's bedroom one night. "Cuvler," he cried, In a hollow voice. "Cuvier, I've come to eat you!" The naturalist peered at him and im mediately broke into a laugh. "What, horns and hoofs graminiv orous you can't," he said. He saw that the supposed monster had hoofs and horns and he knew that such animals eat grain and grasses and not flesh. So be was not in the least afraid of being eaten. Dangerous Situation. "Awful situation at the jail." "Dear me! What is It?" "They have the measles there, and all the prisoners have broken out." Every married man Is Judged and Juried by his wife. Stationary Post. Victims of cabinet changes in Eu rope are coming to favor the New York idea of a "stationary post." Bos ton Advertiser. Some horses are better mud runners than others. It is so with human beings. MOTHER OF SCHOOL GIRL ! Tells How Lydia E. PinkhamV Vegetable Compound Re stored Her Daugh ter's Health. Plover, Iowa. "From sma't child my 13 year old daughter had femal weakness. I spoke to three doctors about it and they did not help her any. Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com pound had been of great benefit to me, so I decided to have) her give it a trial She has taken fivs bottles of the Veeo- table Comnound ac cording to directions on the bottle and she is cured of this trouble. She was all run down when she started taking -the Compound and her periods did not come right. She was so poorly and weak that I often had to help her dress herself, but now Bhe is regular and is growing strong and healthy. . Mrs. Martin Helvig, Plover, Iowa. Hundreds of such letters expressing gratitude for the good Lydia E. Pink- ham s vegetable Compound has accom plished are constantly being received, proving the reliability of this grand old remedy. If you are ill do not drag along and continue to sutler day in and day out but at once take Lydia E. Pinkham's Vege table Compound, a woman's remedy for woman's ills. If yon want special advice write to Lydia E.Plnkhnm Medicine Co. (confW dential) Lynn, Mass. Your letter will be opened, read and answered by a Woman and held la strict couildence j rV:1 PARKER'S f-'Hf-aS&i HAIR BALSAM ''-f A toilet prtpratua of merit J Helps tn vraJlvata ilwtdruff. vA -J '-'--JtJi For Raitorint Color and ifW,, :-Jf,i BststttlvlnGrHTorl-adedHair. N Saves Steps. When the best and happiest house keeper known to the writer was asked to toll the secret of hor speed ia housework she replied: "I never iron with a cold iron, cut with a dull knife or go to my kitchen to prepare a meal without a clean small band towel pinned to my apron belt on one aide and a similar dish towel pinned on tho other. Try It, and you will be sur prised to see how much time and how many extra stops you will save." One Led to Another. "I tried to get you over the tele phone half a dozen times yesterday morning, but the line was busy every time." "Yes. My wife called up a neigh bor to ask her a question, and before they got through each had asked the other not less than one hundred questions." These United States. The United States has 3,000,000 square miles of territory, 1,903,000,000 acres of land. There are 878,000,000 acres of land In the farms of the coun try, but 478,000,000 acres of this area are unimproved and unproductive. Ordinarily a young man refers to his father as "the old man." . But if he desires to he particularly polite, he refers to him as "the old gent." On the whole, It is better for the small boy to soil his fingers with mam ma's jam than to have them blown off by the cannon cracker. New Bridge Over Canadian. The contract for the new steel sus pension bridge over the South Cana dian river south of the city, near what is known as Smith's crossing, will be let soon. It is understood that the contracting company has agreed to absorb three-fourths of the stock. The new bridge will be "ii2 feet long and Is to be of the steel suspension type which is considered- the cheapest and best bridge now being built. The spans will be of considerable height In order to clear high water. Court Grants Writ Against Co. Judge. An alternative writ of prohibition was granted by the criminal court of appeals, prohibiting County Judge W. It. Jones of Payne county from trans ferring certain bootlegging cases from Stillwater to the district court at Cush Ing for trial. The writ was made re turnable September 7. It was alleged in the petition filed with the court ask ing for the writ that the county judge was preparing to trnnsfer a large num ber of cases to the district court at Cushtng, when they should be tried at Stillwater. Food for the Business Trenches It takes the highest type of nerve and endurance to stand the strain at the batde front of modem business. Manv fail. And often the cause is primarily a physical one improper food malnutrition. - It is a fact that much of the ordinary food is lacking in certain elements the mineral salts which are essential to right building of muscle, brain and nerve tissue. Grape-Nuts , FOOD made of whole wheat and barley, contains these priceless nerve- and brain-building elements in highest degree. Grape-Nuts food is easy to digest nourishing economical delicious, and as a part of the menu of modern business men and women helps wonderfully in building up the system for strenuous demands and keeping it there. 'There's a Reason" for GRAPE-NUTS Sold by Grocer erasiywhen. i M S'SbUS'tH''" "" B III 1