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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 6, 1923)
MOTHER OF !
; URGE FAMILY
Recommends Lydia E. Pink
ham's Vegetable Compound
to Other Mothers
Windom, Minn.—*1 was so run-down
that I was just good for nothing.I was to
become the mother i
of my ninth child, and I
I thought I did not:
have the strength
to go through with
it. I took Lvdia E.
ble Compound, and
it has surely done all
I could ask it to do
and I am telling all
my friends about it.
girl and am feeling
fine. You may use tma letter to neip
other sick mothers." — Mrs. C. A.
Mobde, Box 634, Windom, Minn.'
US* My First ChUd
Glen Allen, Alabama.—"I have been
neatly benefited by taking Lydia E.
Pinkham’s Vegetable Compound for
bearing-down feelings and pains. I was
troubled in this way for nearly four
years following thei>irth of my first,
child, and at times could hardly stand on
my feet. A neighbor recommended the
Vegetable Compound to me after I had
Seen doctor’s medicines without much i
nefit It has relieved my earns and ,
gives me strength. I recommend it and >
give you permission to use my testimo
nial letter. ’’—Mrs.Ida Rye, Glen Allen,;
No Soap Better ]
, j — For Your Skin— j
' !•>> M«, OhfrwtlS *s4B6c, Tslq—lfc.
A salesman struck a river town
where the water was very muddy and!
asked of the hotel clerk: “Do yon'
folks bathe In this water?”
“Then what good is It?”
“It has Its uses. You think you;
need n bath. You draw a tubful ofj
mud. Then you see you don’t need a
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the dandruff Is
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wispy or fading hair is quickly invigo
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and youthful beauty. “Danderine" is
delightful on the hair; a refreshing.
Stimulating tonic—not sticky or greasy I
Any drug store.—Advertisement
He Had to Die.
The old farmer was slowly but sure
ly dying. Lying in an apparently un
conscious state, he suddenly opened his
eyes and addressing his ancient spouse
Bald, “Mary, that ham smells very
good. I almost think I could eat some."
Whereat Mary replied, “Thee get on
wKh the dying. That ham is for the
“CASCARETS” FOR LIVER
AND BOWELS—10c A BOX
Cares Biliousness, Constipation, Sick
Headache,Indigestion. Drug stores. Adv.
Hard to Please.
A bus conductor tells the story of an
old lady who got into the bus one very
rainy day when the roads were very
slippery. “As we turned a comer,"
he said, “the bus skidded and turned
completely around, at the same time
sliding to the other side of the road.
Immediately my aged customer arose
and demanded to know why she was
not told that the bus was going to turn
around, as she wished to alight on the
other side of the road.”
Only the Best Ingredients.
are used In Brandreth Pillp. For con
stipation they have no equal. Take!
one or two at bed time.—Adv.
Where Pearls Are Plentiful.
In the vicinity of the Pearl islands,
In the Bay of Panama, pearls are sol
plentiful that when the islands were|
first discovered the natives were using]
them as decorations for their canoes. I
A kiss may be either a punishment]
or a reward. |
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caused by Catarrh.
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BY ARTHUR BRISBANE
Asked his opinion of Mr. Craig's
Sentence for contempt of court, W.
G. McAdoo wires this writer as fol
"Comptroller Craig’s criticism
never seemed to me to exceed legal
or professional proprieties. The
freedom to make fair comment upon
judicial action is just as essential
to the operation and security of de
mocratic institutions as a like free
dom to comment on the acts of other
“I do not believe that the ends of
law and order can be carved best
by granting immunity to the Judi
ciary from fair criticism. Other
wise, we are in danger of establish
ing a judicial tyranny.
"Since the Supreme Court has sus
tained Judge Mayer's position, 1
should, if in his place, remit the
sentence on the ground that tha
dignity and authority of his court
have been sufficiently vindicated
and that no further action is neces
sary in the case of the technical
contempt, which, as T understand it,
was not intentional."
“W. Q. McAdoo.”
W. G. McAdoo Is at present the
most conspicuous candidate for the
democratic nomination. Hiram John
son, most conspicuous republican
candidate, outside the White House,
has already expressed himself vlg>
orously on the Craig case.
Apparently, the process of stop*
ping criticism by sending critics to
Jail is not taken kindly in America.
What President Coolldge will do
Is not yet announced. It does not
seem probable that he will fall to
use his power In rebuke of star
Mr. McAdoo Speaks of Ihe Supreme
court having "sustained Judge May
er’s position.” The supreme court,
however, did not decide *he case jn
full, by the means. It mfiefy de
clared that Mr. Craig’s lawyers had
gone the wrong way about setting
aside the sentence for contempt. And
Justices Holmes and Brandels em
phatically denounced the sentence
If Judge Mayer Is wise and listens
to public opinion Instead of heed
ing sycophants that surround all
Judges, he will find a way out of the
difficulty for himself.
Whryfc beavers need houses, they
cut down trees, dam a stream, then
build with entrance below ths
water, safe and warm.
No one ever saw a beaver wonder
ing, "where can I find a place to
That nonsense Is left to men, of
whom millions, with all their science
and intellect, now lack decent hous
ing, even in this rich nation.
S. W. Straus, of New York and
Chicago, who has built houses all
over the United States, financing
within 20 years, probably, nure
building of homes than any other
10 men, recently discussed the hous
ing problem with President Cool
idge. Mr. Straus told the presi
dent that this nation, for building
alone, will require eight billions bf
capital in the immediate future.
It’s a big program, but It has this
It means continuation of good
times In building, much work and
good pay for mechanics for years
If work can be kept plentiful and
wages good, there will be no need
about worry as regards prosperity.
Senator Ferris, of Michigan, In a
farewell talk to the “home town"
says great fortunes should not be
used at their discretion by heirs,
ignorant of life. He proposes not
merely to tax Inheritances, but to
absorb thorn, the government taking
It does seem foolish for the child
of a reservation Indian or the half
Fi'.iplno child of an American sol
dier to Inherit, with the “right" to
squander, millions of oil dollars.
Unit there Is something Involved
mure important than the squander
ing of some millions or even billions.
'i'he country’s development needs
ha:d work from the ablest men up
to the hour of death. And men will
work hard for their children keeping
at It long after they have got all
they need and more.
f!ay to them "your children can
no; have It," and you kill their am
bit.on. Foolish, perhaps, but it’s so.
A coal black lion killer In Africa
demands 60 fat black wives as his
reward. Most foolish, for lie does
not need so many. But let him
have them. He won’t kill lions. It
I.et Inheritances be well taxed, as
in England, that great accumulations
may gradually melt. But don’t kill
Incentive with any kind of taxation.
Incentive to hard work is more im
portant to the nation than any
number of millions, no matter how
Senator Ferris says that young
i men and women have a much bet
ter chance in life If they start with
Quite tfue. Even a half-fool can
j succeed In spite of poverty. It takes
| a superior being to succeed In spite
of wealth and in spite of the flat
tery that goes with wealth.
The late "Tinplate King’’ Leeds,
wl% se widow married Prince Christ
opher, and whose son married Prin
cee.s Xenia, said to this writer/ "I’d
give a million dollars to any one
able to tell me how a rich man’s son
can escape being a fool.”
More new high record prices in
oott.m yesterday with December
cotton going above 36. That’s good
for the country.
L< arned financial writers are dis
j cussing "Just what will be the ef
1 feet on this country when Europe
is finally pacified?"
Yi ur great grandchildren won’t
be able to answer that question,
nor their grandchildren.
When the nations become really
pacified, emulation replacing selfish
competition, no man demanding or
wanting more than he really needs,
material problems will solve them
selves. But that's a long way off.
And always the question remains:
"What will be the color of the
meek that Inherit the earth—white,
black or yellow?”
You cannot have widespread peace
or meekness until that color ques
tion is settled.
In the Short Circuit Court.
Prom the Inland Merchant.
A chap was arrested for assault and
battei y and brought before the judge.
Judge (to prisoner)—What is your
name, your oceupation and what are
you charged with?
Prisoner—My name la Sparks, i am
an electrician, and I am charged with
^Judge—Officer, put this guy in a dry
BY ARTHUR BRISBANE
We are doing well, even on the
farms. According to Secretary Wal
lace, 11 of the leading crops are
worth, this year, 12,000,000,000 more
than last year.
There seems to be some prosperity.
The twentieth century, carrying this
writer, and his portable type ma
chine, from Chicago to New York,
runs In four sections each with as
many Pullman cars as a big engine
And this 20 hour run costs much
more than it did to go, first cabin,
with all you could eat, from New
York to Liverpool on the steamship
Spain, in 1878.
However, if you get more, it does
not make so much difference if you
pay more. To those with old fash
ioned incomes, however, new fash
ioned prices are not so easy.
The material and mechanical prob
lems of travel are solved in America,
as far as they can be without the
flying machine. This typewriter is
finishing a run of 4,000 miles, begun
last Saturday at 4:60 p. m. to end
this morning at 9:40 with 30 hours
stop at Fort Worth. Four thousand
miles in 101 hours of running time
without bump, discomfort, or delay,
capable mechanics, courteous con
ductors and other officials every mile
of the way—over the Pennsylvania,
M. K. & T., Rock Island and New
yprK Central. Via St. Louis, Fort
Worth, Topelta, Kansas City. Chicago
and back to New York. American
railroad men understand their busi
ness—those that do the Actual work,
from president down to track talk
er. Now there shourn be railroad
combinations eliminating the waste
of competitive methods, and eliminat
ing unnecessarily long hauls. The
flying machine will come before long
to supply really Quick, cheap long
Journeys, as the motor truck is be
ginning to solve the short haul prob
Paris newspapers say “American
bankers are financing the return of
the crown prince to Germany.” Those
papers exaggerate the Insanity of the
American bankers. He finances queer
things, sometimes, but there 1b a
Paris papers, with Germany repud
iating and ceasing payment of re
parations, will soon have things more
serious and dangerous than “Ameri
can bankers” to think about.
What might have been a pretty
good German goose with golden eggs
is dead. Her financial funeral will
be painful for the pall bearers. Let
him read that can read, and unload
what is not good to keep.
Some nice European bonds, of var
ious nationalities may be bargains,
Learn from Germany’s once crown
prince, back on his landed estate at
Oels, that it pays to own a piece of
this solid earth.
His hope of a crown is gone, or
dim, and gone his military hat with
skull and cross bones on it. His
miilions, or billions of marks, if he
has them, will not buy enough to
feed the dachshund at his feet.
,?ut that land will feed him. Pota
toes, onions, carrots, grow as they
did before the war. ■ Cows give milk,
bees make honey, at the same old
Own a piece of the earth, take Vol
taire’s advice “let us cultivate our
garden” and you may laugh at the
fall of the mark, or the rise of bol
shevism. Real estate agents, here is
your text: there is no real security,
outside of real estate.
Lawyers throw around their in
sults carelessly. Samuel Untermyer,
getting a separation for Mrs. Stokes,
wife of a rich New York man, says:
“My client would no more live with
him than with a kangaroo.”
The fact that a kangaroo can't sue
for libel does not justify such talk.
The kangaroo is a good husband.
As soon as the baby is born, and
tucked in the marsupial pouch, he
goes’ off and forgets it. What more
could you ask. And he never boxes
unless men teach him, or attack him.
Pick on the purple nosed baboon,
the wallowing wart hog or laughing
hyena, Mr. Untermyer, but don’t in
sult the blameless kangaroo. He’s
Chicago, with a Jail for human
beings called a disgrace to civiliza
tion. plans a zoological garden, in
which animal prisoners will be made
to feel at home; no cages with iron
bars, instead, nice homelike pits.
Philanthropy says "shame,” but
there’s some doubt about it. The
animal prisoners have committed no
crime, and besides, they amuse the
children, and educate adults.
Crime at this particular moment,
knowing no geographical or other
limits, seems to need discouragement.
In Kansas City, bandits, masked,
with sawed off shot guns, enter a
bank, compel customers and clerks
to lie down on the floor, while the
vice president fills their big bag
with bundles of money. One lady In
sists on standing and praying. The
bandits don’t molest her, and escape,
In their car.
At about the same hour. In Brook
lyn, “wild east” bandits kill two
bank messengers, take $46,000 drive
off through an overawed crowd.
How will It be when bandits drop
down before the bank door In their
helicopter, collect, then fly up, per
Nations that set the example kill
ing and teaching killing as a patriotic
profession, must expect crime to fol
Glass hair and tangerine ears will be
in vogue for the girl who has bobbed her
hair, it is announced by the hair dres
sers of the nation in convention at
New York city. The “hair” is said
to be a "shower of colored glass which
cannot be distinguished from hair, and
which cannot be made to match or
harmonize with the wearer’s gown ”
Bobbed hair will stilt be considered
corrct for day and sport wear, the
"transformation" being donned in the
The Canadian Pulp and Paper asso
ciation says that newsprint production
In six months of 1923 has set a record
Up to the end of June. Canadian mills
manufactured 619.802 tons of newsprint
paper, which represented a daily aver
age production of 3,973 tons, or about
470 tons more than the dally average
throughout 1922. This tremendous in
crease is due largely to the addition of
new machines to the productive capa
city of the mills but also reflects an
increased efficiency of operation and
the speeding up of existing machines.
The penalty among the Hottentots
for widows who marry again is a some
what severe one. It is the rule among
these people that, before so marrying, a
widow must cut off the joint of a finger
and present it to her new husband on
the wedding dav.
BY ARTHUR BRISBANE
Wfce business man's "bad president
ial year” will not be a bad year, unless
merchants and people combine to
make it so,
A good ’/car depends on good buy
ing. Nothing m the election of a
president prevents people buying the
usual supplies from ice cream soda
to fur coats, from factory sites to
This presidential year ought to be
our most prosperous year. The elec
tion reminds the people that this
country is managed by its inhabit
ants, for the benefit of tho inhabit
ants. when they take the trouble to
Europe is worriod, harrassed, na
tions mistrusting each ofher, taxing
each other's products. Kare we have
110,000.000 of people living at peace
In 48 different states, all trading free
ly, back and forth, from ocean to
While other nations lack food and
raw material, our problem is to get
rid of our surplus on a profitable
We haven’t even begun to scratch
the wealth of this country. Wages
»re higher than they ever were, pros
perity is greater than it ever was.
There is more money io be spent
than there ever was.
Nineteen Hundred and Twenty
Four the presidential year, ought to
be the maximum year of American
prosperity for all time.
It will be if the pessimists will al
The British, it seems, are consider
ing a serious protest against our
treatment of Hindus coming to this
country from India, where Britain
rulea Our supreme court decides
that laws in California and Wash
ington against foreigners owning laud
applies to Hindus. England says that
will never do.
The British protest is particularly
Interesting in view of the fact that
Britain's own colonies, Canada and
South Africa, will not permit Hindus
from British India or any other Brit
ish Asiatics to settle on their land.
It seems the United States must
not exclude British Hindu subjects;
although the most important domin
ions of the British empire <o exclude
The British at least ere frank in
telling you what they want. The
United States should be as frank In
telling them they won’t get It.
Charges filed with the department
of state at Washington by American
citizens accuse the Japanese of dread
ful cruelty to Koreans, in the panic
and rage following the earthquake.
In one case, according to Captain
Headstrom, an American dock super
intendent of Yokohama, 250 Koreans,
“bound hand and foot were covered
with oil and burned alive.'' There is
nothing In the testimony Implicating
the Japanese goverjynent, but the
story Is most hideous and Indicates
that the Japanese u-e, If possible,
more brutal than their European
brothers under certain conditions.
Cement manufacturers In the Unit,
ed States will spend (5,000,000 in an
advertising campaign. The United
States government might well help in
that campaign, toy using cement
means keeping out and starving our
rats and mice. Using cement means
building for the centuries.
The cement men and the copper
men should combine on an advertis
ing campaign with the slogan:
“Foundations, pipes and roofs that
will last forever.”
The king of Denmark, who was
told a while ago that Dr. Cook had
discovered the North Pole, has now
been told that Dr. Cook Is sentenced
to 14 years in jail for swindles In
connection with oil wells.
Psychologists If they examined Dr.
Cook would probably find that he has
the brain and the imagination of a
young school boy.
Years ago he exhibited himself In
a dime museum In New York, with
Esquimau dogs, sleds and heavy
furs, and gradually imagined himself
a real explorer. Finally he Imagined
that he had discovered the North
Pole, perhaps he almost believed it.
There is no penalty for Imagining
But when he Imagined that he had
discovered valuable oil wells and
sold stock—that was a different of
Stresenmnn, lead of the Get nan
republic, says the condition of Ger
many la nearly* hopeless. The only
possible solution of the problem
would be to Increase the length of
the working day in Germany, that
German workmen may earn enough
to feed themselyes, feed Germany's
leisure class and furnish additional
auma for reparations to the allies.
Average success to based on extra
work done by the successful man.
But at least ho gets the fruits of his
extra work. It is very encouraging
for German workmen to be told that
they must work long hours for barely
enough to exist, the rest going t* out.
This the great football day. Tens
of thousands ^111 yell and cheer. The
great team has practised In dark
secrecy and heroic, mud-covered
players have been accompalned back
to training quarters with demonstra
tions and admiration amounting al
most to adoration.
Players and cheering students are
envied by the millions that cannot
go to college. Parents grieve because
their Bona cannot have such great
Hard at work In some office, or
factory, on some farm, or In some
department store are young men
that later will push a button sum
moning today’s football heroes to
their orders for the day.
The quarterback of today will find
himself "all the way hack, ten years
hence in many cases. And today's
"full back” of the farm or factory
will be on the rush line of real life.
l*»t that thought console grieving
There la nothing taugnt in college
that a boy cannot learn at home If It
is really and only knowledge that he
And you may truly say of college
life what the French proverb says of
foreign travel: “Travel forms youth,
when It does not deform H.”
It takes a boy of strong mind to
endure several years of false stand
ing, false glory, false Importance,
false fossilized theories and then
come out fit for life's real work.
Peanut oil Is one of the prime neces
sities ml the average Chinese of south
China saM means to him what lard does
to t*a Aawric%|
MOTHER! GIVE SICK BABY
“CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP”
Harmless Laxative to Clean Liver
and Bowels of Baby or Child.
ed, bilious, fever
ish, or sick, colic
Babies and Chil
dren love to take
nia Fig Syrup.”
No other laxative
regulates the ten
der little bowels
so nicely. It#*
sweetens the '
stomach and starts the liver and |
bowels acting without griping. Con- J
tains no narcotics or soothing drugs. 1
Say “California” to your druggist and j
avoid counterfeits! Insist upon gen- j
ulne "California Fig Syrup” which j
contains directions.—Advertisement j
—- --- i
Feed the Brute.
“You can generally reach a man's
heart through his stomach.”
“Yes, or by feeding ids vanity."
The Best External Remedy
for all local aches and pains, the re
sult of taking cold, over exertion or
strain, is an Allcock’s Plaster.—Adv.
Advice to Mules.
Professor (after a very bad recita
tion)—“(’lass is dismissed; don’t flap
your ears when you go out.”
DEMAND “BAYER” ASPIRIN
Take Tablets Without Fear if You
8ee the 8afety “Bayer Croat/’
Warning! Unless you see the name
“Bayer” on package or on tablets you
are not getting the genuine Bayer
Aspirin proved safe by millions and
prescribed by physicians for 23 years.
Say “Bayer” when you buy Aspirin.
Imitations may prove dangerous.—Adv.
Husband—“We have no children.
That is why the missus and I have so
much time to quarrel with each other."
25$ AND 754 PACKAGES EVERYWHERE
How Was She to Know.
The sweet young thing was strug
gling earnestly to learn the art of fish
ing and was being Instructed by one
of her youthful admirers.
“You place the bait here," he ex
plained, Indicating the fishhook.
"Yes, yes, I understand,” was the
ready answer, ‘‘but do you place the
pole or the line In the water?”
Fame for Dress Designer.
Miss Caroline Nunder of New York
city has the distinction of being one
of the most widely-known dress de
signers in America. At the age of
twenty-four she is said to enjoy an in
come of nearly $50,000 a year from
her work. Miss Nunder is a radiantly
pretty girl with fair bobbed hair and
large hazel eyes. Every frock she
designs she wears, usually at the the
A Time Saver.
"You wanta da hair cut?" asked the
Italian barber. "Den I calla my broth
“Is he better at hair cutting than
you?” asked the new patron.
"Petro mucha better. He tella de
wonderful ghosta story an’ make da
hair rise, an’ he no lossa da time hold
in’ It up wl da comba.’* ,
Baby Can iages & Furniture
Ask Your Local Dealer
The Lloyd Manufacturing Company
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Menomirie, Michigan <16)
Use for cuts, burns,
sores and wounds.
Cleanses and heals.
CHWMOUGH MANUFACTURING COMPANY
State Street New Yerk
“DO YOU NEED MORE MONEYT
Oft It doing special advertising work In
your own district. Send tl for ten ways by
which any man can Increase his income
$00 00 to $100.00 a week doing pleasant
work during his spare time. Send that
dollar at onse and let us prove it.
R. ARNOLD A CO.
lilt 8 .Grand Ave. Los Angeles. Calif.
Complete Transmission Lining Set (Ford
cars), guaranteed 10.000 miles. Send fl.OOi
(postpaid). Sherwood Mfg. Co.. Paterson, N. A
HINDERCORN8 r«»o«. om cot.
looses, ets., stops oil pstn, ensures contort to tbs
feet, mskes walking ease. Me. be null or st Drug
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SIOUX CITY PTgTcO., NO. 49-1923.
MUST HAVE GOOD MEMORY
Checker of Hate in Hotel Can Give
No Adequate Explanation
of His Power.
The checkers of hats in large hotels
have remarkable memories. Doubtless
many young men were employed ami
discharged before one wns found who
could learn to take 300 hats from men
entering the dining room nnd distribute
them as the diners left, without checks
and without an error. In a city lunch
eon club with nearly 400 members, for
example, says Edgar James Swift, the
usuaf method of paging a man who Is
wanted lms been changed to asking
the colored man In the lint room
whether the man in question has ar
rived. And a glance over the hat racftf
gives accurate Information.
Conversation with those who dfsplny
this wpnderful and peculiar memory
has always brought essentially tha
same reply. They have no system.
They talk vaguely about something
which, in psychological language. Is
association between the appearance oi
the hat and the face of the owner.—
Jazz is what democracy will do to
The Winter Breakfast
which inoludes Grape-Nuts with cream or
good milk, will have one dish that has both
engaging flavor and true nourishment.
Grape-Nuts is more than "something good
to eat. ' It is a building food in most digest
ible form; rich in proteins, carbohydrates,
mineral elements and vitamin B—all vi
tally essential to the daily rebuilding of every
part of the body.
It pays to keep oneself in the highest phys
ical condition, for with the strength and
vigor that go with health you can “do things'*
and be happy.
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