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PAGE FOUR 10 vv-u CITY PRESS-CITIZEN KfONDAY, FEBRUARY 19,1923 rjinr finT rflnr If r UlUL IIS i L Diseases of White Man Conquered to Extent That Birth Rate Exceeds Death Rate- \VASHINGTON, D. C. Feb. 19. · (By Frederic J. Haskin).--The In" "tllans of the United States can no longer be called a vanishing race. , Figures presented to congress dur- . ing the present session by Charles | H. "Burke, the commissioner of In- ~]ian affairs, show that th-e Indian population lias materially increased during the past 10 jears. There _^.arg, now about 341,000 Indians in ' ""the' country, half of them full 'bloods, and one-third of the rest more than half-bloods. Slowly but surely science and careful medical attention is cutting down the liea%y mortality which for so many years th-e In,, (Hans suffered after coming- in ",, contact with the diseases of the white man. Ten years ago the In- dian death rate annually was _ Colds or Influenza and as a Preventive Laxative SO T8REUEV Women May Depend upon iLydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound , Minneapolis, Minn.--"I had heard so "much about Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound that when I realized I needed to take something torelievemypains and backache, and to help build me up I began to take that. I had been sick off and on for years and barely weighed a. hundred pounds, but now I have had such good' results that I am recommending the Vegetable Compound to every one."--Mrs. J. J.BlEBBB, 3939 . 18th Ave. South, Minneapolis, Minn. Finds a True Friend ''Every ·woman who values her health should be proud to have a true « friend like the Vegetable Compound,'' ' says Mrs. W. E. Shaw, 3227 Walnfet : Street, Chicago, Illinois. "I had fe- " male weakness so badly that I could not stand on my feet. Half of my time was spent in bed and I had pains «· in my back which were unbearable. I tried everything I could think of to help myself, and when a friend advised Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound I began taking it at once. "·"iTecommend it without hesitation."' 32.24 per thousand: in 1920 it was 22 So. The birth rate is now moie than keeping pace vuth tho death rate. At the beginning of (he present century the government had prc- ·\iilecl only f n e hospitals lor the whole Indian population. Today there are 7S Indian hospitals, and tlie goveinment is gmng treatment to more than 20,000 Indian patients c^eiy year. The red man is particularly susceptible to tuberculosis, 25,000 of them bein? more or less aflicted with it. An. even greater number have the disease of the eyes known a_s trachoma. Ten years ago the government spent 540,000 a year in health woik among- the Indians. This year the medical and health appropiiation is 5370,000. The Indians of^He fuiteJ States are also rapidly becoming independent citizens, losing their status of wards of the government. One-third of them have been released entirely from the supervision of the Indian bureau, while -still another third are citizens with full -\ oting rights, although the guardianship of the government over them has not "been relinquished. i Xearly 1.000,000 acres of land | are now being farmed by about 43,000 Indians. Both the area faria- ed and.the number of Indian farmers have nearly doubled in 10 years. Fifty thousand Indian families are now living in houses of permanent construction, while only 10.000 families still cling to- their tents, tepees, and wickiups. Indian Rarely Retrogrades Commissioner Burke disputed the common, idea that after an Indian has been given an education, he promptly goes back to the reservation, drops his civilization along with his store clothes, and promptly resumes the blanket. The commissioner is a man of long experience -with the aborigines, and he declared that the Indian who retrogrades is a rarity. The ^wealth, of the Indians is now- close to §1,000,000,000, or al-j most $3,000 per capita. Their tribal and individual protected funds deposited in the treasury or in banks amount to*| 60,000,000. The Osages constitute the wealthiest tribe, for on their lands in Oklahoma is located the richest oil field in the United States. The Oherokees originally owned this land. Away back in' 1883 when automobiles were not yet invented and the demand for .petroleum was small, the crafty Cherokees thought they had turned a neat piece of business when they suc- ceeded iu bcllmjr this aioa to the Osages lor ?1.23 an acre. After the purchase was made, all mineral lights in tho lands were reserved to tho Csage tribe as a whole. AVheii oil was discovered in tho Osage country, the iudhiduals of this tribe, whether they individually happened to be occupying oil land or not, immediately »rew rich. Every Osage shares equally m the royalties and bonuses paid by the oil operators. Last year alone each enrolled. Osuge recon ed $10,000 in royalties, and certain largo families with numer-_ ous children, ilrew an income as high as ?SO,000 for the year. One sale of oil leases brought the tribe i $7,000,000 in bonuses at rates ·ranging up to ?10,000 an acre, and , they will draw royalties on every ' barrel of oil produced under the leases. The total oil production on the Osage reservation last year came to 29,000,000 barrels. Other Indians in Oklahoma did not secure to their tribes the mineral rights of their lands, but let them go to the individual Indians to whom tho tracts were allotted. The result is that some of these individual Indians have immense oil royalties, while others find themselves occupying only agricultural lauds. There were instances last year of single Creek Indians who leceived as much as $50,000 in royalties. One Lucky Red Man The classic example in Oklahoma of a s lucky Indian is a Creek whose s name is Jackson Barnett. The~_ Creek Indians made their own selections of land to occupy as individuals, as a rule, but because of some dissatisfaction or other, Barnett refused ,to select any. The government theie- fora arbitrarily allotted a tract LOSE YOUR FAT, KEEP YOUR HEALTH Superfluous flesh is not healthy, neither is it healthy to diet or exercise too much'for its removal. This simplest method known for reducing the overfat body easily and steadily is the ilarmola Method, tiled and endorsed by thous-" ands. ^larmola Prescription. Tablets contain an exact dose of the famous IMarmola Prescription, and. are sold by druggists the world over at one dollar for a case. They are harmless and leave no wrinkles or flabbmess. They are popular because effective and convenient. Ask your druggist for them or send price direct^ to the Marmola Co., 4G12 Woodward Ave., Detroit, Mich, and procure a case.--Adv. Eat More of it! BOUNTIFUL PACKAGE Eat Lots a s s A T Y O U R GROCER'S f to him. Naturally, since the othsr Creeks made selections for themselves, only % the poor land was left ·when it came time for th-e government TO make the arbitrary allotments. Barnett's piece was practically worthless as farm land. Tears passed, and then the^oil prospecting 3?egan. Today Ear- aett's farm is one of the richest oil allotments in Oklahoma. Barnett has more than §1,000,000 in Liberty bonds, and he has other property valued at $2,000,000. One of the problems which the Indian office is trying to work out is that of educating- the Navajo Indian children. There are several thousand of these children, and the government is signatory to a solemn treaty promising to educate them. But the tribe itself is nomadic, moving from place lo place year after year. The" onp school that would seem to suit them best would be a portable school that could more along on its wheels with each section of the tribe it served.;; This, however, is not regarded as practicable. Boarding schools to which the children, could be sent for niontl-s at a time would be the best solution, except for the fact that the Indian parents do not like the system. They believe in putting their children to work almost as soon as they can walk. The bureau has 5200,000 with -whidk to find a solution. A n s w ers ,--to--. Questions An? reader can g*t th« answer to any question by wilt- Ins the Iowa City Pr«*»-Citli«n Information Bureau. Frederic J. HasKIn. Director. Washington, D. C. This offtr applies strictly to Information. The Bureau can not fftv* »dvlc«-on legal, medical ana Qnanclal matters, it does not attempt to settle domosUc troubles nor to undertak* exhaustive research on any subject. Writs your question plainly and briefly. Glvs full name and address Mid luclos* t cents In stamps for return poetac*. All repll*s arc sent direct to the Inquirer. « Q. Are eggs or milk included in more recipes in cook books? A. Eggs are required in v more recipes thaa milk. Q. How high from the floor should a kitchen sink be Jjuil*? F. A. O. A. It depends upon the height of the worker. Every tuirface should be at least high enough 1,0 that the palms of the hands will rest on the surface when the person stands erect. For a woman 5 feet ~ 5 inches tall working surfaces should be 34^ inches from the floor.. Sitting on a stool at sink or table is restful and makes their height unimportant, Q.What kind of twine should be used for tying wool fleece? A. D. A. Paper jute twine should be us-ed. Strings of jute, hemp or sisal, when withdrawn, from the fleeces, leave particles in. the wool. As these are vegetable fibre and wool is animal fibre, the- dye will not. affect them alike. Paper twine is easily and completely removed during th-e scouring process. Q. Where does blackboard slate come from? R. C. V. A. Tie bureau of mines says that slate suitable for blackboards must be soft and fine-grained. Such slate is obtained from what is known as the "soft-vein" region of Lehigh and Northampton counties. Pa. This comparatively small area, not over 22 miles long, comprises 1 the best if not the only good, blackboard slate deposits in the i world. Q. How Aif Pennsylvania Dutch originate? H. R. T. A. During the eighteenth century. Pennsylvania was a refuge for European immigrants. No oth- 'er colony had so many different races and religions: Dutch, Swedes, ^Enelish, Germans, Welsh and Irish; Quakers, Presbyterians, Catholics, Lutherans JVfennonites and Moravians. Many communities 'have a dialect showing traces of many of these languages--particularly Rhenp-Franconian German --which is known as Pennsylvania Dutch. JACK DAW IN TOYLAND v Drawings by Leslie Elton Story by Hal Cochran * Chapter 17 Jack stooped down directly in front of the electric station and watch- eel the little engine pull in. He expected to see the ordinary train of passenger and mail cars and you can imagine his surprise when a fancy open coach pulled up in front of him. It was the queen's private car. As soon as the train stopped tha little wooden soldiers formed in a line and the queen stepped to the ground. "Hail the queen of tolandy," shouted the captain, of the soldiers. After much cheering the queen bowed and looked up at Jack. Thenlshe asked, "Who are you? I've never seen you before.". Edward Owens, injured several months ago in a coal mine acci- ceut. as stated herein last year, is dead at Golf ax, says a message calling relatives to that town. His wife was Miss Maude Singleman, a former resident of TVellman. 3Irs. W. H. Blumenstein, of "Wellaian, a sister-in-law of the decedent, was called to Colfax to attend the funeral. : Maray A j That inflss®na ~ and other prostrating diseases are bast combated 5 and prevented \vhere care is exercised to. keep ·"Tthe resistance strong.^ ·: provides a pleasant and effectual way of conserving aength, and should be taken faithfully by those are in anywise, rundown in vitality. safety lies in keeping up a good reserve igth,: 7M» Soott'm Emuhfonf gteojtjfc POWBC, Bloom field, N.l^ \ ..?!:*»_T* QU8CK RELIEF Ko Opiates--Inptdlani* printed on tha wrapper Stood the test of time, serving throo g«nerationa Lcrgcot Selling Cough Modfclim in tha Worll Stop Itching Eczema Penetrating, Antiseptic Zemo Will Helff You Never mind how often you have tried, and failed, you can stop burning, itching Eczema quickly by applying Zemo furnished by any druggist for 25c. Extra large bottle, $1.00. Healing begins the moment Zemo is applied. In a short .time usually every trace of Eczema, Tetter, Pimplos, Rnsli, Blackheads and similar skin diseases will be removed. For clearing tho skin anil making it vigorously healthy, always u.-se Zemo, the penetrating, antiseptic liquid. When others fail it is the one dependable treat- me,nt for skin troubles of all kinds.--Adv. Q. How many soldiers and widows of soldiers of the Civil war would have been benefitted by the Bursum b i l l . A. The p-snsion bureau says that there are approximately 182,989 survivors and 268,86" ~widows of the Civil war who would have benefitted by an increase of $21 each under the Bursum bill. The bill also provides an increase to Indian war widows and survivors, army nurses of the Civil war, minor children of Civil, war survivors and dependent parents of Civil war survivors, widows of the war of Ibi2, and survivors and widows of the Mexican war. The estimated cost would he about ?9,000,000 a month. Jack smiled and explained that he was a^visitor in Toyland. The queqn shook his land and invited him to go -with her to the baby do.ll show. Then a little team of black horses trotted up. * They were hitched to the queen's carriage and as she got ia, the- trip to the doll show was started. (Continued ) KALONA NEWS Q. How hot is the sun. T. T. M. A. The actual temperature of the sun's surface is» calculated to be 5,000 to 7,000 degrees Centigrade. Eli Plauk is the new "salesman^ for the Kalona Motor Co. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Sherfey of Alta Vista, Iowa, came this week for a 'Visit at the Liggins and Shufey homes. Mr. Leon Southwick was a business visitor in Riverside Wednesday.\ ^ Mrs. Nettie Reha Of Riverside spent Saturday here with friends. Duana Durst of "Wellman was in Kalona Friday. Mr. Ernest Dean, baker at the Grady bakery, spent Sunday-J.t his home in "Washington. ) Mrs. Merna Mulchag spent We-J- n'es!lay" in Iowa City. The condition of Mrs. Bert Britton, who has been ill the past two weeks, is somewhat improved. · Mr. Ixniie Diamond of Davenport transacted business here Wednesday. Mr. Amos Mellinger is home from a ten days' visit in Chicago at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Christian Myers. ' Mr. Bell of Wellman called on friends here Tuesday. Mr. Kneer of the Kalona Motor Co. has been confined to his home tha past 'week suffering from a severe cold. John I/umsflen of Iowa City waS in Kalona Monlay. Frank Friese returnel Sunday Jj-om a two weeks' husines-s trip to South Dakota. Irvin Reif has returned from a business trip to Burlington. Gassed once and wounded once, Instructor Adolphe packman, of the University of Iowa faculty, author of a new book of practical French, with Mr. W. A. Bjriscoe, served throughout the world war, a non-commissioned officer in the Belgian army, in the machine guT section, without leaving tho lines any other time than on the occasions noted, during the entire four years' struggle. He was one oi' the first soldiers to participate in the checking of the German invasion. Ho wears, or is entitled to wear, five medals, including the croix de guerre and the "medaillo militairo." The gifted Belgian camr to lown City from Bailor university, Waco and Dallas, Tojxas. COUGH KEM ps BALSAM $88,000 Sold in Iowa City 7 percent Tax Free Stock Iowa. Gas Electric Company 1% Preferred stock makes a desirable investment for savings because it is NOT Taxable in Iowa (Excepting surtax on large incomes.) 4N3EORGE S. CARSON President. Roovn BOO, Johnson Co. Bank Building Ohls Big Value BABY CHICKS are guaranteed to live. Ohls blood stock famous as layers arc still being sold at utility prices. i 12 popular breeds-- feasy to raiso,' husky, healthy and vigorous. Write loday for fr^o catalog showing many breeds in full ci«ors. SAFELY RELIEVES ' CATARRH OF THE BLADDER CAPSULES! "POPULAR FOR GENERATIONS' ' - A PMPARATIQN OF i COMPOUND' CO Ml B A AND CUBE** . AT DRUGGISTS. o« TRIAL BOX BY MAIL SO* FROM PLANTEN 93 HENRY ST. BROOKLYN. N.Y. -BEWARE OF IMITATIONS- DR. BELL'S ey Stops Cougis- Those hacking coughs that hangon and on, annoying business associates through the day and famity at night--they soon respond to Dr. Bell's, the pure syrup of pine-tar honey. Bothers buy it to brfak up tho coughs and colds of the entiro family. Ifloosens the phlcgrm and relieves sore, inflamed throats. At all druggists. nsitt on Box 51, ,Ottumwa, Iowa Get at the Real Cause --Take Dr. Edwards' Olive Tablets That's what thousands of stomach sufferers are doing now. Instead of Baking tonics, or trying to patch up a aoor digestion, they are attacking the 'cat cause of the ailment -- clogged liver ind disordered bowels. Dr. Edwards' Olive Tablet^ arouse ;h# liver in a soothing, healing way. When the liver and bowels are per- 'orming their natural functions, away joes indigestion and stomach troubles. Have you a bad taste, coatedtonijue, xor appetite, a lazy, don't-care feeling, 10 ambition or energy, trouble with undigested foods? Take Olive Tablets .he substitute for calomel. Dr^ Edwards' Olive Tablets are a jurely vegetable compound mixed with live oil. You will knoiw them bv; their live color. They do the work without Triping, cramps or pain. Take one or two at bedtime for quick 15c and ^ Roy Boone, after a 'week's Absence, being: ill, is back at his chair in the Lineman barber shop. Frank Snider, teacher In West Branch High school, spent Sunday b,ere with his mother, Mrs. Anria. Snider. ^ Marie Boons, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Boone, who has been ill for several months, is improving. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Friese Imvo .grove to Davenport ·to bo*with their daughter, Miss Catherine, who is quite ill. Mr. Charles Carpenter is the cew proprietor of the Lincoln Cafe. He has been with the Grady Meat Market for the past fifteen years and will be greatly raisse- there. ' . ^ Mr. A. J? Giv.dy has sold 'tljv Moat Market 'to John Klnsener ari Emory Kauffmau. i Harry Dunlap, auctioneer o Williamsburg, transacted businesj here Thurs.lay, icura 2 The Safety Razo: Cut!cur»SonpBhaTC3\vlthoctmos. Everywhere Why strains hurt Congestion in tissues causes muscular pain. Sloan's scatters congestion. 5:^. Normal, free circulation reEurns \ -pain vanishes! Sloan': Litii: -killspainj on paEbjeafcas^rBSacHlSs and coi*a That's Karo Syrup. Arid for clilMrea, Karo on sliced bread-^a perfect spread. there, is a Karo for every'palats agd_evar tSyrufr--Blue LaJxl Kara Z.'Ctysfat fin/lilt--fanilla Flares--Red Late! tZzro 3. Sipserc Ceit--Crce? Label Kam--tPilh fare Jtfeple Si,gar 4. Intitatian Staple Flcrer--Orange Label Kara Baked Beans made at horns arc better 1 eiwrf Dried Beans 1 mccfnim ied Onion X cafKiero, Bloc Lfbtl ''' teaspoons Sflt \Vash beans tkbf onghly and soak over xtict. Use the same water to bollbenns. Cook slowly until barely tender. Put xnfoeaxx'poc. Add.^fficolg, Karo,, onion ·tui W- Bake ia · moderate ovea'uncil tender. Corn Product* Refimns Co. 203 E«t iftifiou Street Chicago, 111. 1BD TJTi Afc yon* tftoett far recipe folder faVlz.r5 cor C«ok Book, or write to Corn Product* Refiolaa Co., Dept. A. Arso, Illinois Most ©S es @aft too hastily saifil Id© not chew our fiood II people foow isiiseii jjssore ' good ttieir S©©d Tsvoiild do them ifi p r o p e r l y , masticated, amdl f»iIDw r ed up, with a bit 6s" WRIGLEY'S to'! assist the d%estive process, ^'j we'd have faff betSei? Itealtli* Wax- wrapped to bring It to yoa frttfi mnJ futt- Keep teeth clean, fere alia sweet, appeftfelceesaanel digest tlon good witth WRIGLEY'SJ WRIGLEY'S Ss tEie perfect gran* made of purest maierlals, In-modern, sanitary, factories. The Flavor \ L-a-a-C-a x American Si SPAPFRf