The Independent. (Cashion, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 42, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 20, 1913 Page: 1 of 4
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It is a part of our business. We aim to do it
conservatively. We do not ask unreasonable rates
take unreasonable chances. Do you need money?
If so, call and talk it over with us—the talk will be
IN THIS CONNECTION WE DESIRE 10
CALL YOUR ATTENTION TO OUR PUBLISH-
ED STATENT IN ANOTHER COLUMN OF THIS
ISSUE. Our strong Reserve is evidence of our abil-
ity to take care of our customers. We shall be glad
to have you come in and talk over the prospects of
1913 We believe the coming year bids fair to be a
record breaker for Oklahoma. It is up to everyone
to do his best. If you appreciate banking connec-
tion with an institution that is operated for the in-
terest of the entire community and stands for Cash-
ion and its vicinity, we invite your business.
Miltiades, after having won the
battle of Marathon, undertook a
piratical expedition against the ,
neighboring islands who were at |
peace with Athens. He received
a terrible wound in his side, but
notwithstanding this, the Athen-
ian people brought him into court
and pronounced judgment against
him. While they symyathized
with him, they could not free
themselves from the fa6t that he
had been guilty of a criminal aft.
It is the same with Sickles.
There was no necessity for the
squandering of the public money.
Had be lived with his wife and
son, and both seem to be very
worthy people, he would have es-
caped the present trouble.
And, by the way, Mrs. Long
street has not raised the money
to pay the debt. She has only
offered to do so and says she will
appeal to the maimed and crip-
pled Confederates to provide the
The best thing the poor Con-
federates can do is to keep tjieir
All kinds of Garden and
Field Seeds, also Seed Po-
tatoes, a very low price.
Alfalfa Seed a Specialty.
G. R. FIELDS
money in their own pockets.
General Sickle's fortune is quite
sufficient tor him to pay the mon-
ey if it be wisely conserved. At
present he stands in the attitude
of a senile old fool who is run by
his housekeeper.—El Reno Amer.
Mrs. Harry McCartney, of
Kingfisher, visited her parents.
Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Flaugher,
the first of the week.
Will Quillen was here from Ok-
lahoma City last week. He is one
of our State Pure Food Inspeft
John Washburn was here from
Duquoin, Kas., Tuesday.
The First National BanK
of Cashion, Oklahoma.
The easterm magazines are dis-
cussing the question, "When is a
man at his bes?"
That all depends on what he is
trying to do
The ancients had a maxim,
"Old men for council, young men
Alexander led the right wing
of the Macedonian phalanx at i8
Caesar at 40 lamented that he
had no chance.
Von Moltke at 7° planned the
Franco-German war that ended
Marlborough achieved no dis-
tinction until after he was 60, but
Napoleon was commander of the
army in Italy at 23.
At 83, Ben Franklin brought
the discordant colonieSt together
and settled the basis of future
congresses by making the senate
the representative of states and
the house of representatives of
Some men arrive at maturity
early and fade early. Some con-
tmue to the last, like Von Hum-
boldt, who was still a student af-
ter he had passed his 90-eth year.
Much depends upon the work
which one sets out for himself,
and yet, Emerson, who died at 77,
was pradlically incapacitated the
pas six years of his life. At the
funeral of his life long friend,
Longfellow, he gazed upon the
bier long and steadfastly and then
said, "This' person must have
been a beautiful chara<5ter, but I
do not remember that 1 ever met
And so we go. Man is a ma-
chine. He is wound up for about]
so long, and when the machine
wears out, the man is lost.—El
The letter of Mrs. Longstreet
to General Dan Sickles offering
to raise the money which old Dan
had stolen from the New York
monument commission fund il-
lustrates the way in which people |
yield to their emotions rather than I
to sound common sense.
Sickles has fallen under the
domination of his housekeeper, j
He has an income of $18,000 a
year, and yet he absorbed $30,000
of the public funds entrusted to
No matter what his services
may have been during the Civil
war, here is a clear case of em-
bezzlement and he deserves no
sympathy on this account,
The Open Door
THE FARMERS' STATE BANK has
opened legitimate banking privileges to this
community-privileges long their due-and
the people have shown their appreciation
therefor by the large and increasing patron-
agfi and*Scolders who make
thp semi-annual examination of the bank, in
! all its details, are men of twenty years'
\cquaintance in this community.
It is to the int.^®^ of ATE
onen an account with the FARMEKb klAii^
BANK. In addition to the safety afforded
by the conservative management of the bank,
the depositors are further protected by the
State Guaranty Fund, and rigid regulation of
the ^ a strictly banking busj
as BirgsK.-.K ~ £,>•
Our Deposit Account registers the con
fidence of the community. It is not bolstered
by any outside money, public, banks or other-
W^Se\Ve will clerk your sales, guaranteeing
satisfaction as in the past, and will render
full and detailed account therefor the next
dav showing article, purchaser and Prjce.
We will negotiate farm loans at the best
| ^ Weply^terest on time deposits, large
°r SILegal documents properly and neatW
drawn by Notary Public in bank. Cashion, Ok
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Barnard, W. F. The Independent. (Cashion, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 42, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 20, 1913, newspaper, February 20, 1913; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc107124/m1/1/: accessed February 22, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.