The Independent. (Cashion, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 42, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 22, 1912 Page: 3 of 6
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mark: "Some politicians really
have the nerve to come out for
office and ask favors when they
are not even subscribers to the
We have seen somewhere a
statement, that you never saw a
bull dog with a tin can tied to his
tail. The statement was meant
to illustrate the truth that it is
Entered as second-class matter your own fault if people run over
at the postoffice at Cashion, you. Granted. But who wants
Okla., for transmission through to be a bull dog?—Anna Carlson.
the mails. jt -g eaSy to get out a fine week-
ly paper if one has the money and
wants to spend it for such a pur-
pose. The trouble is to get out a
good paper and make it pay ex-
penses and a profit on the invest-
ment.— Marquette Tribune.
And any philanthropist can do
it. of course.
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• The bee that gets the honey,
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Cashion, Okla., Feb. 22,1912
I g i ? all foreign susscrio-
ti. £hs will be notified of , r ,, . ,,
the expiration of their subscription to February is full of trouble.
this paper and given ample time in which to \ j t
renew, then, if not renewed, paper will be \ There is Groundhog day and Val-
discontinued renew at once. . , ,
entine day, and Lincoln s and
Washington's birthdays, there is
the democratic precinCt, county
and state conventions, and five
publication days, and rent comes
due three days sooner than usual.
assessors have instructions to tell
a funny story or two to make the
victim grin so they can see if he
has any gold teeth.—Jefferson
Yes, Mr. Cruce is getting des-
perate. The State needs the
mon to pay Haskell's infamous
overdraft, and Cruce will get it nlintill0- a Rillinn?
if he has to resort to extortion. OOUlltllig a hlllion.
. ! In the article we copied last
"The unseen empire of finance" week on the subject, "Counting
in its control over the affairs ot ; a Billion, we have been figuring
Europe and the policy of rulers ' a little, and have found that the
in continuing the practice of con- simple answer as to how long it
tranting war debts, were arraign- j would take t<> count a billion at
the rate of 200 a minute is a little
less than 10 years, according to
the following figures:
Straw votes don't necessarily
,how which way the wind blows.
One nice thing about the win-
ter time. Poor people can have
all the ice water they want.—
The Anthony Bulletin says if
it was any of its business it would
inform Mr. Roosevelt that The
Outlook is favorable.
ed by David Star Jordan, presi-
dent of Stanford university, in
an address to the student body.
President Jordan declared that a
European war is not now immi-
nent. He said that since the j
battle of Waterloo the Rothschilds
have been the actual rulers of
Europe and that it would be im-
possible ever to pay them oft'.— ia million, or 10 x 104,120,000 is
Commoner. i 1,041,200,000, and deducting the
1 576,000 for the extra days in two
two ! leap years out of the ten leaves a
nice little count of 1,040,624,000.
The article went 011 to state
1 hour .
i day . .
10 years .
104, 1 20,000
A billion is a thousand times a
The Bristow Enterprise says
that the "Turkey Trot" dance is
an exhibition of white meat with
very little dressing.
This thing of having to run a
steak thru a meat grinder before
you can eat it, is certainly a tough
The Kansas City Journal gives
part of the latest count of the Ap-
peal to Reason in its post card
ballot for president. The two
highest are Debs and McNamara,
the former having received 65, -
928 votes, while McNamara re-
ceived 54,726.—Alva Pioneer.
If Wichita has been as good as
she claims, during the past few
months, how does it come that
the police rounded up fifty boot-
leggers in one bunch last week?—
Have you a friend you do not
occasionally roast a little behind
his back. . . . How a rich man
will lie when he tells how poor
he used to be, and how hard he
used to work. ... A boy is like
an English sparrow—he manages
to get along, in spite of every-
body throwing at him. — EdHowe.
It is estimated that ovei
millions of dollars are obtained
from Oklahoma people every year 1
by fake stock companies. Before ^|la^ jf Adam had begun to count
you buy stocK in any company,
110 matter where it is, make the
agent show you his certificate of
approval from the Investors Pro-
tective Association of Oklahoma;
or write the State Banking De-
at the beginning of his existence
he could not have counted a bill
ion to the present day, according
t<> the supposed age ot the globe.
But a billion can be counted in
less than 10 years! Now, for the
partment, Oklahoma City, or the j fun ()f it> jet«s see h(UV niany Adam
Investors Publicity Bureau, 123 1 could have COUnted to the present
Main Street, Oklahoma City, and year if he ha(j begun counting at
they will investigate it thoroly the beginning of
The United States and Ger
With steel rails on the free list,
the high cost of living would be
greatly reduced. Even the com-
mon herd could then have steel
rails for breakfast every morning.
Lest we should be guilty of
holding out temptation to anyone
burglariously inclined we will
announce that we have squander-
ed that dollar we took in two
weeks ago. — Ex.
As a rule nearly every one has
the idea that in a newspaper of-
fice there is nothing to do after
the paper is printed but just take
life easy until the next press day.
The question of whether a girl
needs a hunter's licence to hunt a
man during leap year has been
answered by the Beloit Call which
says: "Single men cannot be
classed as game, and can be hunt-
ed. If they were 'game' they
wouldn't have been unmarried
when leap year rolled around.
The man who has a yard car-
peted with Bermuda has done a
Christian aft for his children.
When mud is deep and there is
no playground elsewhere, the
children can drink in health and
strength from rolling and jump-
ing on this patch of green out in
the free air. Besides it gives
beauty and a look of prosperity
to the place.—Bulletin.
^ ^ his existence
and report to you free of charge, j According to the alleged Mosaic
account of the creation, Adam
was created about 8 days after
many seemed to have united in j t]ie "heavens and earth," for God
demanding a hand* oft policy in rested on the "seventh"—but 8
China. This would seem to be dayS then might have been many
only just. Perhaps the great; millions. It might have been
powers will find it much easier in thousands of years from the cre-
tne future to annex helpless coun- ation Df Adam to the first civiliza-
tries under the pretext of extend- j tjoll) for the best authority we
ing a protedlorate. Certainly, j can fin(i says than "man emerged
the United States does not wish , from the darkness of pre historic
to annex any more territory, sim -: times about 4800 B. C.," wliil
ply foj the purpose of extending | other authorities give it as
its possessions. —Creek County j years B. C., for there are 110 rel-
Republican. | or names earlier than the time
| of Menes to tell us nothing of the
As a result of the efforts of Ru-I story of human lile that is not
dolph Spreckles and others to pu- j disputed authority, so we must
rify the politics of San Francisco, guess at the age of the globe by
Eugene Schmitz, formerly mayor throwing out the 8 "days pre
of that city, is now on trial on ceding the creation of Adam, and
charge of bribery. Schmitz was take the authority of one scient-
associated with Abe Rufe in whole ist who says the globe is about
sale bribery in connection with 700,000,000 years old, according
the city administration. Rufe j to the various stratas examined,
was sent to the penitentiary, but Now how many leap years are
the trial of Schmitz on many'there in this period.' Let us say
charges was postponed. fie is to that if Adam could 104,120,000 in
be hurried to trial now because! one year, to the present time,
the statute of limitations would taking the time literally, to the
prevent prosecution after Janu- present time he could haveeount-
lt is said that assessors have
instructions to assess gold teeth,
as they are taxable. If you ever
The Clinton News' idea of par- swallow a penny don't let the as
ty independence and obligations sessor find it out or he is liable to
is illustrated by the following re- make you pay taxes on it. The
|ed 492 trillions, 884 decillions, or
4 million times a billiom. Then
! counting from the first year that
! man emerged from the darkness
| of pre-historic times, or 4800 B.
° lC., from the time of Menes to
I had a:tjle present time, Adam could
sore on my instep that nothing | have counted more than 698 bill-
seemed to help till 1 used Buck- ions.
ary 30th. —Altus News
No more limping
Moore of Cochran, Ga.
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Barnard, W. F. The Independent. (Cashion, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 42, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 22, 1912, newspaper, February 22, 1912; Cashion, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc107694/m1/3/: accessed April 24, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.