The Independent. (Cashion, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 23, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 10, 1912 Page: 3 of 10

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nl us to change the address of
i Review to Washington, D.
Tlircsliiusr Coal!
We have just received several cars of
McAlester Fancy Lump Coal to do your
threshing. Come in and get your coal or
what Lumber you need, and pay for it
when you thresh. T. A. Montague, Mgr.
IIosimIobi Lumber 4_
after March 4th. He intends to
move to that place.—Jefferson
Let's see? What paper was it
said their friend in New Jersey
signed up for the next four years
and had the address changed to
Washington, L). C?
n * f f
Wheat Drills, Discs,
Pumps, Pipes, and
Tanks and Wind-
mills at special prices.
Suppose you notice that the
Wichita Eagle has pulled down
its political colors several notches
and is not so bombastic by con-
siderable as it used to be. The
worthy exponent of political lit-
tleness has probably received a
hunch.—Lahoma Sun.
Cole BorKlund
♦♦ ♦ • ♦ ■♦<
An eastern society lady re-
marks that a woman can't dress
decently on $20,000 a year. Her
statement is borne out by the
fa6ts, as very few women dress
decently who have that much to
spend for clothes. But the ladies
out this way can cut three ciphers
off of that and still cover more
territory.— Manchester Journal.
gnawing a bone, one hour wait-
ing for a cat to come down out of
a tree, half hour begging to get
into the house and the rest of the
time sleeping on a mat in front
of the door fighting fleas.
You have no doubt often won-
dered at the comfort old persons
take in visiting the cemeteries
and remaining for hours, saunter-
ing among the marble slabs and
reading the inscriptions. After
one has passed fifty they usually
have more friends and acquaint-
ances in the cemeteries than they
have among the living. This is
not a reflection on the living, nor
on those who have passed the
half century mark, it is just an
unfortunate fa<5t that we all come
to realize when the winters of
time put the gray streaks into
our temples. — Harry Mills.
An equalization payment ag-
gregating more than $3,000,000
will be made soon to the "new
born children" of the Cherokees,
the payroll for the same having
been completed and forwarded to
Washington for approval. It is
expefted that it will be returned
approved within thirty days. —X.
The Independent
Established May 14, 1908.
what we shall do with the Pana-
ma canal, which is our property
and improved with our money.
National Tribune.
If a man in Detroit buys a suit
of clothes for $25 in his home
town Uncle Sam will have the
suit and the $25. Suppose he is
able to get it at Windsor just a-
The Binger Journal says that I cross the Detroit river for *.5.
citizens of that town are spending « b. buys ,t there Unele Sam
This matter of newspaper sub-
scriptions reminds me of the
Greek philosopher whose poverty
began to pinch him. One of his
friends sent word to the men of
the city that each should take a
certain kind of wine and on a cer-
tain day go to the philosopher s
house and pour the wine into an
empty vat. And so they did but
each thought that one bottle of
water would not be noticed in so
much wine, and the vat was filled
with water. Thus the philosoph-
er received no aid. It is some-
what that way with subscriptions.
One fellow thinks he owes only a
small amount and so neglects to
pay it. The other fellow thinks
the same and the editor fares al-
most as well as the philosopher.
Editor and Proprietor.
Subscription $1. a y®ar 'n advance
dO cents for 6 mo.
30 cents for 3 mo.
Entered as second-class mail matter
at the postoffice at Cashion, Okla.,
for transmission through the mails,
under the Act of Congress March
3, 1879. _
"The bee that gets the honey,
Don't hang around the hive."
Published Every Thursday.
Cashion, Okla., Oct. 10, 1912
Bertha Krupp's fortune is $70,-
000,000, largely due to interna-
tional peace.—Chicago Post.
every Tuesday working the roads
out of that town to make them
more passable for farmers haul-
ing their crops to market.
Unless Mexico shows a little
more respeft for our flag along
the border that country will wake
wp some morning and discover
that Uncle Sam has decided to
extend that border. That will
make them behave.—Cretcher.
will have the suit but the Canuck
will have the $15. Inwhichcase
is Uncle Sam the more benefitted?
—Broken Arrow Ledger.
The Osborne Farmer says: You
can interest any business man
with a religion that will make a
man pay his debts. A religion
that won't make a inan pay his
debts is not worth taking interest
Better dig down in that bureau
drawer and get out all your old
tax receipts; they are good things
to study over. They might be
handy to show to some of the
democratic spoilers who are try-
ing to make you believe that they
are the people whom you should
trust with your state and county
business affairs.—Daily Star.
Straight jab by Verd Napier:
A good many people who have a
straight face on Sunday are crook-
ed during the remainder of the
of the week.
The working agreement be-
tween the Republicans and Bull
Moose of Oklahoma is worrying
the Democrats into conniption
fits over the state.—Tulsa World.
It is rather cheeky for foreign
papers to be so vehement about
If the criminal clause of the
Sherman anti-trust law was rigid-
ly enforced against the rich mon-
opolist and trust magnate as
would be a law against a poor
man, the masses of the people
would prosper, the corporations
would be getting a good interest
on their investments and theie
would be general content and
"Backward, turn backward, O
Time in your flight, give us a
girl whose skirts are not tight;
give us a girl whose charms, ma-
ny and few, are not exposed by
too much peekaboo; give us a
girl no matter what age, who
doesn't use the street as a vaude-
ville stage; give us a girl not too
shapely in view; dress her in
skirts the sun can't shine thru."
Ursel Finch, of the Jet Visitor,
has been sued for $10,000 libel
by a mutual insurance company
with headquarters at Oklahoma
City. The papers were served
on him at Oklahoma City while
he was attending the state fair.
Ursel s^ys he fears that should
the company secure judgment
and collect the money it will run
him so short of change that he
will be unable to attend the fair
next year. It seems that the
company had refused to satisfy
some losses near Jet and the Vis-
itor reported the cases, to which
the insurance company obje6ted
and claims it has been injured in
the !?um of $10,000. — Wakita
One of our subscribers, who
You have heard people say that
they had worked like a dog all
day. If this were literally true,
says the Concordia Press, the 24
hours would be spent- thus: One
Fortunes in Faces
There's often much truth in
the saying "her face is her fort-
une," but it's never said where
pimples, SKin erruptions, blotch-
es, or other blemishes disfigure
it. Impure blood is back of them
all, and shows the need of Dr.
King's New Life Pills. They
promote health and beauty. Try
them. 25c at All Druggists.
For insurance, call on S. S
lives at Oyster Bay, N. Y., writes hour digging out a rat, two hours Cole.

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Barnard, W. F. The Independent. (Cashion, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 23, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 10, 1912, newspaper, October 10, 1912; ( accessed October 19, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History,; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.

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