Sentinel News-Boy. (Sentinel, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 25, Ed. 1 Saturday, January 27, 1906 Page: 3 of 8
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,WA1 NOT THROUGH RUNNING
Darkey Meant to Furnleh Mere Pleas-
ure for Ghost.
Two men in a southern town, get-
ting into an argument made a wager
that one of them could not hire a
i darky to stay all night in a well
known haunted house, which no one
• Hunting up a strapping negro, the
man offered him* $5 to stay in the
house during the night, keeping
awake all of the time.
The negro entered the place in the
evening, and kept walking back and
forth to keep from going to sleep.
Promptly on the stroke pf midnight
the ghost appeared. Unlike most
ghosts, this one was pleasant and af-
fable and, seeing the man, said:
"Ah, good evening; It seems there
will be two Of us here to-night."
With bulging eyes and drooping
Jaw the other managed to stammer:
•Y-y-yas, sah, b-b-but dey won't be
And suiting the action to his words,
he went out of the house and down
the road as hard as he could run,
with the ghost in close pursuit. When
completely out of breath, the darky
sat down by the roadside to rest, and
the ghost, coming up, blandly remark-
ed: "That was a very pleasant run
we had just now."
And the darky replied: "Yas, sah
—but it ain't—nuffln—to de one—
we'se—going ter hab."—San Francis
No Chance for Santa Claus.
"City houses with steam-heating are
all very well," said Chr.rles Felton
Pidgin, the statistician of Boston, "but
when it comes to Christmas games
they are a little lacking.
"A friend of mine heard a loud,
rasping noise In his parlor last Christ-
mas eve very late.
"In great alarm he got up and has-
tened down to the delicate and pale
parlor, with its coloring of white and
pink and gold, to find there, all black
with soot smears, his little white-
robed son, whom he had thought last
asleep in bed.
" 'Why, why,' he cried, 'what does
this mean, Willie?'
"The little fellow, lifting a cake of
soot out of his fair hair, pointed rue-
fully to the ornamental fireplace,
wherein there was room for about
three logs the size of lead pencils.
"'I'm playin' Santa Claus,' he said,
'and I—I can't get up the chimney.'"
Yolks of eggs lett over when the
whites have been usel will keep sev-
eral days In a bowl of cold water.
Lemons keep better in cold water
than en the shelf.
Bothered With Itchlnfl for a Long
Time—Kentucky Lady Now Com-
pletely Well—Cured by Cutl-
"After using Cutlcura Soap, Oint-
ment, and Pills. I am *ery glad to say
I am entirely relieved of that itching
humrr of the head and scalp which I
was bothered with quite a length of
time. I did not use the Cutlcura
Remedies more than three times be-
fore I began to get better, and now
I am completely well. 1 suffered with
that humor on my head, and found no
relief until 1 took the Cutlcura Rem-
edies. I think I used S3veral cakes of
Cutlcura Soap, three boxes of Oint-
ment, and two vials of Pills. I am do-
ing all I can
In case of sickness where a dull
light Is required, put newly powederad
salt on a candle till it reaches the
black part of the wick. In this way
a mild and steady light may be kept
all through the nlgnt by a very «maii
piece of candle.
Sacrifice gives a heavenly grace to
Taylor's Cherokee Remedy of Sweet Gum
and Mullen is Nature's great remedy-Cures
Coughs, Colds, Croup and Consumption,
and all throat and lung troublss. At drag*
gists, Wo, Mo. and ILW p*r bottla
When You Buy Starch
buy Defiance and get the beat, 1« ea.
tor 10 cents. Once used, alwaya used.
During courtship the happy couple
coast down the hill together. After
marriage the poor man la compelled
to pull both the sled and woman «p
CURE* l Oe.«wd<1.003
Ask Your Druggist for Allan's Foot-Eta*
. . An_ "I tried ALLEN'S FOOT-EASE reoent-
w* r,*Hnlira & and have ju8t bou ht ftnother
mg an i can to publish the Cutlcura j ^a# cure(j Wy oorns, and the hot, burning
Remedies, for they have done me good, itching sensation in my feet which waa
and I know they will do others the almost unbearable, and I would not be with-
game. Mrs. Mattie Jackson. Mortons-1 - " — - * —- '
vllle. Kv.. June 12. 1905."
SENTIMENT IN WATERCRESS.
out it now "—Mrs. W. J. Walker,
N.J." Sold by all Druggists, Mo.
FIELDMPREVENTED A PANIC
UCt W Tffl ATIfflS Sftf
Two eeutarlwefpaUeat ■<
The largest pi MS world
devoted to aw-makln«. ^•mpto;lf J—ay
hundreds of ht«h-cliU . htf^pri<^ enrfU^
and equipped with ooeftly special awisiiy^
A worffwido builnoM a«H««atiag mmj
Smith Had Plenty of Soap.
Fred B. Smith is remembered as
having been one of the best known
hotel keepers in this country, and
was famed far and wide as a natural
humorist. One night while on duty
as manager of Hotel Kendall, South
Framingham, three gentlemen arrived
on a late train, and, being tired and
grimy from their long ride, requested
rooms with baths.
. The house was short on linen that
night, and the housekeeper reported
that one towel was all there was to
be had. Smith scratched his head,
trying to think how to "fix things
up," and the/guests "kicked" at the.
delay. At last a happy thought oc-
curred to him, and, calling a bellboy,
ne said: "Johnnie, bring these gen-
tlemen that towel and three big
pieces of soap."—Boston Herald.
I looked in her eyes.
And I held her hand
As I said: "My love.
I am yours to command
To have and to hold
Till life has grown old
And has passed away like a tale that Is
But she answered: "No."
And withdrew, her hand;
"I am not your own.
Not yours to command;
The age to obey
Has passed away,
The New Woman takes no command to-
So I changed wy plea.
On my knees I sued;
She would and she wouldn t.
I wooed and I wooed.
And with much ado
I won her; but whew! ,
Watt till we're married, you II see who s
L^Rayne in Chicago Record-Herald.
Takea New Yorkers Back to Child
"I really believe," said the diner
out, "that the reason people In thlB
city are so fond of watercress Is that
it brings a mental 'Old Homestead-
play on the.dlnner table. I have seen
people In New York eat watercress
avidiously who, to my certain know-
ledge, would not take the trouble to
walk down to the brook and gather it
in their native village. Just start
a watercress conversation the next
time any comes on the table and see
what happens. All you have got to
do iB to say, 'When I waa a boy I used
to gather watercress out of a brook
which ran right through the farm.' it
you want to be very artificial say
'place' Instead of farm.
-Vast quantities of watercress are
consumed by people living in New
York and the supplying of It Is a
profitable industry. And If it were
not for the sentiment precious little
of it would be eaten. But, somehow,
nothing does bring the country like
a dish of watercress in a crowded city.
Of course, we seldom, ate cress In our
childhood. We preferred dandelions-
boiled with pork. But the watercress
whispers so alluringly of the brook
and the spring that in the ctty it is a
treat to us from the farm. No other
vegetable, or herb, or whatever you
may please to call it, has quite the
home bringing qualities of water-
cress."—New York Press.
Through the Efforts of the Late Mil-
lionaire a Craah Was Prevented
The last act of Marshall Field In the
world of local finance, in which he had
become a dominant figure in recent
years, was in connection with the lm-1
pending failure of the Walsh banka.
It was through his influence and at his
suggestion that the clearing house
committee adopted the plan of liqui-
dation which was put into effect when
the institutions closed. Mr. Field
prevented a financial crash that might
have dragged down a score of local
The commmittee had been in ses-
sion with the comptroller of the cur-
rency for hours." It was late at night
before Mr. Field was appealed to. He
went from his residence to where the
Chicago financiers were in session.
The situation was briefly outlined and
he Immediately proposed the solution.
Several members of the committee de-
murred to accepting the responsibility
for the deposits of the Walsh banks.
Mr. Field pointed out the shock to
Chicago's financial credit if the banks
should be permitted to fall, and in-
sisted that his plan be adopted. it
has been stated that he even declared
he would go ahead himself if the
banks would not.
• the worid
T^Ut5£ajd slaes of wm taft
only one giwde—the beet. . ..
Atkins Saws, Corn
Scraper., etc.. are oW^ sl «o°d hardware
dealers. Catalogue on ^
E. C. ATIUN5® CO Jne.
U«I«J Maaafagaww to
I BY good dealers
C.C. C.-C. C.O.-C.C.C.-C.C.C.
A man will squander |5 treating
his friends in a saloon and then go
home and scold his wife for buying
the baby a pair of ninety-eight-cent
shoes at a bargain sale.
If you are willing to
woi* we eta give
you a chance; you
wHl not get rich, but
you can earn a fair
income (man or
with references to
1 Madison Avenue,
New York City.
W.N.U.—Oklahoma City—No. 4, 1906.
DEFIANCE STARCH 5firebM° cTother'alcSu
Through Coffee Drinking
Some people question the statements
that coffee hurts the delicate nerves
of the body. Personal experience with
thousands proves the general state-
ment true and physicians have records
of great numbers of cases that add to
The following is from the Rockford,
Dr. William Langhorst of Aurora
has been treating one of the queerest
cases of lost eyesight ever in history.
The patient la 0. A. Leach of Beach
county, and In the last four months he
had doctored with all of the specialists
about the country and has at last re-
turned home with tha fact impressed
on hla mind that his case is Incurable.
A portion of the optic nerve haa
been ruined, rendering his sight so
limited that he Is unable to see any-
thing before him, but he can see plain-
ly anything at the side of him* There
have been but few cases of its kind
before, and they have been caused by I
whisky or tobacco. Leach has never
used either, but has been a great cof-
fee drinker, and the specialists have
decided that the case has been caused
by this. Leach stated himself that
for several years he had drank three
cups of coffee for breakfast, two at
noon and one at night. According to
the records of the specialists of this
country this is the first case ever
caused by the use of coffee.
The nerve is ruined beyond aid and
his case is incurable. The fact that
makes the case a queer one is that the
sight forward has been lost an$ the
side sight haa been retained. Accord-
ing to the doctor's statement, the
young man will have to give up cof-
fee or the rest of his sight will fol-
low and the entire nerve be ruined.—
Let It be remembered that tha eyes
may be attacked In one caae and tha
stomach in another, while In others It
I may be kidneys, heart, bowels or gen-
eral nervous prostration. The remedy
is obvious and should be adopted be-
fore too late.
Quit coffee, If you show Incipient
It Is easy If one can have well-
boiled Postum Food Coffee to serve for
the hot morning beverage. Tha
withdrawal of the old kind of coffea
that is doing the harm and the sup-
ply of the elements in the Postum
which Nature uses to rebuild th«
broken down -nerve cells, Insures a
quick return to the old Joy of strength
and health, and It's well worth white
to be *ble again to "do things" and
feel well. There'! a reason for
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