The Catoosan. (Catoosa, Indian Terr.), Vol. 2, No. 22, Ed. 1 Friday, July 20, 1906 Page: 4 of 8
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THE CATOOSA*, CATOO*> DuvlAN TERRITORY.
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Y IS A11 IN A UVANt-'K,
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AII advertlnoiiiont* runv'itiul ctiurgop
for until oulcrud out.
C'oiiiimiiilcuUoiis containing newH
Itfuii* on nubjucl* of interest uro in-
viml and should lie uccompanlcd l>y
the ijuiiu ol tiiu writer, not (or pub-
lication, but as u. guarantee of good
Indianoplis is in the throes of
a race war.
L It was just like Phillipines to
go and get cholera or something
jjust as bud.
Ohio is charging John D.
Rockefeller with conspiracy, but
you can't make his hair stand on
and with charges.
dead body of James Lanahan at>
Trinidad Colorado, the corsse re-
turned to life and inquired
"What the blazes kinh of re-
ception is this." The jury was
summarily dismissed, the coroner
set em up and the corpse walked
J ORIGIN OF "TWENTY-THREE"
Kara of Dickens' Story Who Sled on
tha Guillotine Waa in Lina on
Thomas 'laggart never realized
how important ne was until he
taiu ine chorus ot demands
lor his resignation.
Speaking 01 courts, the court
ot ruoiiciiy now seems likely to
acquit Vviiue and nnd inaw
gunty oi an unprovoked act.
Are you interested in the town
in which you uo your trading?
If you are you should loose no
opportunity to boost it.
Gautemala and Salvador have
accepted the tender of the good
otlices of Uncle Sam, looking to
a settlement of differences, .but
The ice trust professes that it
can't see what business it is o.t
anybody else it it does squeeze
a cool million out of the con-
Mrs. William Mckinley, has
presented tne 1st Methodist
church of Canton, Ohio a Memori-
al window in honor of her
Up to the present time it has
not been alleged that Thaw ever
ran over anybody with a devil
wagon, but about every thing
else has been alleged.
We are informed that every
bad man in Pittsburg isn't a
millionaire, and every Pittsburg
millionaire isn,t bad, which is a
fact well worth knowing.
Reports from St. Petersburg
indicate that the Czar has not
yet learned how to control the
douma. The Czar should write
for Speaker Cannon's recipe.
In some cities they are just
standing around waiting with a
big stic!: to see how the ice trust
prosecutions turn out in some
other cities. The thing is quite
The Chicago packers explained
that meat was no worse five years
after it was canned than the day
it was put up. You see they
know exactly how bad it was
when it was put up.
One of our subscribers took us
to task recently for failing, as
he remarked, to publish all thnt
happened. Sometimes direction
is the better part of valor. Should
we publish all that is told to us
we would be with the angels in
about twenty minutes after our
papers are- mailed. We try to
print all items that are news, or
that will encourage, help or cheer
any of our citizens along life's
rugged road. Doubtless all would
enjoy reading "all the news"
when its about the other fellow,
but our policy is to turn over to
the gossips the spreading of
scandles that leave sorrow in
A schoolmaster once said to
his pupils to the boy who would
make the best piece of composi-
tion in five minutes on "How to
Overcome Habit" he would give
a prize. When the five minutes
had expired a lad of nine years
stood up and said: "Well sir,
habit is hard to overcome. If you
take off the first letter it does
notiphange 'abit'. If you take off
another letter you still have a
'bit left. If you take off still
another, the whole of' 'it remains,
If you take off another it is not
totally used up, all of which goes
to show that if you want to get
rid of habit you must throw it off
altogather." Result-He won it.
While climbing in the New Zealand
Alps a man of the name of Low
slipped on a snow couloir and fall
till he struck a rock, dislocating an
ankle and lacerating a knee. For
four days he crawled over broken ice
and moraine, half the time in a se-
vere snowstorm, and at last made a
bivouac under the shelter of a rock.
He lived ten days on one day'a food.
He was then rescued.
Lioness and the Mouse.
Toss—It's really true then that
Martha Strongmind is to be married
to Mr. Timid.
Jesa—Not exactly. Martha says he
is to be married to her.
"0! yes, of course; she has asked
you to be her bridesmaid, hasn't
"No; ahe asked me to be her 'best
woman.' "—Philadelphia Press.
One Long-Forgotten Worry.
Conditions improve with time and
serenity Increases. This time ten
years ago you were worrying about
how you could manage to pay the dif-
ference when you traded ofT your old
wheel for the season'B model.—In-
Dickens lovers liuve no trouble theoo
(*aya in proviiiK that nil jf our sup-
|N)t>ed up-to-date Americanisms aro
merely stolen oxprasalona from their
favorite author. They have indeed
found that Dickens used many phrases
and expressions that have been taken
up to-day tiH universal uy-words, and
tho latent acquisition of the enthi's-
lusts of this aort la told In the state-
moiil that Dickens originated the ex-
pression "twenty-three," which in the
vernacular of the present is used to
express "all In," "chase youraeif,"
'-flriddoo," "the end," and many other
It wMI be remarked by anybody, «aye
the Kansns City Star, that in the
last chapter of "Tho Tale of Two Cit-
ies" Dickens describes the procession
of human-leaden tumbrils to the guil-
lotine. In one pf them is Sidney Car-
ton, the hero. In a garden overlook-
ing the hideous machine is a group of
old women knitting. As the heads fall
in the basket one after another the
vomen knit stealthily and count them
out loud. The paragraph describing
the last moments of Sidney Carton
"The murmuring of many voices,
tho upturning of many faces, tha
rressing on of many footsteps In the
outskirts of the crowd, bo that It
swells forward in a mass, like one
great heave of water, all flashes away.
There you have It. You can take it
for what it is worth.
CRUEL TRICK ON TWAIN.
Freckled Impostor Flayed It on the
Humorist in a Game
Mark Twain told the spectators at
the billiard tourney In New York late-
ly what he knew about the game.
"The game of billiards has destroyed
my naturally sweet disposition," he
said. "Once when I was an under-
paid reporter in Virginia City, when-
ever I wished to play billiards, I went
out to look for easy marks. One day
FOR BARGAINS' IN ALL KINDS OF MER-
We have been
credit business for
We are now selling our
goods for cash and share the
profits with our customers.
WE SELL OUR [GOODS
^ _ Notice!
All parties in debt to me
a stranger Came in town and opened please call and settle their ac-
a Milliard parlor. I looked him over
casually. When he proposed a game
I answered all right.
" 'Just knock the balls around a lit-
tle so that I can get your gait,' he
said, and when I had done so he re-
marked: 'I will be perfectly fair with
you. I'll play you left-handed.' I felt
hurt, for he was cross-eyed, freckled
and had red hair, and I determined
to teach him a lesson. He won first
shot, ran out, took my hair dollar, and
all I got was the opportunity to chalk
" 'If you can play like that with
your left hand,' I said, 'I'd like to see
you play with your right.'
'"I cant," he said; 'I'm left-hand-
1 counts at once as I am
rturn to New Mexico.
Preserving Tobacco Plants.
Visitors to the tobacco country were
often surprised to note in the fields
that the long stems of the seed plants
—those whose heads had not been
lopped off earlier in the season to al-
low th,e full strength of the plant to
go into the leaves—were covered with
i caps which on examination proved to
! be ordinary manila paper bags tied
tightly around the scarlet and white
; flowers of the plant.
j Inquiry disclosed that the practice
HON'T~INFLICT THE CHLID has grown out of experiments lately
| conducted in the region by Prof. A. D.
HEuM. | gbamel of the bureau of plant indus-
If the children are afflicted with ; try of the U. S. department of agri-
chills and fever do not inflic 'culture- The farmer has determined
them with disagreeable medicines,
when you can get a pleasant rem-
edy like Dr. Mendenhall's Chill
and Fever Cure. Any child will
take it readly. Sold on a signed
guaranty to be better than any
other by theC atoosa Drug Co.
"I see tnat trials by phones have
been pronounced illegal."
"Glad of it. I've been severely tried
by mine."—Philadelphia Ledger.
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what type of tobacco plant is fittest
to survive, and he is helping along the
survival. Inclosed in a paper sack
each flower is obliged to reproduce It-
self without interference from outside.
The paper bags are used, of course,
to secure self-fertilization instead of
London waiters have appealed to
parliament for aid. At a recent meet-
ing it was resolved that the tipping
system is "a curse, a scandal and a
disgrace to the nation and that it
should be sternly repressed by law."
ITS TIME TO THINK
There are any number of de-
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make this year to seashore, lake
and mountain. Exceptionally low
rates for the round trip are now
effect to resorts in Canada, Colo-
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New York, Michigan, Minnesota'
i>Virginia. Wisconsin, Pacific Coas
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I con belu you in planning your
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Dean, Lynette. The Catoosan. (Catoosa, Indian Terr.), Vol. 2, No. 22, Ed. 1 Friday, July 20, 1906, newspaper, July 20, 1906; Catoosa, Indian Territory. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc183661/m1/4/: accessed January 21, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.