The Medford Patriot. (Medford, Okla.), Vol. 17, No. 51, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 29, 1910 Page: 3 of 8
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constipation, indigestion, chronic head-
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Bread, Buns, Cake,
By Aatoiaetta Patterson
Open Sundays from 7 a. m. to 1 J
p. m. and from 5 p. m. to 7 p. m. \
"My dear, may I help you to an-
other small portion of fowl?"
"Thank you, no, Josiah, I have a
The flret speaker turned again to
their guest, Rev
I Z V ; „Wft" L X t0 return *** u roa wm on* wait for a y«r
♦' T Mr. Duncan wu T wlU m4rry you lf ou wllh lt,
preparing to leave and take charge of, A11 thli tlm„ macui WM ,tru#.
a arge parish In one of the eastern gllng wlth 8ome dl|taQt memoryt a
cities to which he had been called mera0ry that for all hta conjuring
n.?Hnnie,h 6.' . , / 'would not r,Be from the Where,
During these last two months It had he repeated to himself, had he seen
,:e",V,0rthr fa? th.at EUlaoR'" that ev" f c«? He went to the Win.
2T£r°\b0 Vn church 8,1,1 Sun" dow t0 «aln t,me and alB0 to let B°m«
™ ?k ha«| been most exemplary, cod alr tato tbe roonj Then „ke a
But on his last Sunday afternoon of BUdden flash, lt-the remembrance-
Vtlntnn M'B8 Waft6d ln " 11 Wer* 0U ,h*
Mlnton, who had taught ln the Sunday fresh north wind
^h°r°'ft°r "ve *•«■, had been dem Duncan turned sternly toward the
™! „ ! reBAe"lblance between man. "You have forgotteu me, but I
ormpr f.,' ?' /«P,ctln* know you now, well. Perhaps I can
iskpWh 8led h°rr0rS' !he reca" my8elf t0 y°«r mind Do you
wonM f t Klr" Whlch they not remember, nine years a o. a
rather be. sinners or lepera. young divinity student—he wore a
Lepers, several of them said ln beard then and the papers through a
K vhL°mi8 t mistake afterwards alluded to him as
Miss Mlnton was smiling approval Duncan Roberts- who was called Into
,I,9U£C??, J teachlng when i y°ur by a neighbor to help pre-
suddenly Eulalla exclaimed. "Now you vent you from killing your young wife?
" ,yoxlt Just know y°u . I «aved your wife from murder then.
hWJ nV . mf1 f,hl8 verv "'°'nent thve I and you were not grateful to me. You
5 km , ra"g and the teach-1 wl" not ^ grateful to me now for
u iur lwu ■ er was obliged perforce to see her
church In the class disband with heretical words than death. So I think this Interview
A sprained ankle will usually disable I Egotistical
the injured person for three or four ..wheu a llU8banU dec:iare8 that hla
weeks. This is due to lack of proper ! w|fe made him wbnt he Is," remarked
treatment. When Chamberlain's Lini-
ment id applied a cure may be effected
in three or four days. This liniment is
one of the best and most remarkable
preparation in use. Sold by all Drug-
Uncle Ezra Says:
"Er you don't do today you are
purty apt to be done tomorrur."—Bos-
the man on the car, "be imagines he
Is paying her a great compliment."
Mr. Robert Duncan
who had come to take charge for two er was obllged"pertoVr<to'"HeTter 1 Z\nTthZ A™*1"' T D°W
months of the little church In the ' lass disband with heretical words than death So^ thlTk^U m'tervl7w
western village of S—, and who was ringing in their ears. Miss Mlnton. as had better come to 1 end atTnel
then5rsetnS"led by the RaWl'nS ^ ! wuh^ WhZt^ub^. went Ai (, „ you value your personal llbi
® *I u I her chlna blue eyes to erty, Mr. Hubert Oullfovle otherwise
Did you hear that Miranda Spear. ! Mr. Rawlins, who had been superln- James Strand I would sug^st^ha!
ir dencon'u a- fa foil r>.i0,. .... ,v. 1 „i„„ #... «... «... ' wuuiu suggest, mat
Will Promptly Attend all Sales. Best! our deacon|u wife, fell today on the Ice j tendent also for five years. But the you take the first train out and for
of References Given.
Call on or address 0. V. Williams i
Rural Phone No. G Isfj. MEDFORD, OKLA
and broke her limb?
"No," asked the preacher. "I did
not." Then he asked, with a certal-n
vagueness of sympathy pardonable
from the fact he had not met the un
fortunate lady, "Was It an arm or a
T)R. Gh R. MARTIN i leg?1
Vfifftrinnm Vurn/>nn ! A tethered giggle here broke loose
/ eicnnaiy burgeon \ from Sulalia, the only other one at
Graduate of Ontario Veterinary College | the table, and a niece of the hostess
Located at Davis' Livery Barn
Pioneer Phone 112—Rural 21
thing that counter was that the min- the rest of your life keep away from
Ister must have heard It all. for he my sight"
had passed by with averted face. Robert* Duncan kept a steadying
That evening at supper Eulalla was hand on Eulalla's shoulders as the
severely reprimanded. Instead of man silently and ignomlnlouslv left
laughing the whole thing away ln her the room and the house. Then he
usual careless fashion, the girl said called Mrs. Purdy.
pe,^'y: I "Mary," he said,
I suppose when Aunt Kate dies Miss Karren to
you'll marry Miss Mlnton." For which night
who, ln default of other relatives, had [ she was promptly sent to bed by that little
undertaken to "raise" her. To "sup- i same Aunt Kate.
Albert A. Traver
e N ID.
DR. I. V. HARDY
Physician and Surgeon
Blngner Block MEDFORD, OKLA.
Both Phones No. i
Office Phones "7
Dr. McLennan Dr. Lockwood
House Phones: No. ii n„„.- I Hural No. 3ti3
House (Pioneer No. lu"l
I, i c 1, I1HB
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stairs Bingner Block
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MEDFORD, OKLAHOM A
j press" her would have been u
OKLA. I statement of the case.
Mr. Duncan, with a responsive twin-
kle ln his eye, for the first time really
noticed the girl. What a ridiculous
looking little creature she was, any-
way, with her freckled face. Irish nose,
and two black plaits of hair braided bo
tightly they stood out from behind
i her ears and curled up at the ends.
After the stilted meal was over and
1 Eulalla, notwithstanding her fourteen
years, sent at once to bed. Mrs. Raw-
lins volunteered some Information re-
garding her troublesome charge. Her
poor romantic sister, it appeared, had
disgraced the family by eloping with
an Irish comedian, with whom, Mrs.
Rawlins was unwillingly bound to ad
mlt, Bhe was not actually unhappy,
even though such a marriage did
shorten her life. The husband, too,
died, and for three years their one
child had been living with them. Here
Mrs. Rawlins folded her hands piously
and expressed the hope the good Lord
would not hold her responsible, at
least not altogether, for the miserable
failure she had thus far made of
things; that at least he would give
her credit for having in her poor way
tried to do her humble best.
Mr. Duncan, who was a very un-
conventional parson, was just about
to give utterance to a most conven-
tional remark, when a crash was heard
from the floor above.
"It's some of that crazy stage scen-
ery Euly's been rigging up In the loft.
I'd better go up and see if she ain't I
burled undef it. She don't always go 1
to bed when she's sent."
With an air of resignation, turning |
to one of indignation when well out or
sight, Mrs. Rawlins sailed off disclaim- 1
ing any help from the men, who of- 1
fered to accompany her.
Mr. Rawlins half took Ills niece's i
part. "She's smart, that girl, in spite I
of her nonsense," he said to Mr. Dun- I
can. "And she'd have the gumption, ,
every time, to pour sand down a rat j
hole." Now that his wife waS out of j
hearing as well, Josiah Rawlins felt
he could speak naturally again.
The next time Robert Duncan saw
Eulalia was one afternoon when, re-
turning from a visit to Deacon Spear,
he caught a glimpse of a lithe little
figure dancing down the road. Had It
not been for the right-angled pigtails
and stiff gingham apron he would
have thought her a veritable wood
nymph, such was her grace. The girl
stopped ln pleased surprise, but
swinging her books around from her
shoulder she found two or three had
slipped the strap.
"I suppose I'll have to find'them,"
she said, ruefully.
Then a sudden Impulse seized her.
"Cqme," she said, "I'll show you
how to dance!" She took the preach-
er's hand. He was very nimble—still
very young—and before he knew it he
had fallen in with Eulalia's steps and
the two were skipping along the road
to a distinctly frivolous and very live-
Duncan was enjoying himself im-
mensely, but he was glad a few yards
brought the books to view. Had any-
one happened along the position would
have been a difficult one to explain i
away. They came to a sudden halt, j
both laughing heartily, the man more !
so than he had done since he left col- 1
lege. Then, with remembrances to 1
the Rawlins, he parted with Eulalia. I
On the way to the house where he
was staying Robert Duncan thought
about the little girl. He was wasting 1
no sympathy now on Eulalla—at pres
ent she did not need it. She was like
a rubber ball, the more force with
which it was thrown the greater the
rebound. If she was not allowed to
sing and dance and laugh in the
house she could go out into the sun-
Oklahoma j shine. But when Eulalia grew a little
older where would be found the affec
tlonatc vflsdom needed to guide this
evidently wilful soul? Not in the un
cle. who was chiefly interested in his
niece's precocious cleverness, nor in
the aunt with her ridiculously affected
ways and narrow religious viewr.
The two months were now up and !
the regular shepherd, who had been
away all this time recuperating from
I want you to take
your rooms for to
I want you to take her up a
supper, put her to bed, and not ;
let her speak one word until tomor* '
row. She's lired out."
For the first time, and for some rea-
son, Eulalla Farren cried herself to
A year Inter Robert Duncan kept his
Three years have passed and on this promise to marry Eulalla. But ii was
especial evening Robert Duncan was another minister who performed the
Bitting after rather a hard day's work ceremony.
by a fire in his comfortable study. His j
one-time nurse, now his housekeeper.
knocked at the door, opening it al NO USE FOR "CITY FOLKS"
most simultaneously with the prlvl-
lege of an old servant.
"There's a couple in the parlor, Mr.
Robbie." she said, "requiring your
Rev. Mr. Duncan looked up from liis ^
book. He always took every ohance
given him to humor the old soul ln j
her belief ln her own discretion, which
she could only explain at times as the
'But There Is Some Good Every-
where," Said the Hospitable
There are regions where to hall
from the city is hardly more respect-
able than to be a baron ln New York
society, the New York Evening Sun
aaye. Hear the tale of the hospitable
gift of second sight accorded to the ,J,ova Scotia fisherman and the pro-
fessor from a city university.
Par up ln Nova Scotia on that nar-
Mary, ought I to marry
"I'm no so sure," Mrs. Purdy said.
Then she added, "Ye may marry the
woman, but no' the mon. She's very
Had Robert Duncan not been Scotch
also this advice might have seemed
to present some difficulties. But as
it was he only nodded his head as a
sign of perfect comprehension. Then
"Let them come ln."
As the two entered Duncan rose
with a surprised cry. The extremely
pretty girl before him could be none
other than his little freckled face
friend. Eulalla. The three years had
passed over her with a magic touch,
loosening the tight little pigtails into
soft masses of dark, wavy hair, dis-
pelling the freckles, moulding afresh
the features and bringing into the
dark eyes an expression of almost
The clergyman took the girl's out-
stretched hands. Then he turned to
the man Eulalia introduced as Mr. Hu-
bert Guiifoyle. Where and under what
Ho! for the
Nature is now in her lov-
liest mood in the Northern
woods—it's cool and green.
The streams and lakes are
teeming with bass, "musk-
ies," trout and a variety of
gamy fish, worthy foemen
to try the angler's skill.
The forest aisles are carpeted
with fragrant pine needles,
the deep recesses of the
woods lure one on—the
opportunities for canoe trips,
camping, fishing, are legion.
Take the family with you. >
Rock Island Lines
fast trains carry you safely,
quickly and in greatest com-
fort to Chicago, St. Louis,
Minneapolis and St. Paul,
from which excellent con-
nections can be made by
rail or water to any of the
numerous resorts of the
North and East.
Ask Rock Island
ticket ag nt
Report ot ttie Condition of
FIRST NATIONAL BANK,
at Medford, in the state
j of Oklahoma, at the close of huBir,ega
Sept. i, igio.
I.onus ahd Discounts 4|i() ,0
O.eroraftn, secured and unpe< ureo 3'jigs 37
U. t<. iiontlsto eecare circulation siVOdu'no
,' Bonds, Securities, Ktc a'47I 5H
Banking boiiee Furniture and Fixtures llWi*f
Due from National Bank*,
| (nol reserve agents)
I Due from State and Private lianke .
and Bankers, Trust < 'ompanie*
and .Savings Hank-
Due from approved reserve
Exchanges for rlearing honm,
Notes of other National Banks
Legal Tender Notes 4,0(15.1)0
Redemption fund with I'. H. Treasurer
1 r> per cent of circulation)
row strip of beach that divides the
|Bay of Fundy from the Bay of Yar-
mouth. stands a fisherman's cottage.
The professor and his wife were
walking the adjacent beach when they
heard a voice behind them say, "How
dee do, folks?"
A little old woman in a calico dress
was standing ln the doorway. "How
dee do-" said she with a friendly
smile. "Drop by and chat a while?
Pa," she continued to some one with-
in doors—"Pa, here's folks."
Pa. a gaunt old fisherman, appeared
above her shoulder. "Drop by and
chat a while," said he. And the pro-
fessor and his wife dropped by.
The kitchen, which would have
been small in a Harlem flat, was tilled
with a deal table, a stove and two
chairs. "Dinner's nigh ready," said
the old woman, stepping to the door
and shading her eyes as she looked
Pa laid the kitchen table with plat-
ters of fresh lobster meat and a huck-
leberry pie. The odor of coffee filled
the air. "Set ye down," said the old
man, beaming with hospitality—"set
M. T. Ausherman, Agent
H. M. Brown, D. P. A..
IF YOU ARE NEEDING A
This fall. We can save you
J. H. FUSS & OO.
9. CM. 'Jarvh (f to.
REAL ESTATE AND LOANS
Quick Money;Best Terms
Office: Biiigner Building
MEDFORD,^. I OKLAHOMA
Capital Stock paid ln
b'mih ided profits, less expenses and
Natlu'ial Bank Notes outstanding....
line ti, other National Bunks
Due to Suite and Private banks
P'(" to approved Reserve agentc
Individual deposits subject to check..
Demand certificates of deposit....
Certified f 'hecks
State of Oklahoma, i
lyRANT Cot'NTV, (P*
I, I. R. Heasty, Cashier of the above-namea
bank, do solemnly swear that the above state-
ment Is true to the best of uiv knowledge and be-
llef- 1 R. 11J5ASTY, Cashier
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 3rd day
of Sept. 1W0. .I.P.Becker.
[S *al] Mo.ary Public.
(My Commission Expiree May 22nd, 1918.)
| C+. W illing 1
T T. Godfrev S Directors.
I Thos. A. Roff I
[First published 111 Patriot Sept. 8. 1910]
Notice to Owner Before Issuing Tax Deed.
State of Oklahoma, Grant, county, sr.
The owner or owners and all those con-
cerned or in possession of:
Lots No. 40, 41, i 4!i in block 37
as shown on the official plat and survey of the
town of Lamont in Grant County, and state
of Oklahoma Greeting:
You and each of you are hereby notified
that the undersigned is the holder of a separate
assignment certificate of purchase issued to him
by the County Treasurer for the above described
real estate which was sold to Grant County at a
tax sale held on the 18th day of November 1907,by
County Treasurer of said county, as provided by
law and that unless redemption be made by you
of said lands from such sale within sixty days
after the date of publication or service of this
notice, a tax deed will be demanded by the
undersigned and will issue af provided by law
for each of said lots.
Witness my hand at Medford, State of Okla-
homa this 3rd day of Sept,. 1910.
B. n. Mt'Cpn.tr,
Tax Certificate Holder.
Life is a lesson in compromise, and
we are never further from toeing sat-
isfied than when w« have got all we
Proud Mother—Oh, James! What
do you think? The twins have anoth-
Zt 0 E ,.
circumstances had be first seen that .ye down and feed. Who'll have his
handsome, dissipated face? The man's
eves drooped under Duncan's steady
gaze, but he said with an effort at a
"Miss farren has just come from
the train, where 1 met lier by appoint-
ment. She was determined no one
should marry us but you. I have the
license, and I hope what we ask will
cause, you no inconvenience."
"Nojie at all," said Mr. Duncan, "but
I think Miss Farren is too young to
take so important a step. Why did
you leave S ?" he asked Eulalia.
"Aunt Kate died a year ago and
Uncle Josiah has just married Miss
Susie Minton. I wasn't needed any
more—nor," she added in a low voice,
Again Rev. Mr. Duncan addressed
lobster fried in butter?" And while j
ma and the guests sat down he fried
lobster and poured coffee.
At the close of the meal the pro-
fessor said: "Captain, you and your
wife must come up to the hotel to-
morrow and have dinner with us.
Now. don't say you can't! We are
going back to the city the next day,
so tomorrow is the only chance to
A look of alarm and pain showed ln
the faces of the fisherman and his
wife. "Laws," said pa. "the hotel!"
"Laws!" said ma. ."City folks!"
"Why. yes," said the professor's;
wife. "We're from New York. Does
"Never you mind, ma." said pa, con-
soling her. "And I alwus told ye j
P. e. SIMON!"
I alwus told ye that? And takln' it
all an' all it ain't likely any one'll
Mr. Guiifoyle—"You will pardon me If |.heye's good folks everywhere? Ain't
I seem to be asking a good many ques-
tions, but you see I knew Miss Farren
when she was a little girl and there-
fore feel much interested in her. How
long have you known her. and what1
is your occupation?"
Still smiling pleasantly, the man re-
plied, "I am an actor. I met with an
No Sage Hen for Him.
Ilarrv Carr of Broadway. New York,
recently made a trip to Reno, and
owing to a sudden turn of circum-
accident in a railroad smashup near stances lingered there until he was
S about a year ago. I staved at hungry. At length Mr. Carr. having
S for some months until I got detached a dollar from a
well. I had the good fortune to see friend, entered a Reno
Sage hen," said the waiter, not as one
offering a query, but as a person 1
stating a fact. "What's sage hen?" I
asked Mr. Carr. The waiter said it
was a bird, native to the desert conn- I
try. "Has it got wings?" asked Mr. j
Carr. The waiter said It had. "Then." !
said Mr. Carr. decisively, "I don't 1
want no sage hen. I won't at nothin' 1
that has wings—and yet stays in N'o-
quite a little of Miss Farren. With
me. as you can readily understand, it
was love at llrst sight. When I heard
of her uncles marriage I wrote for
her to meet me here so we could be
married ourselves." Guiifoyle pulled
out his watch. "We should like to
make the 9:30 for New York," he said.
But Mr. Duncan seemed in no hurry
"Eulalia, you are much too young
to marry. I do not feel it would be at vada."
all the right thing for me In this case
to do what you wish. 1 feel obliged to j
refuse. I—" Exterminating Weeds.
"There are others," here Guiifoyle: ^ really begins to look as- though
Interrupted. "Come, Eulalia, it Is j ,n ('n,e we w°uld be able to keep
growing late." 1 down a large percentage of the weeds
But still the girl demurred. "I can't I b-" t,,e "se of chemicals Hail the
go back to Uncle Josiah." she said 1 <1ay
"And I won't be married by anyone '
but Mr. Duncan."
New and Jecond Hand
All kinds ei
All Work G
Cars Ran From $400 Up
Livery a Specialty
"There is no need to go back to
Uncle Josiah." Robert Duncan said. "I
can find something for you to do here
In this very town And I will promise
Repelling the Charge.
Pulsatilla— Well, I suppose you and
Harold have kissed and made up"
Stilllngla— No. Indeed! We—w*
made un first'
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