The Searchlight (Cushing, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 48, Ed. 1 Wednesday, October 26, 1910 Page: 1 of 8
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OCT. 26, 1910
' The Oskaloosa Times diplomat-
ically refers to trouble in a fam-
ily by calling it "domestic un-
A Central Branch editor con-
tributes this adage; ' 'XI** door of
* opportunity is on the front end
of a schoolhouse."
Beyond wasting your time a-
greeably with them, what good
do friends do you? demands pess-
imistic Ed Howe.
Our idea of a real toriller,
says the Lawrence World, would
be a race between Jack Johnson
in an automobile and Roosevelt
in an aerodlane.
There is to be an eclipse of the
moon in November' The Wil-
liamsburg Star predcts that
there will also be some political
eclipse about that time.
That headless corpse, found
near Colgate, is still a mystery.
All the young ladies have been
questioned and none has lost her
head. —McAlester N 7ws-'"apital.
omitted wo reserve the right if
corn, red, to conduct ourself in
anything but a ladylike manner.
If not cornered \\*> promise to run
the first shot anil kiek impending
rabbits out of our pathway as soo
as we get our stride.
•J. 1'. Swain, a Mereer county,
Gettysburg recently, paid Miss
Agnes McAllister for twelve loav-
es of bread He stole from the Mc-
Allister oven at the time of the
<• ■ttvsbu-g battle.
Plainly stated, says the Salina
Journal, the rats which St. Joe
has been wearing in her hair for
the past ten years have been re-
moved by the recent census.
A young woman in Labanon,
according lo an "actual count,
reported by .,the Times, uses 106
hairpins to hold up her own arid
other people's hoir on her head.
<r J. 1 f. King of Pone a City, has
a complete eo;>y j£ the Ne^' Test-
; ... : i. n a p
Rfern >. 1 little book contains
± l-m pages an:! is illustrated with
a number of pictures, It is be-
lieved to be one of the smallest
books ever published. The pr.nt
i; too fine to read without the aid
* a microscope.
A girl who will sue a man for
breach of promise has as much
nerve as a man who will back
out of a wedding at the last mo-
ment, and stiil remain in town. —
When a girl lirst begins to
wear an emblem of undying love
and devotion, says the Jewell
Republican, on the third finger
of her left hand, wo notice that
j her mother has most of the dish-
; es to wash.
The Minneapolis Messenger
thinks it is strange that the
prayer bones and the swear bones
Kre so close together. (This
need not be explained to the man
who has encountered the rocking
chair at night.)
There was to be a party in
| Atchison the other night, and
during the afternoon a woman
! called up her husband and asked
j "What shall I wear?" her hus-
band replied; "don't be coy.
You're going to wear that black
dress, the only thing you have,
snd you know it."
"I don't want to go to that
party, but I have to," said an
Atchison woman this morning.
"If I don't go people will say I
wasn't invited, and ths hostess
won't take £he trouble to ex-
Gus H. Tinch, editor of the Tal-
equah Sun was shot by a Demo'
cratic politician not long ago.
The d'" after his reappearance at
tlie oiViee the following explana-
tion issued from the sanctum.
"The editor is not a scrapper and
we want no mistake made. Any
person wishing to engage in but
tie will please s ud notice five
ti ays in advance. Courtesy de-
mands this and we ask it that we
may have ample time to hire a
substitute and kiss our loved on *s
a fjnd adieu. Should notic • be
The annu<;l daughter of hunt-
ers is now in full swing in the
Main.- woods. It brings to the
front again, the curious fact that
the gunner who would miss a real
deer, never fails to hit th 1 indi-
vidual whom he mistakes for a
A minister's wife, a doctor's
wife and a traveling man's wife
met one day recently and were
talking about the forgetfulness
I of their husbands. The minis-
ter's wife thought her husband
the most forgetful man living,
because he would to to <*hurch
and forget his notes and no one
could make out what he was try-
ing to preach about. The doc-
tor's wife thought her husband
was the more forgetful, for he
would often start out to see a
patient and forget his medicine
case, and therefore travel miles
for nothing. "Well," said the
traveling man's wife, "my hus-
band beats that . He came home
the other day and patted me on
the cheek and said: 'I believe I
have seen you before, little girl.
What is your name?' " — Linds-
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Green, E. M. The Searchlight (Cushing, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 48, Ed. 1 Wednesday, October 26, 1910, newspaper, October 26, 1910; Cushing, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc285911/m1/1/: accessed November 20, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.