The Wanette Enterprise. (Wanette, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 25, Ed. 1 Friday, November 17, 1911 Page: 2 of 8
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THE WANETTE ENTERPRISE
U. E. BREWER,Pub.
■ - OKLAHOMA
Turkey ts being made a goat.
Almost any young wldoiv can teach
a mar how to fall In love
Beware of the autumn cold. It Is
easy to catch, but hard to lose.
It’s a mistake to try to judge a
man’s hat by the head that Is un-
A Pittsburg Arm Is making a wooden
leg 39 inches around for a woman.
Guess her weight.
Earnest research may yet disclose a
restaurant baked apple that has had
all its core removed.
By M. DIBBELL
With all the things that woman has
to reform she is still mighty sweet
That Massachusetts citizen who got
a deer license when he wished to
marry was a bad speller.
Our notion of the meanest man Is
the New York thief who stole a bride-
groom’s best pair of trousers
"Do not marry a poet,” says one
woman But suppose he doesn’t show
any symptoms before marriage?
A noted physician says that ragtime
music Is bound to drive us crazy. By
the St. Vitus dance route, probably.
The editor of a fashion magazine
says "a perfect fit Is fatal to a stout
womai: ” Still the list of fatalities
No chance, of course, that the poor
consumeress will do her Christmas
shopping without a terrible lot of
Weather prophets tell us that we
are In for a hard winter, but none of
the coal men show symptoms of dying
Nine thousand tons of Christmas
toys recently arrived from Hamburg.
Have you got the price of your share
of 'em yet?
A lev Jersey mlllltfer has Invented
a hat that can be converted Into an
umbrella. Some of them could be
made Into awnings
China Is disarming Its new army,
lest It join the revolution China Is
one of those countries In which It Is
dangerous to be safe.
Scientists still hope to discover the
origin of life, says a German profes-
sor It will be just like them to de-
cide that It Is a germ
■he "long Boston" Is a variant of
the waltz comprising a stroll and a
hug. The man who predicts its popu-
larity states the case mildly.
A Chicago man wants a divorce be-
cause his wife Bald “Jerry" In her
sleep. In the vernacular of the sport-
ing page, he got jerry to something.
Beauty varies with the point of
view. If the ugly and senseless hoop-
skirt becomes fashionable, womankind
will arise and proclaim it a thing of
A Philadelphia pastor wants to or-
ganize a church for women only It
wouldn't be a success Every church
must have three or four bald-headed
A man who found a ten-dollar bill
on the street in New York gave It to
a policeman. It Is unnecessary to
mention tbe fact that he wasn’t a
A New York maiden starved herself
to become beautiful, but carried It bo
far that she died The report falls
to state whether she succeeded In Im-
proving her looks
The roller towel will be no longer
on the roll-call if the crusade started
against It Is carried to a triumphant
conclusion In fact, the roller towel
will be wiped out.
"There will be no art in masculine
fashions until men discard trousers, ’
says a British artist. Then, as far as
we are concerned, there will be no
art In masculine fashions.
For the benetit or the gentlemen
who are doing most of the talking
about the preservation of natural re-
sources. It might be well to drop the
hint that conversation is not con-
A Chicago man who has been lead-
ing a double life has been sentenced
to the penitentiary Wouldn't It be
better to have him deliver lectures
explaining how he managed to sup-
port two families?
"Hurrah Mother! I’ve thought of
a way to get the money for the inter- ]
est." cried Cynthia Brannon, rushing
Into the big kitchen like a young hur- j
ricane, and as the face of the woman i
who was engaged In the prosaic task
of peeling potatoes brightened, she
continued triumphantly: “Just think )
of all the rows of sweet pickles and
preserves and canned things, and the
tumblers of jelly by tbe dozen that
are packed away in the preserve
closet, and then dare to say that we
haven’t anything we can sell!"
Mrs. Brannon asked doubtfully,
But, dear child, who is going to buy
them? Everyone around here has
Just as large a supply as we have."
"Oh 1 shan't try to sell them here.
1 Intend to pack the market wagon
and go over to the shore There are
lots of people camping out this sum-
mer, and I know they will be glad to
get some of your lovely preserves
1 shall ask only twenty-five vents for
the quart cans, and ten cents a tum-
bler for the Jellies, and If 1 don’t find
a market for every solitary one of
them I miss my guess."
May good luck attend you, dear
I am sure that a peddler who is so
certain of the perfection of his wares
as you are, ought to find victims in
That young woman at once proceed-
eu to give her mother such a hearty
hug and kiss that the pan of potatoes
was scattered broadcast.
Now I will finish my dusting, and
then start to pack my van for to-mor-
row s venture," 6aid the prospective
Next morning found Cynthia cover-
erlng her five mile drive to the shore
at Dobbin’s best pace, and with a
large supply of every sort of canned
goods in the wagon.
As she was descending the long hill
to the orach she saw coming toward
her a band of youngsters clad In the
uniform of the present day church
"That must be some of St. John’s
boys," thought Cynthia. “1 suspect
they are out foraging—why shouldn’t
they Invest in some preserves?"
When she reached them, Cynthia
hailed the boys In true peddler fash-
ion. "Can't 1 sell you some home-
made preserves and Jellies?” she in-
quired, aud they flocked round her
'1 he smallest of the boys climbed
up to the seat beside Cynthia, and
commenced at once to tell her all
about their affairs as the wagon mov-
"1 tell you It’s a dandy camping out
Just like soldiers," he began. "And
we have to do things by rule same
as they do, too. Mother thought I
was too little to go oft alone, but Cap-
tain Morgan Bays my record Is as
good as the biggest of them—It’s only
by my size he knows I am small!”
He smiled proudly up into Cynthia's
That is splendid. And do you boys
have to cook and keep things tidy for
Yott bet we do! Captain Morgan
knows how to do everything and he
shows us boys He said before we
started that this wasn't going to be
any make-believe camp, with some-
body to do the work for us Rut It’s
lots of fun with Captain Morgan to
"There’s the captain—won't he
think we've made a jolly find?’ called
one of the bigger cadets, racing off
at top speed toward the camp.
To her surprise Cynthia found her-
self gazing into the face of a man
who seemed hardly more than a boy
"My hoys are sure they have found
a treasure, and 1 quite agree with
them What are you asking for the
entire load?" His frank smile won
I had cot thought of everything
going to one customer," she replied
"There are a great many jarB on the
wagon and are you sure you will
like the goods? It Is always best to
examine before purchasing you
But the looking over her col-
lection only made the captain and his
cadets more eager to possess them.
It seems a lot, but the amount 1
must have Is $25," Cynthia said, at
Instead of being shocked at her
demand, Captain Morgan laughed and
answered, "That Is the cheapest 1
ever heard of selling such a stack of
preserves at, but 1 will see that the
jars and glasses are all returned to
you In good shape."
The cadets speedily cleared Cyn-
thia's wagon and she drove away with
five crisp flve-dollar bills tucked In
Mrs Brannon, trying to hope that
Since Teacher Did Not Know.
It was In the primary class of a
graded school In a western city and
the day was the 22d of February.
"Now, who can tell me whose birth-
day this is?" asked the teacher.
A little girl arose timidly.
"Well, Margaret, you may tell us,”
said the teacher.
“Mine,” was the unexpected reply.
Cynthia’s scheme might prove a suc-
cess, while not daring to believe It
really feasible, was a delighted and
thankful woman when, much sooner
than she had thought possible, bet
daughter drove up to the door, wav
ing a bunch of greenbacks triumph
Now you must acknowledge that
I am the business woman of tbe fam-
ily," she cried
Later on Cynthia said soberly,
Mother, 1 believe 1 huve found the
way for paying off the principal as
well as Interest Just think of the
quantity of fruit that goes to waste
because there Is no use for it. I
mean to write Cousin Arnold and ask
If some 6tore in town would not sell
preserves on commission, and I shall
not let the shore people escape with
only one load another year We must
put In the rest of the season preserv-
ing everything there is to preserve
- Mr. 1 hompson will trust us for
Her mother looked proudly upon
her daughter aDd answered, "You are
the business woman as you said, Cyn-
thia, and I will do Just what I am
A week after her excursion to the
shore, Cynthia was returning from a
trip to the village When driving
through a deep pass where the ground
rose steeply on both sides into bills
crowned with stunted pines, she
heard a voice calling loudly, "Miss
Preserves! Miss Preserves!” Look-
ing up she beheld the smallest of the
St. John cadets scrambling down the
steep incline to the road.
At once she drew rein, and called
back, "Am 1 'Miss Preserves?' "
ri didn’t know what else to call
you,’ panted the youngster as he
reached the wagon “Oh, Miss Pre-
serves, won’t you let us bring Johnnie
Action dowD to you, and then drive
him over to camp? He fell into a
hole and sprained his ankle so he
can t walk, and Captain Morgan sent
me to watch the road for a wagon and
1 was just In time to catch you."
"Yes, indeed." answered Cynthia.
'Bring Johnnie right along and 1 will
get him to camp as fast as Dobbin
"I knew it was all right soon as I
saw you,” said the small cadet grate-
fully, and then hastened up the hill
after his comrades.
Captain Morgan and one of the
boys appeared soon, carrying the
lamed Johnnie between them, and fol-
lowed by the whole flock
'You seem to be our guardian an-
gel," said the captain to Cynthia, as
they gently deposited the disabled
youngster on the seat beside her.
"We shah be more than grateful for
your help today—and the boys have
carefully packed away all the jars
we have emptied so far," he added
1 he Injured foot had been propped
up as comfortably as possible, and Its
owner bore the pain bravely Before
the shore was reached her compan-
ions haJ learned Cynthia's name and
where she lived, and the boys assured
her that they intended to pay her a
visit soon with an installment of the
The weeks passed swiftly, and all
too soon lor any of them the time
came for the cadets to break camp.
The youngsters were enjoying a final
game of baseball on one of their last
afternoons, the grassy lot beside Mrs.
Brannon’s orchard furnishing their
diamond, while Cynthia and Captain
Morgan formed part of an admiring
"What a fine lot of boys they are,
and how lonely mother and 1 will
feel without them," said Cynthia with
a little sigh.
“They are the best boys in the
world," answered their captain heart-
ily, "but though you may miss them,
1 know of some one who will be a
thousand times more lonely when
Cynthia looked up In real surjrise
at his tone, for never a word of senti-
ment had passed Captain Morgan's
lips before—they had been good com-
rades, that was all.
“The brave little girl who started
out alone to sell her wares won my
heart the first time 1 saw her, and
every meeting with our dear 'Miss
Preserves has made me long to be-
come her prisoner for life Won't
you try to spare a little of your love
for the boys to their undeserving cap-
And then Cynthia’s heart was re-
vealed to her, for suddenly she real-
ized that it would make life very
empty to have this big, kindly captain
pass out of It.
“I think that possibly he has more
than his share now,” she answered
The public has an inconsiderate way
of remembering the prophet when the
prophecy 'fails, and of forgetting him
when it comes true.
Could Hardly Hear
Senses of Taste and Smell Were Also
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1 could hardly hear, taste or smell. I
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taking three bottles of this medicine I
was cured, and have not had any return
of the disease.”
Hood’s Sarsaparilla effects radical and
permanent cures of catarrh.
I Get it today in usual liquid form or
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thing, forgives ’itself nothing. Age,
which forgives itself everything, is
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