Queen City Times. (Agra, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 25, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 2, 1911 Page: 6 of 8
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QUEEN CITY T'MEs-
E. NIXON Proprietor.
TERMS, PER YEAR $ 1 -00-
BIX MONTHS. 60 CTS-
SINGLE COPIES. 5 CTS.
Entered as second-class matter,
September 25, 1906, at the post-offics
at Agra, Oklahoma, under the Ac of
Congress of March 3, 1879.
Subscribers receiving this paper with
a blue X mark over this paragraph will
know that their subscription has expir-
ed, and a renewal is solicited.
The Slogan selected by Okla Oi
ty for that town is \Ve Do! Sure!
Everybody knows it but to make
it properly applicable to Oklaho-
ma City, it should be We Do Ev-
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Out in Grand Junction Colo
the Congrepationalist minister in
serfs regular paid ads in the news
paper to compete with saloons. On
Bargain days he inserts bargain
day ads In a church ad we sup
pose it would read something like
—“Free trip to heaven today! No
Ante! The Pussy is sleeping, etc
★ ★ ★
The Maramec Monitor is quali-
fying ns a “matrimonial go-be
tween,” In ali conscience, the
country editor has enough on bis
mind and little enough on his back
let alone trying to get others in
the same condition.
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One of three things is a'most,
certain in regard to Dayton Ohio
Her schools are not up to date,
her newspapers do not use press
dispatches, or they don’t read Ok
lahoma nfewBpapers. The idea of
two nineteen year old boys com-
ing out west to hold up and rob
people ns was done in Oklahoma
City last week is preposterous;
they would have stood a much bet
ter chance to put it over in their
own benighted town, and get away
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In the United Stales Senate
Tuesday the bill to amend the Con
stitution providing for the election
of Senators by direct vote lost.
That a good beginning some-
times makes a bad ending was
clearly demonstrated by the weath
What Can 1 Get. For Dinner !
That vexing question is soon settled by a
visit to the
Where you can get—
Juicy Roasts, Steaks, Chops etc. Fresh Sausage
Breakfast Bacon, Smoked Meats and Ciood old Ham.
Kraut, Canned Goods, Fruits: Celery, Oysters etc.
G. VV. HICKMAN, Proprietor.
“Come Out of the Brush”
Show Your Wife How You Looked
When She Married You—
She Will Appreciate It.
A Nice Clean Shave, Haircut, and Shampoo
Will do Wonders for You
Agent for Guthrie Laundry Co.
City Barber Shop J. E. HEUSTON, Prep.
er during the month of February
The Lower House of the Legis
lature Tuesday night passed the
appropriation bill giving $2,000,
000 for Rural Consolidated schools
and will set aside $400000 from
the school lands in Greer Co. to
add to the above sum.
The Midland Concert Co. filled
their engagement here Tuesday
night, and notwithstanding the
bad weather the house was full,
The numbers were well '-eceived,
and while all were good. Miss Rob
erls, the Reader was given the
largest share of praise.
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! MAKING AN 1
i IMPRESSION i
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Young Barnard had opened the back
door of his home and turned King 1I„ I
his bulldog, out for a run in the big !
yard, himself following to smoke a
cigar and incidentally gambol a bit
with King, his most valued posses-
King II is so bow-legged, so promi- j
nent of tooth and so splotched and
generally so terrifyingly ugly that the
mere sight of him is enough'Ao diive
a nervous perron info hysterics or
into the nearest tree. This, of course,
enhances bis value in the eyes of the
King saw the cat first. It was not
the eort of cat one weald expect to
find wandering in hack yards, being
white and silky aqd languid in its
movements. Perhaps the fact that the
cat moved haughtily, like one accus-
tomed to reign over its surroundings,
was what irritated Ring. At any rate
he showed his resentment in the
“Good-boy!” - chortled young Bar-
nard. “Good work!”
It was not that he wished to see the
cat hurt, but King certainly needed
exercise and there was not much dan-
ger of his catching the quarry. Around
the yard the two flew like two con-
tinuous streaks, the cat disdaining lo
climb the fence and escape. It kept
exactly two yards ahead of the dis-
gusted bulldog. Barnard stood on the
steps grinning and encouraging King,
whose tongue had begun to hang out
Suddenly there was a rush from tlia
other side of tno nigh tence bordering
the next yard. A mass of brown hair,
two indignant brown eyes and two
widely waving hands burst upon the
vision of young Barnard.
"Trixie! Trixie!" shrieked the girl.
“He’ll be killed! He will! W£y don’t
you call off that horrible dog? Trixie,
Young Barnard glared back. “Is
that your cat?" he asked. “Why don’t
you keep it at home?”
The cat had leaped agilely to the
fence and into the arms of its res-
cuer. Then it. turned and sneered at
the frantic bulldog that was dashing
itsfdf against the fence. Young Bar-
nard naturally went to the comfort of
his dog, thereby approaching the fu-
rious young person across the fence.
“A cat,” she said, hotly, “has a per-
fect right to climb a fence if it wants
to and I’d have you know that Trixie
had taken three blue ribbons and,
anyhow, I don’t see how a human be-
ing can have such a dreadful looking
creature around as that dog of yours!
Why, he’d have killed Trixie in two
“King is as gentle as a child!”
young Barnard retorted. “He was
just playing with your foolish cat.”
The young person across the fence
elevated her eyebrows disbelievingly
and sniffed pointedly. “Anyhow,” sin-
insisted, “he’s probably scared Trixie
into heart disease!” There were tears
in her eyes as she stroked her pet.
Young Barnard, his wrath cooling,
took time to observe that her skirts
were to her shoefops and sho was
small and slight. He felt a little
ashamed of himself for quarreling
with a child, being 25 hjmself. More-
over, she was very pretty.
See here, little girl,” he began mol-
iifyingly, “you mustn’t, feel angry.
Your cat really isn’t hurt and-”
Her eyes flashed furiously. “You’re
ruder than your ugly dog!” she de-
clared. ”1 know where the dog got
its bad manners!”
Young Barnard found himself alone,
gazing at the door through which a
tempest of brown hair, flashing eyes,
short skirts and white cat had just
“Now what the dickens is the mat-
ter with that kid?” he muttered be-
”1 didn’t know you’d met the West’s
niece,” said his sister when he en-
tered the house.
“Neither did I,” said young Barnard,
“Well, you were having a chatty lit-
tle time with h#r just now!” persisted
his sister. “Ever since I heard sho
was coming I’ve xvanted you to make
» good impression on her. She's ter-
ribly fashionable and awfully popular
and has been abroad six times. Bid
you ever see such exaggerated style
as she wears? Her skirts are two
Inches shorter than any other girl’s
and she looks about 16, instead of 22,
but she’s a dear!”
’Great guns!” groaned young Bar-
nard, suddenly grasping the situation.
“And I called her ‘Little girl!’ x>
wonder she exploded! Oh, I made a
fine impression, all right!"
“Now, Billy Barnard!” said his
ter, “begin at the beginning and teil
me all about it!”
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