The Choctaw Herald. (Hugo, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 50, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 17, 1913 Page: 1 of 4
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THE CHOCTAW HERALD.
HUGO, OKLA., THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 1913.
Well Known Rail-
road Man Killed.
Charlie Adams, an employe of the
Frisco railroad, running between Hu-
go and Hope, was instantly killed at
Koby, (Sawyer), Tuesday night
about 9 o'clock.
Adams, who was a brakeman and
extra conductor, was working as a
brakeman on the local freight, and
had gone in between the cars to ad-
just a coupling when the accident
happened. There were no -eye wit-
nes to the accident, the closest
man being another member of the
train crew who was a short distance
away making signals. It is not
known whether Adams got a foot
caught in a frog or stumbled and
fell. This signal man saw him go in
between the cars, and not seeing the
man or the lantern reappear gave
the signal to stop, and the body was
found at once in a horribly mutilat-
condition, the victim already being
The body had fallen directly across
the rail and was severed just above
the waist line, only one little piece of
skin holding the two parts of the
body together. From the condition
of the body the wheels of the car
must have twisted it after the fall,
for the right leg was mashed almost
into a pulp. There were no signs of
injury above the main cut across the
body. The skin was all taken from
the inside of the right arm to the
Charley Adams was one of the
best known young men of the city
and was well liked by his compan-
ions on the road for his manly qual-
ities. He was the support of a wid-
owed mother, with whom he lived on
the West Side. The family came to
Hugo from Texas, and the young
man had formerly made his home in
Terrell. The funeral occurred at the
home yesterday just after noon and
the body was shipped to Terrell
The train was in charge of Con-
ductor Campbell who also had charge
of the train upon which Frank Marks
was killed about two years ago.
The funeral was in charge of the
B. of R. T., and a committee from
that order accompanied the remains
Out of the entire docket of the
present term of the district court, no
character of cases stand 4 out like
those who have been dissatisfied with
their marriage vows, and the court
last week devoted a few moments to
this side of the docket. In all there
were forty-seven cases set for hear-
ing at this term, and the following
are a few of those who have had a
W. M. Armstrong from Annie
J. C. Putman from Dora Putman.
Mat McCurdy from Muriel Mc-
A. F. Rozell fro mL. B. Rozell.
Millie Garsch from Carl Garsch.
Lydia Huckins from George W.
Ava Horner from Jack Horner.
Ida Edwards from II. C. Edwards.
F. M. McNeal from Ada McNeal.
OlenWalter from Mose Walter.
Josephine Riley from Marcus Ril-
Ruth Adklns from Claude Adkins.
I. J. Cooper from Malissa Cooper.
L. M. Hurt from R. J. Hurt.
Nina Gregory from Oscar Gregory.
In the case of O. V. Anderson
against his wife, Anna Belle Ander-
son, a divorce was refused by the
A decree was also refused in the
case of R. N. Rogers against W. E.
Garvin Graphic! ~ Monday
Boh Cat Failed to Run Very Fast.
The bobcat that was captured by
a party of hunters in Oklahoma a
few days ago and brought to' Paris
has been ti**! up at the Frisco sta-
tion for several days. A party of
boys desiring to have a race bought
the cat from its owner for pie sum
of ten dollars and then carried him
to a spot in West Paris where a lot
of dogs had been gotten together.
The cat was to be released from
captivity and given a chance for hif
life in out-running the dogs—the
same system that is used in Mcxicc
in giving the natives a chance for
their lives in running faster than the
guard's bullets. The cat was just
lucky as some of the Mexicans re
cently executed—he soon met lcath
The dogs started the trail and were
soon ont<\ the bobcat. He only rar
a few blocks and then practieallj
gave up. He was captured by a com
mon cur dog, ami soon killed witl
bat little resistance. The cat is said
to have been in captivity so long that
he had gotten used to the dogs hang
ing around him, and was too tame to
run or make much of a fight for hif
life. A large crowd of young mer
had gathered in West Paris expect
ing to see a chase for several mile:
at the end of which a terrible fight
was anticipated between the dog;
IMPORTANT T OKLAHOMA
Tulsa, Okla.. April 45.—The
portancc to Oklahoma of the state de
velopment conference, to be held in
Tulsa on April 24. can hardly be ov-
estimaaed. If any plan can ever be
worked out whereby all interests may
be united for the agricultural devel
opment of this state, the Tulsa meet-
ing should furnish it. Farmers, mer
chants, bankers, jobbers, manufactur
ers; men of every business and pro
fession will get together there to dis
cuss better farm methods and way!
by which these methods may be pu
into practice generally in Oklahoma
It is believed that the crop produc
tion of this state can be doubled with
out adding a single acre to the num
ber now being farmed and it is pro
mised that practical men will b<
present in Tulsa on April 24 to tel
how this may be done. Every farm
er and business man in this country
who can leave his work for that day
should go to Tulsa and take part
this great meeting.
Mrs. Fitzgerald Injured.
A telephone message received by
Mrs. Mary Lane Sunday from her
son, Robert I.ane, at Hugo, stated
that Mrs. Fitzgerald, mother of Mrs
Lane, had sustained serious injuries
as the res-ilt of a fall Saturday night
and Mrs. l ane left for Hugo to at-
tend the bedside of her mother.
Mrs. Fitzgerald is eighty-six years
of age, and makes her home ir
Clarksville. She left last week for
Hugo to sm-nd a couple of weeks with
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lane.—Clarks
ville (Tex.) Times.
Jack Neese, of the city, whs oper-
ated on this week by local physicians
for appendicitis. He is reported to
have withstood the operation well
and has every hope of rapid rccov
erv. He is a brother of Charley
Nease of this city, and well knowr
thrmu'hout the county, having beei
associated with his brother for some
time in the tie ai)J timber business
end ha« r-anv friends who hope for
[lis immediate recovery.
the body of Le<> A. White was taken
from Little river, about 400 yeards
below te Steeger ford, where it was
apparently been for at least a week.
An inquest was held Tuesday and
the remains taken to Broken Bow for
The body was discovered lodged in
driftwood, about 15 feet from the
north bank of the river, Monday af -
ternoon about five o'clock by John
Caldwell, who was fishing along the
river. He immediately notified Con-
stable Chapman who phoned the
news to Justice Wilkinson.
About 8 o'clock Monday night a
party headed by Marshal Hood, left
town and joined Chapman and Cald-
well and succeeded in getting the
body ashore and examined it.
Sufficient papers were found on
the body to identify it as the remains
jf Lee A. White, formerly of Brok-
Tuesday morning Watson White
brother ui the decerned, who is thfc
agent of the T. 0. 4 E .railroad ai
Broken Bow, was phoned that the
body of his brother had been found
and he at once left that place with
a party and a casket to take the re-
mains to Broken Bow for burial.
Justice Wilkinson and Dr. McDon-
ald accompanied the party back to
the river Tuesday morning and the
doctor examined the body,, disclosing
the fact that the skull was cracked
and crushed on the right side in a
The body was in such an advanced
state of petrification that further ev-
idence of violence could not be dis-
The coroner's jury, empaneled at
the river, returned a verdict th.it de-
ceased came to his death by being
beaten over the head and thro vn in
The remains were turned ov er to
the brother, who arrived about, two
o'clock and were taken to B.roken
Bow for burial.
I>ee White had been employee' at
Broken Bow for sometime and left
there March 17 on a ticket to Hugo
to join the Frisco bridge gang, but
the ticket which was found on the
body, had only been used as f*r as
Valliant. From the time he le.ft
Broken Bow no word had be*n re;
teived by his brother from him unti.
he received the phone message that
the body had been recovered. '
There is no known reason why ho
should have been murdered as he had
no trouble with anyone as far as is
There is one fact connected with
the dead man, however, that may
lead to an explanation of his death.
A week ago last Saturday, J. H.
Rhoden was walking from town to
Little river to fish when he suddenly
came upon a man in the bottom?
whose description tallies exactly
with that of White. This man
sprang to his feet at Rhoden's ap-
proach and covered him with a re-
volver and questioned him as to
whether he was an officer, what town
he was near and asked a number of
questions about his location, etc.
when he was satisfied Rhoden was
not an officer, he left, walking rap
•dly down towards the river. Dur
ing the interview the man appeare<
to be frightened and very nervous
and laboring under a mental strain
Whether he was in hiding from offi-
cers or was demented remains a mys-
From the condition of the body hs
was apparently killed about then ot
a very few days after meeting Rhod
Whether or not the mystery of th<
nan's death will ever be solved re
nains to be seen. At present then
'a no apparent reason why he should
meet his death in this violent man
ner and no clue to the identity of hif
Besides the brother at Broken Bow
White has u mother and sister at
Hugo, and a father, Joseph White,
at Branson, Mo. He was 81 years of
age. medium height, wore a lue suit
•ap." cloth gloves and a short mus
tache. He won- an Odd Fellows pil
when found and had a withdrawa
-ard from the Broken Bow lodge ir
Proceedings of the
The court made short work of a
number of cases last Monday, and at
once began on the criminal docket.
The cases disposed of Monday were:
Tom Jones, for preventing the at
tendance of witness, postponed by
Bras Bohannon, charged with lar-
ceny, was dismissed. This was done
at the request of McCurtain county
authorities, from whence the case
Joe Wilson, for larceny, was post-
poned to permit a change in the
charge. . „ ,
Joe Mulholland and Chas. Royal,
charged with sodomy, were dismiss-
ed by the state.
The cases against Walter Smith
and Harrison Nohio were postponed
The charge against Will and Tom
Wortham was changed from larceny
to assault with intent to kill.
Tuesday in Court.
Tuesday was devoted to the adul
tery against Robert Webster and
Anna Brooks. These people came to
this county some time ago, and lived
for a time in the same house. The
husband of the woman arrived
the scene from the old home in an-
other part of the state and discover
ed the couple and swore out a war-
rant for them, and they spent some
time in the county jail. The case
went to the jury shortly after noon
and after only a few minutes return
ed a verdict of not guilty.
No More Discounts.
bounty treasurer ^Linthicum in-
forms us that by an agreement with
the different banks of the county all
county warrants will hereafter be
•ashed for their face value.
Heretofore warrants on the county
treasurer, almost all of them, were
discounted by the banks, and the only
way the payee could get face
Rice Trial for Wednesday.
The case of Earl Rice was set for
hearing yesterday, but at the time of
going to press nothing had beti
done, further than to begin the Se-
lection of the jury.
BROKEN NECK WONDER"
Bernard Baldwin, known far and
wide as "Barney Baldwin, the brok
en neck wonder," died last week at
the Burt hotel in Shawnee of injuries
received by falling down stairs at a
South Broadway resort.
Baldwin was formerly a frequent
visitor to Shawness, but had not beei
there much for the past three years.
He sold machines, and is also said tc
have been employed in the United
States secret service. He was injur
ed in a railroad wreck at Birnung-
to hold "the warrant himself. Not
every man who would or could do
tliis, so Mr. Linthicum got busy with
the different banks of the county and
eCured from them an agreement by
which each bank will cash all war-
rants at par. Even with this the
l>anks will make 6 per cent on nearly
ill warrants issued by the county, as
air draw that rate of interest.
■RADFORD KNAPP WILL BE
Tulsa, Okla., April 15.—The Okla-
homa State Development Conference,
to be held here on April 24. will havt.
for its principal speaker Mr. Brad-
I i.i*l Knapp, the head of the govern-
ment boys' and girls' farm club work
ir. the south. Dr. Knapp is today do-
ing- more for farm development in thi
southern states than in any other sin
gle man, and his presence in Tulsa
makes it certain that the meeting wili
be a big meeting. Dr. W. E. Taylor,
if Moline, 111., soil and machinery ex-
pert; Dean W.'M. Jardine of the
Kansas Agricultural College; George
L. 13ishop of Cordell, Okla.; Mayoi
Peter Duffy of El Reno, Okla.; W. L
English, supervisor of agriculture foi
the Frisco system, St. Louis; T. M.
Jeffords of Oklahoma City; W. S.
Hockaday, agricultural commissionei
for the Katy railroad, St. Louis, ana
other strong and practical men wili
make talks. "Better farm methods
for Oklahoma" will be the keynote ol
the entire meeting. The railroads oi
Oklahoma, with the single exceptioi
of the Kansas City Southern, hav
granted an open fare of one and £
third fares for the round" trip fron
any point in the state. The peoplt
of Tulsa are planning many specia
sntertainment features and an at
tendance of 2,000 delegates is ex
Took Hire? Shots
at Railroad Man.
A great deal of excitement was
created in the business section last
Friday about noon when it was ru-
mored that there had been a serious
, shooting scrape on the West side,
value | and oflicers went to that section of
Sparks to Pen.
Sheriff Connell last week made a
trip to McAlester and accompanied J.
O. Sparks to the state prison, where
he has been sentenced to spend 99
years for the murder of R. L. Carez
at Grant last summer. Sparks and
his attorneys made a hard fight to
keep the man out of the prison sen-
tence. but all efforts failed and he is
now a ward of the state.
Tom Wortham, who had appealed
his case to a higher court, which
court sustained the lower one, was al-
so in the company and is now also
in the state prison at McAlester.
the city at once. It was found that
there had been some shooting but no
one was any the worse, except for
a little excitement and nervousness.
It developed that V. Whorton had
;hot three times at a man named
Oldham, an_pmploye of the Frisco.
The shooting was at close range—
t^:%it%he801dttmW^fd°d nol Judge Hardy.^"1^"^
wait for a second leaden invitation at the large docket of the district
i;dTmiho7horvr' a\he sner ^r^tuafnrr 8 v,s,t
Whorton was arrested by Sheriff
Connell and Patrolman Forshee, but
at last accounts the victim had not
Seen heard from.
Whorton claims, it is said, that the
ither had insulted his wife.
Local and Personal.
R. B. Hinch was in from his home
northwest of the city Monday.
Philadelphia Public Ledger: Mr
Taft was criticised for appointing
two independent Democrats to h;.
Cabinet, and many old line Republi
eans ^iave not been slow to ascrib
most of his difficuties to this broao
... „ Tiindvd act. In the discussions am
ham, Ala., in 1887, and among othc attending fhe formation o
T. R. Floyd, merchant and post-
master at Spencerville, was in the
-jity Monday, having been summoned
jn the petit jury for this portion of
he district court. He was a pleasant
waller at this office early Monday
James Russell of Ervin was in the
ity Saturday and paid this office a
very pleasant visit. He is one of the
prominent Choctaws of that section
jf the county.
Rev. T. C. Ely, postmaster at
Speer, was in the city Saturday.
Mrs. O. Hanna visited in Paris last
G. A. Maxfield made a business
trip to Clarksville, Texas, last week.
Deputy U. S. Marshal E. P. Stuart
jvas in the city Sunday enroute to
Tulsa, where he will appear before
he federal grand jury in session at
hat place this week.
to his family at Madill over Sunday.
A new venire of petit jurymen an-
swered to the roll call Monday morn-
ing, the old venire being excused last
week, after having had two weeks of
courting. The new jurors will handle
the criminal cases of the court as
very nearly all the jury cases except
this class has been disposed of.
The new ventre is as follows:
Ira Pierce, Boswell: W. I. Bell,
Boswell; Lon Allen, Soper; W. T.
Jarnett, Spencerville; J. W. Bur-
rous, Hugo; C. L. Powell, Fort Tow-
son; George Stalcup, Hugo; J. P.
Dick, Hugo; W. H. Dancer, Boswell;
A. J. Studdard, Spencerville; T. R.
Floyd, Spencerville; R. L. Eithel,
Spencerville; R. T. Everidge, Shoals;
T. L. Lett, Spencerville; Thomas E.
Oakes. Soper; J. R. Bryant, Bos-
well; S. J. Fulks, Boswell; J. C.
Micheal. Boswell; R. V. Womack,
Hugo; H. A. Babb, Hugo; C. N. Er-
vin, Ervin; C. E. Brown, Oakes town-
ship; J. C. Payne, Grant; J. F. Hooks,
Fort Towson; G. T. Patterson. Fort
Towson; R. W. Snipes, Boswell; T.
E. Summer, Grant; J. R. Montgom-
ery. Boswell; B. E. Wilkins and A.
M. Merrill of Hugo.
Sheriff Connell last Saturday ar-
rested Homer Gibson, alleging • that
said Homer had tampered with the
state prohibitory law by unlawfully
selling a stated amount of liquor. Of
course "Gip" denied the charge, and
made good and sufficient bond -for
his appearancse at trial at some fu-
injuries suffered a broken neck.
The bones failing to knit, his head
was supported by a steel ma^k. hung
from a metal support attached t<
briiccs in his vest. The unusual char-
acter of his case, and his strange ap-
pearance, together with the good hu
mor he always displayed, though he
suffered incessantly, made Baldwin a
well known character all over the
country. , ,
A number of year sago he travel-
ed as a side show attraction, but
gave that up long since. He wa.
married, but his wife died in Hup'
about a year apo. He is said to havt
sister "in Birmingham. He wore
Masonic. Odd Fellow; and Elks em-
blems and efforts are being made tc
locate relatives. Letters found or
his person show that he was ill foi
about six weeks at Holdenville las'
October and November.
Baldwin went to Shawnee severa
days ago and stopped at the Burt ho-
tel*. Wednesday morning he check-*
out, and had his baggage taken t
the Santa Fe depot. Aft re his in
jury, however, he was taken to th(
hotel again. ...
As he was being helped in he said
"Get a doctor, quick; 1 am hurt wors.
than vou think 1 am. and I'm going
to die." He lingered through the
day, however, breathing his la.^t a'
The remains were taken to th<
morirue where they are ben/I helif
until relatives or friends are hear
from. It was at first thought un in
•juest might have to be held bu hi
Vath evidently having resulted fron
ti <e fall, it was not deemed nec 'seary
Ho had but $37.25 in his purse wher
of Messer was in the
Only Got $100.
J M Carter, who recently brought
suit against the Frisco railroad for
$3000 da mages alleged he sustained
bv the ra 'Iroad was last week given
a' verdict a tainsit the company for
$100. The > tomage sustained was to
Rhone £«?se Again.
For about the 'sU*-'nt^ l'"u' ' *\e
case of Ike Rhone is l'lc "ttract.or
in court. It will be rem umbered that
Ike is alleged to have kilK "d on® " "J
Stewart early last fall ilear . -J.
At the examining trial before ,
Biard, Ike was granted bail, ai>l1 tl'e
Mr. Wilson's Cabinet there was con
Uant criticism of worthy men be
.ause they had not Always voted thi
Democratic ticket. Even in the fina
^elections were found instances o:
ndependence that to regular part;
:nen are unpordonable political sins
It is safe to say that nine out of tei
Democrats who'are after office unde
the nOw Administration will pre.s
heir claims strongest upon their par
* It so happens that with the adven*
if Wilson, there is a revival of Jef-
ferson. His name is mentioned, hif
iews are quoted and his precedent;
ire applauded in speech and in print
Mid we are invited to a return of hi:
virtues. So, it is a pleasure to direc'
•rood Democrats to a new apprecia
ion of his sentiments. Their atten
ion is called to the following word:
he wrote in a letter to Francis Hop
kinson: "I am not a federalist, be
•ause I never submitted the whoh
ystem of my opinions to the creet
>f any party of men whatever in re
'igion. in philosophy, in politics, or ii
inything else where I am capable ot
thinking for myself. Such an addic
ion is the last degradation of i
ree and moral agent. If 1 could no'
jo to heaven but with a party 1
would not go there at all."
If President Wilson is to make hi
Administration an evidence upon a'
hat as gone before, he must drav
jpon the vvholt body politic for tin
iblest and most enlightened and th<
nost progressive service that he cai
"ind, and. unless the mail has beei
msunderstood, he will not allow par
ty lines to confine his choice. Th<
Hest intelligence of the Nation is ir
'he independent ranks, and mere con
■dstencv in voting is no longer thi
est of availability
J. W. Babb was up from Grant last
Claude Biard of Grant was in the
itv Monday. ^
Tony Fail, of Soper, and Miss Lula
McKee, of Nelson, were licensed to
•ved last week.
J. H. Jackson of the Hugo National
•ank made a business trip to Speer
George House, of Paris, visited his
sister-in-law. Miss Georgia Riggs.
he popular saleslady of the Grand
Leader, this week.
W. H. Howard was up from Saw
Miss Lucile Dickson was awarded
first prize in a contest at Durant last
*eek in music. She also won a prize
here last year. M'ss Rosebud Wal-
ace, of the local high school, won
lonors in declamation on the same
Sheriff R. M. Connell made a busi-
less trip to Boswell Monday after-
John Ahekatubby was in the city
Saturdv and called at this office.
W. E. Ferguson was
">oper last week.
Stovall Secretary. %
At a called meeting of the Hugo
Oiarnbefof Comitier*® hetrt Ta^t Fri-
day. D. A. Stovall was elected Secre-
tary of the organization. President
Hunter being out of the city, the
meeting was called to order by C. S.
Lambeth, vice president.
It is reported that the club has
some great work on tap for the sum-
mer months and that the new secre-
tary will be the busiest man in the
city for awhile.
A term of the county court will be
held beginning April 23, and Judge
Glenn has asked that a jury be sum-
moned for that date. Owing to the
smallpox epidemic there has not been
a full term of this court this spring,,
and there is quite A large docket to
County Contest of the County.
All schools below the eighth grade
will be permitted to enter the coun-
ty spelling contest to be held in the
city, beginning Saturday morning in
the Baptist church. There will also
be a musical and declamation contest
and several schools of the county
have students entered for all the con-
Ben Wilkerson visited Soper
J. K. Miller of Soper was here last
La wye- Montgomery of Valliant
■vas in the city last week.
W. H. Armstrong of Kaufman
rexas. was last week licensed to wed
Mrs. Marv Jeffrey of Hugo.
Of course we don't claim to be mucl
of c detective, but we arc keei
enough to have noticed that when :
woman takes a baby to the pictur>
ihow sh? hardly ever carries an op
Another reason why a candidal
ketps his promises if elected is be
^ause he isn't elected.—Ex.
Sometimes a \ain person gets si
Lircd of fishing for compliments h
ares his work by throwing boquet
case was fought through the c
if this county and Pushmataha, l 'il"
ally landing Ike in jail. Now c >r.ie
ittorneys flbr Ike and make a plea
ntended to throw the case out of th
•ourt. They showed by the cour'
record that a case had been mndi
igainst their client but no transcript
if the preliminary trial had ever been
filed therewith, and that for the first
time the state was now endeavoring
to Ruggest the names of witnesses,
never having been named hefore. Af-
ter much argument the case was tak-
•n under advisement by he the ride"
until Wednesday. Ike is a very blac'.
negro and has succeeded fairly wel
■ver since statehood in being "ithe
in the limelight on some charge or in
Rev. Eli Sheets of Sawyer was in
the city Tuesday on uusiness.^
Also, the cost of living was a grea
deal lower in the good ol dtimes whe'
a beautiful belle didn't mind wearint
oetticcals made out of old floui
S. F. Mauldin, postmaster at Mes
>er, was in Hugo yesterday on busi-
ness and called at this office.
Jeff D. Walker, former resident of
Soper, but now traveling out of Ok-
ahoma City, was in Hugo Monday.
Jeff Waggener of Dallas visited
lis brother Frank Waggener in thi
■ity last week.
Tom Hibbens of Shoals was in the
•itv last week.
He Didn't Go.
Burglars were discovered in a resi-
dence on East Duke street one night
last week, and the occupant, a widow-
woman, telephoned to police head-
quarters for the police. Some one,
supposed to be a policeman, answered
the call and asked what was wanted.
The lady told him. When she finish-
ed, in her frightened way, telling him
the story, he asked. "Do you reckon
could do you any good if I were to
come." He never showed up, accord-
in tgo the lady of the house.
For the Northwest.
U. S. Commissioner G. Earl Shaf-
fer left Monday afternoon for points
Idaho and other sections of the
northwest on legal business and will
be absent from the city about two
W. H. Jones made a business trip
o Paris last Thursday.
f)f course it may be true that beau
v is v'lly skin deep—but what sor
f lovir would want to work on hi-v
woetheari with a pick and shovel?—
Certainly it is* none of our business
but if we were tV kind of man wh
shaves off all his whiskers ex cent hi
goatee we would (Jet rid of that, too.
Wl at hn« become of the old-fash-
ioned Te> «s town that didn't expect
t > double its r'.'pulntienwithinayeai
-fte- the rompWJtion of the I arama
County Sunerintendent Reed madf
\ business trip to Durant Friday.
Mrs. U. G. Phippen was called tc
he bedside of her father at White
vright, Texas. Saturday, who was re
•>orted quite ill.
The thief who broke into a store
■•n Broadway last week and stole
about $100 from a safe that had beer
left open, returned the box to the
firm by mail, with the admonition to
the proprietors to ke«p their safe
locked. There is no clue to this $100
There seems to be something wrong
with the investigating committee's
fishing tackle over at Oklahoma City.
It seems to be geared for small fish
only. The bank guarantee fund has
been looted of nearly half a millon
dollars: the notorious State Board of
Agriculture made way with nearly a
quarter of a million and not so much
as a hair of a single man's head was
harmed, but when our friend. Perry
Ballard, was so unfortunate as to be
caught in his shirt tail and the al-
leged sum of $200 of questionably ac-
quired coin in his fist, the state sen-
ate just romped all over him.—Watt-
It is to be hoped they will catch
some of the game fish when they use
the minnows for bait, George.
Even the kind of men who are un-
willing to trive the devil his dues are
usually willing to sell him something.
It has just about gotten so in this
country that the old-fashioned man
Of course we believe that when twi
women have a tiff they should kiss' who pays as he goes is considered
nnd make up; but they shouldn't kiss about as foolish as a full-width skirt,
the make-up off —Ex. —Ex.
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Curd, Jesse G. The Choctaw Herald. (Hugo, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 50, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 17, 1913, newspaper, April 17, 1913; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc97689/m1/1/: accessed October 18, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.