The Texhoma Times. (Texhoma, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 8, Ed. 1 Friday, November 5, 1909 Page: 3 of 8
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ORC=PIZffi FW=P0 ODRJAXCL
By EDWA33D 3. ClAKK^ '
' / ///
soldier In Washington
to tell you of the tale
Lof Lieut. Michael Fitz-
Gerald's dinner party.
It is a favorite army
outside of the circle of
Michael FitzGerald in
coarse of time and because of wounds
^aSifd-M°n 1 6 fe lr
.. „.Jiln a „
'*5.' mm%ft' tflitrtf'lrf>enfc
• v., r eylvania. ti* MlMlft
..j,,;-,; frrroS^e djjniuwftf -U^. Ftto%r* wasp4;4
**•* V m international, episode. .SWW, aft*.,
the elders will remember that it was ,
not until shortly after the close of "
■I'j* Wftitltf "Sffi&Hthe Uriitett'States over
. territory 1n the northwest. The ques-
tion of tb* **«er*Mp of the 1sl*n«W
between Vancouver and ; Washington
territory was still unsettled. The two
government# in order not tglosej
riaons on t]
of the English service, and
" fcas a place in the story1
• tell ins group*1 of the Amer-
ican ampy as "an interna-
. tlonal episode.1'
->< In f Arlington Cemetery.
just . serosa ttss Potomao .
from Washington Ilea the
, body.,of John G. Bourke.
rw Who In ftff wis ah 'offlcfer
er and lack of money had muchtadowiitb
the former solar's surrender to the authori-
ties. . , '.
The records were looked up and It *M
found that the man waa what he declare* bin*
, self to Ue-ira deserter, and mothlng !«• #*
was locke.d In the guardhouse, to await trial,
and the waiting was not long, for a court-mar
1 tfsl was convened1 and the result' of the offi-
cers' deliberations waa a sentence of toot
years in Fort Leavepworth for the prisoner.
Then it was that the deserter began to
think he had been a fool to give himself up
ah* It*, began to ifcto* of aoimMhlni «aa *1
well.. .. U .JVM J« t a wjw.k before ChHstmaa
«f the ftghltog1 Third >«a*i
" ,,, ,„j4airy.-:-. MatorJ*>urk * « t;
.tf^^«fl^nfr 'ofWe^S !SL. *£
Tn* eplfrtle tli*t It-made him Wt!
j4g*< ^ ,
t~T£TSr%& °? rri0 ™c,*.r'*Sf wtt ssa^i-a^
six British of- I^eB fcl .°re . ^ itl^herlted tribal tales rturlnR tlic Kind f'lirl.t[n tl(l^. wll#*«l
not was bright, .from theUgflflstol «t happ*fa«
■ " Uitstf:)Mr tfca:4«M)Areed« Now
^ * a«e0ewMww .
CbeiriryaL*. Kansas. — There are
abQU^^^^^dai««H|pMR ln Kansas.
au<J.Ahe valnio oi M*Wiieia ?u<1;u'lsi is
hardly oq,«ai feed.
That is to say, jftrfMl#' business
propoaliiaM. the average Kansas milch
cow i# .lap* .tqj&tbWBB#
On tha c ovh.oir. hand, at least, the
eastern half of K;uJ.saft_i2-. especially
w^ll flrtw! 'hy'ffrt«W«tiWaliun«l.1 nee
of corn .and ■""*'*1' ITilftHtll''""''0 (or
. tir^tt!#ljlajiairy larniing! "Tliese facts
have 'presented to several hun-
dred persons whd'/ttRtMPtiUended the
lectures on ti « ■" Th
'Dairy Train''.,has b.tj^yjgovlded *>y
the Atchison, Tope k a' & bant a Fe Hail-
way for ihfl nrfWiYtt#m extension
work of the Kansas HtBtoafcericultural
college. :■ ■■i'iM'i
The cause otthe.lpsa waittly i^' keep-
ing cows for • dalrjf. wurk^.whlch aro
suitable only for beer The remedy
Is weighing the niMr'itiit#3 butter fat
each day anil dtf*r>o« tn*'<slfethose cows
which are liot paying hwrthemselvps
and br^iiiu^, ttow, thituff^hera. By
increas}n§ the ayeragq, cow's output
! ohe-tmHeeffti—Sti^" it Is possible to
i>ven more tiian . doubW,..i^ l>y this
incthod-r-the. lacoin^, f;«^( dairy cows
I for a year would be increased $2,000,-
000 a ytotr. Slvt^s arf Idea of tbe
possibilities Of the c.owi, and the ri'la-
tlon of thft.nairy 'trainjw the futur®
wealth of Kan^Wk,..v
Down a Steep Hlfl lrito' MNxicab, Kill-
ing « Womn am#«V M*kinfl
Denver. Colo. — One"''woman wan
killed and ten 'i)W^nf,llWjured thin
•norfitng ^Wen '•*' BevWlt<tehth Street
jar ran w y on * Jton hill and
iumpud i|r ck. Place.
Aa the car sWrLod the &akes failed
b work. Tie 'm6T6rnla1r%houted to
the iTttss^er many did
m and w«M trleft lnjaaadi along the
^ai>#> fc ^« j mftl*iS(WPon8 le,t il*
m f00t °r
the hlft. ^ . . .
Therm it crafih^'tl'iroUtM a taxicnb
standing at '«• •* telephone
pole off : abort, JcUM * tborae and
turned over _ on.pja.. Mrs^ , Broderlck,
crushing her to death. Incidentally it
smaahed lnto'the fVobffri dye shop,
breakta* itl'**# i<n 8*a.
Arthur PWrtrtir. tebntrtNwMof the taxi-
e b, .*(W,aHWB*,to<iW mt when th*
TO may die.
! ..fi- .irri'iiiftHiirafi
A RIVtR COHVtNTKm CALLED
• |.,t • .-.v-i!;y w lift fcw i%
iiftov. .1. H^y^W*iA-(>llN*lna at St
. ii^ mk IjlllftiW^T^^lou
in colorB ana
lt toflU iLieut^ &
i errKlg^'f"^ '«•"«!« *
opiies. : .,^3. ^ ument. •,; Th«^^ ptcsldeiit'* ''Ifcttk
id - into the side of the Krea1 stone monu toucl)«d .(that ab4 ma4#t * P0*"*
**«" f at o^e to Merest her th« «...
.i i'ihmiis*"1 >-ftt rffWiH «
A rJinirtn 't€«Iia€t0TJ V :W
'SS SM >,iA am. gyi p«""'
Amerifil K ••••J'-t'rb^'&tamounted, had b^en engaged. When
' TI. «• -. St^Jas' over' fe the ^pach^ Who cs.
owed filing had made for farther mountain
y - - as was tHetr custom, the .troopers
don^d «h#5 prffconeR • *rtov-jii^!'Wlow waa
relttaaadi and by permission he stayed around
t.'JHrootr, dismounted, had been engaged. When
was' over hfl'd" the "Apa^h*1* who tfs-
>ai caued ^killing had made for farther-mountain
Mrefullj^ to dn-
ttoa *a walters
d^W-ltW^a'ck7 bf h?s'hiadl It Is rife'edl^s'to
aay/.Derhaps. that the Apache brave waa dead
company of the old
ed by Second Lieut.
„„ tzGerald. Fitx-
□Mjllill]..lltLllJl ]11l.tll. iJMPerican commissioned
oSlceT tolKJ"^eld. Not far away from his
Hiartniiartfirgi w°rf "a n.<n.h
regulars with a full complement of officers.
Juturs ..Flua ■saWI —rt-'hto- yj H«m l:"W*
sent to the island, occupied In part by the
had some musi
them with inst
When the B
in Its center
beforeleav'lng for Ch}ca^o. . .
1 When h« Irtt he carrled away all the
money Wbtoti Mfgwnt W rnco iapeny had
be^nwaving/ foe ay ear to nsaomfnrlough The
pardoBe^ ju# alaojouk a *oW watdi beloag-
ln? to the first sergeant gt $* WRf itWPW-
never was catight, and aa Ut
s#! if• ft knffwtt hd heter again gave himself
up to the authoritlea. There was more than n
iuiai r ,%t^e time, however.-that tw6 enlisted
men In the" United 8tales army sa^ to It thai
the tallp of the deserter's deeds waa4 *ant. to
the WMffe Honse 'rit-dei1 that the president's
wife might leatafrtfcat *v*B a wirtban and a
Pf«sident:s wife mmy ^meUwes mlstoke he-
man nature. ,
:<4,i, ..TiUf «P F,00d
w. i. j \ .&#*
has Wiled a «louint# BIMIf ' preventive
and river impro«imeni+*«!i.ventlon tot
St., Charles , S%tur^. present
week, when a local qKinUatlon will
be made, this fill be Iffie first of a
serfeft of Meetings s<WMs"to 'be held in
every tiver county m the atate. Thesa
gatherings ^ mem-
bera of the atate l^ertMi commis-
sion and flood and fiver improvement
The governor said iHraV he does not
intend that tbe movement (or river 1m-
lirpyem^tnt.attd flo«4 ,Rf<ifael}on, launch-
ed at a state gathering; |t Sedalla tni
month; shall eri"d W1tH «e resolutions
thit body adopts*; Wit he will do
everything to Ms Poa to see that
every rive? po« tjf ,iB..,^*sspuri has aa
active local organizatlgjL. v
* i s irr las* tu"ss?m -
■ I f vssMs^tjsts^sm. s* -
"ADpve*1H«n luiiuHS'jijpn. (rn.j w" '«. ftve e^i
ttk« g«ier«1, ''olJierVVtlb" rul'«#'M internattontf ; at' their Ihs
courtesy." cour8e< of th
^^^i^-'lonertli'lit^iSjirtred the second,
The British and American garrisons were
only a few miles apart. When Lieut. Flu-
Gerald finally became comfortably fixed in his
quarters and was (e^lng the full weight of
being not only comflM|r commander b«t com-
manding offlceF of a united States garrison as
well, he was called upon in'turn by each of
the half-doaen red-fcfiiated offlice* stationed be-
yond the hill. Fita^Jerald returned t^e calls
promptly and shortly thereafter he was ln-
41ml wu^.«it« aU Mtea
CON0EN8ED 60UrtTE V..
Wise Cltth Member WheatoakM «ertwan Bar-
;a banoiwtfc hall ^"'ho^n^aenM^" ^«uS|£uSl Bwpip* «r ti - A German baVon he said blew into New
Its center gnttef^ wUh silyer^, D. ..^^^^v'l^^bVBvVyea'fs^'i ^ork ttbd ^^iuuHintM With komeJ clubmen.
substantials that ndhr ■ rf «®ta jfWhwJJ +*****!# ** tbe. .«* «tka , ,t|ie«tw; tf*. weeks ^ Midi la bllto
inside wHb^the doors and windows promptly.. _ - • , r
dinner. There were toasts and
,toasts and toa*m apd jt. was not all over until
« iKtbout an hour'aRer the host had excused hlm-
self temporarily to attend reveille roll rttt:
Then came|ji|li<j cold gray .light of the week
after. The Jay of remembrance of tU« ban-
quet had kept IJeut. FitzGerald's Jtteart ij'p for
th* week that had passed. Then the bills
came In from ||in Francisco. Ih'amount th#y
weWr^WOO. Second Lieut. FitzGerald's ban-
quet had cost $i00 a plate.
If the lieutlbant should pay the bills the
banquet would^ptean bankruptcy. The11 com-
manding offlc# of the island post passe?'a
country vko cpuld have given me t^e tol^lpre
story 1've^een after for years.
'1 tfell y«; general, tliat Casey ha* es?*ped
rourt-martlal only by swearing the shot was a
him and as the veterans say to-day, "FUzr
GiWd afterward told his comrades In the
"ta w'heh FltiCferild 'retu/he«td M*s
and three weeks had passed away he made up
" "w u","
hanlTand found"that the supply at his disposal
were the ord'nar^|HM|ftiM$nd " 1UB
There was nothing fit for a banquet such
FltcGerald was to give, nearer than San
"/lieutenant war '
It takes oply a casual reader of the army
orde'rs whli-h are publMhed'diliy rh Washing-
ton to make It known that more than one de-
serter who has been caught succeeds in escap-
ing tbe punishment due him by sheer force of
the pleas, pathetic and otherwise, which
friends make for him. Occasionally ther6 aTe
extenuating circumstances even in the cases
irters; but desertion Is dessrtion. no
riew«d. and clemency Is not
there was ready for transmission to Gen. Mc- looked upon with favor by either regimental
INOWWM a lai-ge bmciar en- or company comtaandem, «nd • III • truth thede-
velojja majked In large letters In red tnk "In- setters generally escape punishment when
irnMio^cS-toaV - * they do escape, UfftW* .oa-bearUK)uess
Ittcltosed were , the; bills for ate de foie of civilian secretaries of war.
gras, rare old Burgundy and other , t^ng|. ,u is said that occasionally ^deserters write
which never bef^jire had" found their way to uie j0 the wtfe of the ptedldetot hf the ttitlted
northwestern coj|irtr.::<:'Wltflktti lnCfdmireiwent States 'writMf'tbat she lntoreed# for theW wtth
this, written in bleut. MiebMl FlUOeraHWfc hobart*. This worked once, bnts if
hand: "Ex^rpt tmm MftJrONfeMUmu■ t .tb«<fMto;& the caa* ,kw>w .to,^avjj)fWr.
Instruction^'Above all things. of ths White J^probabto
frtt!re was gCeait surprise when the man
:Wb yuf'blm up'refused torMkke ap appllca-
tion tor a renewal of the courtesies of the cfuh
fof the baron. ClMth member*, werf Indignant
about it and one of them had a new card
Thfr baron appreciated the compliment and
entertained lavishly. He left Without paying
his ijllls and th« member m| o volm^eered the
second time had to settle.
"Did you Irtse anything?" he isked tbe
man who had stflod sponsor first time.
"No," be said. "I didn't wine and .dine him.
like you, ,1 took him out one day and wheat-
caked him.' Saturday Evening Post.
A BOOKMARK CHURCH.
In Japan, wnder the guidance of Rev. Dsvld
8. Spencer as presiding elder, maay of the
native churches have,been engaged in a strong
ofTort toward self-support. The foyohaskl
church Was built of the proceeds of the sale
of silk bookmark* msde by the members of
the congregation^ t /These silk sllps fwitb toe-
selft were sold >y friers in other lai^di Some
of the workers made elegant, smbroidered silk
ttaWflkerchlHI: Whfih *are stio1 «ent' Wr 'sals
among the people of thh *«« • land.- The Ja-
p«ov«e are ah^vlng Ihamselvet^bi l«bore Mi
patience true ty^^.^^e C^lp^n, ^ ...
Two Kansas Newtipapera Quit. '
Wellington, Kansas: "' The Daily
Mail and the. Sumner County Star,
the iMte* . wjwWyKvMfc which
were operated by r A. , A- Richards
In years pait, wlll gO out of bu i*
neii thin We<?k;;'ttib "**ll being ab-
sorbed by the DallruMwaal and the
Star by,;the ;,We«W*wiMP*ltor. This
leaves two dallies and t^rae weeklies
ln Wellington. Recently the Mall has
h%en edited by CaH Hf Young and
ply houses, and not long afterward the sup-
that he swon&.";
be paid out qf
fdered that the bills
^^Jch now form'44^|^. ^f.-.
county^ l^The state of Washington, lives
to this day ln the minds of several veterans
a«flkr that of Mr. Kdward Bu h^S^lw^'
TrtTK^tb^vI himself SZ m. and disposed of it la a wU conUlnto,
a deserter. It is probable ihat tbe cold waath- 26,000 words. Strand.
■fnton #vrd<w>kjn,*j|n*as City.
kansas City, mo— Benton Mur*
dock, the veteran Kansas editor, has
been brought to Kansaa City from hia
home in liidorado,,,K*n., for medical
treatment He was accompanied by
his daughter, a Wse) &#d' one or two
frieih^ts: W wis carried' from the
train to an ambulance art# taken to St.
Mary's hospital, be Will ba
treated, and,, perhaps grated on by
Dr. W. F. Kuhn.
Twenty Were On.|.to?a Trail.
Harbiu, .MfcnchurlgvT^be assassin
of Prince Ito was identified as
Inchan Angan. formerly: editor oi
newspaper at SeoiT.- 'HA used dum-
dum bulleta poisoned .ifith cyanide.
He said that he waa an organi-
zation of twenty Koreans who had tak-
en aft ostlti that tlhey wtSttld kill tha
•Japanese 'stWesuHW.'' 1 !W^ J
t f jil^ieoO1, -destroyWF'rilS five-story
bnlMWi# an* 4l «WM*^«<,«,ds stock
,pf tht^itawJing(k.-J(iattftoMurl"J? com-
*** One1 CHlJflWto1 'CjWWcted.
MB 8,ld klll®d
iinwB mg;. S^Vri intE^nM- wa" con"
Tic^^ofmanslaiig hte r. He was re-
leased on $10,000 bond pending a mo-
tion for a new trial-
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Fischer, J. S. The Texhoma Times. (Texhoma, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 8, Ed. 1 Friday, November 5, 1909, newspaper, November 5, 1909; Texhoma, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metapth351358/m1/3/: accessed December 15, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.