Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on November 29, 1927 · Page 9
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.t SECTION TVVO lOLA. KAN.. TUESDAY EVENING. NOVEMBER 29, 1927. PAGES 9 to 16, CHAPTh'R I. |«-6men. some WithTJiildrfii anil "Ain't it tbv truth^ Although t-atch mo alone. In 1871 a few buffalo hunU 'rs, o'''"'"'' '^'th har-l eyi-s amnjaiiind my Interruption fn this particular to acconimodat ERNE-fT LYN I'd be real ^la'l 'orii.Tni. you any lime. Tune.'" IXame among them a rertaiu Captain't*>eeks and a ready fniile for eaih case might be excused on the 'Hatter of fait, there's nothing to -.Now. aint tliat l.x- bad?" svni- Stone. pitched their camp on <i iil-|ras8ms maU: men masins si.le- sround-i that I had a personal in- prevent you and me from xoing patliized Craig. •With a name like lie knoll in Kansas jusl north of | «alk speeches on the loniing §reat-. terest in the discussion. Oidn't I up The street right now and pur- that! youM sort ct expect heller the Indian Territory line. South f^a'*!."''Sins ii.eir lis-• - ^ • .... and west of the ri.se tlowed Fall U 'E^nPrs to buy while;ihe boom was creek: on the east the waters of j^'^' young. A clatter of hoofs and an •:»nvel- oping cloud of dust moved down Big Casino creek ran their endless course and invited the roaming herds of buffalo and other wild ;;ame iu which the region abounded. ih^ wa." a The captai just hear you .say that the steak suing the debate ;o a satisfactory things was in store for him. Who was too tough to suit youT" "If there ain't anything the matter with your ears you did." "Well. now. that's strange. You see. all the stretl. Three men dismounted in front of the restaurant. The 'tallest of the tliree, a man with alto ho Bar K beef, ed the youth coi(( lusion." shot himT" He waited for an ;'ns.ver to his "Kind l!.<Uer. Urad .Tnd him Invitation. -None was lorthcoming. 'a an argnmi'iit over the namie downright j 'Anoiher thing." he flung at of an author. Th>v wfie Jxnh lit. the beet|Be:i (iin ::.s tin-latter, with his two Kei li. r claimed tli-bi <ik wa .s wrote "Tom Eirans," Craig said to Lillie, "was terming me you was hoping for the day when Oklahoma would be' opened for .settlement. eou»'y. and Harrison, .starins; i hold of my sympathies." straight ahea.l. made no reply but; "The boy," ttoMon Llllie conHn- nodded shortly and went on; MIlie plucked at his lip. He wa^ i ueri. "has to sit around aH aloae at night and wait-lfor his daddy to Bni. you've been listening to bad;not surprised or hurt at the Te-\<'°^ *")me Sojne eyenings^he that's servf-<l in this place happens jYollowcrs. stroiit' tow.ird the door, l-y Sha !;(s ;:e;iie aii.l .'•"..rtiine said far-seeing I shaggy black be:.rd ey. man. He noK^d the abundance t>f ".'.V? ai 'I '^aii^al and waited. ...„,.. —.... "';"""~"'l ;V,iT". ' l-il'ie did not apptar to notice him. ...ring water, the .ucculepce ot the ^ ^^.^ prairie gras.s and t.ie; not umm- 1 ,^ .outemplatio:. of the panor.m.a 1 p:.--ase. .As for it hcing Bar K beef.! too.' Which tlje government, in Loui-^^J^^K^^ ^ ^ S .^h^.excte :":^i^rn!^:^Si;^»^ "1 Idn m" froni settling. ^Vheu other bu.falo -j;;:;.^, - ,,.,Sr'"^m. Betides. 1 don't I "wh-n I told you the Bar K wa.s.ii w :is writ.- !:y a ni:"i immeii Bun- hear .vour two friends complain." jgottin;! tired of seting you around van Tliev were toii literary lor ".Mayhe I'm a little more finicky 1 1 WHS kim! of tareleas in my «ord-imr " than my friends." Benton said sar-ling, fayius party call.-, iii nisht '-.Vint :i the tr.ith?" Joe Craig (astically. "I always wa.s hard lo mavDi.- th.-u's the rea.son it didn't suit me. There's a lot of things .ibout the Bar K 1 cant get wild about.' ' whi-n no one's looking wu# tuirrcd. »a«::o<t his h.ad sJirrowfuMy. hunters joined them. Stone tho'uglit. .•10 ,. saw the po.«sibility of a new supplied lie turned h^s ha, k Mel .her- aii'i sai .",owu. now." ii"_ w;ic saying f f- lati r a.s he busily "Did they start. He murmured >oiiiethiug in I I'rinc'ss f )f the Praiite." asiWi.h- apology, thtn Ud the way into the ita thj'n cLlled itself: so he tiwk ^"""f ""''"tal'^<l a table tlK- first sti-p in colonizalloM and es- f","; t''^' ''l'''".^' it^f»t»-d th-.- left Craig's face and the humorous j adviselneiit. It wa.s u-al nice tabi^hcd a. small ^(..r.-. carr.v.ug-^ , j^.,, j;.^,,.,,^,, . such. Mppies a. he hunt ..rs T ..-, , , jj^,,,, .,ulred..n.luding..he records Stat.-. !.'._^,^^, >, • ^, „,ov^. on." he added one bartel; of whisky. _ 'siir'ilv Ai. th* jiopjjlation „„ re.-.^cd. <'..x ,j."„^' ;.^,.„, i,,',,. >K,rp. ;slant, then: with fiVts'awii'iglu and Km,|.rson put. lu a real ,v. „„tod the h.aV>. brutal leaturev. i r;.n at Craig. The latter deftly ; w.-,s a hilly, ruing SH.ri- an-l a n ,..ii iiai .i.u ^j^^ ,|oep -^.t. vliit.-.l -i.iv e >..s. and I .sidesfeifped the biggor; man 's rusn ; was «it(il .o' Ml said iioihMu 11- V. ul about 11 ,0 land rorked him with alsiolid smash ilhu. :..s ti, f.. with bat, font -rail .ind al| acii s- atelv ".Me. teen minutes pMe.l knife and fork '.•I.;! >a.v this; what in hell are vnu l.iushing at? was real sood b...f, .StuK. f m not; „,^. ^„„„„, ^'raig was mirth. .\ few of Ihi-y .say what book it was w.T'- armtii -.K aJMKst'."" "-Yis. th.-y did. It was P.iradise or something like that. advice.. .If people want to settle somewhere, whv don't they fill up westf-rn Kansas first? That's Indian country down, below the line. Also itjs cow country, and if the nohle red men are willing to permit the use of fheir lands tor grazing, why let 'em graze. • Me, now. I'm a cowman. • }^'iiy don't you come to work for Titus Moore.' The B.ir K-wili be glad to have you." ; "I'm obliged." said Lillie. "for the offer. Right now I've pot ilher Idea .s. I'm trying to land a teacher's joli in the Indian school at Pawnee. I taught country school for a while n;(ck in Illinois." Craig wns watching two figure*; prejudiced ..gainst B:,r K steers. |-'I'i'e an.l kv.p a sttpply of;„rs .•.xchm>;..d l..-wil,iere.l look.s' Alatter of f.iet. 1 sort of ihoiisht 1 1'""""' . I-^':''.* »" ••*e.'.-i ii !.,-iiLon "That • saj.i crai:; fimilv "is wha' you entertained a pretty high re-.! "J""' wi:li.' , •om .s „r pwrsuin-,-thn higher learni gard for them" The smile Iiad ' I.iiNe sjiiilcd; 111 take it under iiig fi.<> far. When's Becker now?" twinkle in his eyes bad been re- plaied by a cold stare. Benton glared back for een re- vou to set him off my hack." hell bo -h-ick. Koriiine wa.sn't "Y'»u jilou't know what a pleas- klllwl in the line of duty and Beckan in-;t.re it rta.s. I fiied Btinton from crt-Wasn't resisUn' air^sl. oif''tfiiijy- tluR. he, the llarj K for i«o ri -a.sons. He 'Iilfg. "fhcc got in an tulfrumenC of "H* . hell headcil for the border. But bo .h-ick. Fort line wa.sn't Ismail calllf' and horse r .ln'ir '"'•'''">''•''"' '"•"i"-' i>'lore lluiu i to the he.id. .\ H Me •tnaifl ""' l«"<lii'ii. Anolh. i-{ ha< k. ( uriiiiig. hi.s lish trd 1 was .JatiHtied li-.ling valiiablf iiiforma- • tthv!"»ho"iits ot <om>- sorlcs. 'I'IK" pr-.iiries. wit liiviiriai^l ;:rowth of hlui- s,,... „... luffalo gia.ss. iMM -aiu. .lotilMd Willi ; out th .-u- . allug -his •own supper alwad of the ivrntn;; am lies; the big ratile herds on ihiir way rush. - (itu'loii i Vf Kot a ( rub out there." UHI.' told him. to Opalliila. Si-.i.. then a big ship ,. , , .„ pltiL' pofnt on II,.. It.ion ^ Pa. if.'. , ' l'^^;.'' "." li'V'"' 'lojVucd iu tlie mil.. toWf, lor Ihrlr ' - , , Benton, lies ornery.- .Xii.l tfre ..'ews tr:oel.-.i faM. .S....,.:, i' '•'"V,"?'! i.r" hund.-eds wer... drilling into Ca .1- "o" « -^-rly tot.es ea le. Lillie well, farthest isouthw..s, of . Ih-, f"""', '^'^ 1 """l, 1 plain settlements; thereupon .Sto.-.i"'*- f'^' •^^"^<"<""l and two other nuiii. Iiagner Sniilli. laid out a townsile. In a le^v years Caldwell h .-id attained, a population of mw." In 1S75 thv .\tc-hi.son. Topeka * .-^aiita making its. bid for the big herd« that thundered up the Chisholm Trail. Tfie buffalo camp had flowered into; a cow town'—and one of of liei-r do y .i.i eall this' This 'none bv the presence 6t complain•• ' - •• • -- |„p (lysreptlis. Anil don't forget to pay your reckoning." he added. Benton's cheeks glowed an angry red beneath their" fringe of beard. ".\nybody.' ^ he mutHjred. "can act like a reali'nad man? when hs has s',x more behind him to bacl^ him up" "You know enough about my to know when to i steak's so dumtie<l totigli you Kiiild so;*. b-.)ots iwitli it " The color de-pened in (lordoii Mllie's ruddy cheeks and re.seiit- nient flamed within him. He made Fe i-jin its tracks down from Wcl- \ lingfoii, forging an^ iron link be-!«"•'*«"<-'''. .started to remove tween Caldwell liiid; Wichita ' and ' ""^ meat. l|!enton s heavy stare never left tliej youth's lace. "I said fhe steak was tough," he repeated. "I'm waitin' to hear you j daily routiiie admit it.", ' A calm voice driftCKl in from the doorway-:: "I didn't know anything Craig -.,, , , vcure the" last;-" t .i please as Tom Benton. ,,,^^.4.1,;^^., „.j„, mail in the worhl I'd expect t .i find - Hill.' he addre-sed Lillie. ">ou tak,-i.j^ . .mipa !ii ..us .sii-il.-.i but the oth• itoward them through th« • • ' • • twilight. The taller figure was tha: of a man aiout "-I. slender and tail. There was about him, in the cut of his black, clothing, in hi.s calm,.' deliberate movement, an air of elegants. He wore a frock coat, a roiind -crownegL soft hat. lower ^<n (t''mtffer -'^oC4>r<m than Craig's, fle -wtis smnoth-sltaven. "xcept fee thin black sitiehut ^s that desceiiii- cd nearly to hU Ja»v. The boy with Mm must hav<j, been .12 or thereaboi.t.s,? He wa.s dark like the other am! had the same black e.ves. His h ;it. which he «-arried in his hand, permitting the cool breeze to ruffle his wavy hair, was a --rtiall re|i:ica of the man's, and his slight figure waa set off with a ilark hliie velvet jacket, fasteneil i;i front by means o'f bra'iil loops. A pitying sniile played iibout Gordon Mllle's iip-. "Poor kid." he said softly. "The sight of Anthony Harrison nevijr failed to evoke his sympathy. po«sihl} because of tho irripression cf loneliness the boy alwa.vs gave him. The Harrisons were ta)king. the main smiling and shaking his head at ' something, the boy serious- facrd. When they drew within ear- a <iiiii-k. .-ti-althy movt li ft iueast. hut Craig's whipped'.lilt in a flash • from the hip. Benton's his sides. "Some day." Craig "you're going to make iie real mud and Im likely to forget myself. You can leave now. Kle and the boys are ainilnsr to eat and we don't want our appetites spolleil lion reeled :Biir K .jiv>- liial. was lust, ^trayed hand niudcjor st .d'- ' .'^i -me more of our .stoiK toward his ! was mi' nil ih.-' 1 in ;.;e aoma a iwngunwasin tli -.iin. m.; I g«i -ss 1 kind of and leveled I hinted I<i iiim (!i it he ua.« ::iore .ir arms fell to i le .«s Mis|!e> ted ' I Ohe of Cri'l'-'s (ompaiiiniis .simrt- suid coolly. ed. "Hiiiteil' [.I like '.o-liear ,,<.i! wheii'yoii're real pU-iu ytiokeli. " . ("rais: tinned <itiee more l .t !i'.-i supper. .\ frown iia.l gaihereii le- tween his sandy. e>ehrows. Sonie- v.-here.ilown the street a gun barked, if «as fo!li;\\ed liy ilie sound of riiiiii'ng fi-et and a le^ of the diners rushed (o the door to look. Soiheone canie in presently to announce that the town marshal had been shot. Craig looked up with an expression ot mild interest. "That so? Who is the town marshal n.)w? 1 tan"t keep track of them." ••.Vot i.- —wr.s." L-'>rreiIed hi.s jn- call-;d each othei a *iar au.l got iliml, Korti'.iie drawed and Brad was (|ili. k.-r Vou i :;n't com ii t a miiii for flia'." ••.N'ot ill Caldwell, any way "Craig turned to ad .'re.-^s tlo- other l-tar K men "^ou i)oys goiiiK >:p to Mag's plan''" I ••Wi-"d -.011 of i .otiiiieil on itj" one of 111. m said. •ii'ii ahfa .i". then. I 't 'i staying hen- t'l taik :• bit '.i my fiiejid Bill l.illi.' Iion'r so vtttliig in .;iny II'.- erajy argurienis. uiid dim't shoo* up the musicians' gallery. 1 like enthusiasm hut It' has it .s limits. " li- liii;: I' ! a» l'is t.ihle. smoking a ciqar. iinti: the last of the Bup- por rrowd h-'d left. Then, lollowed by l/,lll?. he walked to the door, where he stood looking out on Caldwell. It was nearly dark now. To the west the sunset "traced an orange glow against the horizon. \ bird called. Off tq the south there sounded the mournful cry of a coyot". 3 ; 1 enough about with him and waits outside.' ie short lime "Hon t he erer go insider 1^ natlLJ I -His daddy don't, permit it.. Jet buff. H«- had learned fefs' Harrison in the .,..1^, t .....^, they both had been in C^dwell to 1 •""'^ «io?"'' Permit It.. Jeff kn'ow something of the man's! "a"ison"s a gambler, imt he'ain't a common one. Another thing; Tre never seen him ^peak to a woman since he's heen In Caldwell." The boy don't, either. There"s a rumor going around chat .left Harrison has brought him up to have nothing to do with them.'" •"Now that's kind of queer,"" pronounced Joe Craig. something of the man's stra.nge ways. A taciturn man. rnrt, grave, unbending only when hp was with bis bo.v. Father and son had come to Caldwell a while Hack and were living alone in a little cabin on the towns edge, .leff Harri.son spent every evening of the week, save two. gambling. It was rumored that he gave those evenings 10 his hoy. arid sometimes ihe two were to be seen strolling along the broad main street bni more often a light burned in their cabin and their silhouettes could be .seen heikling over a rilde ta^blo against the lamplight. Joe Craig threw away his cigar and gazeil at the backs of the departing Harrisons. "Bill." he said after a minute. "'that "3 a mighty handsome little hoy." "Takes after his father. I can't help feeling sorry, somehow, for Tony Harrison. No mother, and a gambler for a father. I .<-astwiiJe. I don't know anything else Jeff Harrison doe« for a living." "Any little boy without a mother." remarked Craig, "sort of takes (lontinned on Page Ten) ^^^^ TOREI.JEVE— , Start thacawb bnw<4 action an4 rid MB* •7>t«m af poiaonons *-«»ta »% mem aa iia notiee tha first airn of s eoid. . Joat -iaka NATTOEV REMEDY-Kt Tabtota-aad M anra of ptonpl. vaar pleaaant re- aulta. UiiiBMrathormqchlnBelianaad far better than ordinary laxativca. Try 1:. Mild, $afe, P^ety wgetafcfe— 25e^ TONIGHT bhot the man and fell silent to him. "Eveping.-'i he said court- '"1 the wjckbdest cow towns in history. The big boom that started with | ^ , 1 . . the Toraing of Uie railroad found le/" anybody came too jough for you Gordon W. UHie waiting on table I Benton.' Benton swung around in one of Caldwell's bwsv restaur- I """^ '^^f "^m'l'nc ^V^e .eyes of a ! antffjand longing for something!'^'•°^'*-^'^°"'''e''«''" tain-haired cow] that would mor<i nearl.v satisfy a ' nortrial youth's .Ideslre for adveur ptiire and the opncrtunity to make >S fortune. As-^be saw it. the main requirement 'for the latter was a -working capitfcl. whereas Conlon Lillie and capitiil jR ^ere not yi-t acquainted. As far back as he <-oiiI«I remember. • Newton: fcillie. hi.*-father, had had about all he could do to make ends inieet. .Gordon w«a 19. and the oldest, of the chililr.en.- Then came Albert. Effie -Ma.vl 1-ena and C.or- dbii 's foster sister, hucy Conant. Newton l.illie liad been a flour miller In Blioniington. Ill Two years ihefore.J calatpity had (le- Rcehded on the family when fire had destroyed the mi^l. and the Lillies now lived near Wellington. Kas., about 2") niilus fnun Caldwell, -where the fathr-r 'still patiently itrieditn eke. out living from aii- (Olher flour mill, but coiiiitecl more 'hopefully 'he pn .iltu-tivlt.v Jif the 'farm land that he, had preempted Corilim l.illii' stood in tli. -Inor•way of fh<-, r .staurani his saze • --i.-,,,. » roving idly over one n; tlie siiaiig-'i i,ij.<»i,m puncher who had entei-ed /at that | moment with half a dozen compan- ] ions. i: j "The hoarded one glared. "I don't ; remennber issuing anyjinvitation for , you to horn in on theitonvcrsatiqn. Joe; Craig." i: Joe Craig grinned] "I declare to goodnes.s. I ^lean forgot my manners, Tom. alway.s was dis»p-{ pointing to niv folks that way. They'| never could. count oii me to up- j j hold the family reputation for politeness and so 1 come to Kansas and got a job riding for Titus Moore, not wanting to.embarrass the familv for the rest of their lives." "That was" being right consider-i ate of the family"s feelings,'" Benton j snapped: 1 : | That feaby YouVe Longed For Mrs. Burton Adviaea Women On Motherhood and Companionahlp. tl >.-;trs -I Wiis th'- >t rn"tlieihii'"l." • wrft '^s Mrs. \ est'medievs r>f huiliariitv' a ii';in ha.l -Mio-ir-o-.-t I'.iiil..n .-f Kansas filv. tl | i fvor looked u ,H.„. It was ^'..turday j :::^.x^^\^;^]r:„,;::;Lr^it i • afternoon ; ill C.aMwell .r.roii/.eil. :,„;.|„.||-, ^f.w I am th.- i>r 1 |iinth«-r : -hati-'tlad ^-i -wlmy. f.uiu' M .-arhv ^i -f a l>-.iniifiil Utile <la:ii;ht.-r ' aiifj a! ang <.s. Aristop ;-,ni: en ,o,„e fr.m\\;^Xa::rr'>^^^^ chap .'t lajl ranges, or: Nii.i^-»iri;i .-u 1. tif»iiii, . --, ., , , , , , I thei, fatiffeiiig I1 .-..I r ;.|iiiL- riilili-I ;„,,„,.„. „.„„,,, n^^,. ,„ n,„,„ se.fret : i elbows with roiighlv .Ircss.-d rail-'-.f ni.'' IUI|I|.MI-S.S . ami I will itladly liv-I I road-iahorers; f.,r Ih.- Santa Ke ev-; ^ "•'J '"^ to any marn-l w..m:.>i who will! 1 . , _ , ' writ." nie. ili-s. Hiirt.jn ..ff'-rs her lul- i : teiishm was not yet fini.shed anl ^| „iir.-U- without rlwrK-. She ha^l i Caldwell was thoihnxeii of thirst\ n..thir >c i.. ^ill !..-tt .-rs sheiiltl u- .-id-j •.soiiI:< who worked alone the richt , •'^''-''-'V''' • Of- way. ir.er? were .alt.e thieves. r»s,.„mK-rR-..- will be sirictly cwiljddi- I honse thieves. In.Iians. ^lespenidocs. n.il .1 Handkerchiefs, Hosiery, Hand Bags, Nov' elty Jeweb-y, Mesh Bags, Lingerie. McLain's IK L\ .MiifiiMon stopped his-laughter Got don Lillie spoke BOBBY W\]^6tJR,^^ JR. Champion Six Day Bicycle Star, writes: 'Every] bicycle racer kncyws the impor^ tatice of keeping his throat clear and free from all irritations* ^'Ihcvc ahvdys foimd Luckies mellow and non4rritating. If you stick to Luckies yoii^l never develop a cough or sign of throat irritation/' T THK POUR ioi-A DRUGGISTS. I'll 'l II — —H-^BPgi^ The Depot for Goods We have the largest ant. ino«st complete stock of gift goods we ever had in the store, and invite the public to( come in and look over our liiie before makih? yoar Ch!ristmas selections. T. M. Bartels CHINA STORE 4' Photo hr You, too, will find ithai' LUCKY Sl'RIKES give the greatest pleasure -—Mild and Mellqv/, the iin^st ciga* rettes you ever smoked. Made of the choicest tobaccos, properly aged and blended,with great skill, and there is an extra process—"IT*S TOASTED'*—no harshness, not a bit of bite. ' . Gifts for The Homd MADE OF THE CREAM OF THE TOBACCO CROP «6 S No Throat Irritation^No Cough We herie enumerate a few of the articles we has;e ijit stock that your friends would appreciate as Chris^ms^ gifts. A Living Room Suite to please the wife. Dining Room Suites that are beautiful. ^ Bed Room Suites for that i^iare room. Dayenport Tables making home attractive. End Tables for your convenience. Lamps to Decorate and beautify the home. Smokers for their convenience. Cedar Che.sts for utility and protection. " r Pullup Chairs for that'cozy corner. Occasional Tables for many uses. , i " Children's High Chairs and Rockers. Windsor Chairs in miany styles, i Upholstered Wood and Fibre Rockejrs. J Day Beds for Everyday use. Draperies and Table Scarfs. ' I Rugs and Linoleum for the entire home. Trunks and hand bags. .•\corn Coal and Gas Ranges always ready. Wood, Coal and Gas Combination Ranges. Circulating Heaters that satisfy. Ferneries for your house plants. Step Stools for everyday use. Sewing .Machines to close out. Washing .Machines that save labor. A Sellers Kitchen Cabinet for yoUr wife. Breakfast Sets, decorated and plain. I Convenient Terms if Desired—We Deliver. A. W. Beck Furniture Co. lola,: Kansas Phone 25 .'«r..,,,f i >a .n» irm

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