Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on December 9, 1927 · Page 5
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Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas · Page 5

Iola, Kansas
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Friday, December 9, 1927
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EENEST LYNN The Story Thns Far" The story begins In 1880. In the wIckcU little cow town of CALDWELL. Kas.. close to the; Indian, lerrltory border, •i : TOXV HAKRISd.V, 13-year-oId son of JEFF HARRISON, a handsome ^nihlcr, is orphaned when TOM BEA'TOX. a cattle thief, shoots hiis father 'in a •poker game. The hdy is befriended by GOR-i IW.V W. LILLIE. then a reistau-:: • rant waiter and later to b<f • known a.i PAWNEE BILL; by JOE CRAIG, foreman of tlie .-Bar K ianch. who takes Tony to .tlie Bar K to live, and by COLONEIi . JlTl'S ."WOORK owner of the ranch. - Lillie U 'inks somewhat of joining DAVID PAYi.VE..who is afii- • tating for the openirig'of the.In­ dian territory land.s, but he gets an offer of a school tpaehiug post in rax^yifc- and accepts it. At the tJar K Tony Harrison meets RITA MOOKE, .•-pirito.l lit- ' tic daughter of Titus .Moore. Tliat f :iir .T'.my aecoinpHnies • Joe Craig to paldwell. where :loe encounters CASHIO.V, conipan- vion of Uenwn oh Ui" nlnlit oi she sliooling. SHAKKIt, tiiart:lial t^n Caldwell, c-.tpliiins tli:it C:i!-Iiioii was llie victim of < il IUUISIMIXIS. • l.atd' <'oli|iif'i .Mcjorc takts Tony «f T<i Caldwell to ni'cl Unt Jicr ''inoilicr. wlio ail' ntiirnim; from - KaiiHa.s Cit.v. I -Mr I Mr. ( i day. ! . E. I la-^ COnbo .N- I.ILLIB (P:-V\V?^E niLLi ci|AiTi;it >:. • 'Mil- w< ck fullowiiit; w;i« llH- wok »)f Dec. IL'. i^vi. Ill) (iay.j - , Avfiich was siiiiil;i>. IIKK- a' "Tluif.s llie iiiarslial of Cald«.ll." time, to spend in the open. .Major iargi' paradt' ain! •l<irio!i.-;!iaii'iji in Tuny <-x|il:iiii<Ml lo itita. li<' iio- llowman Was a picmres<|iu.'lookiim Hiinnfwill l>y l».ivi(l i'a.vii'-'.'- liA'vrn-' ti,.|.|| fvii-H. Moore redcieii auKiily individual, ax were most- of ilie «^rH. L'-il thy I'ayiu-= liitiiself. tliev jimi avert lier face as slie e|i;itu<d wlille men he encouulertduascint; man lieil tliroHili the Mieei..^ <>r ;|(, |oi>k in .Sliafeis illre.tloii ami through I'awiife, and he decided lluunewell .'.•!() jJiroiij;. Mii:;iiiKSan(| (Incided it would lie W( II not to, to follow tho e.\ani|de set liy the !<hoiiiirig. An'iij^piriim .'rOinion| was mriiiion , the inrtden( to Colnnel! Indians whom ho i\itorcd and let deT|.ver<'d liy a ijirea'rJi'r w Jin i ,-vi-, .Moure.' The eifjojiel was tlie sitrl I Ills hair grow long.. Tliis. he d'eiitly believed f ill f'ayiie'.s. «iuHe:„f ,„;,„ ^iio would kill another ithnu.i-'ht. would lend an air of tlie IJe si'mke of lio^f .Moses ICHI hi^ followers iiito tlie It. was a; day exultation on tli Promised Land. of high hopes ,e pari of the tarqrs for free hbines in Oklalipma. anners wen- borne through and agi- the vvho looked at his wife in a way | I'I< ture.'^iue t«i his own personality, she didn't like. Tony had tliat on] He began to pick up weight; his the authority of Joe Craig. |.«lioulders broadened and his mils- That evening Titus Moore confided why he had been rather anxious to be in Caldwell for the fol- lov^-ing day. "David I'ayne and that shiftless bunch of idlers that lor tomorrow, 1 hear. I'm downright anxious lo soi' what they'll do." • They did nothing, or practically so. The next day. Doc. 11,'Paynu s.treets and David I'ayno was s6me- thiiip of a ^lero. altliougii tjiere vyere many wjio loiiked on in dioubt! are trying to get something or contempt. • {nothing are coming to Caldwell The next day I'olonel Mooref and ' - - ... Tony HaVrisou drove into Caldwell. Mrs.' Moore and Rita arrived.late that afternoon'and the colonel im; riiediately installed the in a hotel. $iiortly afterward ho left to. attend to some business; large 'throng watched and hoped ''If you'll'sort of look after Rita for ai-tiun. But there was no ac- and her motlier. .Tony." l:e $uK-|tion to speak of. The denioiistra-' guested. "I'll J count it a fa^or?; tion wliich li;n! seeineci so sucv-ess- There'.s a mr-eling of cattlemen I've ; lul in Huniiuwell missed fire in pot to look in on. :\Vo're going lo| Caldwell and the wore dis- try to get to.suther on some poinis I .-ipiKiinted^jecause of the absence of that, we-'ve been to a^reeiihe spectacular, on." , ; "Just about : what I Uiought .Rita was as" imporious as ever, wouid happen.'' Colonel Moore S,he orderedTtmy to walk iiack and chuckled- ou the way home. "Some forth while she watched him to .'tee of t'^e olliar cownien wcr If his accident had left any inice. i iitarined about it. des swelled. Before taking tlie job in tlie Caldwell restaurant, he had worked for a .whilC: ou the Santa Fc railroad extension between • Wellington' and Carldwell, holding a scraper all day long. At night hp had been so tired tiiat he h^id dripped to sleep as- soon as he touclicd the ground. His boss, a gruff but friendly Irishman, had advised him to quit before he broke and liis followers moved on >to : under t(ie strain of such strenuous Caldwell from llunnowi-U and a. labor. Largely his weakness had been duo to a severe illness back in niooniington. 111. He had contract- cil ittlirough exposure duiifig his fir.'=t visit t'o Kansas and before the rest of his family had joined his father at liia new home in Wellington. lie told all this to Major Bowman after the latter had »:ommcnt- cd in a pleased manner on Llllie's ere real [''"Pvoved appearance. They sort of' "' vory nearly died," he related 'kit he walked easily and without;thought iall Caldwell was going to"" Bowman. "In fact, the dotitor .piay limp. . j<toss tlie bprder en masse. Last!Kave ni<- iiji. but the -butcher we : She seemed (luify satisfied. ".Vow , .May Payne and about ten or eleven | •'^'•''^t with insisted that 1 dri^k of his followers 'were, arrested i'"'cf blood. He pulled me throu^Ji. down near, the nortli^ fork of the''""very time he slaughtered a coW Canadian and escorted by the "mili- 'le took me along in liis wagon— •'Marguerita. how shocking:"! taiy back U) tiie K'aiisa.^ line. I '^as flAt on my back—and ho Kathcrine -Moore, rcpnned lier. •.Siuee then I lii-li tve lie'.s i.eeii • "lade me drink the hot blood by "Of. course, you mustn't stop beini: sorry; for being, tho cause of it. Yflu can be happy, though, that it •whs no Avorse. H miglil have <Tip- here?" he asked, pled him for life." , "It's Indian ' I .-ni': iAppJurently Rita did not like to they call it Im'!- :i 1 ean stop being can't I, Mother?" sparkled miiichievo: sorry f<ir Her gray i.-jly.. you: I eyes i rev.-. III dwell on that thought.; "Take me | row iiiy r.-uK tor. a walk ^through Caldwell, !kces.'' '.<r Tbny;" she commanded. "Her mother deiMiirrcd but finail.v consented; However, she iusi.ste.l that she accomp-nny tliem. .-^^e knew very little .ihoil ••;ilci>\.-II herself, but IIHI 'h i'l .she liad heard h.yl beea sbcn l-.'rmv ItilJl insisti'df<li I I i .i:; shown ti;e afraid to go bic"; in the tefritorv,"''lie c-upful." Tonv's iirows knit in a puzzled | Howman sniilcd. "1 think." he frown. "Who owns the land dovvn <iryW. "that I'd rather have ilied." il'.ai's why! The Indian agent ; was always • : ! I y. 1 bor- j ready,. with' advice. It was he wiio • li'c Chero-''"ipresse,! on Lillie tiie importance wdiil "bor- :t;-l - I . , • • Ih o A 'I ^ liisl !>i'<ai '-^i Mil 11 i .in I pis -j .ii.. II! . y tin! .s iiiNii ;b(;. .slKi 'iM IIIKI.I for .»ietlleiii' 111." ill.,'. l!i<- of being firm «iUi his Indian students. -•::iiienfr' I •" yin'rc afraid of any,of them i! ii'ition I''"•>''• for the love of hiaven. let le iT.I:<'n or Ihey 'll make life mi.>^erabk' He- ii'r- : for yon." I : Big Buffalo ^ibioi.. Her mother The boy w.w silent, bn the puz- told her that she «a- iiioH.itliaiid 1 zl'-I fro-.v.i remained for .some that she lacked coiisiileratloni for time, lie found it difficult to .share Tnny's feelings.' .Nevertheless.! she hod her way. '.She took, a keen interest) in eterything I :ihd plied Tony with (jnestions. : .\s tliey passed iMag %Voods' place her eyes suddenly turned towiird Tony's iwith a puzzled _cxpressi(}n-in them. "Wliy i.*; ^tllat man fitariiig at. tis like tl alvf' she demanded. ; The• boy 1 uriicd in the direllion inhicated by her a!id beheid Shjfer..| the marshal. He was leanin4 dolenfly against a building, iii'k- Ing his teeth..- and was' regaining thi-ni rwith atf insolent stare'that Ewmed to hold .seme amuseinetif. Joe Ciaic's and Titus Moore's lulo- tilitv toward David I'ayne. j| IQng and Qiieen of Rpdeo-lian^ ed''Tf>them haven'i jun arross any niuti- 1 Mill ".p. n I i''crs yt I. • Lillie'told him. "And maybe,' yiu won't. It you have any trouble come to n e." • The first difficult situatitm he had to <Ieal with was precipitated l)y Spotted a Pawnee chief.! The Pawnees were a peace-loving nid trai-tjiblo tribe, but Spotted Cordon Lillie had found tb-! I ""'-^e. w^o was not a hereditary I school teaclilng job at Pawnee tip- '''''"C at all but only by reason of most interesting assi'^ument of li'i.i Ii's own aggri-.ssiv.ness and force vcudilul career. Furlherniore. he' of character, was th.- meanest of had found a staiinc'i fri.Mid in Ma-jtbein all. • ior IJowman; Indian a.ueiit at Paw-|- H'' entered Cordon Lillies class • i room one day. accompanied by his Cordon was put i:i charge of tho •son.. Frank West, and demanded a dav school, with .inc man under |.suit of clothes for Frank, him Tlu- head of tlie boarding LUtie patiently explained that school was superiiitend..iit ov( r t'he govprhmenf allotment of ^ clothes was something he Ijad nofh- The work not too oxarting j ing to do with. "Y<iu'd better see and he found plenty of leisiire;-Major Bowman." he advised ; Spotted Horse was obdurate. ' ' "You gel it for hini." He sjioke in Pawnee. .. "1 can!t. I tell you. Chances are PleaM Try SanBte Jdl "Bold by nearly aH grocers in 5 fresH fruit flavors—fcmon, orange, strawberry, raspberry and ciicrry—also mint, for garnishing, sabds, 2nd fancy.desserts. Sunlite ii iasi taking the place _ of other quickly pre- i^irtd jelly desserts and is said to b? superior in every respect. It is the finar creation of an expert who has spent his lifetime in fostering fnijt fiavorcd, Rcalth-giving dessjirt pro- :cts. Try Sunlite for your cAvn sakeL but where tho broncho^ hudk and tho ground comes up ond illn you mighty fast. Lonnle Uooney and >IUs Vaughan Cralg:arc royalty. • Lonnle. 19-year-old cpwboy of Ardmore, Okla., was crowned best alI-«round cowboy in at the Madison .Sauaro Garden rodeo-in New tork. Miss Craig of Thatchor, Colo.. Is,said to b« ^ the beat rider of bropcbos and wild itSserf Uut ber tez ieaa boaaU . ..^corner, HARDWARE & IMPIEMESOS lOLA -k^J -AX 1 PAGE FIVE r IJETHEL Olarjovie (libsonO De4. «.—.Vir. and .M.r.^., •r!ni=, Wi!and >9r>n, James. v-Lsffed Wil- tiMin'si Sunday arid they all c!i'.lf<]| on .M'r. Raymond Cibsnn's in lie afternoon. and .Mrs. Ko'--s Laver helped harles:Hastings butcher .Mon- Frjink's alrenily got his clothes. an>-way." The Paiviiee chief glared and tapped his knife nienariUKly. IJl- lie shook his head obstinately. The knife flashed and the young school teacher turned pale. But instead of retreating or capitulating, he advanced -rleadily on Spotted Horse and puiOied him out of the room. The Indian, cither out of fear of the proibable consequence of a knifiiig or respect tor this display of fearlessness, made no fur- husband L. Cilwotv. and fain'ly visited veek at his• brother's. Frank Gibson. 5 Tom Leathernian called at'Oscar Johmon's Monday afternoon. Mr;. Anni Gibson returned home from .Wwton where she has been visiting herVdaughter. .Mrs. Andrew .Vulph. and Scaring for her new gram daughfer. Norma Jean. • .Mr. and tMrs. Johnnie Zlminer- man vIsltedC Sunday at Humboldt j with ler sister, Mrs. Mildred Balm. ther show of hostility. "From what I had heard aliout Spotted Horse," LlUfe said afterward, "I wan pretty scared. If any of the P :«'A 'nees was capable of sticking a knife into j-our rilis. he certainly was; I figured a brave front might turn the trick and it did." His second eiicounter with a re- beliiouH red man was not to on 1 80 mildly. Blood flowed, and Lillie came very near to Joining the ranks of Ihosc of whom there were so many on the frontier in that day and of whom It could be said that they had killed. Lillie was a peace-loving young man; he had' no desire to own a gun with notches on its handle. But when his own life hung In the balance he wiis not lacking lit the- instinct to protect it. (TO BE CONTINUED I .Mr.| and \trs. Harrison Bland and family itook supper with .Mr. land ?ilrs. Kf^fneth Sharpes Thursday qveningl ; James Amiruss called on ; Wm. Williams of Elemoro Saturlaj; e^ning. - Haijry; LaVer._ Kllen Hoyle, and Laver Varied at Glen Sears's more Sunday evening. Cora at El ChaVley AJiams Hugh Moody and '^*"J'® Sunday. ^ The ynanRT srhool iearhi-r narrowly Plif apeii the fate Joe Cralir hnd Inmrblnirly predlctnl ; for hira. Read the next chtlpl*r. Mr.i HB.ISTMA'EP; ITlhf nisked last nunule shoppers Make deliveiy men all grieve. 'Gui«- they're the ones who keep him out Tifl late on Qiiistn)i|> eve. ! family were all-day visitors at.the Hoiisir were caller.-; Suivda.v evening. at -Ross ' Opal I^avetj's Ha I ?VJJ ver. Sundtiy. Frakik Cnlwell called on Ross Lavei* la-si fjumlay. Fra with Mr. SOlli .Mr^^i Riltj caller er Slin .Mi.'>j< (;ora'I.aver visited tho Bethel school .Monday afternoon. and Mrs. Will Roush anil PRAIRIE UNION (Mrs. O. D. Stricklerj Dec. 8.—Mr. and Mrs.* X. T. Strlckler, Nqla and Grandma and Frank Strlckler spent Tuesday at Claude Strlc-kler's. Mr. and Mr.«. O; W. Rtm^y were"! lola Tisltors Saturday afternoon. \ -Mrs. Ora Strlckler and ffirls to- | gether with ;Mr. atid Rlr.s. W. T.' Matfnews spent Sunday with Mr. 1 j and Mrs. Leon Per.singer jitid Paul; i ' Frank and Nola Strlckler called on .Mr. a«d Mrs. A. W. Paine Siin- day afternoon. , . Mrs. C. Helnlein, Mrs. John- Tippie,and Mrs.' Albert Hacke,tt spent Thiirsday' with ^^rs. I«ro^ Tipple !• and helped her with her sewing. ^ Mr. and Mrs. N. T. Strlckler, Grandma, N'ola and Frank $trickler visited Thursday at the VjinHester bothe. 'f \ • Mrs. C. Hehilein. >Irs- Leroy f Tipple and Mrs. John Tipple visited | Friday with Mr. and Mrs-Beechei: Helnlein .in Colony. f Mr. and • Mrs. .A. W. Pajiie were j pleasant callers .at the X. T. Strick-. lep home 'Jft 'edriesday evening. • Simon Cox delivered a :big load of corn to'Colony Tuesday afternoon. - s WILDEST OF THE/ WILD/ NICHTIEST OFTHE / MIGHTY « •'"•3 .Mr. ari,d Mrs. James AndruSs vis- iteii .Mr. and -Mrs;. John Barron ^rv," itiiph and "(Sira Liver, i ^'^'' JI -'- «un<Ia.v.' f-fjlk. h. and Mrs. Fred l.a-' ""f^"" isRl-diii Buffalo a w .H -k ago|]" l>"^'ness Monday, y • . j V .Mrs. Janie.s Andruss weiit to lola ' Ui attend the annual |arih bureau meeting. , ' ' . ilk/Bacon helped, his fatiier ! , -^'f- Harrison Bland and ills knfir corn Tuesdav. I -\ Sunday at the par- and .Afi'.s. Arthur Ericson and *'"!''' i""""'- . , ^ -awreif.-e. visited at Mr. and 1 f-'*'''"'" '^'''l"''' .ewis Ericsonrs Sundav. i fllf'son s, Sunday e^enint: to vis t h Lav^r and Charlie Vemlblo 11*'" ^''"S; JJomer Kennell on Mr. and Mrs. Scott Bnk-J"'"' ''au.:!'!. r. Mola, from Beaver, d.iy evening. Xtiklahonia „ ^. „ Trrrand -Mr.'-. E S. Bacon and family tnok dinner with his brother I .e .siie Baioii. Sunday. The Creani You, too, ^ili find that LUCltY STRIKES giVie the greatest pleasure— Mild and Mellow, the finest cigarettes you ever smolced^ Made of the choicest tobaccos, properly aged and blended with great skill, ana there is an extra process— "IPS TOASTED?' —no harshness, not a bit of bite. Walter Catlett^ Famous Comedian,! writes: 'I have been smoking Lucky StriUes for many years and have always found them soothing. There is no ol her cigarette except Lu :ky Strikes in my dressing ro om. My throat has been in ; >er- fect condition throughput" No throat Irritation No Couffi* Ev^ry Mile No more knocks. Installt pick-up. Reduced gear shifting. A flexible engine —purring with power — a surplus of silent power—ready for anything — and ready all the time:! Red Grown Ethyl is worth a few cents more per A t any Standard Oil Service Stttion and at most garages Standard Oil Company • (Indiana) lOLA, KANSAS 4745 TUOS. H. BOWT.US, Preddeot G. B. BOTOUSii Cashier A llefi Godnty State Bank I lOlA, KANSAS Established a Qnaiier of a Century Capital Stock .L^'. .30,000.00 Surplus I ... 100,%0.00. Deposits ............. 1,000,0^^00' UTEBESTlPAID ON TIME DEPOSITS A SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES FOB BENT

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