Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on December 16, 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 16, 1927
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The Story Thns Far •> TONY HAIUUSON. 13. jis orphaned when JEFF HARniSOX. bjs - lather, is shoj in a j poker -game'in ealUwell, Kas. He is - l^efriehded by GORDON' W. LILLIE, a restaurant waiter, by JOE -CRAIG, foreman, of the Bar K ranch, who take* Tony to; the Bar K to live, and "by COLONEL. TITUS MOORE. . L owner of the rinch, which is in .-the Cherokee Strio. There the shy little boy meets • RITA, tomfeoyi daughter of Titus Moore. The year, is 1880. and Gordon Llllie Js thinking of joining DAVID' PAYNE, wild |s agiUtlnfe for I the opening of the Indian territorj' lands, when he gets an - offer of a teaching post in the . indiah school In Pawnee. • There he leiV his hair grow long and becomes known as - PAWNEE BILL. After a flgh.t , with the school superintendent, Ije Is charged with attempted ^ /murder and flees the territory. He and |Cralg arc in Caldwell HOttw tl ne later when Crai^ decides to Ro aftfr a saloon owner - iiiinicd SHAI-'EK. former marshal of Ciildwcll. who Craig thinks is c-rookod and- poKHOssor of a . kuowlMlge-of tlie""whereabouts of TO.M KENTO.V iniinlerer, of Jeff • 'Harrison. U P coiisplro .H with •LDIERS KIEEP LEGiSLAJTORR FROM ENTERING CAPITOL At the sound of .<he voicel Craig stirred uneasify and lifted bis head, frhen came the loud tbeatoif hoofs again, and the'ratdihg:pany| marjnl off at a gallop. Craig sat wordless, his chin cnpi>6tl In his hand. : Fire minutes later the marshal of Cald.well, leading a motley assortment of men, mostibf whbm had poured forth from the saloons 'at the ?ound of continued shooting, was listening to their story. Pawnee Bill indicated the direction taken by the riders. "'And if I were you,' Marshat. I'd send a. man.'tc) the Oasis to see if Shafer is hanging around. Just on an off chance.." . The marshal darted him a swift look of comprehcntiion r.nd issued a quiet order. Craigspoke up suddenly. "I'd be obliged.^" he said, "If one of you boys wopid lend me your horse. I've ^ot a longing to ride after thepi just to see where they heart for,'"" The marshal said something to one of his followers, who dismounted and came over' td Craig. "Here, brother, h^lp yourself to mine. Don't ride him too hard, though. He's a good animal and I think considi'ra,ble of lilm."; Craig murmured his thanks^ and sprang into the saddle. "Come on." he'cried: "we're wasting valliable time." He spoki' sharply (o the horse and galloped off^ Half a mile out of town they;- . .. , .. i .Stne upon a, riderless |„.r..e ]iib-l Barn-.l fn>:,i the caMtol. th.- house Here isa-scene in Oklnhoma's "insurrection." when Governor Henry S. Johnston railed out the national .tuard to brevem "l°t h" «.IIed an illegally-summoned legislature from considenlng charg.-s.of iii.peach- S aJaiLi in ThIs pit-tur..-. taken it. front of thf capitol building at Oklahpmi City, shows Brig Gcn^ McPhScommaX .he"natfonal guardsmen l.oNling back leg««Ia.or» .-f,f.-"^l^r" o7"Yh^ llous'e Htfltp house Tho white-haired man at General .MiPherren's right is E. E. Hill. speaKer ot tne nouse state in., wnue naireu ,„^.,^,gpreily in a hotel room and voted .six charges of impeachment. JOHN BLvVKK. editor of the. jbling grass beside the trail. Be- CaldweU paper, to declare war jnide him lay the }(prawlcd figure of .on .Shafcr in an editorial. ^ ile suspf-cts tluit Sh4f«-r will '•WLitlempt rbveiiRe'and insists on iipenditig tlie night with B!ake. .\t iniduight they see men mov- ijig outaiili-. ; CHAPTEH XVI. • - Tw(» black .shadows Rlided swiftly toward the «(f tUo Caldwell Triliune. Three men sat- si^lently wal«:hin!: . from a wiiidfiw. Then Craig'.s voice brokci the siillne-ss. a man. Craig saw it and checked . his: mount sharply. "Here you are." ihe kaid to the marshal, and walked j n\-e|r to the fallen, figure and kuelt idown beside it. • ; . Th-^n ^he uttered an exclamatjoh. "Cashioh! Well. I'll be damned." A aaoer look sjnead over his feature ' i-; 'D"ad." announced the marshal. Cr.uis appeared not to havejheard him. Ho wa'; staring abstractedly - at his hand:j. his-mind intention ••^on linit! oo .vs hail better run : soni'-thing else. Smidenly he sprjing lioine ajid play." he di.iwled evenl.v. "Vou might get burned." Tlie siiadows straightened,'hesitated momentairtly and ihei^' dropped their burdens and ran back to the line of waitlhg horsemen. "They'll .hold a council of war now." pronounced Pawnee Bill, and grinned lii the darkness at Craig. ;. --BUke seemed amazed. "What 1 don't get at all is how you; called ' the turn on them. Craig." ' "Vou can say I was lut'ky." Craig .said lai'onicaily. "They're not throuSh yei. , We'll have some shooting directly." .\s he spoke, the Hue of black figures began ito move. Once more caqio the .rumble oC horses' hoofs on .the sodden ground and. the _ horsemen sweiv«-d off to .the .left. Craig moved behind tlie desk. "Vou two had better duck, too." he advised tfie others. ."Lead will be Hying in the wir.dows before we're nnich older." The hoofljejits ^ri'w louder ami f4»ster •aiid Hie riders eanie <\tUrK- • ing past. There was a rattle; ot siiols'; spliufered glass fell to the | any floor from tiie jaised w Indows; ' several bnll'-ls ' buried themselveH v,r.: the fiinher <vall and some tore. *i:to the desk harrleade. • -Kool!";" utliVed Pawnee Bill to his feet and spoke rapidly jhut quietly to the marshal. •CqrUett, I'm going to follow the trail a Ift- mixed up in a lot oi" crooked work. It'll be a nice day's work when you put him behind the bars.'^ Corbctt considered this iii silence. 'I find • I'm agreeing with you." he paid presently, "but I've got to have some evidence against the man." ^'We'M see what kind of a story he's got concerning his whereabouts last night,' Crjijig- sug;:est- ed. "I'm'going to pay jhim a visit in his saloon this aftcjrnoon. Do you want to be .alonig?!' "You'd better leave that to me. Craig. It's «p to me to talk to him: I'm marshal of Caldwell." I'm not trying to 'bfitt in. Tie tie !onger. You can slay here if I g"t what yon might cdll a strong ! vou want, but-" 7 ! P'-'-sonal interest in th.f= thing and " "I'm going with you. I'll send i > want io see u through. A\ h> some He e of the boys back'with-him." K-an't you depu.i;^e me temporar- indicated the dead man with alil.v J" .'^jake my actions official, uie of liis thumb. "Did vou ""inull promise not to take ail- gesture of his thumb. "Did you know you'd hit anybody?" he a^kcd^ "I thoiight 80. I heard one.of them let 6ut a little yell. Tlie others .must bate failed to see him fall off in the dark." "Either that or they didn't think it would pay them to wait." He turned aside to issue ^a few more vantace^of-nie? I don't want Shafer polled just to satisfy- 3 personal quarrel." • "Personally" said Crai.i;. "we 've pever quarreled. I'll be <Ufen<Iih;;i your interests jn the thing, all the way through." "That satl.^fies me" Corbett told brief orders: then he and Craig "You call for me when yon LETTERS TO i Santa Glaus lola, Kas., Dec. 15.1927. Dear Santa Cleusr • You are my best friend. 1 want .a' red wagon and a ball same. Some good books, some oranges and candy. I Please d^n't forget me. ,1 am 8 years old and hope yon get this letter in plenty time. LA VON WISE. "08 S. Cottonwood: Ilumtooldt, Kas!. Dec. 12. • Dear Santa Claus: "We will write you a letter and tell you what we want for Christmas. We want a tinkertoy, caq,non, dump trtick. fire wagon, educational board. Some candy and jiuts. GLENN BURTCH. DEAN BURTCH, Humboldt. Kas.. R. R. 2. ron what I want:forjCbris^as. T want an electric fraid b&t, i^all and glove, a-.Sanila Atid3r;.a sle|l, a little car. That is jail; for tgis year Santa Clause. ;!. X V i HOHVAllD B^tKER, 721 South St. : '• • Humboldt, K^. Dec. llj 1927. Dear Santa Clau$: 1 C ' 1 am ^ Httle boy Siyearsijold and my name is Ira. ilahi w-elljanrt am always happy, i jwlll be ^lad to get "something for /.Christtnas. I jw-ant a big coaster wiigon wjth rubber tires on it,'aud.Oittle-.'rocking chair, and some; caddy .awl nuts. Jolai Kans.. Dec. 13, 1927. Dear KHs Kringle: I am'6 years old. I'am in the first reader. I want a pop-gun and If jou have one 1 would like a prize stocking. I want some candy and nuU. That's all I want this time. J. li. GRAYSO.V. JR. R. n. 3. lola. mounted and rbde off again, fol- get ready to pay your % is t. lowed bv three others.' "You know t ^raig ro-Io directly to who it was'-- Corbetl aske<l Iprcs- jl'dake s shop. _ Pawnee Bil ent.y.: : "<'ashi<in7 Yes. U.scd to friend of Tom Henton's. Uemeinber him?" • "I've heard feonif of hini- Tliere.'s a miiriler charge against him-" They rode'till dnyllght showed! Johu i met' jjliim with the' information that the, he njiiuan who hail gone to the Oasis thu hight before had reported Shafer afternoon absent. "The barten<!er told him Shafcr had left about U o'clock, saying he was sleepy." * Craig nodded, '"niake." he said. them the nsele -snesH of ,.nrs^ln^' [".vo'i c.nn .:;ct ready to wrie an litany farlhfjr. "Theryo. pr./hably'.•"rial about the retirement of t.haf- doubled hack." Corbett suggested, |<-r as aetlve proprietor of •• scratching his head doubtfully. "If! '.i^'i;;. Hipht nft-^V noon we •,h(,Unp toicnll on, hfm. we'd had daylight to follow tracks they made. Il wotild ha%e When h-entered th Oasi< iandl haven't Kot any risht to be !'''V "'!"K'"'''""! here. I'm'going ba.-k.' {clalminS that t Craig; agreed to the hopelessnes.s of a coiitiniied search. "I'm down- been different. .\s It is. were ten conteinptuously. "They're acting.'miles into the Indian territory now- like a bunch oi 1 lazy Indians with' " " ' • • -<.-t.. ... v„ ;(n ininiigrHnt wagon to play with." ^ He rose .swaftly and fired twice at one of Mie fhishes. Cfaic's gun barked froiii the other window, and Blake sprang to desk, where he" s two windows and . empty sash. Once ' more • t!i pasi. "They mnsl qubr," aniioiiheed ! Craiu, "or-ilhe wouldn't be tiikin^ such irhutti He High, Calmly •openi The one honr bet hp l):ir loiidfy ])ro- the. iint'ortnnate oc-i curronce of tlie pri'<e(ling niKht had pfaced liini in .-in embarrassing paleil almost iiiiper- : XENIA m-V- ll*-~-Mr.-{and .Mrs. Kinis O'Haia. .\Ir. and; Mrs. Jesse Robb. •Mr. and"-.Mrs. Wljl .Vnderson. Ames. Jtoss, Lonnie Robb' and Jim . Anderson were In Fort Scott .Monday. Eugene Carmein is helping CIo- mer We^st husk, iorn this week. Mr. 4nd Mrs. Jesse Robb and children spent ^ unday with his parents; .Mr. and .Mrs. Lonnie RObb. Mrs. .Olive .Vbbey spent Friday with; .Mrs.-Grace Smith. C.l 'n |l)elavan and 0rover Heiif dcrson were" iu Fort Scott Thur.s- day. .Mrs. isam Irwin spent Friday with .Mrs. Lonnie Robb. , ,Mr.. and Mrs. Ed Wolfe',of the Pleasant Ridge neighborhood sjMjnt Sunday?visiting with Mr. and Mrs. •VVill Anderson. Sam '• Irwin sawed wood for Luther JCarmean and Adrian Cubbir son Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Grover Henderson. Mr. aiid' .Mrs. Reese Henderson. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Smith. Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Tinsley. Mrs. Carrie Sniith and Russell Casteel wore in Fort Scott Tue.sday. Diilf Northway sold some hogs to Wright and Brown of Bronson Monday. Mrs- Carrie Sniiili spent Sunday afternoon with .Mrs. Minnie Delava n. J Nana i remlerson spent .Moiwlay .Mis. V.rn Ostrander and -Maj-ylnight wjiih Thelnia Irwin. .Mr. ajid I.Mrs. Klnio Luneeford visited relatives at Carthage, Mo., tthn latter part of the week. " I -Mrs .lolin. Walker and son Lloyd j were In Kort SCott »iday. I MarveV Osborn^ sawed wtxid for Mill Malker Saturday. ,^1 Lnlh<»r Carniean sold some .cattle, and jio'ns to Wright and Brown ml .Mils-f'*^ Bronson one day the first i)art with Mife. i"'' ""^ Mrs. .Vinnii- Koss and Mr.s. Jesise' 1 Robb sj>ent Wednesday • afternoon LaHarpe. Kas.. Deci l .'i. Dear Santa: U I am a little boy 4 years old and I have tried to ibe a goo<I boy. so dear Santa.If you have enough toys to go around plea-se don't forget me. And I have a brother 12 years old so please bring him something too. Your little friend, • RICHARD SKEE.V. Aart haw a litU© brother "M; months old. And lus name Is. At?, bert. iHe wants a little teddy bear' and ai drum, some candy and nuts., ! IRA HURT. J lola, Kas., Dec. 11,192T. [ I >4ar Santa Claus: I ama little girl four years oUL (Will yon please bring me a baibyi :doTl, a desk, a little victrola and a • telephone. Yoni" little friend. "; : MAR.IORIE JANE HARRYI a, marsupial is a Creature, that ies Its young in a pouch. illola, Kansas. Dear Santa: I I am a little boy 6 years old. This is my first year In school. I'll .tell She folks W J K) get their «hopping done Ahead of time, no doubt, ^WJ!-bereJ glad ihclast few day*. •They won't be all lied out i»RAIRIE FLOWER (.Mrs. O. Totman.) Dec. 13-— Mr. and Mrs. (.'uy B^ cannon and children spent Sunday at the Fritz Domijtz home- I • ' EvelyQ ami .Marie Reedy spent Knnday'aftcrnoon al the T. Becdy h"iiiie. II fharh^y Baiim talleil im Or<J „„ ,. Totinaa Weun ^-Kilay aflcriioon. ^ Cbas. Leonard called at the f. ., 1 Keedv home Thursday morning. ' Mr. and Mrs. Gny Becannoh. •l thought Fomebody would hear J if we'd overhauled theni?'^ the commotion." remarked Pawned .Bill. "Watch 'em run now."; .. Uon. . Thev could hear a sharp com-j "Th.its - . -nrand from one of the men outside.! Take my v^-ora tor. it: Shafer is : -^^ ^^^^^^^^ face Shafcr exactly, who I meah. 1 augmented by a fe j Buffalo. .M I'S. Glenn RIddell Hidden spent Friday Everette Reed. Chas. I'ollnian. .Merl and -\I.irv spent .Saturday evening at Totman honii;. Mr. and .Mrs- Ray vFrederlek aij children spent. Sunday in Piqi at the parental Westerman home .Mr- and -Mrs. C. K. Baum called on Mrs-Baum's brother. Bill Bedk of Ridge Sunday. .Mike JTrahan siient Friday at tlie O- Totman home. j HughPollman trucked cattle for Fred Solomon and Bert Reed Friday.' ] Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Baum callrid : al the McFadden home to see .Mrs, 1 Deacon, who is sick. ' ! Pat and Lena Shultz spent Sunday afternoon at the Reedy home. I .Mrs. O. Totmen and Mary and nsu:U hancers-on.i''f"''J f,'"'']' called on Miss Rosa ew curiositv .seek- ^^^^^^ , , ., , ' hveretie Reed and Gienn Ridileil delivered kafir corn to Humboldt .Monday. : Hugh Pollman loaded a car of hay at Athens for the> O'Brien brothers this week. I Fritz Hart wig called on O. Totf tile I with Mr.s. Lonnie Robb. :»s the latter finished his speech. •It is too bad." he sympathized.' "Where do von sleep, iShafer, up- rtairs?" •• ' . .Shafer 's face tu: ned sullen. "I. . j^^onard Salurl don t ren«»ntber addressing you, • - I Craig I was talking, to the mar- I Lesson No. 1 Quf^tion: Why should my cod-livier oil be emtdsifved? Ans^oer: Because lican absorb it more readily,!like the'eijiUlsified fat in iWilk. WhatJB more, it fa'sfes pleasdnt y/hen I take it in the iomi of SGOfrS PULSION shal." iTO BE CO.VTlNUEDi An attempt Is liiade on Cmlp's f life, bur the cowpuncher is too iiuirk on the draw, in the nest chapler. I An average henl of 11 dairy cows maintained as bntterfat producers retnms; net profits to its owner from ^Bererali direpti'oiis. according to the - Blue VaUeyOr^merylnstitnte. after analyzing a year's data cohering fhe cxgensea and sales on 23 Pine'<ponn- ty. Minnesota, farms as kept by the liinnesbta College ot Agricnltote. The 23 farms maintained, a dairy had averaging XI cows as the chief •onrce of farm income. , jl"" oie dairy herd provided a market for home-«iown crops and the farmer's ilabor. i&fter the henl "had paid market prices for the: feed grown on - toe ;farm (also all overhead costs, such 'MS bam costs, equipment and .interest) and also paid' 20 cents an t»ar icor emr bow ot labor re- qaired to care for the cows, there was enough set profit made from the herd to: 1. Pay for all hired labor. 2. Pay the yearly mortgages an<l not 65. 3. Fay insurance preminms. 4. Pay fuel bills. 6. Buy all .reading matter. 6. Pay for amusement. Nor is that ail. The average dairy herd on these inniis. it: nddilioii to providing the fan ilv IM M C \-itlt all the choice dairy prtKliicts the farai family can consuineL reprodui-ed itself in a yearly crop of calves, provided ' 78 tons of' fertUhcer for the fields,and S3 tons of skim milk for aae ih grdvinc catres and growing taa liittratiig bogy sad mtfltty. NFLUENZA As a preventive, melt'and inhale night and morning— VICKS • VAPORUB , Oct IT Million Jm U,»iYmaH, FOiEYii at- " HONEY"^TAR COMPOUND JForAUCiugHs andMlAges Safe and Reliable Children like it. Mothers endorse it. All users recommend it. FOR DAD^ A New Pair of Glasses Year in acd year out. poor Dad; a necklk'. socks, slippers; it's so hanl to bu.v something for pad! i " Hut now w. Iiave it—a new pa^r of glasses! •• Something nice, ye! praclical. Something hell enjoy hour .>n hour. The giving of glasses involves ino difficulty, no shbpping. Let u.s tell .vcu about our Christmas Certflicaie plan. !nRnwv'«? nnrr: . STOPG DR. 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