The Arkansas City Daily News from Arkansas City, Kansas on September 17, 1906 · 5
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The Arkansas City Daily News from Arkansas City, Kansas · 5

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THE DAILY X-RAYS, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER . 1606 On July 2, lQO5 We had 509 depositors. We now have 645 Eeople depositing with us. We want Your business. We are doing a nice and careful business. We thank all who have helped us and we appreciate our good showing. Come and assist us. THF CFrilDITV CTATF RANK K H The Weather. Fair tonight. Showers and cooler Tuesday. REPRODUCED "STRIP" RUN. Indian Skirmishes. Cowboy Con-tost end a Buffalo Barbecue at Bliss Yesterday. Thirty thousand persons saw the thirteenth anniversary celebration of the opening of the Cherokee strip at ranch 101 yesterday. This also was the third annual "wild west" performance given by the owners of the ranch. The preliminary performance Saturday was attended by about Ave thousand persons. The day was cloudless but warm, the visitors good natured and the Immense crowd was handled even more successfully than a year ago. There were no accidents further than a few trifling injuries to cowboys. Numerous officers and detectives, assisted by Co. M, Oklahoma National Guard from Oklahoma. City, maintained good order. No kind of graft and no intoxicants were permitted on the grounds or anywhere in the neighborhood. Food and light refreshments were in abundance. A buffalo was barbecued and served to guests. The main feature of the performance was a reproduction of the rush of settlers Into Oklahoma at the strip opening. The lirsl claim was staked by an old negro woman, Aunt Eliza' Carpenter of Ponca City, who stood erect in her rickety buggy and drove her ponies at the top of their speed. In the roping contest Bright Drake, an Osage nation cowboy, won first prize, $250 cash, in twenty-nine seconds. Ellison Carroll, the reputed world's champlan, took second money, $150, in thirty-three seconds. The steers were too strong and fast for record-breaking. There was a small army of Indians anl cowboys and their mimic frontier wur was an interesting part of the program- An encounter between the In Hans and the company of militiamen, who shot away 500 rounds of ammunition resisting tlielostiles,also One Night Only Wednesday,, Sept. 19 H. H. FRAZEE PRESENTS THE BIG FUN SHOW Uncle Josh Perkins Singers, Dancers and Comedians A Everlasting Success See Uncle Josh at the County Fair Watch For the Big Parade of Prices 25c-35c-5c was interesting. Thunder Bird, a Cheyenne living near Kingfisher, won first prize for the best Indian costume. His outfit was typical and costly. Representatives of ten or fifteen tribes were present. The big parade was participated in by several hundred cowboys, Indians, militiamen and others. There were also Ave good brass bands in line and from all reports the Arkansas City boys carried off the honors for HrsL class blowing. The boys received many compliments from the Miller Bros, and the visitors. They also say that they were treated royally' and they wanted for nothing. The other bands taking part in t lie performances were 101 Ranch band, Mulhall Cowboy band, Perry band and last but not least was the Stillwater Ladies' band. The 30,000 people who were present at the celebration seemed to enjoy them selves and accommodations of all kinds were much better than they were on June 11, 1H05. The newspaper men In particular were treated in most excellent style, being served a big dinner as they were in J une, 1005. The Santa Fe railroad, which passes through the grounds of the 101 Ranch, han dled quite a number of special trains and tliis part of the program was much improved over that of a year ago. The trains were loaded earlier in the evening and were gotten out in good time, being dispatched one after another as close together as the blocks will allow them to run. Most of the Arkansas City people were home and settled down by 9::i0 last night and most all of them report a very pleasant time at the thirteenth anniversary of the opening of the Cherokee strip. A Sudden Death. Henry Darner, aged 72 years, was found dead in his bed at 221 North Second street Sunday morning aboul 8 o'clock. Mr. Darner was apparently in his usual health on Saturday anu his death was quite a shock to the relatives. He was the lather of Mrs. W. W. Wentworth and had math' his borne with the family for several years. The cause of death is given as heart failure and old age. The funeral service was held yesterday evening at the Wentworth home, conducted by Rev. Harrison Waittof the Methodist church. The remains were buried this afternoon In Mt. Hope cemetery, southeast of the city, and short services were held at the grave, conducted by Rev. E. A. Howard of the Baptist church. Danger of an Explosion. When we see to many young men with their hair parted in the middle and hanging down their foreheads so as tq obscure every trace of intellect, and ao many young women with their hair all frissly-frosvsly and flopping around their facet in 60 different directions, we just want to hare a say. Clinton (N. C.) Democrat How Can a Hone taugh? High-toned horses are like high-toned people; they are robbed of pleasures poorer folks enjoy. An Arabian snow white horse is never allowed the great privilege of lying down and rolling over, To prevent them from rolling they ' are kept In narrow atalli. Atehlion Globe. Taking Things Too Seriously. Miss Jenki Have you really broken off yonr engagement to him? Miss Flytle Oh, yes. I Just had to. Ha was getting too sentimental-began to talk to me about matrimony. IMPRESSIONS OF OTHER LIVES. Of Such Stuff It Is Possible Dreams Are Mada Of. I think very often our dreams are a Jumble of Ideas that we have inherited, and that dreaming la largely a kind of free play of what I have called ancestral memory. We dream of things which we have never experienced in our waking moments. I remember a very realistic dream. It was a battle, and I was in a regiment of cavalry that received an order to charge. The whole scene is vividly before me as I write, and were I an artist I could sketch the face of a man who rode by my side. I can feel the throb of eagerness, the thudding of the horses' roofs in the mad rush as we quickened our pace to get to closer quarters with those we were pursuing. Suddenly the squadron of men In front opened, wheeling off to the right and left, and we were looking into the Iron throats of a masked battery. They opened fire upon us a moment after the ear splitting thunder, and I was In a hell of smoke, dust, blood, and metal; every piece seemed to sing a war chant of Its own. Then 1 awoke, and I was shouting "God! I never knew it was anything like this!" Here surely is something experienced by an ancestor which has descended from generation to generation and taken its place in my collection of impressions. Nineteenth Century. RE8ENTED EVEN WISE ADIVCE. Legend Illustrating Superstition of Russian Peasant An almost superstitious value is attached to the possession of land by the poor Russian peasant There is a parallel In the old eastern story of Nasr Eddtn Hodga. He met a peasant one day with a donkey, over whose back hung two sacks, one filled with stones, the other with wheat, the stones having been added to balance the wheat "Why not divide the wheat into two parts instead?" Suggested Nasr Eddin Hodga. Delighted with the idea, the peasant did as he was advised, and hung the two sacks of wheat over the donkey's back. "And where are your lands, O wise stranger?" he asked, humbly. "I have no lands," answered the other. "Your estates, then, and your palaces?" inquired the peasant. "I have none," said the other. "Then your houses, your gardens, your orchards?" persisted the man, amazed. "What!" cried the outraged peasant. "Do you, who have no lands and no possessions, presume to give advice to me?" and he unloaded the donkey, rearranged the wheat and rtones as before, and proceeded on his way. Was and Is a Good Indian. Waladotta, or Gray Eagle, an Indian chief who took part In the Custer massacre, and, like many others of the victorious force in that fight, took refuge In the Canadian northwest from the vengeance of the United States, has recently died at Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. Unlike some of his companions, however, when the rebellious half-breed in Saskatchewan called the Indians to their aid he not only refused, but took an active part in the war 'on the white man's part. He was a peculiarly fine specimen of the red Indian, both physically and morally, for he was six feet four inches tall and conspicuously free from vicious habits. Not long before his death he renounced paganism and entered the Angelican communion, in which his children had always been brought up. London's Many Churches. Within the narrow limits of the city of London, with its mere handful of residents only sufficient to people a small provincial town there are still so many churches that you might worship in a different one every Sunday of the year without putting foot inside them all. Within the rural deanery of the east city there are to-day no fewer than ten churches, each of which ministers to a population of lest than 200; the agsregato number of parishioners is 1,473, while the churches have accommodation for 2,-700, thus providing almost two seats for every possible worshiper, Including the infants in anna. Automobiles His Hobby. John Jacob Astor Is the largest private owner of automobiles in this country. They number 24 ; the average cost of each Is about $5,000, making a total of $120,000 Invested in his machines. THE UNION ONE PRICE OPEN FOR BUSINESS THE UNION was opened SATURDAY as advertised. However we regretted much that we were unable to get our store in the condition we should liked to have had. We are led to believe more and more each day that the people of Arkansas City appreciate a modern up-to-date store, where they can trade with a SAISFACTION of knowing they are getting only NEW and DESIRABLE MERCHANDISE. We will announce our FORMAL OPENING later in the week at which time we will have MUSIC and give a SOUVENIR to each GENTLEMAN, young or old. Announcement UNION CLOTHING CO. JOHNSON BUILDING HI8 DEBUT IN SOCIETY. Important Announcement Put Forth by Editor. An Arkansas City editor makes this announcement: "In order to break Into society without being compelled to lay myself liable for using a Jimmy I beg to announce that I have lately received permission from the College of Heralds to use my ancestral coat of arms. The device la very beautiful, consisting of a jackrabblt rampant spitting In the face of a bulldog oouchant, on a shield quartering green, yellow, red and pure white. The green Is emblematical of the color of my forefathers, the yellow of that streak we all have In common at times and upon occasions; the red what I sometimes get In my eye and what I used to pay 16 cents a drink for, and the white Is emblematic of my bankbook at present and my Intentions all the time, the whole surmounted by a crown of lambs-quarter greens and three green onlona ahashed. The motto Is, 'In hoc fricassee,' meaning, 'my great grandfather waa one of the 3,000 or 4,000 ragged Continentals who crossed the Delaware In the same boat with Washington.' I might also add that my wife Is distantly related to Lord Nelson, whose father was one of the best section bosses on the road from Cork to Dublin. Look out for my coming out function." New York Tribune. Sculptors' Pot Boilers. They were walking past a beautiful pink and white house whose doorcap was most exquisitely carved. The sculptor pointed to It. "My work," he said. "That's the pot-boiling I do while I work on my masterpiece. It Is nothing unusual with sculptors to do such work. Two of the finest pieces that have been sold to the Metropolitan museum the past winter were done by a man whoso regular business Is to make door caps." N. Y. Press. Far-Seeing Government. Bluejackets from the ships of the Australian squadrons are permitted to travel free on the New Zealand railways, as the government considers that their talk of the country when they return home will attract lmml-rranta. There is a peculiar charm about a rural play, when presented with fidelity to nature. Such a one 1.4 "Uncle Josh Perkins", the realistic comedy-drama which will hold the boards at the Fifth Avenue Theatre on September 1 for one night only. It is said to contain just enough tragedy, with comedy elements cleverly interwoven, to attract and retain human interest, and funny enough to extract hearty laughter from the most blase theatregoer. It Is said to possess an atmosphere pure as the scent of new mown hay, and tells a pretty love story in a highly original manner, splendid st age settings depicting rural scenes of lifelike simplicity and well known landmarks of New York are used in the four acts of the play which is given .est by the Introduction of splendid specialties thoroughly In harmony With the theme of the story throughout the various acts. This attraction promises to be an unusually able one, the statement being based upon reports from the press of other cities and theatrical managers in whose theatres it lias appeared the present season. A Snap MUST 8E SOLD AT ONCE AT A SACRIFICE: Two corner lots in 600 block on North Third street. Five acre track in north part of city, consisting of forty lots, cheap at $600. Forty-seven and one half acres of Arkansas river bottom land, two miles from town, $750 worth of timber on land. Price $1500, if sold at once. Fitzpatrick & Pollock SOMETHING NEW I IN PICTURES Special Prices this Week. See Our South Window. E. KIRKPATRICK tfi rsUf rTWwfTm W nnWmHcnfneWln7t)''on 7 fnckii at fno m. -r inorirvirtnn,. mnmmt;: tn i fllnr f hr.'illtfll H:i',rl ttiat till- ctrrtnilh.mhL Km JfLJH "JliTiEilffHff

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