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Cico. W. M m m.t, Proprietor.
(ESTABLISH HP, 1S79)
Put. Mr.uurrr, J ocil F.tlitdr.
Darlington, Indian Territory: March 20, 1886.
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TOWN SEND A. J I RETT.
PoFi-oflkT, Sac rti't Pox Arnvj, hxr.ui ivii!tiv.
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ck.l"P&kVjBn .V-LT lJ'jV Y J ArfISMi Jit Fl
The wild Indian's description of his lim sight
of u sleom boat used to bo much quoted how llo
bomtnok (the devil) canio swimming down tho riv
er with whirlpool litis, and coughed and blew his
noe, yelled with a war whoap that sent every red
.i.k'i lb lug to tho wood--.
Same on both sl( s s mo cm both shies
Horse buind, IOA on hip
Various par marks nnU old brands; range on Iowa
J. J I. WATERS,
F1.1l .! .., I. T.
JAMES n. BUM),
Scmoor the Texas people aio stlh tal!;!nj up
the project of a refrigerator at S.in Antonio. Tiley
aro convinced that beef must be gotten rid or in
some manner and ptoi to send It out in refrig
erator?. The quarantine laws aro playing hob"
with the old system or driving to market.
A stoekmin In Tortus, an old drover, wrltea to a
gentkmrm at Dotlgo City siylng tbnt ho reod not
be woi ried about tb trail pnsing that point this
season. Tho man insinuates that a new mill is to
beoinfd lending to another point further, west.
Texas stockmen are onslderably worked up on
the quarantine business, and they have good cause
to bo. it Is a sad blow at the cattle intercut.
NEWTON BURNEY, 3p
P 0 Silver oltjr, IT
n a .n
C. W. fcuk , manager.
D.irllnglon. I. T.
COLLIN - HITLER.
JXw ington, Indian Ty
Viz on both sides.
Jtf c B CAMPBELL,
iS vWSl lt'inivA Rnnth Pnnfldllin
vlvl?5 v lioi se same ou left thigh
I). V. GARHKTTVON,
J. Vi'. Dl:.ekwuoil,
rlliif.ton, 1. T.
fe' JSBr'S'VW.H'V.rf 1
Thu ; far March has been as pleasaot as one
could wish, and If the gocd-WMlhor ooutluues it
will almost countoibalanco the two pwvlous
months, as rogard thn damage tc slock In this
section of the territory. Stock in this immediate
kciiity aroini'.ood shape, and U13 mortality will
be fo'.iul. when tho spring round-up will have been
hvid, to be vary light. March came in like n lamb
n l it b to be hoped that It will go out In the mild
ay. There has been enough "Hon weather" to do
us for this season at least.
Tho President of the Vested Statea Issued on the
13th a proclamation warning the boomer: to not
entor Oklahoma. It Is necdiess to say that they
will listen to his official adico ana heed It ac
cordingly. Tho ttlors have been very foolish In
their attempt to settle on these lands by foic. The
question Is now virtu illy settled, and the grangers
will have to hie awayto Uielr native Jungles, and
their leaders will also h ve to seek another tbsme
by which to dupo tho poor, illiterate ioo!s out of
their hard-earned mone . Next. !
A horlO mc open to all two year olds raised !u
the TerTitoii wilt ho run at Sliver City on May J .
An e''tfn of 25 will bo charged, to be paid
one vfwi'x previous to date of ruce. All pnrtlos de
siring to ftnter stock In the rice will soud In appl I
cnttons prior t t April I A, to 3!. T. Johnson, silver
City. IT. to vhom all Inquiries concerning tho
same may be made. There aw to b tlnred piemi
ums Us. 2nd and Orel. Below is a list of horses
M. T. Johnson's bay colt, '(.Irincot," got by
Texas Bill, d,un. Wagoner.
13. B, Johnson's lojin colt, "Chickasaw", got by
K Whip, '.'a-.i, iiey i:--: .
C. B.CjiinpI.tilJ'j -.lyiul.'-," K''tlH'! Buck,
ram, Grey Kag!o,
W. 0. William's "Bay Lulu," got by Kansan
Geoige. dam, L-vlathun.
Win. K.llson'a90(iel cV.t, uClfveland,"got by
Steel Dust, d;im, Iovl.flun.
Wm.pi'Mnp.son's chostnut sorreUUIy, 'Fanny,"
got by Rid Cnck, dai-i rey Kannlc.
The above naiuc.l aulma!:? iire entered Tor half
cur Jin if c-j.
M. T. Johnson's bUc't lior.-.o , "Paclilo," against
llenir Ingruin'i brown filly, "Eliza Brown," dis
tance, 000 yards, tor S 1 00 a side.
M. T. Jonson's sorrel cclr, "Button," against In
gram's grey horse, "io .-enger," distance, 0C0
yards, for ."0 ; ?lde.
W.(J. Wllllans, pres!'Jent,
M. T. Johnson, secretarj',
Win. Ellison, treasurer.
Tb Indian Territory
J. H. Cavh, fox two years telrtr-riph operator at
Reno,has been transfeneJ to Sill, liis successor
at Reno L; Cha. K. Dlckum. .
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us&3&h iMtfijsi, vtmsmvn,
ifef . B..
Soiiif cowboys ieri)etrate.l a cruel Joke on one of
the Jennie Bowon corublnatiou. Tun. D.nis of the
troupe Is a Wcluhman, vho had nev:r Lei u- been
out Wc-st and cowboys and Indians bj quaor crlt
tc.sto htm." Ills giee.i.jOoS in tLls line was so
piomliitint that it stuck ojI f . euonh to hang tin
overcjaton. Sever.il cuub jf who vc: si i; l:j, at
the h tel soon caught on, andwt.Ie P.i-y .aio In
the wash loom sudden y tuine i ou D.iv! , and oi
deicd 'hands up." It ! needless to say that
hands went up ani heart too. nid knees knocked
together like diy limbs la a gale as he looked in
the barrels of to bull-dog" revolvers. After a
llltld loud talk tht y tell h!m ue could go. lie went.
Aftorwnrds we asKed him If ho was scared. "Sear
ed?" ho said, "nell 1 should remark. " Arkansas
Death of Insrpector Hawortli.
The dally papers brl'rg to us the tv.d news cf the
sudden death of Mfijor J. M. Hawoith, lnspo.to' of
Indian schoolssat Albuquerqe, New Id qo. Only
a few days previous to his dea'h he lutt bis home
at O'athe, Kmsao, for a tour of Inspection of
schools and while at Albuqmrque he took sudden
ly sick and died, ills name la everywhere familiar
he having buen Ag ut for the Comimbss touih
of lioio and his frequent ofdclal visits to th-; tv'rrl-
toiTBlnce that time acquainted iitm with everyone,
ilfs L'e.'.th si rl Ues saduss to the heuiU of many,
and when Cal. Dyer told It to the school children
on Sunday it was seen that even to the hearts of
the Indian chlldtei: the news was sad. iiujor lla
worth was an enthusiastic and conscientious work
er among the lud lain, by whom he wa respected
and beloved, as well as by all tho whites who kuew
"lu the midst of life, wo nw In death," n d, fad,
as it may seem.
The Youth's Companion, n cognized as standing
at the head of ull Juvenlllo publications, lu au ar
ticle on "Indlan'Rlght-V after recouuting tho e n
dltlons and clrcumstHitces by which thh territory
pa.-f d to th" Inrtlan., thus v. tlyVlorC3s
The governm'J-1 ve the Imihiu c 'iitry to tno
'ndlans, when Uw.isgoodfor nothing. It prom
ised to proteot them hem encroacliineiii when there
ue;e not a thous nd white men in five hundred
mile or them, 1 he chunked condition of things
has only made our duty to tbem moro bludU '.
Wo Rio better ubletn geep our woi !. It biaor
lu K)itant to lh . tdtaub that we ah uld uj so, A-
for tho Indian, ll..y ate lnrgelv whatfMhey hive
been made by fiequo"tty feuiftrlng (torn the iujos
tloe and tii'I tafh or tie wh.te men. A i tot oui
?elve, let us Ue"shite men" and not pr;i..: t
ouv.se ves that we nrf only wurklng out the ; i o s
; it pr. vidnee, wtien we r ttotutite i o gro.-'t io
J f n. f- itii.d H: (!MiO-.tiiK I'lO tliit "Ae Pu.;;ior
ITewa from th Border.
It is reported on mighty good authority that the
laillh'y load a ross the Indian Territory from this
point to Wichita Falls will be built this summer.
Tho appropriation of ,! 00,000 asked for by our
people was made lu the last hours of congros?. A
lhlle ""it ipilsj i ; sometimes rewarded f r bpyond
the px'p.'titlonj f the. Oii!iti ! or the. outside
CdK George Fieeman. c. bt.y .cahvd Ar'usas
c:t oifBundij mornf ig and uio cir.ipcd at thai
I olul wal . -.4 roi tlie ro t.; coir; Tho Colonel
came home Monday nWdand arranged his garden
l.teh f-o tliathl- family will not puffer i.hlie I ?
g i to wah.'' He kpoiI-j his colony !n sf UMidld
he'dth and able to eat tlree tlmf .i i day and '. p
sixteen hours of ihr, twen'y-foMr.
Captain Mooio'i company or cavalry were order
ed out Tuesday to keep au eye on tho stato Iln- be -tween
liuuueweli an'd Arkansas City. Tho boom
ers hiving consolidate i theie this point needed no
guaidlng. The boomers could h;to a dear Held
here now If thy i.-.hcd to !nv;.d as the Chlsholm
tTriil is unguarded except in tho nelihborhoxl of
the Red Fork. Mr. Couch set .ipnrt yesterday s
the day fcrthe departure of the Looi.'n fortlio
ptomised liuui, 1 hey did net depart.
Caldwell hftj brighter pro peels thi spring -in.'
coming summer than she Ins hud fcr yean. The
through drive Is Ukoly to strl'to her Ir old fashion
ed style, ni well as tb Panhndlj drlvo. The L X
niitilt will diiva abo-it 1", 00 beeves to thh point
tb' coming season Irom their Panhandle rangfB
foi-hlpment, so th ) managers tHrted ifwtweek.
it is impossible to drive from that country to Dodge
City this year on aocouut of the sfetiieii having ta
ken up all tho wa'u- on the route. Caldwell Jour
Ihere tippvars to be nothing t-r mean to be
chaiged against the Tr.uoh-abuscd eowboya. Tbey
are wont to be described by "ensntloual wrttero us
a "wild -and wooly" lot who had rather shoot u ten
derfoot than partake of anood square meal, with
"I'los und things" on tho ido. We have eon--tuntty
malntntneii that stories about Iho boys are
bare-faced lias, us a lule, but now con.es a chaise
;jf;;dn-t ie of ih-Mj Unl ditti of tho pk ui. i which
wjbco eely know how to handle. An exchange
siysih.tt lecentiy a cowboy in AiI.juu stopped a
stige coae'i and at the point U n revolver of
couise an:tUlu a cowboy does is at "the point of
a i" vo'v '."-onip -il d tha p-i&s.iifcjcv.t to listen
v.li'i'e ho r- i I 'iu.oi:.u .1 poen of i vnly-fiTC
ii ii,:n ii '..vatv t t - - ii":m. O,thatdoes.
cltl--1 . .. e i,v u Uioi'' i. - "awful COWbOIi'1
Jissurjjy iixod. 4fter tho inaugurathWot eueh
u-.oi viaoH".o need u..
vo ,.e a'lio!'. ;. t s ".:- -. lib
uv 1 1 tint Miit i. th. . ; I
til- i:.i"d :: ; fi. ..
1 iv Cw -'-taliUi UU '.
iu t'i-ndeifeet lo
j Mit'i.' who are
i ns :i ret.
lbs item Is
! uu ..s K-i.i-e-. fax; re.s-.'n e "M cm swfHw
This beniutlful oouutry, sltinted north of Texas,
south of Kansas elwiot fow MoxIcd, vvoit of Ar
kutipiw ha an area o IJ7. 142.2 it) acres and Is
pnrtuloned Ifi'Mlwenlrreirvallons tliolr nanieji
and area In anvs. bntng ivm fqllowi; Clieyonuo
and ArapaliO". :iUU7.tyt; Cherouo, d,();n,'0():
ChleKiw.ivv .l,tn.i,J'?i): ChoH'iw, H.OIISJIOUi
Crr-oit, n.vii I ,:iffir: Klow-i and Oomancho, ,792,
2(l0s, Jwge4 l,.44S.i?Wi Kaiwis WH.hSlO: Modoc,
a,Si(J: Otu-vt. IM.-jh, r.iw.n, lih.KSO; Too
tl, 50;v:0! POtfflWAtoirlr, ft7.0(I0: (Juntfow,
B(J,Gtl-;:6aciind J.ox, d .l)0D; b-'infiioki. 200,
000; Scruj'i, fjj.BlO; dhawnee, l.'M-j.'); Wichita.
74tt,rt80J AVyandottV. 2-l,ni0. In addition to
thOHO.asslgnmonw ftcomparMlvely small portion
of, thutenitory has iw.nr bovn disposed of. All
tho tribes number about 7f.0M0, ai'd them aro be
skles iii aily l:. 000 whites haviiiB u leira) ilKhtof
rOtdMice. awpiTod oltnor tluougu lntocmarrlage
with the Indian -i or by permls .:-i of the councils.
The sa.o or Hi; 'or or Ps inirodiicllon, oven tft Mili
tary posts, Is p aibltod under heavy penalty, ami,
in many oilier police rcgul lttons the tribes have
eViricd tho most radl -al p3iins of dealing wlUt
quetloiiH or public policy. Mo,?t or tho tithes
have abandoned pugtuibjin and many of the niqro
ImpjOaut.rayos aie .ell spppMed with schcoi.
houses atftl clmrclio-i'. 'I'hn tonltory embracos the
most fertile Und btmutlliil cdu.itvy In North Ameri
ca. Is well watered with beautiful streams and hits
a climate ftdapto i totlu irost dlversiiled ni:roul
tural Industry; indeed, so rloh Utlio soil that a in 11
Itaiy garden of aveini vulley land at J'oit Artntck
Jo boro heavy and ucver.faUliur crops for twenty,
live years, without seemingly lmpuli Ins tho fertility
of the-aolK Tlie laadsusine o lie of Kort Oobbl4
beautifully dtverMllod whh w.bd", lawi.s, slopes,
levels and spring and streams In great abundance.
The prairies bear he;tv ciops of nay equal to that
cultivated -In the psdw states, anu trees of every
variety common to the tempeuduro one are fouuijl
m the. forohts, with tho line valnut predomlntii
Ing in a grove 2.r' vM long by 00 wide.' Tiio,
terVtory has exhatvt.css'bo'ig of coulnnd iron'
tUeaVter belnr? found '.'lrlpnlly In the Caddo
hills,-near i'ort Arbucklo C ippor. zinc, salt and
potroledm also abnini,. rtml rich traces of fjcfld
liavo licen dlscovorod In the low hl'ls near C'oltdn
wood Grove, on the Ciaehitn i Ivor, about seventy
miles noithwesl of Arbuckle, but the Indians -would
nehlher work the mines themselves nor allow ot'h-
ers to do so. Aa everywhere In tho rudhnontary
stages of clvlliztition tho Indians show a.strong
preleionce for stock lalsiug over all other pursuits.
In all they uwn 487,7-iS cattle, fio.,000 sheep, and
778,uai swine, thulutlur giowltif.; futJn,Uwriaf'
on thtj fortst mkit, and icquirlng little cure or ox
peii;.o Uoud th.u ct louuditig up ou the approach
of wluUvi. ,Of.ieiwnt joen, howover, ngrlculturo
has boea lutolving i:i...w d .jtleiiilo' and Ith.vn
couraKirg r- eujti. laj terltor: bemg w.organU
ed, lhoe lo no means of ieachlng tho farm prod
ucts with ofticlul accu.icy; but tho statistics 6f
government agents and others wlm 'xcCJlso a pa
lental aire over thutilb'is be &.;ld lo b'oapv,
pioxlmately just. TU-y repoited tho crops of 1 K80
at ' 01 .".000 biiF'aels o! corn, 5015, 100 bushels of
isl.i it, 2"0,1'.''0 bushel; af oats and batloy, .and
27,0 bu hclsot r'inblcs. When It is con-?-sldered
thh pievlous to 1870 the United States
goformnenl IS forbad to contract In Toxas for
the delivery of corn at Kort Arbucklo at SI .80 a
bushel to supply tho cavalry, tho above llgurcs, dis
close a rapid Improvement by practice 61 .''ndlaa
bud for l'armliu. With the full development of
lis agricultural possibilities, which must come
sooner or later, "the oereal, cotton and other prod
ucts of the lerriioiy will bo slni' Jy-enonuona... Ex
cel : I: U o r:uimlts of lh Codd-) and Wichita
hllu, uj.'i Mi.io ulall yr'eijor; In the exticmo west
Ihei- Is ni1- ;"' r Uuid lu tue rs, ervalloii. Indeed,
at tie loweeUiu -t., it c.i be tutld to possess 110,
UuU.OQil tteiti " Jteh a-.da'Ocuitural land capa
ble of product! ,; c a: .....t.i oi tiie entho present
gralu product of u.o t'nited 3tiitos. The propoity
values in the lejrltory, including ralhoads, mo es
timated at 24.000,000 AO": tho moie clvlllz
eJ trlbefa education Is in a nourish Inu condition.
The abi'Ve Is quoted from Iho Dally News, of
Galveston, 1 ex:is, and is given to our readers for
what is worth.
Following story Is to!d about a cowboy's attempt
at roller fiku lng. We don't bellefe it is tnto, but,'
give it space and don't oiinpei our readers lo "take
It down" as tho truth:
'1 uiu more med to tiding on hci e'aek, and na
soon an I straddled the layout 1 expected llieni to
-tiffin tlieir knees and go to butting, but thoy
didn't. I auiK'd ilitm -f.-erto tho 't'.her end or Iho
eornd to gentle 'em a little and dlreoiiy they alftrt-"
ed eff at an easy canter and wer? oomln uround
buck right O'-eugb tlie iierd. auu lwe wua a dutfe
thre with a tilT hai, who wta Uyliiji to cut out a
Polled a ugus holltr ii u t!u-s Ui vf , tiud I fouled ,
roped both my titid U z In s: haop skirt, and ttlinu
)- stretoueil on -c-tlyo. branding quloker'n u
spilnc ct.if '?an .l i '.;ii 'lids u.ouihopon and his
lunp rtlc-,edi IKi: l t up and on Hgaio, and
you otighl to eonni e.xerciio thorn vehieltf. Of
ooyrije,ttio)'d IwoU rhn I tried to hurry em' and
toey pult mot up v. n I tried to stop 'em auicii,'
but tt leave tt to tna bons herder of the whole lot,
II ! didn't gallop ei around for Ihree or rour
M)urs, and iiol 'wn ' ov rnndoterwUhiriP.iind'
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