TIE CHIEFTAIN j
IT tti J that larks afritAn,
rthe wronjr, thai ned rUlaaer,
w the fntarp la the mue,
lad the mod that rrcna da.
Published Every Friday by the
(vxxjt Chicttais Pnntisrtrso C
J. V. fcltSOHfl,
VIMTA I. T. SOV. S3, &?.
We remind the. members ojf the
rairtil again th.it every town In
ic nation ha jnst the am right
i the proceeds of the mIch of al
rnate lots that Fort ('ihsen ban.
Tt I now fJUcoverwI that cy
onen are cantcI by the Integra,
on of the asymptote of the
recession of the ilynamieal pneo
tatichyperboku of dffTerentfntetf
titer. We thought that wa it all
U time, but eoabfn't exprai it.
Tn fattamaz fci a csmplete list
f tkr oSitm f the Grand Lodge
I 3r.u)B9 for the IiwHixb Territory
r the eaMfl; yean B. If. Dayle,
I W Gr. Jfaster; TV. P. Lceper,
W Pepty Gr. 11 F. II. .Vah,
iWSr Gr. Warden; P. R. GW.
B. W. Jr. Gr. W.; K F. Jiwr
ay R. W. Gr.Treae.; D.N'. lUhh,
;.'w Gr. Lectarer, J. N. lfre,
i. W Gr. Oralon J. S. frrw,
,t W. Gr. Sec'r.
Appointed; A.F. Roa Gr. Ctwp-
ain-.H C. Bm Gr. MomHrI; SI.
rtBridc, Gr. Sr. Deacon; H. L.
oodinp, Gr. Jr. Deacon; F. F.
,Voodard, Gr.Sr. Sttward; W. H.
i.ch, Gr.,Jr. Steward; W. H.
'i .-mater, Gr. Parniyant ; A.T.
itc, Gr. Tyler; J. II. Danon
Vt D. D., Gr- M. Cherokee
, arict: C. II. White, D. D. Gr.
M. Creek District: Johr. Fehiikr,
J D.. Or. M. Choctaw Dfetrkt,
Ighn II. Mauhlrtirn, D. D. Gr. if.
The height oCof vilhntlon in any
tjmmunily ia alway imKeated hy.
fa social culture. It ie the flower
f no the fruit ofcirilization. Social
ultnre cannot exist with ont eIucn
jon and religion. Intelligence and
moral arc ita main componenta.
Ml animal nature is eoeial; een
reedd grow in patchen as if po-f-aessed
of ome ort of social in
tinct. Hormitagc is the excep
tion among the lower creation a
wrllna among men. Solitary con -incment
is the raout terrible of all
man punishments, and ita sting
i its Ionesomeneas. Social cul
ure is man's social nature devel
ped under the hfgheit possible in
ellectual and moral training.
There arc people who look npon
v social party as only an unobjec-
aonablc way of spending an even
g, whereac it represents one of
"ie highest duties of civilized life.
fcvery community ought to hav
re uent social gatherings and all
.he beat people ought to see to it
hat such social gathering hare
itghcstand purest influences the
jommunity posesei. ,We ought
o pat our best energies into these
ittle social gatherings at each oth-
Last year we had a Literary
ab at Vinita which was one of
he greatest advancei ever made in
)ur community in tho direction of
social culture. An hour was spent
n reading and the remainder of
(lie evfninj in sodal games in
which charades had tho most
rominent place. This club can be
mproved. Instead of general read.
rtg where most of the intoreut de-
nds upon tho elocution of read
t inexperienced or out of prac-
ce it would be bettor to tako up
i ngi on difTerontBubjocti. In
" a of trying to havo overybody
1 1 let a few readers be olo cted by
T-- Chautauqua Literary nnd
. ni( ' n,s U scattered all over
f-WTld. A circle can bo organ
. I it any community. Kueh
r, nlicr is required to road 20 inin
i' i a day, at the least, and muct
tt? aro held weekly or semi-week.
v 1 each circlo prefers. There is
. ' n years courso of proscribed
c.' ngand those who take it got
i t' plorna at their graduation,
i 'uage, Mo., has three such so-
f t a and they hold a grand reun-
n i very suinrner. In Boston
' t every young man or woman
jrl-ings to one or more uch nooio
tf"i Wo hope to seo a flourishing
oacty in Vinita this winter, eiini
nr to tho one we had last winter
vlth'tich improvements as last
vinlCi'H experience may Buggest.
And finally wo urgo tho atten
i p cf thoughtful people to this
.uhject Social, moral and intel.
ectuul culture must go togother.
J.,ir ncnools and churches need the
elnforcement Jof a good, vigorous
Tho church givountoraJ training,
ho school, intellectual; life and
ravel, (xperienco and judgment
indsocioty and "$ooia 'iltcrc b!cud
i;cn) all uuo one
,,vbo5o. How can we
Ifc lh mun of th fherokr
Nation rtlw wfMt alarse mm of
money w yearly wasted opon tffr
dfetrfet al prary.eftv? That 'eni per a re. f. nsid. rb! wir
the children who attend tka working WMm'i on ( iwini't
school are idly waia: Um prf-
efetw sprtmr time if tttrir lives?
and training t Um school in net
enforced? That Um pop! them-
selves apr reeiaie the feet that they
are doing no good? That a amoral
(pinto mriineretiee and uimmi
eorn, a doM-ytm.pieM dksjHui
iimt, m.1 in aohAots, rwrTaden aMk
parent, pupil and teturher?
The inefirdeney, atme-ft weeth-Itsfnetfs-of
the sImmis W mivr
sally admitted. They mt the Ni
Uon aboflt I25.IMO a year. What id
thecnmeefthi.1 defrforaMc Hdi
tionaf prismry InaUo7 Ami
what i the rmdy IhtretW?
Thwe are fjwwUoort that depty
ennrem eah and every tithen;
and they are worthy Uttgrave am,
sideration of the N'atfcMn! Conwir
ShaH these primary schb be
abolishe.1? They are the vry Urn.
dntkm f wr edmaiiewif sytm.
They sboohl be made theneHd,
Strang, HtnUmtM pfMrU Unmt
edirkm of fciJf mzmm. What
then is the cm, 'this fowWunra-
tal weoJcrMser It i., irply, the
aJwcnee nd want of prper tehool
homw ami ferntavrt. What is the
esre for . thk weatnMM? SiMry,
sctpplyme; the want. The present
o-rsliefi school booses and faroi
tnreofthe natrkire totally an
itl ami InadeqMte to the pur
poses of edneRthm. They are of
ten mere eemfortteM ehantios, re
paMve instead nf attraetfve to
their enibreoil oenrpsnU. As a
natral ensenveiie (he ettewdnnee
of pnpiLi M smell, irreHlar. tMMiat
teiaetory; advannontent in their
gtodie is searrely 'perceptible;
their spirits Bate; the teacher's zeal
and interest in hTtltiea abi ;
his task is no longer deHghtfel; the
patrons have long since grown in
different; that teaeber never wiw of
their choke; mutaal 2felt fading
ami general BnpleaasntiMM take
the place oftJj.it neceaecry eo-ope-ratfon
between U.e portico concern -ed.
The tdocitor, if worthy of his pro
fbsttfon, seelw a more congenial
situation. His place is supplied
possibly by one who bandy coro
pHw with the lettor of the Hw suf
ficiently to enable him to draw hi s
pay; hh sole object in his so called
tearhing. Such teaching ia of
course worthier, and to maintain
such schools is a wailc of the peo
ple's money. The Nation dosiros
to place a common sehool educa
tion- within the preach .of all hor
youth. She has the means to do.
so. She now pays the teachar and
provides the books. Why so care
fully build this supewtmet ure of
the school the teacher and the
books and leave the hue. the
hooee, fomiture, fuel, ote. Ui the
capriec of the voluntary contribu
tions of the benef.ciariott and pa-
trons? Is not the fall inevitable
bohool houses are no where bui't
by voluntary contributions. A tax
(or sueh purpose is levied in all the
statos and elsewhere. The volun
tary plan imposes upon the best
citizens. They become dishearten.
ed, and education logos mmiio of its
warmest friends and strongest ?up.
portors. Let the Xatlon, as far a
iw means will allow, build and
completely furnish with all eultaJile
appliances primary school house
in the several districts. Such
buildings thatii-elvorf would prove
educators to pupils and to parent
well worth tho expondlturo of the
money. They would be of incal
culible value for imrpoeea of Sun.
day school and religious meetings.
The cost of such-building coin
plete, with acmminodatioiis for
forty ar fifty pupil., would be from
8oOOto700, eish. Tho Directors
of each school should, at the pub
lic National exjiwuo, keep the
building and furniture in thorough
repair, supply necessary books,
apparatus, fuel, water, etc. Hie
tonoher and pupil should have no
olhor duly pertaining to the school
than to teach and to loam, respec
tively. Probably it would not be
expedient to build all at once the
one hundred tsohool houses (allow
ed in the aggregate to the several
districts.) As an experiment, lot
a few such buildings bo oracled at
the most eligible places in oaeh
district. It may gafoly be predict
ed that tho people would every
where clamor for suoh schools as
such buildings would insure, and
tho good work would go on as the
means admitted. Thoeo moans,
of course, belong to tho people,
and must bo supplied by taxation
of some sort, capitation, ad valorem
direct or indirect. All those de
tails are matters for the considera
tion of the Council. OruajiN.
Wo have made a few ruiuH
about bridge u. irking t!iu rnud..
hclpm LuiM hilnf-l ,in, n.v.11
h-uswsd:c V'e -..! v.r r.y.. .'!
aitor iounotl li U),y Uwuv Uw any
thr.ij 0 will ji-e it to ihem for 0
Itnu fr,ui Ol.tir Ajnr.
f i av ) h n fi -
Three hnndrd ar. I cvnty-flve
r tnouaand aTj cf mate sznemd f
ha- Wr, ;. an-l ir T n
th Otage out of a fritter pn-",
' whin was rttamly doe thorn.
j Thy sboald bev had fire cent,
i the land lnad was their beat.
M'ny i thu w.'l - ik.. anything
go, ai wa th rai here. Several
i parties from a ditane didn't e-
coed in getting any land, and wave
terriMy anrpnsod and peore&ed.
We hate a mtnetrel trowne who
aww ovr town freanently and
have arrived at a fiate of pro
aeiency an equaled in the Wcsi.
The present eooneil have rafaHtd
the wage of ihenwfftres from $KQ
to $KO per Mara, the rwrernnr's
from itr) to HCQ and all other
oGitm in ehont the easae ratio
ITher ate afen nMkin; mum new
am eonte wnalauanie
The K.Avri sntae time ana haksed
one-half of their leaerratia, &,
CCO acre-, at 4 eente. Thtynni
her now 297, oJI laid, mm ava
emailed on .VjCOO aerea, with an-
' y ia f(r
i V . s,w.
The general hakh of tbt part
of (be Trrntorr i irood, and Koi
nrm of all kiada eecnM to-be nour
ishing. We arr lonbina; torjonr payment
t(are anon, N.
St- Iol CorrM40tae.
"Rmk ' baa fnrniahed the Chtev
taix a long and iotcTreetinsr letter
front St. I-onis, bat we were not
able to And a flare for it at the
proper time, and have therefore to
content ourselves with a soere 'ex
tract, showhae how wome thirjes
are manasjed in the political circle
f the state:
Maftseignor Capri th distin
enished KwcjBihman and Roman
Cathefk divtno, who is famoo the
world over Mr the nojaner ot rn
rerta whom he has ben the
means of introducing the beaotka
of CathoKcism, was in St. tnii
larit week, the jmeat of the Hon.
Peter L. For. lie delivered a let
tore on "Catholicity and Art," at
the Mercantile Ubrary Hall, tor1 r. -,T -.7- r rA
thebeiKtofthepoorofHt.Iomi(j. JH.. HCTS & (JO.
1 ne rcTerrna rrnunmn is n cio-
nttent a he ia.leamed, and be had
that greatest of all incentive to a
nobric speaker, viz: a large and
appreciative audience, among j
which l noticed luuy as many
Protestant as Catholics.
Ilv expoeinr the rottenness of
St Looia Police Hoard and tbe,ST.
blank reistation statesmanship of I
Gov. CrittendeTr, tbe enterprising
Post-Dhrpateh of At. Louis ltaa
once mure given its older en tem
poraries a liril'iant sample of its
wide-awaVe nineteenth century
Tho blank resignation dodge
which I refer to ia the pet hobby
of the handsome chief executive
of "Poor Old Miaeouri." ami al
though not by any means his mas
terpiece of art, still is a very fair
sample of wlrat he can accomplish
when pushed His prime object is
to protect the gamblers by whin be
tra electel, and the modus oper
andi is very simple. For instance:
in order to receive tbe appointment
of police com'.'- iuner, the appli
cant is com lulled to sign hi reeig.
nation, leaving the dato blank.
This resignation is then turned
over to Air. Warren McChernev.
who represents the gamblers, and
whenever the police commissioner
should so for forget himself as to do
hia duty and onJorce the law pro
hibiting gambling, MeC'heney rills
in tbe date and forwards his reig
nation to the governor, who accepts
it and makes another appointment
with similar conditions. This baa
been repeated soviral times during
Crittenden's aiiininistiatinn, until
Anally, in the persons of Messrs.
Lutz, Caruth and Cleveland he has
managed to land the kind of fish
that suit him, and nt present we
have in our police board three men
a majority who have been pub
licly denounced by a mass meeting
of the merchants and ritisens of
M. Louis as being totally unfit fur
the positions they occupy, and two
of whom have been indicted by the
grand jury for bribery and corrup
tion. To leave the ntv in uie
hands of each men is equivalent to
oxtending an invitation to all the
thieves and thugs in the country to
onter and locate here. Hut the
kovemor will not remove them. and
in the historical language of that
prince or all rtngstera. Doss 1 weed,
"What are you going to do about
Dr. Ford has moved into his new
tore-hoiMS and has opened a nice
siock 01 drug, groceries ami con
fectionary. John 0. Scrimaher, our dry
goods merchant, is at TahlanuaTi
attending to his-duties in the Sen
ate. Major liaugli, head c4erk,
conduct business in the absonce of
the Senator. They carry a good
stock of hardware, stovos, etc.
T. S. Lindjev has laid Uie foun
dation for a hotel and will soon
furnish accommodations for way-
mriiig men. 1
Col. Vnrber, a wealthy cattle
man, after stopping hero for some
timo, bold his hvrd to Doc Donny '
and departed for his homo near'
Sherman. Tho cow boys have aha I
Capt. Jamos Crutchttold has re-'
turned to his old placo, and judg-'
ing from his household outfit set
tles for lifo. Missos Nannie Gun-'
tor and Kato nnd Hlancho Crutch-
Held are Memb. id f l.n family.
ILe prniiur iilnnl btro i
lieu i-'i.iik uiidi 1 iv t uirt, Mr. I
Clk.ttV It 1..1, A .' , V. .vV.T'tUOl
stte.id.'.K . i y ut ; , j.... j
The surroui.dmga 01 Citou.i t.11
beautiful and pinirosqiji n.H it
BI'hISE, C AB"
i TH MP-
Vhrtu- - -
. FraeuVfmg Piyvfian.
altrale4 Uk cair e
ftiafct. ff$ciaJ attmctna liven in
Mini aew ; jiiji oe
Laret( and best eieail
teoe&at Bottmn Pncan.
Sewing Machines. Orptne. Contnn
and Metallic caeca always
f kept in stock,
?tmtk mV of Mapie St.
Ckctmm , Kxm.
J. W, Stapler & Son,
Tahlequah C. 2sr.,
the pnbtk that
in innoancint to
FALL AND WINTER
HTOCK u now casnntaie in all
iu Department. If yo want fcfr,
qnare dealing and the fall worth
of yonr money call on them.
J. W. STAPLER A SOX,
Tahlequah, - - C. J?
And everytalnj uiualiy kept fa
a well wsorted ttere. I sell low
as the lowest far cash. Call and
tee ne and price my goods.
Ofhce X. an4 10 KirhanKBi.l.lm-,
LOUIS NATIONAL STOCK
ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLS.
Oliver E. Hindes,
Maaafactorprofaaal Dealer in
IIAKXKS0. SADM.RS, COI.!..lIS.
URIDI.K8, WHIPS, COMBS.
HRl'SHBS Etc., Kle.
Ileiwiring noatelv done. All work
warranted. St; f.owi prireM dotli
cateil. Order from a distance
tilled on short notice.
' TTJCAS .IDI.BS a HmULTY.
U ive us a rail before yon
J. T. !tobrts, of Dallas, Tux.Jn charge
Muskogee, - Ind. Ter.
The Ltve Stock Market of St. Louis
THE ST. LOUIS NATIONAL
Looatod at East St. Louis, ill.
1-Hrectljr pMite the city of .St. Ixmi.
Huyerm for all description of live stock
always in atteroianr', and within the
around of the stock anl are a Wuf
canning rompany, wllli a eapadty for
slaogbterir.e l,rX head of cattle daily,
and pork piickiitg vstablishmefits with
arapaitjr fur nlttuglitering 12,000 begs
ISAAC II. KNOX, PrenWent.
Ciias. T.Jomu), Sotxrintundent. 1-1
JOHN and CEORCE
Pall New Stock Jaat bough fn Saint
Loots t lowest wholesale p. :os awl
now for sale at
Canfe paid far furs, hkles, Ate. Cash
or goods In exchange lor cattle. Trad
TULSA. I. T.
Tbe Hcters Ouibb U I
tucd Much aod ScpL, radi
jttrt 216 rest, 8illJ
Incbca. with orer It.'iOU
illoitratiociv a whole plo j
Ml prices Jirut to tomunen on al 1 rooJi
aui n raurrr. a i rri nr.ia.
tut crjnii or lapiiiT me. laiu law
(a order, end gltes uct rat of ovary
lUiug jou n, eal. dn.ik, wsar, or ban
lun witlu ThMa InvalmJife books w
tain infoimatlon g1ou1 from tb map
WU of thu fcurid. V wiii wail a oatry
I'roo to any adilroM upon receipt of if
ptas 7 cantt. lx us her trvto iw.
MONTOOMERy V'ARO R CO.
sr it ts wtiui tiuw nu,n ui
J&-22L. Z-m.xin.e2nLfse A -
iDry Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes, Groceries, &c
I extcad a snvotsl invitation to the public generally to call and examine our immense stock of jrooda,
which iu anw renleta fat aO of' 4 department, constating of Dry gooda, Clothing, link ami
Capo, Baots acd SsVaex, Grocerbje, and in fact, everything usually found in a Plnt-Ciaaa
Slsan. We wiS not he ndaraold by any honee in the Chemkae Nation.
THE BEST PIERCE CITY ELOTJR.
ATTEnriB CLUtSS, PAIR AS LIBERAL DRALLNO.
OIVF i.E A TRIAL AND SEE IF I DO NOT SATISFY YOU.
HOLDS THE PORT
Largest Line of Hardware, Stoves and
Tin-ware kept-in the Oherokee Nation.
-.Hsssb. V afk
jsv nmjBBBBBsm nvJnmsinfc.Mm ififs
r --4fctJ' " !!'" -
Doors, Windows, Window Glass,
In fact everything you want in the
WCtt'&-'&1&!L? -.-tr o-r w-a-n -I
For Good Goods at
Thar4s onr place in the Imliim Territory wlicre you can buy any kind of good you want. We keep
A General Store
ATirt zx 271x11 AHHort' qoriTxt oT JS-vcnrym 1ns "TSrtxzxtocl
Toy Ovir Ottstoraors.
77' YOU II'.JNr Harnes. Saddlery, Leather Gooda of arty fcted
Grotbl7. O- PATON
JF YOU mXT Wteran. Agricultural Machinery, lloajiee, Spring Wagons, etc., ete.,
Go -to xv. o- 3z?j$jcyjsr
JF YOU ARK SICK and want Medicines, Drugs, PreripicrfaUy prepared etc,
JF YOU WAST Clothing, Boots and Shoes, Hats, Caps, Bedding, etc, ate, etc,
g-o to -wu-. o. ipjrE?ic30'cyjsrg3.
JF YOU A JtC jrUXGKY and want Groceries, Flour, Bacon, Canned Gooda, ete, eta.
C3ro -to -t&t o ij&jii?c'jsr
JF YOU AIIE 7V J.0 VH and want Cwiulios, Porfumies, Toilet Good, aap, ate etc,
G-O TO V7- O PATTOKT'S.
77-' YOU Aim OOiya TO XARRYwhH want ft complete outfiit of .-i-thinif,
Go. to W. a PATTON & Co'h,
Vinita, I. f .
i' a UTittiitie ami ff1
Bottom Prices go to
nyi m m. Miimtr
Paints and Oil.
I feanderi tm Uft .. name tea 1
OOi', hip n.l .h. . lr etther sfne,
with Tn.): mii'V .t entf t
1 htf Rann liliucK river, ( MtTe
JBSeT B. HATE3.
tfwaiow-firk end eailerbit ia el
car n! mtitrnirope in the other.
R. R- TAYLOR.
Vinita. I T
BrasHtol oa both Hdee. Crop tt !(
eas and eUt ia riant. a3e 1 :ut
B. P. MILSTEAP'
m9mMxr . wt.ia Mure viwi'l H OWMI
jiMts mnd both hipe. uiwi-Hkad of
0M.t I nil. &Mm& KMnJ t.l.
xii tnvi. -
J. W. BLLIOTT & Co.,
P.ist orfiri ,
Vinita, I. T.
HT2 roark uuirlit in ea-h ear,
erwp oil .,r the left l ;;& brnii
lfl hh aril all i' lvr uu.(-;tMn
Bcho, I. T.
1 rVfe fsras.-. - i "
Bfjii I - , p 1 1 1 . , ,t 1 Mart.
vrup 1 n.i . 1- ia, 1, ,v ; oCleft
ear. Kn II .r- mk, C. N".
2T7A2JS, HUNTBR & NEWMAN.
Hair-brr-M - at! 1 -a...W j
on 111 siifc. in I t , s.iut- ar-J
Bhlirlttafl STdsU ur, I ... ..... IVBnmnmsl I
Jej- aauflin!. markk-ii1Te5a
Kleent road ljanl K.TX3fZ3 oil nH
side. Variou, a- tSsSSS TarU
usu C'orariian hf itnn' pool.
hpiit and bit ia right ear and swallow
fork in .left Road-bran Xj Wp.
B.tMOB Cabiu Crick.
Cherokee Orphan Asylum.
Mark, smooth-crop in left Mr, and
umlerbit in right.
Skiatook Post-odicc, C. K.
Horsc brand same on left shoul
der. Ilanch on Ilominv. Osuro
Mra. ISAUSLLA rTBWMAJI,
skiaiiH.k, 1 T.
r r 1 Jgjii lfjTlTil 7
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