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Fubliabcd Every f n Jar by the
lyjius Chxsttauc PimusnccG Cof
JTC.;P.itojJi J. W.-Scnoccs, Editor.
Gas the cattle fever be stopped
without crippling the interests of
tiir cattle &U3incs.
The stock meeting nest week
.will be one of the'most interesting
.and important yet held.
0.- tcay to care, the icaaflhc Is
to cut off the head. Stopping the
cattle business wity -e sarc to stoP
lhe cattle fexcr.
r IXD. TEH-'
Calls promptly aUendaJ tot day or '
'nisht. Special atteulton jnven to '
Surgery and diseases of women i
vTHE CHIEFTAIN Cc"Mdlanj'authori to pwmmw.r.:d.a.vis,:i.:d
0. s . railroads from can-ving anythLia -a : -m. n
- 7 - - iiautiuj-ui; jaLiimi.
ui:njs win v-iieruKci; iauun : cer
tainly not. No state can make such I vixita,
prohibition. The power to regu
late commerce rests, nndcrthe U.S.
Constitution, absolutely; with Con-
;ross. Neither Council nor any
state has-the leastshRduw of power
to legislate on that subject. It
would have been no mofe unrea
sonable if Oounril had said : "Pro-
. viuea, tms Act snail not oe con- ; ccw;ai, Machine. Oraii. Coffins
trucu to preent lite sun irom
shining. "No Nation on earth lias
the power to p revont such transpor
tation except by force of amis.
All treaties imply it. But one of
two conclusions boom poible'
iSi. Louis and Sanfrancisco
Larjset and bct selected
tock at Bottom Prices.
"Lttbocce" is getting to be a
bad word. Whether it is the intro
ducing of mfctey.Jbbor or cattle
at wrong .seasons.
Cattle can be shinned between
fyXaven::tr and ApriL Can the dif-
.BCHliies ana losses oc ooviaicu or
lessened? That is thejnain ques
f he roads are in amiscrable con
dition. The laboring men are los
ing "hundreds of dollars every day
because of them. Let everybody
get hold of the CxIIEETaix's tow
Jine and IsJl through a bill provid
ing f jr the working of our roads.
Col. Rcedict, who has been as
sociated at jruscogee.with Messrs.
Tuffts and Tcwnscud. in an inves
tigation of the Creek election trou
ble, left on ibe9th inst. lor Wash
ington. Wc arc not advit-ed'of the
nature of the report" which they
.will submit to the Department, but
from previously expressed views
of Agent Tuffls on the general sub
ject, infer that it willbc favorable
io CoL Perrvinan.
A mixing coiipaat .consisting of
f. W.Bushyhcad, J. S. Stapler
and K. L. Owcniavc applied for a
license -covering all the land be-
Iwecn the Seneca line and the Ar-
as River for mining purposes.
Treasurer Chambers 'hesitated to
it it, en the
that it is
ranting a nionopolyof public do-
mam. remaps mere are some
other Cherokees who would like to
Jiavte a chance to make something
out of the mineral resources of the
. -country also. At present writing
we think the Treasurer would be
iight in refusing
Tke Saw Stock: Law.
Many of our leading stock men
feel that the new stock law, which
then. Council eitlisr legislated
upon a matter the had no juris
diction over or they meant to al
low cattie to be introduced by
transportation over the railroads.
2d. It is true that a previous
clause in the same section pro
hibits the introduction or dnv-
Metallic cases always
kept in stock.
S- 17. tTo:
South side of Maple SL
The Live Stock Market of SL Louis
THE .ST. L0C1S X.VTIQXAL
Located at East St. Louis, ill.
Directly opposite tle eity of St. Lui.
Hiiren. for all description of Hvt stock
mg of caltle intp Uie oountry. Tlie grounds of the Mock van! ar- a Ktif
transportation of cattle ovor a rail
road to Yiiiiip. fur example is al
lowed clearly, but if Uiey were un
loaded thev would beuintrodueed,'
does not the very idea of transpor- j
tatitm necessitate Uie'unloading of!
cattle w hen tiey have renched-their ,
.7. 4 ,?., fl f na ol fF fflffln
112.lA4i4Ult. j& it o iA x .w ,
canning company, with a caiacity for
slniiphtcriap l.oOw 'iel f cattle milv,
and ork packinp e.thlih merits witli
a rapacity for slangltti-rint; 12,000 hogs
ISAAC H. KXOX, President.
CnAs.T.Joscs, SHiHjrictendent. -8
I NOW HAVE A
being transported to St. Louis
would tfe tliink for a moment that
they stayed in the cars unlass it
was specifically stated that they
were unloaded. But would inita '
be a legal dc-tinntion for cattle.
The destination is also implied in
transnortation. We would not.
tliink of transported cattle as going
on forever unless it was specifically
stated that they .stepped somewhere
If transportation is lawful and
Council lias nothing to do with
destinations out side of the Chero
kee Nation, it follows that destina
tions within it must be lawful.
It seems to us that the pur
pose of the law is most cvi-,
dent- It is to prevent the cattle !
lever. If it be true that cattle, CHELSEA, I.
shipped nx never cause tne lever,
then the doing so would not con
travene the puqiosc and the spirit
of the law. A decision on this
point by the Cherokee Stock As
sociation would be of greatest val
ue. Nevertheless the law seems
to have meant to prohibit the in- " "
traduction of cattle absolutely bo- ! DeJANETTS BROS
twen the dates specified. While wc m
anticipate our article next wcek.we ; g -zl, 5
must say that wc admire the inge- g xSP
nuily and thoroughness with which k "
the law provides for its own enforce-' -g x'73
For Sale At
the value of your money. Give
him a call and a trial.
Pjv the lliirliest 3Iar
ket Price fur
In consequence of having to
move my business house inside of
the next thirty daysr I will sell re
gardless of cost till then the follow
ing goods, to reduce my stock: Dry
Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes,
&e. I can't move with the load I
have and am "bound to unload. So
come and get the benefit. I mean
just what I say.
-a C- 3K-.""co3r) & Co.
HOLDS THE FORT
Tost-oHiec, TalilcriJah, I T.
: left bide.
ed OO on Lip
only to ship.
lK-is river. 4 mile eas of Tahleqnah.
JESSE B. MAYES.
Jn one car and
Stiortor than any dthsr ronte between
firTHH0uGH E2PEESS TSAT5S
) Arc Sun Daily. (
NO CHANGE OF CARS.
Of rich farm ins
A Mineral lands
for sale br tbis
,fcrFor fiill and partk-uiar information
with Hang, Time Tables, ltates, Ac.,
call HOH anv of onr station agents, or
citbt-r of the anderaamed:
. W. CAI.E, P. TT ISIIABT,
Gen"! Frt. Agt.. Gen'l Pa.-. Ast.
sr. locih. mo. sr. uiriH, 110.
C. W. Koers, Vice-President
and General Manager,
Temple Buil ling. St. Loui., 3Io.
R. B. TATLOB.
Post-oflice, Viuita, I. T.
Crop oH 1H
ear and split
B. F. MTTiSTEAP.
Post-offic. Prairie City, I. T.
on both sidos
Largest Line of Hardware, Stoves and
Tin-ware kept in the Cherokee Nation.
O&r for tale at Retail,
anr awl til Tirlelies o
NurTT Stock,both lm
rortCTl'mod native, es
Mciallr all the new
IU briiU and Sefdlioss
of merit oT etcm am!
Sirrtr Dtmr for
" mZffyr 0mmm
UlanV Onlm. t (.nirartO-nnatoAccatf.i.te.
Klrrtrr.Fnt:t ssd H-wernatr5,aaUiHHortl-caltunirjMtraitim.
at Hi.t price. A Uo bole
fair for (al! ( fc3, tbe Oriitoi, I'vcVIIsun,
PirattvMr-JSCotkrrxirtb nurefcoke special
tlr. .cti! '4V vbiiUtL WrH for Unas.
s. c. VAr.MEn. Kus aty. Mo.
F.,- LUCK, Ajrcnt, Vinita, L T.
lhe CHrETTAEf was the first paper j uicnt. -Vnd we say in conclusion, j 3; w
to puhlish, is unjast.and unwise. ! the cattle fever must he stopped
-The law prohibits thelntroduction at all hazards. This law wc think t-& t t n ci 1
.of cattle from any source between ) will do it. Patriotism must repu- JjUllS J! OF &&16 ! T)oOrS "Windni-7. Will d 0137 GlaSS, Pflltltfi and OR.
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jrprci. 4Si duu .lukcuiuu iu x luuucouv jiiiiiwii.vi . !
Tfeelkrrzas' Guide Is 1
soed March and SejiL, coeh
Lrccr: 216 pap-, 81 111
I ul1ik3, wii!i over S,300
' illiuttatloij a tt1i io pfo
o";")njir;hfii --rcnnll j.-nli
! r r aul r ii. 1 1 -c 1 I.a l"r
t" 1 , zr,i ; w c : p ;t 1 f c y
:'. . - ;-a -, 1 t i' t-. r '. -i
gi 'u 'i sw 1 - !e U - '. j w
1 1 i .-rari. i 1. iiu. J trm l! c r :?
I ft ..: I." Y.'o '.l nail a -T'-ro
1 r-r a I !rcM UJ a rvx.j 1 1 . 1 tf
-'.x iicnii. It li hcarlroia vou.
MGIfTGCMERY WARD & CO.
X27 JL S29 tra Atcbss, CUcacw la.
J. "W. ELLIOTT & Co.,
Post-oflue, Vinita, I. T.
II 02 marks.
eaeb ear, crop
oil of the left.
ed on left hip
rost-oflicc, Echo, I. T.
np, either side
oS right ear.
Kan sc Horse
creek, C. A.
EVANS, HUNTER te NEWltA.
Half-bn-etl rattle all branded I
on Ifft side und hip. Sime ear-1
markeil SHELl and some t
the lat- BS3 tor imi all-lvfc'J ed the
jmtrje- Jb.!jtuirt. ",n Texaa
rtet-rs rod-bjand fc,"JH on near
side. Varum j car- FirrTi'' marv.
far the moet nrofitahle time to in-; which will render it ineffective.
trochee cattle Is in the Spring, but J Still if the law can be enforced
Rattle are tender men, even 11 not ; wmiout injury 10 uie cauic ousi-
poor, and cannot be shipped or
driven as early as April 1st. So
jthattliebw practically prohibits
iiielmyfn'rof cattle jt a5, except
at such, risks as to make it imprac
ticable. It is further claiai"d by
lhem that April 1st is uuut-ces-ar-
ness wc should he glad of it, ""c
will discuss the objections to the
law nest week.
Blackleg and Salt,
A correspondent, writing from
Sleplijas county, states that black-
Ijf early- Large numbers of cattle I leg, more or less, has prevailed
iuvebecn shiiipcd in 3fay, it is ! amongst the range cai-tlc, but with-
claiiEed, without causing the cattle
cveau.tliat there is no necessity
$oz making tlic date earlier than
iCay 1st, or even IJaylth. They
,claiTV, farther, that the cattle fjever
h&s never been caused by cattle
shipped Into the country qver the
Section 5 of the law comes in for
a generous share of objection. It
provides that every citizen owning
fifty head of cattle must regi&tor
his brand, and then declares all cat
tle bcarins unregistered brands
Krays, and provides for their sale.
It is claimed that this law virtually
connscaics all tDe cattle of the poor j
who have not so much as fiftv head.
It Is objected to Sec. S, that it
aces not define a legal fence, or
jnake any allusion to, or provide
Sot, the application of any law with
regard to fences. It is thought that
ihis omission in the law will surely
work trouble, and likely injustice
-to owners of stock.
The above arc some of the ob
jections wc have heard to tlic new
tock law. Next week wc intend
io give a. full discussion of it we
have not hpacc or dma this wcok.
.Some of the objections seem to
Lave orcc, but some of them will
jiotljo sustained, wa think,by earo
ttil investigation and dirfuIon.
JAre will discuss the whole mutter
fully next week.
ie feayc been asked lo give our
opinion on (he latter pait of See. 2
nf thjs low, which providos for the
transportation qf cattle over the
railroads in the Cherokee Nation.
We. arc asked if that clause does
not permit the shipment of cattle
into ihp cquntry by railroad at any
lime. Wc cannot give an opinion
.without more time than is at our
disposal this week. The following
has been handed us, which we will
print, and Tcply next week :
" 1 The law hinges on the word
i'transport." It is derived from
ixo Latin words trant, meaning
acrcss, and porta, to earn'. So that
lie rcrd literally means "to carry
across.1' The law law then tech
nically provides only for carrying Leighton.s
pattle across the country. But has '-"Wedded "
out serious loss. "Without going
into thegcncral treatment for black
leg, it might not be amiss to state
that blackleg would be less common
it ranchmen were more liberal with
salL It is within the limits of
truth to assert that Texas stock,
outside of the alkali rcgions,do not
get one-tenth the salt requiroc for
their proper development, and get
none at all in the Yinler, when it
is most necessary. The whole dufy
in salting stock does not consist of
an unusual liberality at calf-roundups
in the Spring, buj- constant
salting with a liberal hand the
whole year through. Rock salt is
belter than common salt, because
it can be usek to I ?tter advantage,
with less waste and trouble. Texas
Lice Stock Journal.
11 - -
D. N. Alloa
A Select Lot or
40 HEAD OF TH0E0TTGHEBED &
Two and Three Years, old in lhe Spring.
Six llolftiMii.". 1 lhotoiighbrod Devon,
anil Imlanee hort-hurus. This tock
was fcelwted from amnuc the lt-t herds
iu Pennsylvania and Ohio, and shipped
here early last fall. I al oiler for vale
ihv Thoroughbred shorthorn Hull,
"UniUe," three yeais dd, weight 1.S0O
pounds. Call'on or address
IT. W. KCSHMOKE,
ICtf Cherrj-le, Kan:!.
And everything usually kept in
a well assorted store. I sell low
as the lowest for cash. Call and
see me and price my goods.
Tiibke is a John Quincy Adams
in New llexico, who was born in
luck. While prospecting he found
his haversack was on fire, his pro
specter's lass having j(ocuscd the
sun's rays upon it. As tlic haver
sack contained six pounds of pow
der, he dropped it and got out of I
the way. It fell into a crevice and
a largo mass or rock was blown up.
Adams turned mournfully to
gather up what might be left of
his effect-, mid found a vein of sil
ver that the explosion had exposed
to view. He has just sold an in
terest k; it for SIS.fXX) cash.
Rolbt. D. Knight,
In fact everything you want in the Household Line.
ForlGcod Goodsat Bottom Prices go to
I " j
P. O. Vinita, L T.
Aim iH&Fx on
lnarLx and uld
kan;e C'iiuiuan he n..unty pool.
Prst-oliice,' Chetnpa, Kansas.
ia right, ear
fork in left.
W. 3. TTATSBTiT..
Post-offlce. VinitB, I T.'
LLrg Dtt pt & n
rilSinBS larflal It rirl v
crooin left ear
-kiaviok 1'ost-oiJice, (XX.
Ho is in y
tftmTVS' tat., if, l
lira. ISABELLA NEW3CAX,
J'i.sU.fiI. -. kiataok, I. T.
ThirOjS one place in the Indian Territory where you can buy any kind of goods you want. We keep
A General Store
A.7-IC3. zx JBxxLL
"toy Our Customers.
. wantc ca.
Demouest's 3Ionn.v for Janu
ary, 1SS4, is an unusually entcr
taiuing number, and oxcecdingly
rich in illustrations. Among the
articles of interest maj bo men
tioned: "On the Thames," "Sen
timent an 1 Science in I'liiraothro
py," by the Rev. 0- B. Frothing
ham; "Ko We Liveiu New York"
by Jenny June, and " The Home
of Dorotliy Vernon.u The inter
esting serial "The Shores of Noth
ing" is continued, and "The
World's Progress" and other de
partments arc full, useful, and
varied. The frontispiece is a fine
These Machines are warranted to
finish a -.va.-hiiig ready for the line,
without the use of tub or board; do
not hue the hands in the cuds
from beginning to ond; and will
wash anything from a uilt to a
gun Mteh, and are rally warranted
against breakage for oue year.
Tbkms: $16.00 for Washer" and
Wringer combined. $12.00 for
Waeher alone, with on cant iter
mile extra from Vinita to place of
steel engraving of Sir Frederick , -fiht.
Vinita, Sept. SO, 1SSC
G. II. Warren has purchased the
Grand River Mills, mouth of Pry
or's creek, and requests the same
patronage an given to his predeces
sor. The mill will b run under
the same management and by the
same miller as before Thos.
G II Vnnnx,
I hotcau, I. T.
IF YOU H'.lXr Harness, Saddlery, Leather Goods of any kind
GoroW. O- lE3.!? ON-
IF YOU U'.LYT Wagon. Agricultural Machinery, Unggics, Spring Wagoin, etc, etc.,
Go "fco IT- O- Jt3JlT,?OaNr,S-
IF YOU AIIH SICK and want Medicines, Drugs, Prescriptions carefully prcparod, etc,
IF YOU II'.LVr Clothing, Roots and Fhe? Hats. Cap, Redding, cte, etc, etc,
TT- Ou 3j.B27,I370JNr7i-
Tills bran 1 and mark (erop ami uu
dorlut fif b t.ari ke)t np on ranch.
Various ar marks and old brandy.
Ilor- brani liorae-btioe on left hboel-
f dir a'id luik.
"1 f K a n e h, on
-i-'. fi fmwt
eisht miles :
unrfli rTail '
IF YOU ARE irr.YGil'and want Grow-ru-. Fl-ur, Racon, Canned Goods, ote, eto.
Go to T O jLl?t07CKr?S
IF YOU ARE IX LOVE and want Candies, Pcrfuuiios, Toilet Goods, Soap, ote etc,
G-O 270 "7" O E-,a.r3703Nr43-
IF YOU ARE GOING TO MARRY andwantit complete outfiit of everything,
Go to"W. C,PATTOSr& Go's.,
ilabth a Kcktretk, Osage Xation,
R. M. Wrr.TiTAMS,
Post-ol"uc, Prainc City, I. T.
rig h t
"W. Q. NELMS,
Post-office, 1n1ta, I.
? ' S'rtf- i'--rrSSji
1 O , foHi-y-mIIc.
U a n s e, o n '
AV.df creek, I'D j
miles fronth ofj
--jfc .! ry"
S. J. THOMPSON,
Vinita, C. N.
C. Si. Keys & Co.
Postx)ffi.-e, Viaita, I. T.
split in left
bit and zinc
tai: in right
e:-irt52aw at fle Una
it-ek. Ric. between Trvor's "an4
"WELLS BROS. & PRIGQ.
Po8t-tfluc, tothyville, Kansar.
t n us."
LOTJIS NATIONAL. STOCK . 5f-fex gf b JSol
. . , ' ?c' r suir ranp on Verdicris nrer,
TARDS. ab. ;r( ody's Bluffs and on Bi- creek,
Jul t .Vrn'Iv rewarded bv eivinff ia-
ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLS, gfncf tbe same to AVclts Bros. &
tirio V-. a-: 1 K i!zeMnkwBuiklinc