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YTSTITA, I- T.f SEPT., 11, 1SS4.
"Ai Qui iwwm, the Ijtoiax
of it exiitaace. and a "lance over
!iat period fcnufceii a basis for
frncottrgiLWitr That the paper is
to be oae-of parmittnt insti-tiiGowoCtiie-TfrriMy
now'Deluaod to 4oubt. farther
than this, tfaa jptblklwfs arc dis
posed toeirer tee are many
who -villnMiee witk them atwhat
'jitUeaai-JBH lac teen achieved.
The paper ha labwa uad many
ii3icahie and. Ja rer by o means
exempt. ti!I ihtywwp ect is bright-
enlhf "We are taSffet that the
world benefitted by reason of
the generous efteer asd existence
of, good' man. Asicranccs from
znunv-ijoore uefcee as to believe
tbcwwH m ae worse "because of
the advent ad .exigence of the
CmrrxAJiC To pre the sews,
rtreat.all starters and men justly..
- and to triT fee tic success of the
Tst ittterests ef oar people, is the
legitimate, aim of asewspaper, and
- to this deciawtiaa af-pricdples the
CmEFTAnr declares 18 allegiance.
vlhatitis a eyg-aap ac lathe broad-
ettHMeiMia,TC are con
iidentjaiaa tbat aesHcti ji is ap
preciated, -Us' editors are truly
grxterul. Tbeekicf compensation
of the geatleawa whs have from
time to time been interested pecu
niarily in. the paper, has nndoubt-
eHr coesisied. la the belief that
some good was being accomplished.
They have performed their tasks
best ifaey eesld without com
plaint, ant taepfeaent maaage-
jxaentfcasno rKep oaiticra to do differ
ently, while uc paper may not
attain the Hacial success to be
jeaaonabiy expected, every day
-Eees it on more substantial basis.
and -in a poeitiea ta accomplish
juore good. Tie Chxefxaix was
act established em. the "bonns"
plarf, Im never bees "subsidised"
and i indepeadeat ef every faction
or clique. It will aiatin this
poajaen of iwdtp.mdpnce eo long
as controlled yUt preseat owners.
It will eodeavec to iexrec all the
rapport accorded, well knowing its
friends will exact se more. The
time of ataojr atbecribcrs expires
with this naaaber, aeiti if they be
lieve tbe Canrtais "worthy of snp
port they are reepeetfally invited
to reaow Ue aaae.
Tbe JEjsmm State Fair at
ka is beugbeld tikis week.
- The owner of Jay-Eye-Sec insists
chai lus Jborae a sot for sale.
Ait Ariaeaarpaper advises its con
O temporaries to ktthe presidential
-election aloee aad to attend a little
more to beeae aSkirs. It would
7e Letter Jer tbe readers if the pa
pers in tbe states should act on j
Agent Dyer, wbo bas recently
I - lakeo charge of aJairs at Cheyenne
Age&cy .has feeea presented with a
Tjiehlaiid aliaaawL by some of the
chiefc. Tbeee articles wQI bexery
ueM indeed to CoL Dyer and he
will Je4l ess wear them with due
ft 7m Grin Hlllns has
proved a great aap" for the
newspaper reeaaaccrs, a Texas
paper bef tbe but contributor to
-hiaaortof lifecatsrc They will
probably &1X to llae and "cat
jcrow "-XB1S wee: mxv uitic prcu
eceaow JEfsrybody fcecms to "catch: on
on" wi "alacrity. Thb Fort
Smith ICew Era ilcasanlly refers
to Dre TajTW as a "coarse, illit
erate, beistexoas bummer." A
man of Fayne's appearance and
make-up is hardly the person to
settle tbe Indian cauntry.
It is said the Indian comnua
aioacx be- taken measures for the
iuflei relief of the starving
Jfiegatxs at the Blackfect Agency in
MoBtana. To secure the money
necessary f or purchasing supplies
tbe coeaEusrioner has been forced
to have recourse to the provision ;
ef tbe law allowing him to apply
to the Telief of destitute Indians of
one triba any money that may re
jnain waexpended of the sum Ap
propriated for the maintenance of
Projects for our people main
taining their rights in the country
jtow designated as Oklahoma arc
brigbteaing. Col. Sam Wood, of
Xaosas, who has since the war
lee& the exponent of every movc
iseat which lias proved a failure,
M ow making "boomer" epeeches.
At a. meeting bcld at Empona
eecae time ago, this great agitator
barraagaed the people for an hour
or more. The exercises closed by
tbe reading of an alleged poetical
aJfasion by a young Illinois miss.
It was iatended as an. appeal to
congress for opeaing the country,
"bot if ever read to the members
TAHLEO.UAH, I. T. Sept. 8, 1SS4.
Oklahoma Payne, and his party,
arc still held at Fort Gibson by
the U. S. soldiers, waiting to see
which court will take jurisdiction,
the court at Fort Smith, Ark., or
the one in Kansas. TTc hope that
Judge Parker will get hold of him,
Sid believe the court at Fort
Smith to be the proper tribunal to
tryhim. He will be' stuck on a
whiskey case if nothing else, for
he openly violated the intercourse
law ny introducing whisky into
the Indian Territory in great quan
tities, as lots of witnesses stand
ready to testify. Since writing
the above, a squad of soldiers pass
ed througb Tahlcquah. last Friday
with Payne and his accomplices,
on their way to Fort Smith. We
were Informed by the lieutenant in
charge, that orders from headquar
ters were to turn Payno over to the
court at Fort Smith. So wc guess
Judge Parker will get to adminster
justice to him after all.
The numerous applicants for
citizenship camped promiscuously
about town, with few exceptions,
arc a hard looking and motley
In my communication last week
in reference to the political parties,
the Bunch or Loyal, National
and Downing, you seem to convey
J by types a wrong impression, differ
ent from what I ment. I intended
to say the latter named, Downing
party, seemed to have the lead
"way yonder" i:i this section.
It is reported hereabouts that
several of the Ross men of the
Union party, among them Senator
Benge, have gone over to the
National-Loyal party. Also, it is
a fact, that quite a number of here
tofore National men, ameng them
Ex-Senator Spears, will act with
the Downing faction hereafter.
Senator C.J. Harris and Judge
Robert Hanks, of Canadian District
are botliverv fa vorablv spoken of
for Supreme Judge, to fill the place
now occupied by Judge Scales,
whose term expires in Jibvembcr
Applicants for citizenship are
numerous at this term of tho com
mission. They arc here by droves
and regiments. Very, very few
will be admitted however, but the
pettyfoggers, get their little dust all
the same for making out their pe
titions, and telling them they have
good cases, &c, when in fact they
have no case. Some of our lawyers
aie adepts at this bnsincss. It is
entirely wrong, and it does the
nation great injustice to take the
cases of those who have ' no show
orEhadowofa claim, and docket
them. This only gives them ex
cuses to move in here uniil their
eases are tried, and the country is
full of just such cases andintruders
now. It seems that jujt anyone
can file a claim, and then sst to
work in the Nation and when the
solicitor gela after him or her, they
say, "3Iy case is before the court,"
and the agent generally sustains
them by advising thai they be let
alone until their cass arc decided
by tho commission, on citizenship.
Tills is all wrong, and who's to
blame? Why, fsa who bleed
the claimants. Thus the bona fide
citizens suffer, aud the Nation is
weakened, and intruders are in
creased to alrvrming proportions,
by this double-dealing, with citi
zenship casca. Stop it, or you
will ruin your countrv !
The maje and female seminaries
each have about 125. pupils now,
for this term.
Quile a number of prominent
men and lawyers from different
parts of the country have been
.about Tahlcquah this week. Some
bringing their children to nchcol
and the lawyers attending the citi
The Indian Univcrsitv, at this
place commenced last Monday,
the Sth. insL, with a goodly attend
ance. Quite a number from differ
ent parts of the Indian Territory
are present. 'It will be conducted
by the samo corps of professors as
heretofore, Prof. Bacom. principal
and president, Professor and 3Irs.
Allen and Miss Ellctto assistant
teachers. Mrs. Shannon is teacher
of music, and an excellent one too.
The Indian University and its
teachers are too well known to
need any further commendation at
The Presbyterian .Mission School
commenced at this place last Mon
day the Sth, Miss Annie Miller,
principal. This school promises
to be of immense benefit to the
The Tahlcquah public school is
looming in numbers and populari
ty. Prof. Sinclair, the able prin
cipal is quits popular and our peo
ple like him. He has no Eupenor
in the Cherokee Nation as an edu
The concert last Monday night
gotten up by the W. C. T. U., of
Tahlcquah was a success. The
rrritntionsand sincins were both?
At least one hundred and fifty
applicants repescnting at least 500 j
or GOO people, lor cmzcnsnip
here this week.
now it is Smith & French, and a
gUUU iilUl lUUj 1U1 uil. vajit. JJ a
No. 1 business man.
Watch out for quite a bill for
lawyers fees to be presented to the
next council. Oi they are coming
in for a pile too. We can sniff
them from afar off. Let's have an
attorney gcnoral next council, by
all means, chosen by council, to
attend the Nation's business.
Col. Ross, R. W. Walker, A. E.
Ivcy,,icmuel Sanders, Esq., Jno.
T. Drew, Judgo Scales, R. B. Har
ris, T. E. Beavert, Hon. Sam
Smith, R. M. Wolfe, E. C. Boudi
not Jr., and several other lawyers
are here and have been in Tahlc
Charley Starr says he believes
Isbell's court at Vinita beats his at
this placo. At least it sounds that
way by reading the papers.
Jes?e Cochmn's actions in enforc
ing the stock law in Coowccscoo
wee District, is heartily endorsed
by the people in this section.
Dr. Adair is happy it is a
bouncing big boy. Mother and
child doing well. '
Our Board of Education are
talking of putting one teacher more
each at the male and female semi
naries. This is absolutely neces
sary as both schools have over 120
pupils too many for the limited
number of teachers now employed.
Wc are almost confident our
council will approve this action of
The new school books just ar
rived a few days ago. Teachers
throughout the Nation havo been
somewhat retarded by this delay,
as they should have been here be
fore school commenced. Theta.
A. Few Words Fran Cateoaa.
is looking well and making grand
preparations for the Vinita fair.
No school last week owing to
lack of books.
Our merchants are having a lit
tle rest now; all owing to the dull
times and scarcity of money.
Little Jim, son of Mr. and Mrr.
James A. Rice, has been very sick
but is now improving.
If you want to purchase any of
the products of the west,, come to
Catoosa. Sweet potatoes fifty cents
a dozen; peaches two for a nicklc.
Last Rose of Summer.
The yardniaster of the Frisco at
Pierce City savs that he handled
upwards of six thousand head of
cnttle uunngtne mentn ot August.
This companr has of late been do
ing a big business in( stock shipments.
The Oswego Independent had
the following account of the elope
ment of Dr. W. C. Patton and Miss
Hettie D. Lancdon who were mar-
ricd at'thc hotel in tbi3 city on the
31st inst.: " 1 he usual routine ol
the business and social circles of
Iron Mountain, Mo., was startled
ono day last week when it was an
nounced that a beautiful and charm
ing young lady aged "sweet six
teen," had eloped with a young
doctor. Tho parents of the girl
objected to the union on account
her extreme youth and the poor
health of the young man. The
young lady procured her father's
carriage for the purpose of taking
a ride. In the meantime she had
placedher clothing in the carriage
and started off, taking her lover
up by tho waj-side. The girl's
father soon suspected all was not
right and started in pursuit, but the
couple had reached the depot, and
fled to the wilds of the Indian Ter;
ritory where they were married."
TIEE "VH5TXT-A. JTEt.
Third Annual Meeting to be held
OCTOBBE 22 -to 24.
1 you will
NOTICE SPEED IK PHIS,
Open to tho World, you will observe thev are Positively the most
Liberal ever ofTered in the Indian Territory.
One-holfmile dash, Two-year olda $23 00
Secoud premium...... . 1000
Padnp, mile beata, 2 in 3 : 23 00
One-half-mile dash, Threo-year olda - 50 00
Second premium...... 10 00
Trotting race, mile heats, 2 in 3 $ 50 00
Second premium..... 10 oO
Latlr equestrian, not less than 5 entries. .- ............ 15 00
Onehalf mile, repeat, 2 in3 ' J 00
Second premium 20 00
One mile dash, free to all 00
Second premium.. ......... 15 00
'JL'Jri 1 HTi SA7.
Mule race, one-half mile dash S 13 00
One-half mile, saddle horses 20 00
econd premium.... ......... . ............. o 03
Girl rider under 12 years of age, not less than five entries 5 00
Mileand repeat, 2in 3.... .......... .......... ........................... 100 00
Second premium...... ...... . ..... ....... -j wi
Kenning novelty, 1st mile, ?13 ; J mile, $20 ; f mile, $23 ; mile -M 00
The management has assurances from many horsemen of the
southwest that they will bo nrcsentwith their slock and a meeting of
much more than ordinary interest is assured.
A- :. GOODYSOONTZ, Soc.
BOOT AND SHOE
kies' and Gattaeri Fe Sfccs 4 Ms s SpeekKy
ALL ORBESS BBGMPTLY FILLEB
Four 3HIes from Prairie City, oh Grand River.
GEO. ABMSTRONG, - Proprietor.
All Kinds of Hard Lumber Always on Hand
and for Sale.
The Business Center.
-I IIAYE AN-
ON GRAND ItIVER,FOUR MILES
EAST OF CHOUTEAU.
The Stock of Dry Goods, Clo tiling, ISTotions,
Hats, Groceries, Queens-ware, Tinwaret
Cutlery, Saddlery, Boots and Slioes,
Always Complete and Sold at Lowest Trices.
GRAY IXOTJREJ G & SAW MILL.
I have purchased this mill and am prepared to do a General
Gr. 3E3C. TihiWJJS.
I?. O. Chouteau,
G. W. GREEN",
Tost-officc. Vinita,!. T
Crop off left car and
split in right.
Jiange On Jones
northeast of Vi
nita, I. T. 20
MBS. J. B. CTJEL.
Fostcutcc, Coflevville, Kans.
J C on left hip or
lc, and saddle
siirrn on right side
Kangc on Carl
tt O. PATTON & CO.,
rost-oflice, Viniia, I. T.
Smooth crop in the
Horses branded the
same on the left
Eangc Itocfc creek.
Postoffice, Vinita, Ind. Te?r.
Some cattle br'nd'd
on left side.
i)H ixjiwe liauin
i axs, nine uiuca
northeast of Vinita
T. P. THOMPSON,
P. O. Vinita, I. T.
Tost-office, Vinita, L T
Crop off left
car find split
Post-office. Echo, I. T.
un, either side
oQ right ear,
under slope oil"
creek, O. X. ,
Cnerokeo Orphan Asylum.
' cropin left ear
ml i "nrr
H.B. Henry P.
Also MM cb
marks and old
G. W. GREEN IN THE FRONT RANK.
As the time approaches for moving into our splendid new huilding. the
necessity for reducing our stock becomes more apparent.
Yf c intend to save most of the expense of
transfer, for our customers.
The "Old Reliable,"
Has always been recognized as
Headquarters for Bargains,
And will now do belter than ever. The stock comprises
everything sold in 'a
HiSLirg'e O-ennLers-l Storce
Among the chief bargains vrc quote the following:
TT A TS, Fur, former price 75 cents to $2 50; now offered at 50c,
75c, and $1 00. We have a few straw hats left which can be
carried off at any price.
SHOES, formerly sold at 51 25 to $2 50; now offered at 40 cents
to 81 45. A fine line of Misses Slippers now offered at 50
cents per pair; havo always sold at 75c to SI 50.
OX jOTTTTTCG. Light Weight, at your own price. Bather
than carrv this stock wc will sell it at one-half regular price.
"VESTS. onp ll of about 40 at 50c each,
at SI 00 to $1 50.
Formerlv sold readilv
The above aro but a few of the many bargains offered and only
given as an example. During this
GrirGEL Sl,T3.gr:tLt:r Sale,
Which will positively continue only about six week wc shall take
Slcasure in making special prices on many different articles,
bmc in and secure a bargain while the opportunity lasts.
C3-. "W. G-IRIEIEnsr, "Vinita,,
Ranpe on Big Ca
bin Creek, 3 miles
south of Vinita.
W. 7. BEATTY,
Postoffice, Vinita, I. T.
Brand on cither
side or hip.
Pjstoffice, Chouteau, I. T.
borne cattle brn'd
V G on left side.
Ear mark Over-
slope in each car.
JCanze on rrrora
creek, 1. T.
Postoffice, Chelsea, I. T.
Smooth crop off
of left ear.
Itanjjc four miles
west of Chelsea.
iv.tnffic l hctona. Kans.
-i ..,, -,
Also C on right side
Eanc on head
waters ot Little
P. 1L CROWELL,
Postoffice, Vinita, Indian Territory.
iconic uranaeu on
Horse brand C S
on left shoulder.
Range on Shaw
nee creek, 9 miles
n e of Vinita. 47y
Skiatook Post-office, C. X-
Postoffice, Sac and Fox Agency.
brand K. era
off the rich t
and swallow fork in left. 20tf
Post-office, lnita, L T.
split in left
bitandzn taz in right
at the head,
creek. Ranzc, between Pryor's wr
Post-offico, Vinita, I. T.
Postoffice, Vinita, I.T.
Crop off of
left car, un
om caltle branded
on hip. Right hip J
Postoffice, Oowala, I. T.
A rrw con jpMV '
are bnulfl on B37i kfni.1
left tide IhQJ. Ml J 111
itWST RatfEC Big Ca
the im 1U moot-, bin ct.
roSfuyJonbte RSR ' B, M. WTTiT.TAyS,
awippju kmh ' i'ost-oinci. iTaine uny, a. a.
on right aide.
Resell on Canqr
Itunr brand, MR
on left Uie
W. E. HALSELL,
Post-o3co. Vinitsv J T.
. W W I
rig h t.
Oovala, - " - Ind. Ter.
Will sell goods for Cask, as cheap
as any house in the Territory.
Call and Examine my Stock.
m nm, Prat.
PAtl WICl, Sct'y ul "freasmr.
rROrMETORS OP THE
SENECA ROLLER MILLS,
SENECA, NEWTON CO., MO.
Highest Cash. Price Paid for All Grades of Wheat.
9rien for FLOUR, BR1X mi hniRSTUFFS Vnmftij Xtteniei t.
F. BOCLER, StyririfaitMrl Sgea Xw&v, SENECA, M0.
JOEL B. GENTRY & CO.
Locust Grove Para,
(Eight Miles Northwest of Scdalia,)
BCrXDEES A5D OULUU ii
Short-Horn, Hereford and
WM. LITTLE & CO.,
Wlratraaia and Ktll reln la
FLOUR, FEED AND PROVISIONS
Afeo carry a complete line of
Dry Goods, Hats and Caps,
Boots and Shoes, Notions, Etc.
HIGHEST PRICE PAID FOR COUNTRY PRODUCE
Bant Supplies 6r Mm Always is M:
Dont fail to see our stock and learn our prices
"WTM. HITTUE & CO.. Vinita, Indiajt Ter.
This brand ana rnafit icrop and nn
derbit off each ean kept np on ranch.
Various car marks and old brands.
Horse brand horse-shoe on left shoul
der and neck.
north of Tulsa
EVANS, HUNTER fc NSWXAJT..
9 W -LWm-
W. T. DAVIS.
P. O., Malta, L T.
bin t Dnck
JOHN" & GEORGE BTJT.T.ETTE,
rCIX AST) COMPXKTB STOCK OF
WHICH WILL IE SOLD AT BED-ROCK PUCES.
pisg pub FOR MIBES, FURS a4 PRODUCE. Cash or Cattle tatea laEx
chugs for Se4.
TULSA, I. T.
BEE OUR STOCK.
.... -ix ii.-i.-iu i
itwoaMprtDairauwuicuuiiu- "v - ... .. ; Vfi Irl 'prepared to make contracts for futnrc delivery Tor anym
ine of a. Chinese wall around the Mr. Baamns has rcUrcd from the i Kc-pcetfaL, OToaL E. Gorutry
ifirm of uasmus ec rrcnen, anm ijji . ""e'"'""' "
JACKS A27S J&SiZiJLi'lS
And Denmark Saddle & Harness Horses
T, . . .tai, , ,n,An ind rvntlifnuHl Rhnri.horn bnlls: SOObich
arc ,"a.ve ? VIV,. tTp tSiuTi .,!nrn Mr r.f l.ih .mulo Herofalrd
heifers ; 300 hich grade Short-born cows in calf by Hereford and PolJed bull.
.,"" T.i .7. .io Mnir.ri f.r futnro ilMivprr for an- number Comes
cttu Co., 3Io.
YINITA, I. T.
Frail. ViptaMis, Fart, Qsware, Glassware aid Tiiwara.
EiamlnaourrtocklnUirJfpwBalliXlHS on tbe Coratr. lwodoonWe.1 of A. C
Jtsmaa& ti co.a UarAwaro Slcrt.
W. Q. NELMS,
Post-office, Vinita, I.
Half-breed cattle all branded
on left side and hip. Someear
marked VSmW and some ' '
tbe lat- Um ter is call-SM ed the-
jiiigje- bob matt. Texas.
steers road-baand nBJ on near
eide. Various ear- iB marks.
kaxge Commanche county pooh
M. W. COUCH.
Post-Office, Lightning Creek, I. T-
Crop oC right ear, and swallow-fork int
Mrs. Isabella Newman,
Post-office, Skiatook, I. T.
Post-oilicc, Chctopa, Kans-
Ranch on Rock Creek, Osae Nation.
Smooth crop andunderhack in each ear
P. O., Coffy
AVolf creek, 2
iriles south ot