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Til Mta ffltfta'
Pab&ritod Erttj Tauttadar by Ue
laTblAX CmVTAIK Pxeuaamts Co.
Gaemvuxx papers are sorely
tlisiraeead bacanac e foa drouth.
SEPT. 25, 1SS4.
' -AJ3r Jobk ud Daniels electoral
ticket hat ti pLMwd i& Uio field
political agajrafatkxi m earth.
HalsetS. Lame, a stock owner
In the CsMwaft Jaws!, aad ratil
recently ii hafliaaoo s&asafer, died
of ronpmpttnii oo the llh. in
For mom yaaie Parse has ex
presced an aatcaat wiefc 'far a United
States wt H3 w fckaiy to get
one now with Ibc Btrlpes rawrieg
around, o that whiaky charge.
Tax jmrnutt ciaaasigai fe he-
.V csaakatsa w a. bw
haau. Waat Cierelasd aad
then BlaiM to af their little
Xoibfe ad eaaasinaraiea. The
AzberioM aoaplo are hfaihlostly
waitiag to haar freaa Baa Bailer,
fit. Jo Md Jaw. Laekwaed.
It is sa ai the Btoak bmb asd
rteltlers in. Ocaar aaaaty, Texas,
-Jiave aedaai la aaassahly obey
the otder rsssaHy ioaaed hy the
.secretary af the iattrisr eifyiBg
them to ka 8m aaapatti tem-
torr. The eaatiiMiit et aawse ia-
ist that tbetiweie toe abaci aad
Tux Citieasja aare market ia ia a
-Cfnsatioaal aaat. Spgaalation, or
& corner, armrde to that effect,
have ctacti tfceyiec af-flaa staple
juoe tfce feat ef gaptaaafcer. Bay
hefore" yteknimr afce itet aalae af
caafa sora iwre Made at 8, hat a
"break, miianbr aaeacpad a the
-price Ja& aC to 71, bat aaaa after
rose to 78- Oatohar ia 17 aavd JTo
member -sT. MO earioadi arrirad
Tuesday, with hanSrcds ef ear
loads ndctraak! Mar the aity.
li fte eaeef 01. I.' C. Jewlf
setaefeetBebert 9. Iwtar, JL
Gt.Knme amiK.Ii. Senrmmi, tae
well known cattlamea, to 'Taeorer
$1,000 as a penally fee aatoamptisg
to leaae yawa landa ssa the
Cherokee Th alien ia -mlatien. ai
United 8totos atototos, Jadfe Beew
sr3 of tbe IMtod aiatoB auewt
court, deeiiaetfaat an attempt wae
were diamiatad. The iafcadiaaia
eoc&ider titat Aey haw faiand a.
ares viatorr. Mather ef etiier
emUcoveriflglbe aaaae ycetioae
are to follow.
Sraxwa Midjeato the aarectiaaof
Ae -rindr It has leng hsem m.f
jpoaad that- Y"awaa paew ee3(l
never he hatter atoaeed than, by
3 seeing the Territory ofencd to
white eetteeaaeat hy ieeee or other
wise. Tabtii wtwMaigBt aeeeas
bow to he driftine; ia. ac pfoete
directiaa. aad oa. afi atdae the
cooraaaf Payne aad has ibllewers
jfhemf ooodeaaaad. The Xagle,
one of 1h nteet rjMaweat nafere
jal the jaaah-weei, pahlkhed at
'rfichita, Paya'a haaaa, eaae at
last week liat feotodoa ink ieeae.
Itimoato that Vkhiia. is either a,
"booater town -er it k set. There
are -bet two ee&aee, and the
conntryritk deehwed, will look
.upon them in eae fht or the
ether. The editor renews the
situation at eeaeHorahle lesfth
and deaoajaaae Payae aad his
pneticee, imwrting that he has no
i Tiits whaterer iu t&ls Territory
'and that the eooaer Wichiia as
awmes thk position In the eyes of
the public the better it will be for
Taklsqcax, Beft. 2. -18S4.
Hen, L. 3. Sell aad Solicitor
Japsea Keyr were here en boasesB
whhthaconlTt aadhefove the
Tahknaahnaw can heaet of a
.fiaatelaae hakery the hake oven
joet ftnkhed, hy Wra. P.ltosaJr.,
who will eafheriatend and ran it.
Theaewhonees of John Spring
atoaaodBloe Foreman, both, on
Kaia atoaet, areheentiraL
Quito a number of oar people
will attend tha Xsekogeo Fair;
ako will a great any go to the
Joo. T. Drew is looming np for
BapraaaeJntlge. Hi friends think
they can gat him. there too.
L. P. Sneers, Enney Dark, R.
Is, Owen, Sen. Henry Covcl,
Henry Crew and Ecreral others arc
sBokea ef in thk section for the
Beard at Xdacstion.
The stale seminary ha3 157
pttptk vp to date ; the female 147.
Mr. Walkee Seas, eapterintend-'
tat of the BMte seminary and Hon.
Tint Walker aneerintondent of the
toaate aaaaiaary, jeemto be doing
their nark well.
A conviat named Georgo Boiler
eaeaaed oaa the gaards here some
'days aye aad k atill at large.
Psadmaster Conrtnev of the
have been, here recently surveyiag
Hon. . M. Welfe left We last
week for Charleston, N. C."to in
terpret for the Commission sent
out by the department at Washing
ton, to tske evidenco in the suit of
the North Carolina Cherokees vs
the Cherokee Nation, west. Col.
Phillips will be there to represent
the Nation also.
"Evervmank tho architect of
hk own fortune," is an old adage,
but"Theta" thinks it good yet.
Hence ho will continue to write
the news if he does now and then
seem to interest some folks make
them squirms, little, as it were.
Ono applicant for citizen
ship here, a weal thy old man from
Arkaneaw, (the legal name) claim
ed his citizenship through Pocha
hontas. Thk was all the testi
mony he had bet then, 'twas bet
ter than some others.
Dr.. Trent, ene of the Xxeeutive
Secretaries, has aoved hk family
here from Ft. Gibeaa.
The brash between Bell and
Owen created a little eenaation
Judge Bryan has goee to Wash
ington on Old Settler busincea.
Thohors say they look for Clem.
Rogers to come down head up, and
backup too. He k a E-hu-ga,
when he wants to he, and stands
high with all claocec because of
hk moral courage and backbone.
"WattS. the boys do say you
dodged the iasae in the G. H g
Chief Bushyhead says he intends
giving Council a good message
especially will he call close atten
tion to -the intruder question.
Ko one yet hae been appointed
to represent tho Cherokee Nation
at the New Orleans Exposition.
The appointment will not be made
until CoHncil, likely. The mana
gers af the Xxpoaiekm have set
aside $1,060 Je-r the Cherokees,
and Ignaas one Co&aeil will give
at least an eenal amount o have
onr minerals, products &a, dis
played there. Thk will give ae a
geed1 name abroad and be of great
benefit to our Nation. Tueta.
a alec and. very interesting town,
and as its name indicates, a "Fron
tier Town." "We are going to take
the CinETTAne with us and try to
increase its circulation, aa we be
lieve it is the friend of the Creek
as well as the Chorokce, so good
Major Cramer, from Okmulgee,
k in town and many friends here
are glad to see him.
Simp Miller met with a severe
accident a few days ago, being so
unfortunate as to shoot himself
through the thigh. Ho k reported
to be improving aad will probably
Our usually quiet town was dk
turbed last week by a little row.
While Ed Crswell and a young fol
low from the Chickasaw Nation
were disputing about some horses,
the Chickasaw man suddenly
attack Mr. Crowella severe blow
on the head which resulted in
knocking him down. Ho then
mounted hk.horse and left in a
hurry. Mr. Crowell k getting
all right, but don't relish that kind
Mr. Barnes hae geno north on a
Has. J. C-Ferryman was in
town Monday on business connect
ed with the school here. He re
ports that we will soon, have a
church hmlding in Tulsa, which
will also be used for school pur
poses. The school under the
management of Miss Bettie Crow
ell is running all right and we
wish her snecese. Mis3 Crowell
returned a short time since from
the Carlisle school and k in every
way competent to teach in oar pub
Your correspondent while look
ing around town, has observed that
our merchants are receiving lots of
new goods in anticipatian of the
fall trade. H. C. Hall, H. Reed
and T. J. Archer have all filled up
their stores with nice fresh goods.
Dr. Booker reports tho health of
the country improving.
Dr. Ncwlos. has removed to
Wcalaka. Ho hae charge of the
Mission practice and hk daughter,
Mks Johc, has charge of hk drug
store here. Sho "will always be
found ready to compound physi
cians prescriptions. Tho Dr. will
bo in Tulsa the last of every week.
Your correspondent was on a
trip to Wcalaka last week and was
surprised to seo so much improve
ment inHhe country. Onr pcoplo
are enlarging their farms, planting
orchards and making their homes
beautiful and attractive. We arc
glad to report that all seemed to
have plenty and arc doing well.
Some little sickness in the country,
but few if any serious cases. Was
also at the Mission at the com
mencmont of the new term. They
start in with fifly-fivo boys and
fifty-five girls. Mr. Whitehead,
the superintendent, treated your
correspondent very nicely and we
take iig opportunity to thank him
for hk kindnosa. Mrs. White
head, the matron, seemed to get
along finely-with her part of the
school, and in fact sll seemed to be
Our people arc glad to seo the
Ckxeftais', and "Rustler" k going
down to Wcalaka to stay, and
while this Tvill probably be his
Missouri Pacific, andhk assistants j JKft letter- from here, he will
Dcnison Gazetteer: Our old
friend, D. S. Harnest, came down
from McAli6ter, I. T., the past
week and reports that section as
being greatly in necp of rain, the
mines there" are greatly retarded
by sickness, over lifty of the min
ers being prostrated witn bilious
fever Last week a
young man came to town and of
fered for sale a mare worth about
875. He offered her at such low
figures as to raise tho suspicion of
omcer mixon, wno iook mm in
charge. He gave his name as wm.
J. Lclterman, which proves to bo
correct, it turns out that he killed
a man named Pete Lee in the Choc
taw Nation, near Golden bluff, on
the 8th of July last. He had letters
from John Thilkcld, and Lilly
Thilkeld, of the Nation and from
U. R. Douglass, a merchant doing
business on the Texas sido of Red
river at GoldenBIuff. Tho letters
from the centlcmcn advised him to
get clear away; that the proof of
tho killing was positive; that the
killing was for the purposo of rob
bery, etc it seems tnat .Lee tiau
tola Lettcrman thathe carried $700 '
in his boots, and the proof k that t
when the latter killed Uie former
he pulled off hk boots and search-1
cdthem. The letlerfrom Miss Lil-'
ly Thilkeld indicates; that she was
engaged to be married to Letter
man; that ho was urgin her to con- j
sumate the contract; but she Pru-1
dently ins isted that it would bo '
better to defer the match untill he J
got out of trouble. All the letters)
were addressed to Wm. J. Owens, i
Lettcrman was twenty-one years
old last'lhuraday. It is said thcro '
k a reward offerd for- hk ancst.
DO YOU KNOW
wUh Ed Tin T: Bote Lrxr Floe Cat Cherr
tnjr; SirrCurrwoj, and Black. Blown and
Tellow SKCTPS ara the beat aad cfceapett.
quality conildexadt My
ROMAN FEVER DROPS.
This is the only and best rcmchlv for
the radical enre of Fever, and Apno
without any injurious results to the
constitution. This medicine should be
taken strictly according to directions.
A half-bottle should be taken every
seventh day after the last attack of
fever. Sold by
M. Frazee & Co.,
37yl Vinita, L. T.
ROMAN PILLS I CARDINAL
These pille will
be found useful in
all forms of Bilious
Dyspepsia, 8 k i n
pation, various Fe
to Purify the Blood
etc For sale bv
X. FRAZEE A CO,
Vinita, I. T.
afeould be on hand
in e err household
as it ia an excellent
pad nrorant rcmc-
lime Back, Tooth
Swellings, and all
other bodily pains
For sale by
X. FRAZEE & CO.,
Vinita. I. T.
The Business Center.
-I HAVE AN-
Tb tomcat itjrwjn 3 d ti tee asd oa
pgpJrDlgiia vbidi w tlnmntm-etim la tat
KllfO roe. So.1 H a tall txxad er'WrddlBg
RlBf. SolM 18 K. KaUrA Gflld. So. So a
BaadtsBa Cltaaeil or BngagrmrntKIny.
olid il K-. Rolled Gold, thoa neza ara anuLM
la-efefctr Xalyor Ceavtaad
kin. WaoferyoaTOttrcbOKe cTaaref tbtil&n
1 B cTca.
RUiaS at IB ass caca. So. 3 at our bsponni
asatzmUaa Dtememt rise, tt m Solid jK.
UttM toid.ttcrp3seaa baaalal gnw ant aad
WTTrart cmaUfict 1x71 oohf fomd at Old Wlaiw
Btaisands aad fl oakaabaadsape Birthday
3r Crlrtmaa prtacat far Traar cr CMd. Aaj
iTtWlaU cs7XTtdoa tea asaiacl tfca riswufeoa
dsree- Oar XHsatrated Caaalogvo of Sot
Jewelry, Watebea. hcl. aoatfrn na cadi ord.
SeadncBareof acrer wfcga otdcaaiK aad nam waiA
Qcsrc aartm as eaLjbjaja w b, wv JLSttt m
ae jasltlan i-asa, Irw Yorau
THE -yXEnET-A- 'E'j&rEl.
Third Annual Meeting to be held
DIES 22 "to 24-
--If you will-
N0TIC1 SPEED IE PREMIDMS,
Open to tho World, yon will observe they aro Positively tho most
Liberal ever offered in the Indian Territory.
One-half mile dash, Two-year olds v.. f 25 00
Second premium - 10 00
Pacing, mile boats, 2 in 3 5 00
One-half-mile dash, Threo-year olds - 50 00
Second premium..-. 10 00
Trotting race, rsile heats, 2 in 3 "- ....-5 CO 0
Second premium 10 00
Lady equestrian, not less than 5 entries 15 00
One-half mile, repeat, 2 in 3 SO 00
Second premium 20 00
Ono mile dash, free to all...... 73 00
Second premium 15 00
'I'M. 1 HT3 ZiJSST-
Mule race, one-half mile dash '.... 15 00
One-half miIe,saddIehorscs...... 20 00
Second premium.... 5 00
Girl rider under 12 years of age, not leas than fivo entries 5 00
Mile and repeat, 2 in 3 100 00
Second premium.................... 23 00
Banning novelty, 1st mile, $15mi!e, $20; mile, 25; mile, 40 00
The management ha3 assurances from many horsemen of tho
southwest that they will bo present with their stock and a meeting of
much more than ordinary interest k assured.
3EL- -W. TB.-MJLgJba!kr, Prost
A- IE. GtOC3I"3Zal002ra725, Soc.
ON GRAND RIVER, FOUR MILES
EAST OF CHOUTEAU.
The Stock of Dry Goods, Clothing, Notions,
Hats, Groceries, Queenswarc, Tinwarei
Cutlery, Saddlery, Boots and Sh.oos,
Always Complete and Sold at Lowest Prices.
GRAY FL0UEMG & SAW WELL.
I have purchased this mill and -m prepared to" do a General
3r :E3L". TmIi wis.
3?. O. ChoxtteaTi, .... Ind. Ter.
G. W. GREEN IN THE FRONT RANK.
As tho time approaches for -moving into our splendid new building,, the
necessity lor reauangour siocic uccomes mm apparcni.
Wc intend to save moat of the experi. a of
transfer, for our customers.
The. "Old Beliable,"
Has always been recognized as
BOOT AND SHOE MAKER
Umm' wd Cajfana'a Rm Emm mi 1Mb a SfsdaJft
ILL ORDBKS PROPTLX FXLLKIV
lew XDcs freaa Prairie City, o& Graad RiTor.
GEO. ABMSTEONG, - Proprietor.
All Kinds of Hard Lumber Always on Hand
and for Sale.
ID- "77". LIFE
WILL SELL GOODS FOR CASH, AS CHEAP AS ANY HOUSE
IN THE TERRITORY.
OAX,Ii .AJOTD ESJSOGSTE JScTY' STOCIC.
GUL im, frsifet
riUL YKl, t5eey ol Tmsxr.
raopsiETSss of tkb
SENECA B.0LLER fflLLS,
&EHECA, NEWTON CO., MO.
B3g!)est Cask Prico Paid, for All Grades of "Wlieat.
Briers far FLODK, BE1S esi snirSTUTTS IVpUj AtUate to.
F. BOCLER, gft9crataaj Usma ltss,1 SE3SEC5A, MO.
JOEL B. GENTRY & CO.
Locust Grove Farm,
(EightMilcs Northwest of Scdalia,)
BBEEOEBS ASD SEAIXSS IX
Short-Horn, Hereford and
J-JLG3Z3 A25T5 7Z207STS
And Denmark Saddle & Harness Horses
nave at present 750 high grade anl pedigreed Short-horn bulls ; 300 high
grde Hereford bulls; ono car of Polled bulls; one car of high trade Hereford
heifers . SCO hieh erode Short-horn cows in calf bv Hereford and Pol.ied brill.
Wo aro prepared to make contract for future delivery for any number Cornea
ana see us. itcspeciiiuiy, woal M. Sao.-try Sc Co,
15,rl Hughesville, Pettis Co., Io.
Headquarters for Bargains,
And will now do belter than ever. The stock comprises
evcrything sold in a
q. w. oK&nr,
Post-office. ViniU,I. T-
Crop offlcft car and
split in right.
Range Oa J ones
northeast of Vi
nita, I. T. 29
MRS. J. B. fJUKL.
Postoffice, Coffeyville, Kans.
J C on left hip or
Side, and saddle
stirra on right side
Kongo oa Curl
w. o. pAtxon & ao.,
Post-c'Hct-, Vinita, I. T.
Smooth crop ia tho
Horses branded the
same on the left
Kange Eock creek
Postoffice, Vinita Ind. Tor.
Soaae cattle brtadM
I on left side.
Creek, nlac miles
aortheaat of Vinita
T. T. THOMPSON,
P. O Vinita, I. T.
bin Creek, 3 miles
soath of Vinita.
"W. T. JEATTT,
Pcetouicc, "Vinita, I. T.
Brand on cither
eide or hip.
Kan go aorin rrora
Postoffice, Chouteau, I. T.
&omc cattle Dra'H
VGoa left side.
Ear mark Over-
slope ia each ear.
' Kaave on Prrora
1 creek, I. T.
Postoffice, Chelsea, I. T.
Smooth crop off
Kan ge four miles
west 01 uncisca.
Ijtf JUH-- .
Cherokee Orphan Asyloai. A
H.B. Henry P.
v anoiia oiuer
marks and oil
Skiatook Post-office, C. N.
Pofitoffice, Sao aad Fox Agency.
narks, cma K-
aad swallow fork ia left. 3(Kf
Poet-office, ViaiU, 1. T.
creek. Range, between
ULo.rg'e O-ean-enroJ. Store
Among the chief bargains wo quote the following
ELcVTS, Fnr former price 75" cents to S2 CO; now offered" at 50c,
75cr and SI 00. We hnvonfew straw hats left which can bo
carried off at cny price.
SHOES, formerly sold at 81 25 to $2 50; now offered at 40 cents
to SI 45. A fine- line of Misses Slippers now offered at 50
cents per pair; have always sold at 75c to SI 50.
CIlOTIELTN'Gr, Light "Weight, at your own price. Rather
than carry this stock wo will soil it at one-half regular price.
V HiSTR. one lot of about 4fat 50c each. Fcrmerlv Bold rcadilv
at SI 00 to SI 50.
The above aro but n few of tho many bargains offered and only
given as an example. During this
Grarosft Sla,Ta.grlx"to2r S,Xo,,
Which will positively continuo only about six week wo shall take
pleasure in making special prices on many different articles.
Come in and secure a bargain whilo tho opportunity lasts.
(3-. "W". G-IEJIElsn, "Virt.ita,-
WM. LITTLE & CO.,
FLOUR, FED AND PROVISIONS
. 3bo carry .ecapieteBBe'
Dry Goods, Hate and Caps,
Groceries, 9 Queenswaxe,
Boots and Shoes, Notions Eta
HIGHEST PRICE PAID FOB C8HHTBY PBQDOCE
Mi SDlia Sir Mm Aliap h Mi
Dont fail to see onr stock and leanronr prices
WjVT. lilTTXiE & CO.. Tinita, Indian Tor.
JOHN" & GEORGE BULLETTE,
rciXASD coatPtsTB stcgc cat
WiHCH WILL BE SOLD AT BED-IGGK PUCES.
C1SH TUM IOR VISES, FOES aad rBOTUCE. Cajl or CatUe talaa la Es
BEE OUR STOCK. TULSA, UT.
THOMPSON tc CO.,
vnsrrrL, 1. t.
lflteOium Olajils u Ber Preeerieaatte ataOESC ASO
m YtptaUts, Fni, frmwt, Giasswiri Mi Timn,
BaaitBeo-ftotAtnOK?few WHiHnc Oa (terser IwaJwiWMl ffXC
i'n' . !!
' Also C on right side
lianpc on iicsu
waters; ot Little
3". M. CBOWKti,
ro3tof3ce, Vinita, Indian Territory..
Iconic urandcu on
Horse brand C B
on left shoulder.
.Kange on Shaw
nee creek, 9 miles
no of Vinita. 47 j
a. M. if cClellan.
Postoffice, Oowala, I. T.
A r cots
are branded on !
left ltfe thus.
A faar ealtla
the left awi aSoal
Ranch on Canry on left aids
J. O. HAT.Ti.
Post-office, Vinita, I. T.
Undcrbit in each
I Horso brand samo
on left hip.
Cabin and Pryot's
JOHN" B. KtlOB;
F. O., Cooyyah or Chouteau, I.T.
Jfaik. under tloa on
aar, over ilope
tis other (cither car.)
XancH cc Grand KTfar
tea miles eaat of
Pryor Crret Switch
Post-office, Vinita, I. T.
4 slope in
. each ear.
I creek, 20
I near H.,
K. & T.
R. M. WTT.T.T.A'MS,
Post-office, Prairie City, I. T.
rlE h t
cr. lo It
jtaW gl feg&Wj '
TTT" ri. TTTTT.'lLTa
rost-ollicc, Vinita, f. T,
---- -"-. 1-
Post-office, Cbetopa, Kans.
Smooth crop and underback in each ear
B-K-TATLOIt. - .
Post-office, Vinita, I. T.
Crop off latv.
ear and split
m i iJr
Postofice, Visit, I.T.
left er. as-,
Home cattle branded
Qi on hip. Uigbthlp
cc Bisr Ca
on right side.
"W. E. WATJraT.T.,
Horse brand IZ.
This brand ana mart (crop sad aa
dcrbit off each ear) kept up oa ranch.
Various ear marks and eM brands.
Horse brand-horse-shue oa left shooK
dor and neck.
R a'n c h, oat
north of Tatea.
P. O., VlaiU, L. T.
2T7AN3. HTJNT3R, NHWXAX
Ualf-breed cattlo all branded
on left side and bip. Some ear
marked MiW aad some " '
the lat- IM ter iacaH-aOal ed tha
jingje- aaaaaal bob mark. Texas
steers road-baand SaV9 on aear
side. Various ear-'"I marks.
easce Commanche coanty pool.
M. vr. COUCH.
Post-Oflice, Lightning Creek, I. T.
Crop off right car, and swallow-fork la.
Xn. Isabella Kewmss,
Post-office. Skiatooh, L T.
Ranch on Rock Creek, Osage Natioa
' ABTHTja DODGB,
S jrje, Woll CrctJr, sa mllea touta Cof 7rUW ,