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VINITA, INDIAN TERRITORY, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1901.
VOL. XX. NO. 7
P . s"".
IN DI AN
Toll Story of Those Rich
Royalties Paid by Oil
DURING THE DECADE
The Cherokee Treasury Has lie
wired Tft.j-firfc Dollars
Prom Tha Phlianlhro'iio Com
pany In Itnyallias For Leaso
Tha Cheroksu Oil and Qn
company, ai alr idy stated,
proonred it' ias lawfully, de
veloped tl'a property, produoed
oil in commercial quanliliaa,
paid li'a royalty and In all otb
ar reepeola haa oomplird with
tha law and tho terras, provla
iona and condition of its
Ihaa drilled eight n walla with
In tha litnita of its lease four-
taan of which produce oil in
j it ('.he company) ha already
J expanded, in round numbers,
about twenty eight thousand
j dollars, while aa yet, tctspara
lively 'speaking, it haa only
mada a beginning."
Itxcoriita from brief submit
by attorney's o( Cherokte Oil j
MUii u9 company to secretary :
The above excerpt' are Interest
ing in connection with the follow
ing figures showing the exact
amount of royalty paid by the
Cherokee Oil and Qaa company
into the treasury ot the Cherokee
nation during their ten years lease
ol the contested lsn3".
The following aUUmMit was
submitted by Joe M. LHay, treat
urer of (hTUhruke in'ms, on
the request of Jo : Willuni M.
Springer, attorney fur tlio i.aiion:
William M. Springer,
Washington, D. 0.
The Gbtrokee Oil and Oas coin
pany, under the Edward Byrd li
cence, paid into the treasurer's of
fioe as royalty:
In (he year oi
' 1808 2 00
' ' 1804 ISO
V " 1805
" 1898 30
Under the Hugh B. Henry ft
Co. llaenee In ISflC -1.00
? 180T 1 18
" " 1808 77
Jon M. La Hay,
During the ten years existence
of their leae the company alleges
to have developed eighteen wells,
fourteen of whtc'i j roduco oil In
From tlgo fourloon snipping
wells, durina the first eight y.eara
following their location the Qhiro-1
kee nation received 125.0) in roy
alty, or shout 22 1-2 cents por
well per annum.
This tupeiduu4 oon'rlbution
.. . . - -
riir liMtmct of modesty natural to
C i rv woiim
nu is often a reat imwnucc
of womanly dic-ascs. Women
,. . 1 1, i nrt
Minnie i jiii the personal questions of
tl lo. ii jln
tiii i i !' i t'ti
'Itu tlioutflU of
uhlio rent to
tin in, audi so
tlie endure in
hiknce .i condi
tion of dnicnbe
.ad to wow.
It 1ir been
I- l'ieri o'b
privilege to i lire
a H r"e n t mot
o m en -w ti o
li'nr found a
rtiuK for mod
est, in lila offer
of r consulta
tion by teller.
, Ail cot respond-eiKi-
U liJld as
con lulen 1 1 of.
A.l !: Doctor
jt V l'lerce,
Initial", N Y
1 )r hue e's
. in niton pflUll-
l lulu r-y lurlty, dries weakening drains.
In i i iulu a million aud ulceration, uuu
cuii- fciiuU' weakness.
iIaUiiR ui.l Ir rim's I'avoctU rtMWlp.
, , I (.oliUit Mclkiil I is. vtry ' Hlllll)(
, i i v ii " 'ii' Mu Finnic ItOatf of
.lit 1'mivi.i I "I mo liuthtully
li!(lli' mi li III' ! I all f"ialWlK
ii I... if Pawn He
win h 1
II i'Ii Ui
'j 1 ' I
i u tr'u McAjtlnjf
nr i .tin aud ill
i ii i.mH our
l vl' H
i lim i
tb llio nattnnnl treasury censed en
tirely In 1808, and during the two
succeeding years ol their lease tint
one copper penny found Its way
from the company's coders Into
The company further nllcgifi to
liavo expanded In 'development,
work and royalties, "twenty-eight
thousand dollars, in round num
bers." Treasurer Lallay'e state
ment shows how many of theen
"round numbers" rolled toward
the national treasury. Thcso
"munil numbers," howevor, may
have ruferencs to tlio naughts that
the nation has drawn during the
past two years.
The Curtis Act, in section 13,
"Lesfloes shall pay an-cach oil,
ooal, asphalt or other mineral
olnim, nt the rate o' one hundred
dollars per annum, in advance, for
the first and sooond years; two
hundred dollars per annum, in ad
vance, for tlio third and fourth
years iynl five hundred dollars in
advance for each succeeding year
thereafter, as advance royalty on
the mine or claim on which they
are made. All such payments
shall be a croJ't on roynlty when
snob fluid mino Is developed aud
operated and its production is in
excess of such guaranteed annual
advance payments, and all leeeete
mtiBt pay taid annual advance pay
mente on enoh claim, whether de
veloped or undeveloped, and
should any lessee nogleot or refuse
to pay suoh advance annual royalty
for the prrlod of sixty days alter
tlio same becomes due and payable
on any leaso, tlio leaso becomes
null and void and the royalties
paid in advance shall then become
and be tlio money and property of
the tribe "
The Cherokee Oil and Gns com
pany claim to have observed thcso
provisions and to have paid their
royalty regularly since tha passage
of the oct, Juno 28th, 1808
The lust report of Indian agent
Schoeufelt on the money's held in
trust by the general government
for the Cherokee nation, was sub
mitted to Chief liuOtugton Septem
ber 80lb, 1000: No mention wea
aradeTn"llilsre"p6rt of any royal
ties paid by the Cherokee Oil and
Gas oomnany lo the nation's
oredit, though euoh royalty, after
the passage of tlio Curtis act, waa
to ba paid to the Secretary ol the
Previous to the passage of the
Curtis act the national treasurer
haa shown by his atatomsnt that
the tribal royalties received
amounted to 82C.00 between tlio
naolmeut of the law and Saptom
b-r BOlh, 1000.
Agent Sohoenfell's report shows
that, despite tlio specific provis
ions of the aot, not one cent was
.paid by the company to tho crodit
of tlio Cherokee nation.
For ten years occupancy and de
velopment of these most valuable
asBels of the Cherokee eslato, the
oompany lias paid the stupondious
amount of 825.00 into the national
Monday next tho Secrotary ol
Interior will decide whether this
flagrant looting of the national es
tate shall continue, when tho peti
tion ol the oompnny for a revival
of its expired lease will be heard.
II graiiWd the nation can expect
the same returns in the future as
it haa received in the past, and one
1 of the most valuable sections of
the public domain will have pass
ed into the hands of u batd of alien
Officer of Tlio Association Hlecled
and Important Ultla Reported.
Tho United Strttes Commission
ers of the Indian territory met at
Houth McAloster Thursday and
elected tho following officers for
the onsuing year:
Ily. Jennings, of Olaromore,
Thomas Sanson, Jr., vico-preei-
dent, northern district.
Q. T. Halls, Atoka, vico-presl
dent, central district'.
S, H. Bradford, Ardmore, vice
president, southern district,
Allen Wright, South MoAlojIer,
secretary and treasurer.
Committee on garna bill, G. T,
Hails, ILL. Marshal ami Stuart
A hill for Increased jurisdiction
nt tho commissioners' courts and
an Increase of tho jurors' fros in
tho same was reported favorably
and sent to tho bar association
meeting whern it was endorsed.
A bill for the protection of In
dian territory game waa presented
by Commlsslonjr Sanson, which
wa endorsed by tho association
,and will be lattr presented btffQtei
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Asked by Commissioners In
Tho Laws Affecting Their
Wanted, and Inaroaseof Jurori and
Witnesses Fees Requested in
Amendments lo Tho Present
Law Prepared for Present-,
lion to Congress.
Tho following is a nynopsls of
tho proposed almnges and new
provisions of the law governing
United Slates commissioners in
tho Indian territory as contained
in the bill prepared by the Com
missioners' Association at the
South McAloster meeting:
An act to amend an aot outitled:
"An Act to provide for tho ap
pointment of additional judges of
the Unitod States Court in the In
dian territory, and for othor pur
poses," Approved Maroh 1, 1S05:
Be It enacted by the senate and
house of rcpr.'antativoa of the
United Stales of America in Con
gress assembled, that tlio aot of
congross entitled, "An Aot to pro
vido (or tho appointment of addi
tional judgeB of the United States
court in the Indian territory, and
for other purposes," approved
March IbI, 1805, be amended as
follows, to. wit:
Section -1.' That said commis
sioners, acting as juBtioes of tho
peace in civil causes shall in all
causes (chancery and equity oases,
and actions lor the recovery of the
possession of real proporty except
ed) have and t-xerace exclusive
jurisdiction where 'lie amount or
value of the' demand, or of the
properly or thing in controversy
does not exceed ono hundred dol
lars; and concurrent jurisdiction
with the United Stalee tllcrtrlbt
courtB whore tho amount or value
of tho demand of the property or
thing in controversy exceed the
sum of ono hundred dollars and
does not exceed the sum of five
hundred dollars, except in actions
of damages wherein the amount
shall not oxoeed the sum of three
That said United States commis
sioners shall have concurrent ju
risdiction with the United Stales
district courts, of all criminal caaes
whloh aro less than felony; and
in all felony cases eball have juris
diction to hold preliminary exami
nations, and discbargo, hold to
bail and commit, and in BUchcaseB
shall have hll tho powers of United
Stales commissioners of tho circuit
and district courts of tbo United
States, and of justices of tho peaco
under tbo laws of Arkansas here
tofore adopted and put in force in
the Indian Tonitory.
Tnat in tho trial ol any oivil or
misdemeanor oaso by a jury in tho
United States commissioners'
courts in the Indian Territory the
commissioners may instruct the
jury aa to the law applicable to tho
case, and tbo jury shall be govern
ed by buoIi instructions in render
ing tholr vordlol, and the commis
sioners may, on motion, grant a
now trial if tho verdiol is oontrary
lo the law and evidence. That in
every criminal oase before a United
States commisBlonerB' court in tho
Indian Territory, when a jury is
demanded by the defendant, the
commissioner may, in hie discre
tion, appoint any one of the li
censed attorneys in tho Indian ter
ritory lo represent the Unitod
Slates in tho case, and may tax
against the delotidant if he bo
found guilty, an attorney's fee of
fivo dollars as a part of the cost In
the caje, and, when collected by
(lip commissioner, he shall pay tho
foe so charged lo tho attorney who
represented the United SlatoB.but
the United Stales shall not be lia
ble for ullorney'u fees in such
oases, provided, that the commis
sioner may sot anjtle a verdict of
oonvlotion If, in lift opinion it is
not sustained by the law and the
In misdemeanor oases, the Uni
ted States commissioners aro here
by authorized and directed to la
sue to witnesses and jurors n pay
roll as In felony cases, directing
Iho United States marshal to pny
to each wluess and juror the
amount to which he le entitled
which shall be palil by the United
ner as other pay rolls of witnCBSas
and jurors are paid.
That witnesses in U)b United
States commissioners' courln In
the Indian torrlmry shall Be al
lowed compensation as follow':
For "och day's attendance, ono
dollar and fifty cents (1 CO) for
eaoh mile actually and necessarily
raveled in going to and returning
from said oourts, in obedienoe.to a
writ of subpoena, five (6) ceftts.
Where (ho jury is ootnporfed of
six persons or less, three ($t$ 00)
(or each verdict; whore the Jury is'
offmposed of more than six per
sons, six (80,00) dollars for each
verdiol; provided, that no Juror
shall receive more than ono dol
lar and fifty oenie for any one dny'ij
eoiviue as ouun juiui.
Oil Company's Attorney .Submits
Supplemental Hrlef to
A dispaloh from . Washington
states that Kx-.Governor Samuel J,
Crawford, attorney for the Chero
kee Oi) and Gas oompany, has fil
ed with tho secretary oi tho into
nor a supplemental brief in sup
port of the application of the com
pany for oil leases In Hie Cherokee
Hie brief just fllod pot only
deals iu detail with tho'legal queB
tiona presented by the attorneys
on both suleB, but arraigns tbo
Cherokee tribal authorities and
the representatives of tho Dola
wareB (or their attempt to prevent
tho issuance of the leases which,
it claims, should they be success
ful, would doprive the Cherokee
government of largo sumB in the
shape of revenue.
The brief also alleges that the
Cherokee nation of Indians, which
in 1834 was the richest tribe on
this continent, ha?, through in-
oompelenl And diehoneet oilicixls,
squandered its property, consist
ing of both land and money, until
today tho people of tho Irtbe aro
reduced to landed possessions of
100 acres per capita .
OIL AT TULSA,
Uls Strike Alade In Territory Inter
dicted by Soper.
At a depth of less than 000 feet
the Tulsa Mining oompany yes
terday struck a good flow of oil in
the southwest part of that town.
As this Ib the first oil strike on tho
north side of the Arkansas river,
it is attracting a groat doftl of at
tention. The well baa not yet
been tested and little information
has been given out. Ail oil pros-
pootors have been promptly sued
by tho district attorney for unlaw-
ful occupancy of Indian lands, but
aro paying no attention to suits.
A new well came in yesterday at
Hed Fork, five milca from Tulea
on tho property of the Phoenix
Oil oompany, and another is ex
peoled lo develop lodaynn the
properly ot the Oreok Oil and Gas
A Prosperous And Reliable
The Fraternal Aid Association ts a
member or the Fraterr.al Congress
nod has a plan of uradualeU equitable
awersniauU wltloli assure Its solvency.
Willi IU resrvaiid ottiemenoy fund
oaoh policy holders are teouro as In
old Hue companies. Iluslnoss Is ex
cluded from southern stales and cities
ot 900,000 population. Parties en
gaged In the liquor traMc aud In
liiuradom occupations are excluded.
Ladles are admitted on equal terms
with men. At the tge of 70 years, or
If totally disabled tlis policyholder
begins to drw io per cent,, ot his
policy. A local coum-l! was ofgunlwd
In Vlnlta In April 1809, and now havo
a membership bah Iu number and
good eltlxon-ililp lo be proud of. Tho
beaellclary members areas follows)
AtO. II. Allen, II. V. Anderson, R.I
lllukiiiy, D. Iloatty, If. 0. llallard, S.
J. Durns, Kttn Hums, V. J. llurnclt,
U. 0. llurnett, Mary J. Drowning, A
M Itrock, T. H. llynl, Dr. L. Kugby,
W. It. Ilailgott, T. II. HadRett, L. (J.
Collins. Aluetta Cook, W- L. Chan,
man, J. U. Drow, J. L, and M. t.
DaniCron, II, K. DonOnrloe, P. S.
Davis, V. S. Duproe, 51. M. RdmWgjj,
Alice HdmliUm.R. D. Frailer, LI vona
Green, A J. Croon, 0. 11. QrlfUth, J.
T. Gunter, Alice Ounur, 0. M Hal-
Umi, Inez llultum, II ll. llorton, Q.
K Mcl'ulloch, Alloe Klaus, Win. Mc
Colluin, Olho Martin, Uej. R.-Millor,
J. If. SlanU, C. D. Meredith, Odla
obnin, Kd Ruc, OIlvoIUo, Kmmatt
Ilea, II K Rldenhour, 11. Raines,
L.H. hcott, wS. Slnnllold, Lulu J.
TlbbiU, Wm Sliuins, W. L. Trott, J.
A. Thomas, Roxmimi Ward, W W.
Ward, T.J. Wheel, J. W. Wohb,
Suite Webb, 0. Yorlc, Sarah York
M M. Kdmiston,
Out. 7 Secretary
100 acres of kihicI lund. H mlic4
noriottt-L finit4 to acreiltaji 70
in r-viMv.tt ii At a laruam fr
COURT OF APPEALS.
Tho following cases havo been
disposed of by the Court of Ap
peals silting at South McAleStor:
No. 450, W. M. Gibson vs 0. E.
Horn, appeal dlsmlBBod.
800, W. B. Riley vs 0. H. Cat
ron ot al, submitted on brief to bo
fil In 00 days.
d2, L A Swlnney et al vs T B
Hi ley et al, submitted on brief to
be filed in 00 days.
808, Uattie Wright vs United
States, continued for the term.
401, Charles WilliamB vs U. S.,
submitted on brief, appellant 15
days lo file brief, appelleo 00 days
828, William Jones et al, vs M
1 Donehey ol al, discussed by ap
380, Sass & Crawford vs Chas
Thomas et al, continued.
858, Margaret Crittenden et al
vs N W Smith et al, dismissed for
failure to file brief.
225, Wm E Gentry vs Thomas
C Singleton, vubmltted on brief
and oral argument,
. 818, J B Smith vs J W Simpson
submitted on brief and oral argu
ment. 851, John Chambers vs United
States. Motion to strike out and
withdraw, and appellant granted
15 days to days to file brief and
808, Hattio Wright vs United
States. Appelleo granted 30 dayo
to file brief and caueo submitted.
280, S II Merchant vs United
370, A Simonet al., vs United
States. Moliou for writ of certo
371, A Simon ot al vs United
Slates. Appellee granted 15 days
to filo brief, and appellant 15 days
400, Orr & Lindsley Bboo Co.,
vs A Frankonthall et al, appellee
granted 0 daye lo filo brief and
appellant 30 days to file repl y and
303, John Their! vs Osage Coal
& Mining Co., continued.
301, Jas Fraer vs J C Washing,
ton, appellant given 30 days lo
file supplemental brief and cause
submitted ou briof and oral argu
ment. 3G0, United States ox ret vs Al
oneo Z-.no et al, uppelloo granted
15 days to file brief and cause sub
milted, and appellant granted 15
days to file reply brief.
360, Bertha Shockman vs S
Rutherford et al, submitted
307, M. L. Patterson vs T.
Bradley, submitted on briafs.
365, J. A. Leforco vs Homer
Androwo el at, submitted on briefs
and oral ' argument, appellant
granted 80 daya to file reply brief,
appellee 30 days to file Bupple
G. P. Cobb admitted to prac
tice. 400, Buster Jones et al, vs J
George Wright et al, submitted on
briefs and oral argument, appellee
granted to Jan 1st, 1002, to file
brief, and appellant 30 days
thereafter lo file reply.
401, P Arcbard vs Ed Farris, ap
pellee granted 45 days to file brief,
394 W J. Thompson et al, vs
Wm Morgan et al, appellee Mor
gan granted 30 daya to file brief.
371, the Fidelity & Casualty
company va 0 13 Brown, appellee
granted 40 days to file brief, ap
ppltant 20 days to file reply, and
oause submitted on biief and oral,
argument of appellant.
878, Hughes Bros. Mfg. Co. vb
W II Iteagan et al, submitted on
brief, appellant granted 15 days
to file reply.
377, Harfiadlno-McKlttrick D.
U. Oo. va J L Bradley. Ap.
pellant granted 80 days to file re
ply brief nnd cause submitted.
3S0, Salllo Howell, executrix,
appellant, va Annie G Brown,
adm. Appellee given 80 days to
file brief and causa submitted.
403, Q W Dukes et al, va Wm
Goodall et al. Appellee granted
15 days thereafter to file reply
brief and appellant 15 days there
after lo file reply brief and cauBo
376, C G Brought ot al, vs Cher
okee nation, Submit ted on brief.
876, James Price et al, vs Cher
okee nation. Submitted on brief.
370, L II Love va Ardmoro Slock
Exchange et ol. Submitted on
283, Joe Andorson vs TlmmonB
Wlthorsoon Live Stock Commie
sion Co. Submitted on briefs and
oral argument of appellant.
407, B F Glovor 8on et al, vs
Theo Fltjyurald ot ol, Appellant
gravted 80 days to file btlef, ap
laot lo uayB reply, and cause
Noah et al. Appeal dismissed dnd
judgaiont of lower court affirmed.
374, Mnllle Englrmnn vb Daniel
Cable. Submitted on briefs.
385, John Iknrd et al, vb W II
Mfnter, Jr Submitted on brief of
384, P II EJgnr et nl, va Tim
monB-Wilhorspoon Live Stook
Com Oo. Submitted on brief and
oral argument of appellant. ,
373, Henry Daniels el al, vs
John L Miller el a). Submitted
on brief of appellant.
895, A W Robb ot ai.vs Thomas
F Meagher. DL'jIftsed.
387, Henry L Dawes et al, va
Nanoy Lee Cundifl. Appellee
granted 45 days to file brief, ap
pellant 10 days thereafter to reply.
277, Charles Merrol vs Katy
292.F M Crowell vs J W Young.
Reversed and remanded.
303, D C Luce vs J R Garrett.
Reversed and remanded; court be
low ordered to proceed with trial.
304, M R E Taylor v-. Crutch
field. Reversed and remanded.
305, Taylor Potts vs Mrs A E
314, B F RogerB vs EvnB Hill.
310, Lish Bradburn vs U S. Re
versed and remandod. f
230, Muekogeo Nat Tel Co, vs
R F Hall and G W Pittman. Af
firmed as to telephone oompany,
reversed as to Creek nation; tele
phone oompany not to proceed
until authorized by ssorotary of
340, J P Ellis va Theo Fitzpat
360, Harry George v A W
Robb. Reversed and remanded.
355, John Culwoll va Lillie R
U S Alexander vs Evans-Smith
Drug Co. Affirmed.
380, H S Dees vs United Stales.
Reversed and remanded on con
fession ol error by appellee.
Will Put Vlnlta on Alain Line of The
Radical changes in 'Frleoo sys
tem train servloe out of Kansas
City are to be made about Novem
ber 1. The obangea will follow
the opening of tho Miami-Alton
"cut-off" on October 18.
By the building ol the "cut-off"
the 'Frisoo system has seoured a
route 113 miles shorter than any
other lino between Kansas City
and Oklahoma City and Fort
Worth. This means faster passen
ger train timo to these terminals
and intermediate points. At pros
ent passengers to pointa along
the 'Frisco system in Oklahoma,
Indian territory and Texas are
compelled to go to Springfield and
there take the through train from
St. Louts. Under tho new service
passengers will be taken via Fort
Scott, Columbus, Baxter Springs,
Miami and Afton to the main lino
of the former 'Frisco railroad,
which constitutes practically an
air line from Kansas City. Con
sequently, with the opening of the
"cut off" tho 'Frisco wii jump
from tho rear to the learl ol the
passenger procession on butmioeB
lrom Kaneas Oily to the two terri
tories and Texas.
The new tlm.e sehedule will be
BIG FEE DISALLOWED.
Choctaw Attorneys Failed to Com
ply With Department Law.
The comptroller of the treasury
haa sustained tha auditor of tho
interior department in disallow
ing a oiaim for 8141,172 and inter
est nrosantad bv John A. Uniting
and James filldlllan, m- 10 their
share in attornoy feea under con
tract made Feburary 18, 1866, with
a representative ol ' the Ohaotrw
nation. The auditor and comp
troller bold that the attorneys did
not comply with the lnwa of tbo
interior department aa to the
mannhT of maktng contracts with
Off For Des Moines,
Tho contingent of ropers selected
by Judge McOlure to represent thn
territory at the roping contest to
be given during tho cattlemen's
convention at Des Moines left
Friday afternoon for that oily.
The following list of those Be-
lecled shows that the judge knows
a roper when he sees one and that
the big purses which aro to be hung
up will no doubt bo circulated in
the territory. Tbo twelve select
ed Bleer lumblnrs are, Jim Hop
kins, Ruber Skinnur, Tom Isbell
and 8am Oobb, Vinita; Pick Par
tis, Tableqush, Will Miller, Wag
oner, Will Musgrove, Clem Mus
grove, Earnest Schrimabor, Clare
more, Jluv Keyes, Nnwatn, and
flsftrna Cdr? Pr?e.
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uient and started with a trial bottle. I found relief at once. I have since
purchased jour full-size bottle, and I am ever grateful. I have familvof
four children, and for she rears was unable lo work. I am now in the Gest
of lieslth and am doing business eery day. This testimony you can make C
such use of as you ec fit. Home address, 2w Rivincton street. f-
Trial Bottle Sent Absolutely Free on Receipt of Postal.
Do not d- .ay. Write at once, addressihg Dr. TAFT Uros.' MltDlClNK
Co., jg Bast 130th street. New York City.
NINETEENTH ANNUAL STATEHENT
The Kansas Mutual Life Insur
JANUARY ist, 1901.
First Mortgages on Real Estate, Bonds, I,oana on
Policies Assigned, and other Assets ... - - $486,783.05
Cash in Banks ------------ 38,498.61
Policy Reserves (Actuaries 4 par cent Interest)
Premium Paid in Advance nnd Other Liability,
Total, - - -
Surplus to Policy Holders, - -
CAINS MADE IN 1900
Cain in Surplus ., -
Gam in Ihcoic
Gain in Amis,
Gain in Amount oh IUtoiit xviltt ike Stale
Gam in imurnHce in J-one
Surplus to Wcr i loMrt, January
Amount oh Vtpvut with the Stale,
Issets January 1, joor
rata iwtcy-t lowers tit ueatn Ltaims, utvtaeias, ana ur-
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trrnfer Valuti to January 1,1901 i.Jij.&STo
Insurance in JorteJaimaryi,igoi
Reliablt, Hxwrf-ctfc Solicitors 'Warttd. Oil on or Address,
JOS. P. SCOTT, General Agent, Vinita, Ind. Ter.
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There Is nothing like Astlima
tene. It brings instant relief, even
in the worst cases. It cures when
all cle falls.
The Rev. C. V. Wells, of Villa
Riilije, 111., says- "Your trial bot
tle of Asthmalene received in
good condition. I cannot tell.vou LZ
how thankful I feel for the Sd b
uerivea iroui it. t was a slave,
chained with putrid sore throat
and Asthma for ten years. I de
spaired cf ever being cared. I
saw your advertisement of the
cure of this dreadful and torment
ing disease, Asthma, and thought t,
you nau orcrspoKen yourselves,
but resolved to give It a trial. To
my astonishment, the trial acted
like a charm. Send me a full-size
Rev. Dr. florrls Wechslcr,
Rabbi of the Cong. Bnal Israel.
New York, Jan. 3, J901,
Drs. Taft Bros. Medicine Co.,
Gentlemen: Yonr Asthmalene
is an excellent remedy for Asthma
and Hay 1'ever. and Us composi
e address, 235 Rivincton street.
S. RAl'IIAUt, 67 East 129th St., City.
- $ 337.61562
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, 1901, .
January , got 39XJ07.33
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