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CHIEFTAIN PUBLISHING CO.
VINITA, INDIAN TERRITORY, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1901.
VOL. XX. N0.16
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appreciated, you have only to come and see us.
Watch this space for the arrival of our goods thev
Make us a visit whether you
UP-TO-DATE JEWELRY STALL KINDS
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consisting of rings, watches, broaches, ladies'
set rings, gent's set rings. Our stock was never
more complete. All repairing guaranteed.
Our line of drugs, druggist's sundries, toilet articles, paints, oils, glass, putty,
etc., is by far the most complete to be found in the Indian Terrritory.
Remember we are headquarters for Christmas Goods.
R. R. Time Table
S&Iot Louis arj.
, , .. ooiso WEST
Trnln40P, I'lisengor . 4 Until
Train u7, l'tMenger lli&latn
TraliHIu, Local .. . . 1:07pm
Tr.lnUJ, Local 7.00am
Train 4M, l'msooRcr 5:18 pro
Train 410, l'aiieiiKer ISiM&m
Train IS, Local 4:90pm
UI3SOUltl.KA.N3 ABA CKXAS.
,M. K.A r. Kiirti I I Mi a
Mo 1 II mnlUil 3t.L. AT. Ex .... S:Mpa
No.B, nrer 10:10 nrr
4o.I, Mo. K. ATxMoipro. ... ll:IJpn
.So..Ti.fll.L.A IIiDDlbilEx... 10.51 n
No. , Fixer oiMp a
lo.na. freight od03ontinojnion lo.-ls u
DO YOU NEED ANY
and Furniture Repairing
.or carpels laid? If so don't fail to call on
ho is an expert in all thoc lines, Leave
orders at Sain IV Frazec& Co, I'lionc lEo
h FEW REASONS WHY
all tile best people go to I'owler
Ills photos ore the bst.
His photos are permanent
His prices are reasonable.'
jiispnoios are onuiejjeiuuiaicr
His money is ipcut vttli us
Ills siyics oic me laicsi
Go to liim for your photos,
' South ot United States Court House. '
Omvkk Haoiiv, I'rcs. J. O. Haw,
Fii-st National Bank,
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- 'ig Oldest and btrongest NanahlJaak in the ChcroVec Nation.
OUVHKBAqBY, B P. FORI NRR, R.H.FRAYSER, A. L. CUUCIIlll. If,.
KORmGA r, jr. a tnfAlAMK a: hall, c. w cur a; h: h. halsbll.
linn n kaTa nnrntuni
-wv. . mhi v mvmhi hi
wish to buy or not. We
A. W. FOREMAN.
ANALYSIS OP VINIT AfS
Formitlont pnstpd tlirnach wcro
111 ft. clay and oltto. 4iO It. Hint.
H ft. limestone, isa (t. granite. Xlnt
flow writer ut MO ft, i iccoiil atom.
Total solids . ... l'fl.S parti lOOOOO
Oalclura Carbonate . part looiOO
( nlclum Hulplint OS part lonfto
Magnealum tiulphato OS pirli 100 coo
Magnealum Chloride 4.0 parts l'O.no
Bod urn Ulilorldo ... Ol.l part looooo
flodlum Carbonate 30 2partiiloo.no
Undetermined . 0 3 parts 100.000
Bamo analrsl nppllrs to oacli of the
tout Willi I
i little variation.
DR. h. BAGnY,
THYSICIAN AND SURGKON.
Offlcc In New Ratcliff Building. Tele
pbone ioi. Vinltn, Ind. Ter.
TAMES S. DA.VENrORT,
I ATTORNKY AT LAW.
Rooms 9 and lo.'New Ualsell Duildlrg,
VlNlTA, I. T.
Davenport k Hall, Attorneys at Law,
mule uuiKiing, t-iarcinorc, i. i
TVT II. KORNEGAY,
W . ATTORNEY AT LAW!
And Notary Public Office in new Hal
sell building. Vinita, I. T. Will practice
In all the United States courts of the I. T.
CHAS. W. DAY, D. D. S.,
Gold Crown and Bridge Work a Special
ty. Office over I'lrst National Banlc
VINITA, I. T.
BLUB & WILSON,
t ne only Exclusive Eye, Ear and Nose
Specialist in the Indian Territory
Byes treated and glasses properly fitted
Office at Drug Store
Best Place in the City
to Oct a Qood Meal.
All kinds' of meals. Fish and Qam
in season; Short Orders a epeo
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'Wity. 1'icou uyeiorn lit uny
style; anything you may
want In tlio eating line.
, Good meals 25 cpdIb.
Uest Meal in the City 35c
Short Orders a Specialty.
Plrst Dor l!it of Httcllll's
V-l'res.7 W. P. Pitmirs, Cashier,
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MHllMllli OUPUiatlVt u
has already begun
only three weeks away.
It will be here before you
know it. Now we have or
dered the largest and most
complete stock of
ever brought to this city ; they
will be here in a few days
and if you want to favor your
friends with a gift that will be
We are sure to please you.
will be here in a few days.
have a full line of
Report of Treasurer Submitted to
Tnhlequah, Dec. 5, 1001. The
following is the report of tiie But.
tleraent made by the National
Council with the Treasurer of the
Cherokee Nation, ehowing the
amounts of dlfleront funds now in
The joint comtnitteo of tho Na
tional Council, after a careful in
vestigation of the books and funds
of the ofiice of Treasurer of the
rOherokee Nation, report their find.
ings as followe:
School Fund 30 71
Orpliun Fund 1173 07
Asylum " 31 13
Per Act May 3, 1810 620 00
" ' May 10, 1803 1302 00
" " April 20, 1880 360 85
" " 'ov.20, 188'J....'... 3111 10
District Pay Hull, "Strip
Payment" 20i2 70
Orphan Pay Hull No. 1, Strip
Payment 6601 0
Orphan Pity Itoll No, 2, Strip
Payment 1002 80
Shawiieo Fund, Strip JMy
incnt .. '.,.,
Frcedman Fund, atrip Pay
ment Delawaro Fund, Strip Pay
monl 307 01
1 8,603 13
The records of tho Treasurer's
ofTico show that ho has collected,
up to the 30th day of September,
From Schools $ 8131 17
" Eitray Agei.tfc. . J013 :6
Ferry LlconsJHk.. 18 00
11 Cuerokeo AtfRRb.. 117 83
Amount of varlou
Amount Collected by
Total amt In hands o( Treas
ure r....... 23,708 88
A Home Collego Courae.
Tho Saturday Kvonlng loat, of
Philadelphia, announcos two new do
partmenta which will challenge tho
Interest of )oung men and women
throughout the country. "A Ilumo
College Cuurte," as uno of llicui Is
callod, has tioiu desltiiiMl to meet the
wants of ambitious inunir nconio who
havu nut liiid tho advantages of unl-
vumny .willing. imscoUMB Will DO
conducted by a special faculty, oum
nuaed of nrufosurs in thi innriit,,. rr.i.
leges. The studies Uayo been most
carefully clioo, Kuch will bo troatod
loan Intcroitlng way, and holnful
hints for out.lilo rcadluu freely uivon.
To tho Young Man lifglnning
Iliislneis" Is 1I10 Ki'iiiiiil r,f th. .,,..r.
dopartuients. In It tho most success-
fill mnn In n (llvnn fw-xnti.it i..n- ...111
wrlto about what helped ipem to tho
frwit In t'jelruwu business, mid giro
ajlstof bonks anl niagazlncs bearing
Ufinn It TliQlr imrnnitn will l.n in t,.ll
tlio bognncr how ho ran tuako hlm-
ocit iiiuiu fmuuuiv iu inn uniijioycra.
'Jhoftn tinw rlpnnttninnla ivFfl tiA..ir
early 111 JuiiuatT. and will bo inado a
permanent fcatuto of Tlio Saturday
Evening Pojt. 7
Many Minor Cases Being
Cleared Each Day From
WHEELS OF JUSTICE
Involving Rapidly and All Caoa
Called Are Given Speedy
Hearing Grand Jury
Holurn More In
At the afternoon session of court
Wedneeday (he bond forfeiluro inr
the rase of Jce, Elliott, charged
wllh introducing liquor, was set
aeldo and defendant who was in
cmtody released on new bond.
In the caseof Joe Nipp7 charg
ed wiH) adultery, bond was order
ed forfeited for nonappearance.
V. B. Raines and John V. Davis
wtre his bondsmen,
In the caeo ol Tobe Smith,
charged with robbery and carry
ing weapon, bond was declared
lorftlted on non-appearance.
Ed woods, charged with intro
duclng liquor, was released on
bond, pending good behavior.
Jim Welch charged with intrcw
ducing liquor, was assessed 810
Ed Fulsom, charged with intro
ducing and dispensing, was sen
tenced to 150 days in the Ft: Smith
penitentiary, with an accompany
ing fine of 8100 and costs.
Oliver Scott wae sentenced to the
reform school at Boontvillo, Mo.,
for nineteen months on a charge
Ularer.ce Alexander and Frank
Thompson, both boys in their
teens, plead guilty to tho same
charge, but being their first offense
were released with a severe repri
mand, pendiDgtheirgood behavior.
The boys looted a vaoant store"aiid
sold lulr p1dndel;in Oie yellow,
back novel Blylo,
' The cubo of Wra. Summers,
charged wllh dispensing liquor
from a Sapulpa drug store, wts
continued two weeks.
At this morningsseBfion of court
(he grand jury reported the follow
Ed Murray, int liq , 4 chatges.
J. V. Johnson, using mails to
Will Townsend, Frank Vann,
laro and reo'rp.
Through the illness of Wm.
Tygar, a munberoflhe jury ItUheJ
case of Wjfile Walaski, the rp
was excuseu until tuts atternoom
rpi. l 1 1 f 1... t , y. "1 31
lUDuutiu luriuiture 111 increase
of Joe Nipp was set aside"owpa:y7
ment of costs and return c5f de
fendanl into court. . .JSf
Tho motion fuf(a new" trial in
the Mary Fish perjuryjeaee was
set asiao and defendantordered to.
appear in- court Monday for sen
tence. The case of L'ge Long, charged
with dialurbing peace, was then
taken up. Alter 'examination of
several witnessed court adjourned
until 1:30 p. m.
1 SATURDAY'S rilOCEEDINOS.
A story more forceful in its il
lustration of the crime that lurks
in the whisky glass could not bo
written than the one totd In court
this morning byfFifG. Hughes, on
trial for the murder of J. 13, Bur
gees, at Tulsa last Marob.
The defendant was placed on (he
stand this morning to tell his story
of the shooting. Ho did not deny
having fired the fatal shot, but
claimed that it was accidental.
The tragedy, according to his
version, was tho result of a de
bauoh engaged in by himself And
the decedent. After becoming
maudlin from drink thoy engaged
in a quarrel and the defendant
claimed that Jero Morrison, the
only 'other porson-preBent, called
to him that BurgeeB was drawing
In drawing his own weapon to
dofend himgelf, ho alleges that it
was accidentally discharged, the
ball striking Burgess inflicting a
Two olher' shots .worft firod by
the defendant, one of which b truck
his own foot the oilier lodging in
the side ol the room.
He acknowledged that he was in
auoli a drunken condition that he
did not know that he had shot
His ulory was in part dlscor,.
necled, as he claimed that many
of tho circumstances attending the
tragedy were unknowu to him un
til he heard, them from the llp.i of
the government witnesses,
The story was Blmply the reollal
$ PRESIDENT FAVORS
2 . In my judgment tho ilniehas x
Jjl mivoil when c liultl dull-
qlteiy umko up uur tniiid n jj
X rbouKiiiz-! the Indian at an indl- X
m rlduiil uiittuut us a member of m
ii umbo. The uoncrul inn tment m
jfj nut m u mltthtr puivtnzlim en- X
m (yt.o to irciik up the trlhjl 1
iimiK. It ucu nlrectly uni ,'j
Qie frtinllyand ti.o I rid victual. X
under lis provislniis funic H5
CO.00O Indians have already lie- iif
opiiiu onizens or too United
UitOT. We ehnuld now break
up the tribal funds, dolnc for
fS.nt. lfl.M nll, . -t - 'H
"" nunb ullUliUlUlill I1UC1 lor 1)1
flip tribal lands; that Is, thoy ?
huuld bo divided Into Individ- j!1
nal holding. There will bo a
tanaitlon period durlou which W
tho funds will in many cases U
hnvo to bo held In trust. This
Is tho cao alw with tho lands. ff
A stop should be put upon tho U
liidlicrlmlnato permission to n
Indians to louso their allot
ments Tho effort should be
Steadily to mako tlin Indian
X work like any other man on his
Jji 'fwn (jruund. Tho marriage
M mwsof the Indiana ohnnlrl lin
Jfj made the same as those of tho 2
m Whites "Excerpt from Presl- B
j Rent's Message. jt
of how a human life had gone out
Tho principal witness for the
government, Jere Morrison, told a
dlilerent story yesterday afternoon.
He alleges that Hughes had, pre
vious to the shooting, threatened
Burgees, and he denied having
b-en present when the shooting
-(curred. While his tosllmony In
part was damaging' his too' con
venient memory negatived his
story. The case is expected to go
to the jury this afternoon.
At this mornings session of court
the case against Ohas. Nichols,
cuargeu wuu assault to kill, was
o'dtred etricken from the docket
Several witnesses to the pre
vioud good character of J. W.
JohnBon, who entered a plea of
guilty, yesterday, to using the
mails to defraud, appeared before
tho court. Sentence was deferred.
The grand jury reported a num
ber of indictments against persons
Bttll at large
A number of motions were heard
by Ape MprUIuriDg the common
laV?iW(! rnnrirr i!sr. aftf witib
the Hughes murder caeo was taken
up. At the conclusion of the tee
timony of the defendant court ad
journed until 1:30 p m.
All actionB for divorce, after eor
vice of summons, are referred to
the Maater in Chancery generally,
to see that tho requirements of the
liw are strictly complied with,
take the testimony, hear the cause,
speedily reportall proceedings had
1 . . . SSSSB.. .
and bis Endings of fact and cohclu
sIonB of law therein.
That in every such cause filed
in this District, where the plain
tiff reeideB within thirty miles of
any place where court is held, and
(he wiinesseB reside within thirty
miles of the place whnro cause of
action is pending, the evidence
shall be taken, by the Master at the
place qf holding court where said
cause is pending, during the first
week of the termyto which said
cause is returnable; if the plaintiff
resides thirty miles or more from
any place where court is held in
this district, or any of the wit
neeses reside thirty miles or moro
from the place where the causo is
psnding, tho depositions of the
plaintiff .and every sucli witness
may be -taken before any officer
authorized by law. In such cssos,
however, the evidence shall not be
taken in narrativo form, but by
questions and answers, yemutim
And in all such cases the evidence
may be given orally to the Master
at such lime and place as may be
convenient to all parties concerned.
When answer has been filed the
rule shall bi tho same with refer
ence to the evidenca of defendant
and the witnesses in. his behalf.
In all cases of constructive ser
vice the attorney appointed to rep
reaonl the non-reBident defendant
is directed to ascertain the defend
ants whereabouts, communicate
wuu mm, and advise him or her
of the pendeuoy of iho suit, and
such other mailers as may be use
ful to him or her in preparing for
defense; to attend tho taking of
depositlans by plaintiff, if due
notsos is given, andmaitea written
statement ofjall that he;has dono
in tbe case, attaching letters re.
oslved, and copies of those sent by
him concerning the orto. A irsa
Bouable fee will bo allowed the at
torney for each non-resident de
fendaut who complies strictly with
In every caso tha plaintiff ohall
appear in person beforo tho Qourt,
unless excused for good cause
JOSEPH A, GILL, Judge,
Congressman Moon Intro
duces MTfosurc For Ter
CONGRESS IS ASKED
To Grant Limited Self Govern-
ment aa Now Enjoyed by Other
Territories With Proviso'
For Maintenance of
A bill providing for a territorial
form of government for Iho Indian
territory has been introduced in
congress by Congressman Moon,
The measure contains provision
for the appointment of a governor
and territorial secretary, by the
president, anu the election 01 a
legislature by tbe people.
Tho term of oflico of the ap
pointive officers is four years.
It proposes tho name of "Jefler
son Territory," with South Mc-
Atester as thecapitol,
It also proposes a treasurer and
superintendent of public instruc
tion, to be elected by the joint
bouses of the territorial legisla
ture for a period ol two years. The
senato is to have fifteen members
and tbe houso thirly-lbree mem
bers. Tbe act specifies explicitly
that none of its terms shall be con
sidered as interfering in any way
with the teims of the treaties now
in force with tho Indians.
' Tbe bill in all other respects is
the same as previous measures for
the establishment of territorial
Tbe interior department, it is
stated, is supporting tho proposi
tion to give the territory a partial
self government, but the officials
are not enthusiasllo over Borne of
tbe provisions of Congressman
TttsaVwir. - -
The secretary will bring ibeaul,
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jcui iu mo aiicuuuii ui rneipuera 01
the commltleo on IndiaTgRfJalrsV
and it is thought that a suuflitute
bill will be later introduced.
Bepresrntative. Curtta, of Kan
eas, is in lavor of the proposition,
and in referring lo it said:
"For some lime there has been
a disposition to await the action ol
congress on the bill introduced by
Delegate Flynri, admitting Okla
noma as a state, but it now seems
likely that If it were paesed tbe
new slate would not includo the
Indian territory, so that the In
dians can hardly xpect relief from
that Bource. Of course, nothing
definite will be agreed upon until
after the Indian committee get
dowu to work, but meanwhile
Secretary Hitchcock and Commie
sioner of Indian Affairs Jones, will
be consulted, and the feeling in
house and senate toward the pro
The passage of tbe measure will
bo.fougbt by the advocates of state
hood, who recognize in it a con
tinuance, in largo measure, of (he
obnoxious appointive govornmept
that they are now existing under.
Open Your Mouth
And swallow one. Cheatham' Laxa
tive Chill Tablets combines all the
qualities of the best liquid chill ton
lcs. Dose always randy. I)o9o always
tbosamo. No cure no pay. Pooplo'a
Drug btorc. w
Farm For Sale.
I have a CIO acre farm well im
improved, three in I las fromlgood town
In Clierokeo nayon ehulco ullot-
menti for some ono. Will sell cheap
tor casu or jwui '.rauo tor cattle or
good town property. Writo.me.
w!7 S. B. BKLL,'Oanoy, Kan
How to Succeed In Uuslnesa.
Keep your liver in gootkcondltlPu
by using Simmons' Liver PtJrJHcr (tin
box.) It corrects Constipation, cures
Indigestion, Mllouiuess, stops Head
ache, gets vour heart Iu tbo right
place so you can smllo at your neigh
bor. Toople's Drug Store dw
Highest Haws, World's F
Qotd Medal, MltlwlflUr Fair
P M"' n-wmi mm iiiiitniiiniWn
LET US TALK IT
aMBaa"a"Ma!gg:C!a'B8g! ' ' ' aaas-8-T
When you get ready
or barn, or make those
auu mi.. 11 wer wun us. id-ttth only take a lew
minutes, and if we'ean- tivc ycHi some money on
the bill it will be time well spent, won't it?
Not only wilLyou find our prices right, but tho
quality-of our stock will bo found immeasurably
suporior to others around horo, and you know as
woll as wo-do that sound, dry, and bright lumber
will last longor'thnn crackod, warpod and sappy
stuff. Why tiso tho lattor whon you can get tho
formor nt tho samo prico? Wo" also carry a cora
ploto stock of IJmo, plastor, cornont, drain tilo,
paints, oils, etc., all at right pricos.
We Want Your Trade We're After It.
P. G. BROWNING & CO.
Here is What You've Been Hunting.
A Chuic to buy
lot ol nice
tWB'TitrtfJrW-TK tor to mc
coming. 1 he following prices
5-cent paper for 3 cents per roll. "
7 1-2 cent paper for 5 cents per roll.
10 cent paper for 7 r-2 cents pr roll.
15 cent paper for 10 cents per roll.
25 cent paper for 15 cents per roll.
50 cent paper for 25 cents per roll.
ROSE'S BOOK STORE
A PLACE FOR BARGAINS IN
Dolls, Toys, Albums, Games, Fine Stationery and
1 - - Notions of
Just received a new assortment of
solid gold and gold filled jewelry our
prices on same are the lowest. Coupons
given with every purchase, save every
one of them, and we will give you in ex
change handsome painted dishes as a
Chrisimas present. It will be a pleasure
to us to show you our goods whether you
buy or not, . Yours for business,
ED WARD ROSE,
Raymond Bid?. JEWELER AND OPTICIAN
L. K. McQUFFIN,
TH0S. T. WIMER,
...The Cherokee National Bank..
Ulnlla, Ind. Ter.
John Franklin, W. ll.i;aIJi30T.IU,lf
K. N. ItatclllT. Tho. T. Wlmcr.
Does GIEHSrEB-AX. BACKING Bvisinos
Ai Mrs. Balentine's
Six pounds uavy beans for 25 cents.
Genuine country sorghum 35c per gallou.
Fine African Java coffee, 15c per pound.
Good roasted coffee 10c per pound.
Morning Glory and Cocoa blend aocpcrlb.
Oats, three packages for 25c.
Breakfast bacon, dry salt meat, tlried bcuf.
Fiue cheese on hand oil the time iu fact
everything tept in a first clasa grocery.
Goods delivered to all parts of town.
LI In ji
to put rip that new house M
needed repairs, just run in "J
rexa- far our new aril
are for a few day only;
O. Book Store.
W. It. McQEORQE,
0 sorgo. Hr4 U Ksllty.
1 am glad to see my frjepds at all times