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OmirTAtR ruDLimtRo GourAMT,
U. M. MARKS, Editor and rnblltber
II. Lkb CtOTWOTtTHT,
VlNtTA.I. T., Junk 5,1002.
A cannon buret at Wichita yes
terday when firing the Decoration
Yesterday wob a great day "for
oratory. President Koostvelt
made an address at Arlington
Muskogee is in the throes of a
great fight with the weeds and
grass in her streets. The bats and
owls will tackle her next.
Tho Wichita JUr ought to be
able to make a reputation while
tho republican stato convention is
in eesBion there this week.
The chronio pessimist has quit
propheoying drought and is now
finding oertain indications nf pend
ing diaster in the abundant rains.
Keep your ear to the ground
and you will hear that Darrough
and Mellette are both appointed
to the oflice they seek in Washing
liny men are getting ready to
start their madbincB to cutting tho
newYcrop. The orop now-proraises
to "be abundant and tho prices
It is said now that Bob Owen
has corns out in favor of singly
B"latehood. Those W. 0. T. U
resolutions will now need ro
Does tho Indian Appropriation
bill annul the collection of tribal
taxes? If so there will be eomo
vacancies in office on account of
tho abolition of the eamo.
WSll Vinita celebrate tho Fourth
of July? If so, some preparation
would bettor be made. A num.
ber of neighboring towns are ar
ranging ior the englo to scream.
If congress wants to do the right
thing with reference to the Indian
Territory, and more especially the
Cherokee nation, the Quay bill
will bo passed before adjournment.
Joe M. Lahay has been men
tioned for the oflice of principal
chief of the Cherokee nation. La
bay would make a good chief and
if be enters the raco will bo bard
The right sort of legislation will
assist tho Dawes Commission very
materially in winding up Indian
Territory affairs. To withhold
Buch legislation mosnB to binder
The crossings recently put in on
the north side by the street com
missioner are not satisfactory and
will have to be replaced. They
are much too high for tho balance
of the streets.
Nearly evory town in the coun
try is now expecting a new depot
and.the fact is most of them are
badly needed. The railroads have
been exceedingly economical
through the territory.
The town knocker is usually the
one who ie telling the street crowd
about what the town needs, while
his wife is breaking her back over
a wash tub, to keen him from be
ing pulled for a "vag."
It is now reaeonably certain
that a residence for the president
and his family will be built at the
collego during vacation. If this
is done the success of the Ecbool for
at least another year la assured.
Rob't B. Ross is prominently
mentioned for the next chief of the
GberoKco nation. Ross is among
the most intelligent and influen
tial of the Cherokee leaders at
present and would be a strong
Vinita will celebrate the Fourth
of July this year iu a manner be
coming the metropolis of the Cher
okee country. The Standwatie
reunion will he one of tho biggest
drawing cards that could possibly
Those congressmen and senators
who have been assailing the char
acter of the Amrlcan soldier dur
ing the Phllipplno debate, were
engaged yesterday in telling what
a glorious being the American
soldier really is.
Among the moribund bills the
adjournment of congress will have
on its hands, the dxper bill will
perhaps have reached the most
edvnnoed stage of decomposition.
The ; four-yeor-carpet hag mon
utrosiiy is very dead.
Such men as Wm. Mellette and
W. II. Darrough ara ucceptulilo to
tho people uf tho territory irre
spective ul parly. While loyal to
their own party they ore free from
obiibxluua partisanship In this
they are Eingulurl di lit rent from
the carpetbagger who have been
inUUtsd on tho ttrritury.
Owners of dogs now have an dp
porlunily of visiting City Reoorder
Chamberlin and getting tags for
their canines. Tho dogcalohor
will be abroad taking all collar
less dogs to tho pound,
The Indian appropriation bill
provides that cilUens of the Cher
okee nation may-occupy one hun
dred acres of land to tho head un
til allotment. This amount is de
clared to be the "just and reason
able share" of each citizen.
The curfew law passed by tho
city council last night is certainly
along the right lino, Boys should
be kept off the streets at night.
Many a boy has drifted into tho
life of a criminal by being turned
loose on tho streets at night to
rove about at will,
Until it Is finally settled that no
more legislation affocting tho
Cherokee country is to bo enaoted
at the present term of congress
thore need bo no uneasiness felt
about town lot or farm occupancy.
There will bo no appraisement of
town lots and no land office opened
The railroads of Vinila nhould
be Vequtred to build a few grade
crossings, With the increased
triffio on both roads it is now
difficult to pass from one side of
tho town to the otber in either di
rection. A viaduct over the Pris
on at some point west of the depot
There was lime when the work
of congress In winding up the af
fairs of the Uherokeos was perhaps
hindered by home influonce, but
that timo has surely passed. There
is a strong delegation at thu capi
tal now urging congees to close the
deal. The delay oan no longer be
properly charged to the Ulierokoes,""
The Indian appropriation con
tains this curious provision; "It
shall horeaftor bo unlawful to re
move or deport any porson from
tho Indian Territory, who is in law
ful possession of any lot or paroeb
of land in any town or city iu tho
Indian Territory which has been
designated as a town situ under
existing laws o- treaties.'1
Kobt. L. Owen continues to re
present or rathor misrepresent tho
Cherokees in Washington anent
tho four million dollar claim, not
withstanding Ue was turned down
by the Cherokee council. It begins
to look very much like some gov
ernment officials were in league
with Owen to loot the nation of a
It is still hoped congress may
see the necessity of legislation ef
fecting the conditions that now
prevail in tho Cherokee country.
The Indians themselves are ex
ceedingly anxious for allotment
and land titles. This country
would be greatly advanced by the
enactment of the Quay bill or
some other similar measure.
Those who attempt to defond
the action of some of the former
board of education under (be
Cherokee government only call
attention to a matter that is known
to have been the sbamo of tho
Cherokee people. Col. Frank
Churchill was correct in his repre
sentation of tho matter ob far as he
knew, tho' the half has never been
The five hundred school
ren turned out yesterday
three months vacation, are
and an inspiration to the
The school board and the citv
council have done and are doing a
great work in providing a means
of education for every boy and
girl in Vinita, and holding out the
inducement of good schools to all
the families who come here to
It appears that all legislation
affecting the Indiuu Territory, as
badly as it is needed, has been
laid aside by this oongreHs for the
reason stated that no agreements
can be made with the Indiana
when it seems mure probable that
no agreement whatever can be
reached with tt u seoreta-y uf the
Inter' or, by either tho Indians or
congress. It is said he is now op
posing every measure In both
houses of oongrees, and especially
all preliminary arrangements for
allotment with the five tribes, and
assigns as a reason that any action
will interfere with the Dawes Com
mission. This commission has
been in active operation for more
than nine yeara and the end seems
in the distant future. Tho gov
ernment made up a complete cen
sus of Ibid country of tho popula
lion and everything in sixty days
in 1000, and why can't a oensus of
00,000 and their eHeots be made in
ten years? The loneest imrlnil
ever known to make a roll of the
Cherokee Nation wb sixty days,
and why should it take years to
accomplish what oan be done in a
month? Every human habitation
and person In the Cherokee Nation
can be vieited in person and every
possible fact be gleaned concern.
ing meir History or person in
thirty dayj - Dewey Globe.
l,,ii.os)rui, 3i tent per vuli'iu, at
Ke ip your eye on tbo Cherokee
nation, uomotbing is going to
Advertising is a kind of life in
surance buslnoss. The people
who advortiso stay in business.
. Rural freo delivery Ih all tho
Daily Ohioftaln lacks of being able
to displace tho Weakly in tho
homos of tho nearby farmers.
The timo is not far distant when
tho country, ob well as the towns,
win reau me tinny uuietain on
tho day of publication.
ThcTlndlan Territory peoplo are
coming around to favor the Moon
bill. They soo in it tho muoh
needed legislation that the terri
lory UftB euuered for. They are
convinced that if thoy turn it down,
they are likely to havo anything
bettor, if aB good, in timo to come,
and they are willing to accept that
thing which offers thorn more
than anything that has been pro
posed inrecent years. Denison
The Ufleeu millions paid by
Great Briltain to the vanquished
Boers of South Africa is the price
of human liberty. Tho nations of
tho earth, including our own, have
stood by like cravens, and witness
ed the shame of the ace. Whilo
tho bones of tbo ilowor and man
nuou oi wns Bimpio people aro
bleaching in the valleys and on
the kopjes of the transvaal, the
greedy Englishman is digging
their gold and diamonds from tho
earth, May overy ounco of gold
and evory diamond thus obtained,
burn a hole in tho crown of Ed-
warn mo seventu, anu prove
deadly canker to the
TUG FOUR MILLION CLAIM.
There seoma to bo n wido diver
gence of opinion in Washington
anu among citizens of tho Chero
too nation with reference to the
claim known pb tho Slade-Bender
accounting or the 84,000,000 found
due the Chorokeo nation according
to said accounting. Tho hlslcry
of this claim is well known, though
somewhat misunderstood, or mis-
interpreted by interested parties.
The facts are, tho eastern Cher
okeeB had a balance of $1,111,284.
70 due them with interest at five
per cent from June 12, 1838. But
the eastern Cherokees wero given
full rights in the Cherokee nation,
and whatever funds they had were
placed to the credit of the whole
Cherokeo people. They were al
lowed to sharo equally with the
old settlers in the lauds west of
the Misslpsippi river. This money
undoubtedly belongs to the Chero.
An Altempc Bjlng Made to Settle
A conference between the two
factions of the Democratic party
of the Indian Territory J s being
arranged by J. M. iln'.i, of Tulsa,
chairman of the Wolvoron com
mittee, and P. D. Brewer, South
McAlestor, chairman of. the Mar
cum oommittee. Tho matter to
be decided is the re? resentation
on the national Derr.ocrtic com-
mill.. TU. .
- cumrr.versy arose
two years ago at tha Ardmoro con
vention to choose d-elegates to tho
national Democrat lo convention
ai Kansas uily, wh-ero two sets of
delegates wero oleMed. Dr. J. A.
olverlon, since dead, waB cboa
en national committeeman by one
laction and Utlonel Thomas Mar-
cum by mo othr. Both factions
carried tba con'trovery to the na
tional convention. That hmiv
seated b&lh nr ts ol delegates, giv
ing eutB. onm half a vote in tho
convention nnd remanded the
committieBbip back to the party
at home for adjustment here. The
matter ha rested without being
Bettled until this time.
In Honor of
A meeting of tbo Comm.ercial
club was heldTuesday eve, to con-
elder the ways and means of pro
moling a big celebration In VIi lita
on the Fourth of July, After .dis
cussing a number of featui es
which were proposed, a flnant ie
committee consisting of L, K. Mi
Gjflln, Bert Chandler and! S. R.
Frazoewaa appointed to raistitihs
J. B. Turner will havo iierieratl
charge of the arrangements, audi
the biggest celobratlon in the hi i
lory of Vinita is promised.
Virulent Cancer Cured.
Startling proof of a wonderful
vance In medicine Is by drugulst,
u. iiouerts oi Elizabeth, W. Va.
old man thero had long sulterod
what uood doctors pronounced Ir
ablo cancer. They believed his
case uupcieiw tin no usea KlectrJc II lucre
ami ap.iou iiucklcn'a Arnica &ive,
which ticattuent completely cured
him. Wheu Electric Bitters ai -e ,liei
to expel billions, Kidney and a tiexabo
polsuusat tho same timo this, vo
nVAlta lla in.(.t.l i -
" '"- Krai inr poms,
blood diseases, skmeiui',o flu, ,moe,
uud sores vunlsh. Bltitr , 60c, salve
25c at Peoples, and A. w, Foromaa.,(
droit stores. dw ,
IS AN ANOMALY.
Hon. James M. Robinson
Writes of Conditions in
the Indian Territory. ,
Of tho Political and Social Condi
tions In the Territory From
the Pen of tho Indiana
The following forcofr! -'lew of
the political and Boclal . L'lltfonx
which obtain in the Indian Terri
tory, has como from tho pen of
Hon, James M. Robinson, repre
sentative from Indiana.
"Indian torritory is an anomaly
in the body politic of the country.
This has been the sontiment of all
the thoughtful who have given at
tention to its status. It wasjvoiced
by ex-President Harrison in a
messago to congress; it furnished
a subject for the last report of the
governor of Oklahoma; it was
forcibly pressed by the dolegate
from Oklahoma, Mr. Flynn, and
by the late United States Commis
sioner, Mr. S. B Bradford, and by
other representatives of the peo
plo who appeared before tho Com
mittoe on Territories, and it met
the concurrence ol that committee,
universally expressed, and whloh
evolved n bill for its government.
Tho territory has nogoneral law
for its government. It is tho homo
of tho fivo civilized tribes of In
dians, each of which is Btyled a
nation, boing tho Chorokee, Choc
taw, Chickasaw, Creek or Musco
gee. and tho Seminole, that for
merly lived in tho Slates of Ala
bama, Georgia, Mississippi, and
Tho respective nations have a
sort of government suited to their
needB in great meaeuro, but wholly
inadequate for them in community
or for the territory, if they were
applicablo in a general way, which
they are not.
TheBe Indians, na their general
designation would imply, aro
civilized; and, far mora than that,
they aro careful, industrious, and
able businees and professional
men and faxmers and artisans, and
indoed, the policy ot the govern
ment and the disposition of the
white race ob "westward tho
courso of empire takes its way"
have ao infused them with whlto
blood that out of the 75,000 scarce
ly 10,000 could bo told.
The territory is rich in agricul
tural land, ranking with Oklahoma
and fairly rich in mineral re
sources. To a country like this, about
the size of Indiana, thu whito mail
has flocked and taken his children
with him, until they make up 325,
000 of the total population of
Herein lies the tale of -woe that
comes up from thai peopln and is
shown by resolutions and lettors
and innumerable newspaper arti
cles, thepresB of such cities bb St.
Louis, Dallas and Galveatoa join
ing in the needs and necessity for
legislation with the papers in tbo
territory from such queer named
towns as Checotab, Spiro, Choc
taw, TuIb, Wetumka, Vinita.
Tahlequah, Nowata, Hugo, Adu,
Marietta, Chelsea, Catoosa, Big
Cabin, Choteau, Bluejacket, Zona,
Lcnapah, Oologab, Talala, Ponto
toe, Kiowa, Wapanucka.Tallhina,
Sapulpa, and Tishomingo. Thitse
400,000 territorial people, with
eighty. Beven banks with $3,000",
000 capital and 87,000,000 deposits
with 84,000,000 in mining: with
1,600,000 cattle and other stock in
proportion; with a large produc
tion of wheat, corn, oats, and cot
ton, and a personal property of
800,000,000, havo the Indian gov.
ernments, and a skeleton and in
substantial form of government
for-the towns of 200 Inhabitants
and over, comprising another 75,
000 of its inhabitants, but have ab
solutely no law for the construc
tion of highways, the care of the
needy and insano, the punishment
of the incorrigible and criminal,
or the education of the young.
This leavea 250,000 without gov
ernment and 100,000 school child
ren without the means of educa
tion. The insane are shifted onto
the charily of sister stales or are
brought 1,600 miles to the asylum
at Washingtor , or nr chained to
tho floors of their cabins or to
The courts of the United Stalea
of the territory are driven to aid
in the protection of communities
against the insane, and connive at
the filing of charges against them,
of which they aro acquitted by
reason of insanity and are ordered
transported to the insane asylum
on tbo Potomao, There aro twenty-
five inmateB from the territory In
iho asylum now. three ol whom
recontly arrived under tbo oiroum
Tho school childron aro loft to
grow up without eduoatton and its
concomitants of immorality and
vice, with the threntonod ovllrbl
filling the almshouses, houscjr of
correction, and&prisons off tho
Thousands of ti.o Inhabitants
come from tbo nearby stale, 11,
000 from Illinois alone nnd many
thousands from the vuriom esc
lions of the country wlnm they
had a high-olaBs of government,
and they aro bealegfng their for
mer members of congress to
rescue them from the intolerable
conditions undet which they sufier.
Jamea Ewing, who shot and
killed his brother-in-law, Ndlllan
West near Falrland last Thursday
was reloaBed after his preliminary
hearing beforo Commissioner
Tho evidence showed that West
was the aggressor and was at
tempting to stab Ewing when tbo
latter fired the shot which onded
Tho men had been enemies for a
long time, and West had repented
Iy mado threats to kill Ewing.
The evidonco proved bo conclusive
ly that Ewing acted in solf de
fense that Oommlssionea Stanfield
ordered him released.
Judge (Jilt Fixed Bond ot Slayer
Holland at $7,500,
In tho United StateB court Tuoa
day alternoon, Earl Holt who
sometime ago killed James Hol
land at Westvllle, was arraigned
on a charge of murdor. and enter
ed a plea of not guilty. Ho wns
admittod to bail by Judge Gill un
der a 87,500. bond. After tho com
mission of the crimo Holt fled to
California, nhero he wns recently
arrested. He will contend that
tho killing was done in eelf-de
Tho Criterion for June.
The spirit ot summer llghtnoM and
charm aro thoroughly lnfusd Into the
pages of the Juno Criterion, l'lve
comnlcto dclluhtful short stories and
live excellent articles, handsoaiqly II
lustratcd by competent artists, are
tho notable feature! of this issue, upd
there are 1 laryo number of oapeolully
noteworthy pucms. Prominent In the
line of Action U tho clolu Install
ment of Tho KltiL- Mooec ot the
Mamozekcl, by Charles G. V. Itobertt.
No 0110 who has read this story can
fall to appreciate the writer's man
tcrr ot animal motive, tho spirit ot
out-door freedom, and the frethnsss
and allurement uf tho foroat. Ahhle
Carter Goodloe'i), Tho Edge of the
World, Is also In this number brought
to a dramatic and thrilling end. lie
collections of William Cullen Dryant
Is tho sixth paper In Goti. James
Grant Wilson's remarkable cerlvs ot
pergonal remlnlscenus ot great
Americans. Those who have re id the
precsdlug papers, with their elaborate
and rare documents, cannot fall to
recognize tho groat value of tn,
Wilson's personalia. Tho remaining
papers will include Lincoln, Longfel
low, Admiral Porter, Ilolmos, Lowell
and Wblttler. Love Letters of Great
Musicians, by Rupert Hughes, dis
cusses tho adalrcs do coeur of the
matter, Haydn. Salvlnl, Rossi, 'Got
and Sonncntbal aro the actors whose
histrionic achievements are discussed
In the sixth paper on One Century of
Actlog. Mlnoa Irrlog contributes an
interesting account of the North
German Lloyd training ship, Hcrzoc
glnSophlo Charlotte, with Kmpcror
William IPs third son, I'rlnco Ado!
bcrt. aboard. Ulie aoovo are only a
few of the many Interesting coutrlbu
tlons that appear In tho forthcoming
number, all presented Iu tho raoit at-
tractltc style. Tbo Criterion is f 1.00
per year. Single copies ten conts. For
sale at tbo book-shops and by all news
dealers, criterion publication uo
New York City, 150 Fifth Avonuo.
Was Wasting Away.
The following letter from Robert
It. Watts, ot Salem, Mo., Is Instruc
tlvc. "I have be on troubled with
kidney disease for tlvc years, 1 )oi
flesh and never felt woll, doctored
with leading physicians and tried alt
remedies suggostcd without relelf,
Finally 1 inca Foley's Jtidnoy cure
and lest than two bollloi completely
cured mo and I am now sound and
well". Pcoplo's drug store. dw
TERMS OF COURT. .
Sittings In The New Northern District
The commioners id the new
northern district have been noti
fied that the United StateB oourt
will hold the fall terms as follows;
Vinita, Septomber 8, 1002.
Tahlequah, Oot. fi, 1002.
Miami Oct. 20, 1002.
Pryor Oreok Oot. 27, 1002,
Sallisaw Nov. 3, 1002.
Ciaremore, Nov. 17, 1002,'
Nowata, Nov. 24, 1002.
If you aro troubled with that inott
uncomfortable dUcaco called pilo,
don't let the complaint got a firm
hold. Everyday tho disease Is neg
lected It grows worse. Oomuicnio at
pneo to mo Taller' Iluokojo PJIc
Ointment, the relief Is ImmeUlute,
anduro Infallible. Price. 60 pen In
bottles. Tubes, 76 cents. Sqld by
People's drugstore. dw
John Nelson and Al Burton promt
nent farmers from tho Iluby neigh
borhood, were In town a day or two
Mattjrsiff Importance Con-
sifTerfmat Regular Sos
Suumltlod Showing tho Disposi
tion of the Public Funds
Ohloflain Designated by
tho Cduncll as
Oflloial - Organ
The city council met in regular
fceeelon Tuesday night, all mem
bera present exoopt Councilman
Darrough who is absent in Wash
ington. Tho finance commlttoo through
its chairman, E. N. IlatclifT, re
ported that a settlement had beon
reached with tho treasurer of tho
A statement of tho city's
flnanoes, published in another
column, was submitted and ap
proved. The following accounts wero
presented and allowed:
B. Brown 814.
0. A. Talt 810
Scott & Thatcher 610.
K, M. Fisher 810.
E. J. Henry 80.20.
E. J. Hicks 80
II; Campbell 820.
John Brltt 80.
The street commissioner's ac
count of 822 was referred back to
Iho fm nn co ccmmiltec,
The Chieltain was designated aB
tbo official organ of tho city.
An ordinance submitted by the
lro committee providing for tho
ereotion of firo oecapes on certain
buildings wdB placed on its firBt
Tho report of tho special com
milleo appointed (0 lot a contract
lor tho erection of a fountain at
the public well, was read, an
nouncing that the contract had
been given to E. A. Lee.
The report was approved.
A curfew ordianauce was passed
prohibiting tho loitering of any
boy under 18 years of age on the
streets after 0 o'clock p. in
The penalty is a fine not ex
Tho bonds nf the street com
mUeloner and tho recorder, eacb
in'the sum ol 82otf were approved.
Tho collectors bond was rolerred
back to the finance committee
Dr. A. Mf CllnktcaleB repre
senting the school board, address
ed the council, on the proposed
purchase of the public school
Dr. A. M. Cliukscales reported
the sale still under consideration
and announced that 110 bond for
title could be obtained from the
board of tho Congregational
ohurob, and that tho property
would have to ha purchased with
out such guarantee.
The price asked is 810,000.
The matter was 'taken under
consideration, by tho committee
appointed to consumato the pur
chase. 2JA bill was submitted by the
Leador Printing Co. for printing
the city ordinance, which aggre
Ex-city .attorney S. F. Parks
presented a hill for 8150.00 com
piling tho same.
Both accounts were reforred lo
tho finanoo oommittee for consid
eration. Interesting to Astbma Sufferers
Daniel Haute of Ottcrvlllo, Iowa,
writes "I have had asthma for three
or four years and, hac ttfod about all
the cough aril atthma euros In the
market and have received treatment
from physicians In Now York add
other elite, but 1,'ot very llttlo bcnollt
until 1 tried Foloy's Honey and Tar
which gave mo Immediate relelf and
1 will never be without-It In my
hupie. I slucetely reoommend It to
all." Pttople'sdrUk' store, dw
The Ram bo Store
is loaded down' with bar
gains in millinery, cor
gfits, skirt?, embroideries,
daces and a complete
line'qf notions. We make
prico8pn Qvery article
in the house no other
stora in Vinita dare ap
proach. Rambo Store,
Hall block bottth of past office.
Vinita, Ind. Tcr., May 26, icj02.
To the Insuring Public.
Dear Sir: 1 have recently bought out
my former pastner's interest in the firm of
G. W. Millers & Co., General Insurance
Agenls, Vinita, Indian Territory.
Mr. Miller has for many years served
you in the insurande field and has won tor
himself the confidence and patronage of all
who knew him well. By his honesty integ
rity and thorough business principles he
has established an agency of the best com
panies in the world, giving his customers
the best possible security obtainable.
Having been in Vinita only two years,
my acquaintance is small compared with
his, but it shall be my constant aim to
serve you all fairly and snd squarely, be
lieving that by so doing I may expect a
continuance of your kind patronage.
Should you need anything in the way
of Fire Insurance, Tornado Insurance,' Ac
cident Insurance, Health Insurance, Plate
Glass Insurance or Life Insurance, I can
give you the best contract on earth.
I will continue to do business at the
old stand, room 7, New Halscll Building,
Vinita, where I will be pleased to serve
you at all times. Yours very truly,
E.R.CRITTENDEN. Vinita, I. T.
Vinita Plow CO. i
Deering Binders, Mowers and
Rakes are the best.
We sell the Studebaker Wagons and
Buggies. Call and see us.
Vinita Plow Company.
Dlood and Iron hers rtollr btta lnwparabla
tlooo the Creation, snd wnen In perfect bar
moor mean perfect health and strength. Dr.
Harter' Iron Tonlo 1 calculated to preterro
thl harraonjr, supplying the blood with Iron In
proper form and proportion. Iron hai always
been uted as a blood tonlo, but It remained (or
Or. Harter to dlworer and perfect a combina
tion ot Iron nnd other tonlo Ingredients. A trial
of naif a oenturjr has proven that Dr. Hsrter's
Iroo Tonlo 1 a perfect blood purifier. Most of
the tils wo are heir to como from linpuro or Inv
porerkhed blood. Tho blood carries necewrr
supplies to every part of tho body. It It falls to
do so, some partof the bodily machine will lag
Lag-ring means sickness. Don't permit lagging.
Don t wait until you are down stole. Uw
and keep well, it Is a sclentino compound (not
a crude, "sbske-well before ulng" mtiture) of
Iron with other tonlo Ingredients a perfect
Uood purifier and health buUder.
The following Is one of thousands of similar
endorsements of Dr Harter's Iron Tonic that
we haro reeelred, proof posltlra that this ok!
rolUblo remedy does all that Is clslmed for It.
uguta, Arlt, May 10, 1601
After baring sold Dr. Harter's remedies for
thirty years, I can cheerfully recommend them.
I might add that I hold In especial f aror Dr.
Harter's Iron Tonic, snd would recommend It as
the very best preparation of Iron I am ac
quainted with. To weak, wornout women, nnd
th' se troublod with nervousness, poor digestion
and pale, thin blood, I bellevo It to bo a pan
acea." J U. Wllkcrson, Druggist.
(11,000 rauinU that alert UiUmonlil li itnalno.)
Every bottle of Dr. Hsr
ter's Iron Tonlo bos our
' Crescent" trodo-morkon
the labeL llan't noanntii
Buuauiuwj inuitoa ur iiariers.
AfjJt ertlj if
THE DR. IIMtUH MEDICINE COMPANY
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il ttiml Mil tins Pt llliui IMMlll.
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Just received a car of
Deering Twine, the best
Hay season will soon
be here, Deering Bind
ers, Mowers, Rakes and
Twine. Call and see our
The largest stock of
buggies in the Territory,
cheap for cash, or sold
on easy payments.
For Norl-hutesf Settlers
THI BURLINGTON'S VERY
Everyday daring March and April,
1901, eryfow one May Colonists' rates
by the Burlington Route as follows:
Kansas Cily to Dortlaud, Tacouia, Se
attle and ruget Sound points 125.
To Spokane and surrounding tetdtory
122.60. To Dutte and Helena district
1'or exact rates to Intermediate nnd
branch territory consult nearest ticket
agent or viite the nudereigned.
The "Ilurtlngton-Northcrn Pacific Kx
press" Is the great time saving train,
carrying through coaches, through chair
cars and through tourist sleepers to
Butte, Helena, Spokane, I'uget Sound
l'rom Denver to the Northwest--The
Burlington has fast service via Billings
in connection with the "Burlington.
Northern racific Express,"
Burlington's Denver Train
Past tralnlcaves Kansas City at 9 35 p
111., flrrlvrfl in rt.nvj., iv i ... nuf
day. Another Denver train leaves Kan
sas utv at 10.40 a. ai. Double dally
through chair cars, sleepers and dinning
To St. Paul & Minneapolis
Double dally train service Kansas Clly
to the twin cities of the north via Oma
ha Sioux City.
BEST MNE BAST BOUND. To
Chicago-famous "Ell" leavea Kansas
Cityate.Zop. tn. arrives in Chicago at
8.10 a. m.
Double dally service to St. Louis
Do us the favor to write for rates, free
printed illustrated descriptive matter.
Let us advise you the least cost of your
L. J. BRICKER, T. P. A., 823 Main St.
Kansas City. Mo.
L. W. WAKELEY, O. P. A., fat Louis.
HOWARD ELLIOTT, Oeti'l Manager,
. St Louis, Mo
Best Meal In tho City 35c
pnort Orders a Specialty.
First Deer Cast el Kstcllll's