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Our buyers have just returned from the East purchasing Dry Goods for this mammoth store. Every department is
packed full of bright, seasonable merchandise, at prices that will crowd our counters with eager buyers.
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Full yard wide L. L. Muslin, A r
per yard at
Extra good Cotton Checks, worth 5c, Or
per yard at ; "
-Mottled Outing Flannel, worth 8c, Gr
per yard at u
Fancy Checked and Striped Outing worth A
6c per yard at "
Job in Gotlon Flannels, all colors, 7
worth loc and I2c per yard at
Towels and Table Linens
A tempting array of Linens that will appeal to
all buyers alike.
A good big Towel, worth 75c a dozen, 4-f)p
Extra Large Bath Towels, size 27x52, O PI r
worth 35c per pair, at CUKj
Bleached Table Linen, a regular 35c 1 Qr
value, at ." &"
A Good Mercerized Table Linen, will fiflr
wash and wear good. Per yard at.. UUO
Pillow Cases and Sheets
Large 81x91 Hemmed White Sheets, PjPjp
36x42 Pillow Cases, cheaper than mak- 1 Cr
ing at the price; each I Jj
Large White Bed Spreads, AQ
Large White Fringed Bed Spreads, t 1 K Q
A Snap in Hosiery
Our buyer secured a great bargain in Children's
Hose about 50 dozen in the lot. Never
sold at less than 8c a pair.
Your choice to start them, Or
per pair vb
We are making some inter
esting prices on Shirt Waists.
Some are a little soiled, but
water will clean them.
dOV S fitted out with a new suit r"VJJ
White Waist, sold at
75c to 1.00; now..
White Waist, sold at
S1.00 to $1.25; now
Percale Waists, sold
at 50c; now
Percale Waists, sold
at 25c; now
Don't fail to see our new Fancy Velvets for
Waisting in Persian Effect. French Flan
nels, Zibiline, Morie Silk, Fancy Silk Waist
Patterns and Fancy Suitings.
Every boy must now be
fitted out with a new suit
School Twentieth ' Century Suits
cn jfc will appeal to ever mother.
ill lb They are exclusive in style
and made to wear. 'lhc
difference between them and other
good clothes is easier seen than de
scribed. We ask only one considera
tion sec the Twentieth Century Boy's
Clothing before you buy.
Boy's Two-piece Suits . . .$1.00 to $2.00
Boy's Manly Suits $2.50 to $5.00
Double-breasted Sack Suits $3.50 to 5.00
Men's Summer Underwear
Not much left to talk about. The prices we arc
making should clean up every garment at
Men's Balbriggan Shirts worth 50c,
Men's Drill and Balbriggan Drawers,
worth 35c to 50c, at
Sample Line of Ladies' Summer Vests.
Some are worth trom 25c to $1.50,
Your choice at 15c.
Take a notion and buy your Notions now.
A big Pencil Tablet, 5c
Boy's School Slates, 4c
no.sojw. ieau .renews at ic
Hooks and Eyes, per card 5c
Children's Handkerchiefs, each 1c
Paper of Good Needles 5c
Coarse Comb 5c
h .i'ian Chieftain.
Yr. or $1.00 If Paid
rtir (.incrrAiK ruuiana Cori.uT,
l. . MABR8, Mltor and raWUher
H. LBM CLOTWOKTHY,
Vurtfx, I. T., Skpt. 4, 1902.
GfnKl roads mean good business.
knock tha knooker.
Ciinrtesy la one of the most
Ti'.Uiblo aaaetB of the Buoceaeful
Cbuficietio Is an essential of
attocesi whether it be of the indi
vidual or muaioipRllty.
There ia a great scarcity of boga
throughout the Territory. Thia
doo cot apply to tba genus homo.
King Corn has established hia
hiyh court in the Cherokee Nt tiou
thib year, and will soon distribute
a fctaerous largaaa.
Ibure are a number of joint
keepers who will be daoidely out
of joint shortly after tha grand
That mixed aohool pill approved
by Governor Ferguson of Oklaho
en.. i,( tftr be swallowed by the
pt tlt A the Indian Territory.
FotGiheon is linked to the past
with a chain of bistorieal inoidenta
bul that is no reaaon why her mu
nicipal digits should encircle that
j t-f town that expt-cie to grow
u.t. l nfler employment to a larger
p iw.oo Vinita can make a
g-xlha'i in that direction by
hui '..if; a canning faotory.
rl h I'lwn Idlers are usually tha
most caup'tc oriiics ot its iostitu
tiona. Ya, they bav6 their plaoe
in the world, along with moaqulios,
talcrqbta and other anim&loulae.
A gay old Texan (rifled with tba
aflectiona of forty St. Louie widows
and esoaped. Thai man could play
pin? pong on Mont I'ele with
ti".li.i of dynamite and never be
r.'.(,u .water carriers were em
pi - n' iy tbo last council. It
n t I. ve been 0 horrible quality
t ' tLftt slatted euolt internal
Cm JrBiin8 bb le thereby nig
There are five ministers on the
Muskogee grand jury, which will
insure the obsequies or the joint
keeper being properly performed.
From some of the editorials in
the Fort Gibson Post one would
suppose that Editor Holden had
quit his vegetable diet and was
training for the land office fight on
blood and gunpowder.
With appraisement the un
sightly shooks which mar the ap.
pearance of the territory towns
will rspldly disappear. Property
will then be too valuable to be
allowed to remain unimproved.
There a:e three hundred miles
of heavy steel track being laid in
tbo Indian Territory to meet the
increasing business, and yet it is
but the beginning of the commor
cial development of this section.
South McAloster Iibb suddenly
decided thut a firo department is
needed in that city. Thepresonae
of an organized department Thurs
day would have paid for its equip
stent many limes over; but yet, it
is never too late to do the right
According to a bulletin recently
issued by the state board of agri
culture, the population of Kansas
baa decreased, through emigration,
ovet three thousand during the
paet year. How many of these
voluntary exiles are feasting at the
Territory pieoounteris not stated.
The section ot the Indian Terri
tory which attempts to obtain an
nexation with Oklahoma is seek
ing political suicide. The only
salvation of the Territory is to
enter into single statehood as a
unit. Enough influence oan then
be brought to bear to command re
With the closing of the rolls
another chapter in Cherokee his
tory is ;oompleled. It witnesses'
one of the final acts in the dissolu
tion ol the tribal government and
gives promise of the speedy op
proaou of allotment when every
Cherokee will enter into possession
of his own.
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However brilliant a man's at
tainments, hla value to nn employe
is nil i( he is a slave to drink. At
no time in the commorcial history
were drinking men so much at a
discount as at present. Clear brainB
are necessary to success in these
strenuous days, and employers
will not trust their affairs to men
who cloud their intellects with
In the death of Representative
C. Reese DeGraffenreid of Texas
the Indian territory loses ono of
its most ardent and capable cham
pions on the floor of congress. Al
ways ready to offer any assistance
in securing tho passage of territory
measures he has rendered tnoBt
valuable services in the past to
this eeotion and bis death has oc
casioned nidespread sorrow.
The vast difference in tho condi
tions in the Cherokee Nation this
year and last is refleoted in the
general air of confidence. The
drought of last year, while a bevere
lesson, was yet a most valuable
one. Some of the present pros
ferity can be traced to the lesson
In eoonomy taught by the drought,
luuuu Uralluador will Uuy your
second baud stores awl furniture.
One who visits the department
stores, jewelers and other marts
of trado cannot but bo impressed
with the fact that for every man
customer there are present a score
or thirty, or forty women. The
wise advertiser is he who writes
in Buoh manner as to arrest the at
tention and appeal to the interest
of the fair sex. Printers' Ink.
The oommercial outlook for the
Indian Territory is indeed bricht.
and promise is given of an unpre
cedented era of prosperity. A
gratifying feature of the increasing
commercial importance of this sec
tion is found in its pulilioal effect,
The time is fast approaohing when
the great interests of the Territory
can demand self government, and
tho dominant party at Washing
ton will fear to deny it.
The closing of tho Cherokee rolls
suggests the necessity of establish
ing a land office in the very near
luture&nd the ideal location which
Vinita offer. Whilo some of the
other towns are showing consider
able spirit in their attempts to get
the office, yet they have failed to
show any good cause why it
should not be located in Vinita,
tho commercial, political and
social capital of tho Cherokeo nation.
sury during the remaining 'ear8
ol tribal existence.
That house in Muskogee which
has been struck three times by
lightning is like some people. It
refused to "take a tumble" under
The merchants of Vinita are
busy arranging the immenao stocks
of fall goods which are now com
ing in. From the size and charac
ter of the stocks, it looks as
though the mail department stores
will find this a poor field for business.
In hia charge to the grand jury
at MuBkogee yesterday, Judge O.
W. Raymond laid particular stress
on the presence of numerous vag
rants in the Territory, After re
ferring to the absolute absence of
any excueo for a man being unem
ployed in tho Territory, he urged
that all such characters be indicted
Their finisb,if brought before him,
was Indicated in hie remark that
an adequate punishment was con
finement for from 30 to 90 days,
with half of the sentence served
on a diet of bread and water.
The closing days of the Chero.
kee gavernmont will offer especial
temptations to those who have
plundered tho nation In the nast
to make a final raid on the trea-
ury. A man should be selected
for ohlef, whose character in un
impeachable and one who owes no
allegiance to or feara no clique,
Too many safeguards cannot bo
placed around tho national trea.
The first thing needful in an ad
vertisement is something to at
tract the attention of tho reader.
This may be by meanB of an ap.
poeite illustration, or a neatly
turned sentence, or something else
that is not too commonplace, Tho
next thing is to hold the attention
by sayin-j. something that is inter
esting. What can be more inter
eating than a brief demonstration
that be who reads will profit per
sonally by a perusal? The third
thing is to persuade, tho leader
that the articles oflered are what
he needs and what ho oan buy to
bis advantage. Printers' Ink.
Next time you are asked if ad
vertislng pays, just adopt the Bo
cratlc method of arguing and ask
questions in return. Ask the skep
tical Inquirer to name the railroad
that burns anthracite coal. Bet
him a cigar ho can name but one
oanned soup that is Bold at six
plates (or tin cents. Mako him
namo a window shale roller and
bet him a dollar or five, or ten,
or twenly.five that he cannot
name another. And if you want
more test questions or proof, go to
the pages of the magazine or the
daily papers. It is ao difficult for
any poraon who reads to be inno-
rant of widely advertised commod
ities ab it ia for him to remember
thoBQ, that are not advertised.
FOR GOOD ROADS.
Commercial Club Preparing
Plat for LayingOut Public
Under tho Treaty for the Ei
tablishment of Public Roads
and Highways Along All
Section Lines Without
A good road movement liaa been
inaugurated by the Commercial
Club and under tho direction of
that organization a plat is being
prepared lor the laying out of the
roads leading into Vinita.
The following authority under
which the club will act, la given
in section 37 of the recently rati,
"Public highways or roads two
rods in width, being one rod on
each eido ol the section line, may
he established along all section
lines without anj compensation
being paid theref'or, and all allot
tees, purchasers, and others Bball
take the title to such lands sub
ject to this provia Ion; and publio
highways or roads may be es
tablished elsewhe re whenever nec
essary for tho publio good, tho
actual value of the land taken
elsewhere than along section linos
to bo determ'iued under tho di
rection of tho eecretary of tho in
terior while the tribal government
continues aad to be paid by tho
Cherokeo antion during that time;
and if bul.'.dings or othor improve
ments aradamagod in consequonco
of the establishment of such publio
highways nr roads, whether along
section linoB or elsewhere, such
damages, during the continuance
of tbo tribal government, shall be
detevmlned and paid for in tho
The actual work will be inau
gurated as soon as the plat Is com
Foley's KJcliioy Ouro in a km tho
dlsoascd kidneys sound so tlioywlll
eliminate tho poisons from tho blood.
Sold by Peoples' druir store. dw
Tho best fidsaora on earth ut Yd.
Will Open Their Store Monday, Sept. w
The public arc invited. Make us a visit whether you wish to buy or not. 0(
styles are bcauttful and colors are rich. REMEMBER THE DATE.
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cures colds, prevents pneumonia
Sold by Peoples' druir store.
(9. Round Trip to fJaIveton. $9,
On Sunday, Soptembcr 7, via tbo
M. K. U T., a special train of day
coaches, chair cars and tourllU' sleep
ers will leavo Vinita at 11 o'clock, a.
m. Tho berth rato to Galvoitor, will
bo -2.CO. rartlcsdealrlng them should
secure borlhs early. Tickets arc ttood
returning on all regular trains up to
and lucludloK Sopt. 16. A wliolo week
of salt water lliblnK and bathlDi;. For
berths and other )nfo-umtiuii ice
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Bringing Out the Facts
We want to make it as strong as we know
That we will give youjbetter Lumbe
at the same price, or equal grades al
a lower price than elsewhere.
We believe first, in erivintr the best lumben
that money can buy, and then in making thc
price as low as possiDic lor mat Kina 01 utm
bqr. And still we defy you to find lowc;
prices than our.
If you leaye our yard dissatisfied, it's you
own tault, because we do our level best tea
please every customer who buys buildina
material nere even to giving mm tnc ues
stock and tne lowest prices.
If that won't satisfy you what will? An
way, be sure and see us before buying; no
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