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OmnrrAlx fuiutnma Uoh'awt,
. J.Ai.rtH, Editor ana Pobllsfcer
H. LKB aLOTWORTIIT,
N v 20, 1002.
TboTt'glo Malilinod oamphign
in jnliow Opening
Ni'ini JiOndtf-n Munihrc will
m fjntiin if waterworks In
N v tli ut the oows are removed
fr iu tho streets let the ring law
tMti be enforced.
I'!'b battle cry o( tho statehood
ra will oood be heard through
out 'tip territory 1
pgrfel of measures p-ieaed by
berokoo national council 'b.
er than usual this year.
ilia now hna twelve regular
nger trnltis a day bl'.es four
freights Hint rry fiaasengere
ere will henlore fresh bear
huogpn tiie White House
now than for tevurnl admin-
ne'UhKrokee deriva satisfy-
rora tho fact that the natinnsl
ron ill is ocrtnl 1 to adjourn by
li 4 1006
The penpl of lh liidlan IVrri i
lory ar eijiyniH Mr measure
ptnperlt,y wiiIhm ei'lmr stale 01
It will soon bo up tit Xi 'I. ft il
O-vi-ne to show hie credential at
attorney fur the Chen ken Nation
in that $4.000000 .laiuu
5 tin UrHt-k iniiinn ho "ffiire'
to s fllticti v-flicyltt1 SavBri
hjn IV pfdigree to the voters iu
mis section of the country.
The lnteet report from Missis
eippi says that a huge bear, after
wiping out a paok ol hound', fln
in terror whvn ho lifhrd I lie tramp
of "Ttuiblo Teddy "
The beet citizens iu every com
munity nro the quiet men who
epnak the truth, my their debts
ai d do their work, whatever it
nny be, thoroughly.
Ibat republican "victory", iu
O'Ciahoma referred to by Dennis
Fly 11 11 proved that Oklahoma is
dt aiocratic, oven though MtUuire
g to C'ii'e8 It is the laBt
u.m fiim that Flynn, el n), will be
ti'iowed to work.
A "down easttr" wants a lock
of Chief Tom Bufliugton'B hair bb
a mtmento. Tom'e aucestors a
fex generations ago took not only
a luck of hair but a ple.ee of the
e Up as well from the progenitors
c tbts dame "down easter." But
eitry body is civilized now.
Tbero is a large per centag oi
tM crop of etatebood conventions
ri'W in fight which Ih turo-to Be"
bl.ghted.witbTiroBt. The Btngle
statehood meeting at Olarcmore,
December 3, is the only one which
cm weather the prevailing eenti
ru nt in the Territory.
' I r " iiMi-m -
1 ii 'i
k ia- If du k
' . 1 ttro to tbeir bosum, whicn
dI iw6 ttmtUnu present occupant
01 the White House considers
' Hly whtto."itB appliud to a ro
pi bllcan, a misnomer.
Tho proposed hill in tho Uhero
k t council providing for addition,
ai tuwnBlt6cnmmissionAr8 is a wise
01 e. IbereiB no neceseily of
h Idlng back iho towns of the
C rokee Nationrhile ono com
mission does all tbeNvork. It will
ta'.a 6omeearfl toNrxompliah
W'lHt might brfihitjhed In a few
Di inthH. v
The report comes from Tahlo'
quh that ex chief Sam Miyes
will endeavor to prove to tte
Cherokee people that he did not
get any of tho $120,000 in the no'
gro compromise steal. It may1'
p lbly bo that Hayes did not get
any of that inoneyj-but be allowed
otners to get it, and those who
k ow bow thrifty tho ex chief is
at skeptical and slow to ..believe
that he could stand by and aeo, the
ot sr fellows walk off with all tifht.
Vrfug." The money was aurely
ta'.sn and with his consent for be
riiied tho bill that appropriated
The laugh is,. a Ily on tbo Chief,
tflin and it acknowledges the corn,
i. that when Hm Obecotah En
quirer observed that intoxicants
were being openly sold in Vlnita
tbi paper offered to pay the ex
penses of the editor of the Enquirer
li he would come up and point
'em out. It IrauHplied that tbo
odioera,made a mid and found the
liquor. But thorn is bomo eatle
Action in the fcl that tho raid
wh !na,ue an 1 th- sale of the Bluff
lu.-p d. I It" wit wuo uuder
ika to sell, intnxiaanls In Vloita
' 'teMfe WrQliad and put
..ul llHUintl.... ...... -.1.1 II I
SBatiMlUfl rtllV olil limn
The Tahlequah papoIB are ad
vertising for their town map which
Seems to be loBt, strayed or stolen.
Maybo the sleepy old burg la not
on the map
The notion ol the oiiy fathers In
taking the town oow off the streets
will commend itself to the coun
tryman and farmer who hauls his
grain to town
Oklahoma will be domocratio
whether admitted to statehood or
not, but under a state government
(here might be lees chance Mr tho
republicans to sinal the election.
The republl.'tn party in Okls.
homa la true to the tradittooa of
IheG.O. P., In the older states,
w iver it 1b possible to steal an
election to do so without oompuno
Pal ties of surveyors aro busily
eugaged throughout tho country
laying.off allotments Every citi
zeiKBhould be certain of the boun
dary lines of his allotment before
Thoso who prophesied that the
price of corn in tills market would
drop to twenty five cents a bushel
have already begun to hedge. Tho
ohsneps nro that It will go higher
instiled ol lower than it is at pres
ent. If Senator Beveridge and his col
leagues could be Induoul to tako a
day's jpnrnry over the avorage
IVrrJtrry r nii, snd iurvived tho
trla. thev would nrnbahly reooc-
jtTz ho t tci-i-ity fur sumo old
ki id of p vri'mfi t in tills feo'ion.
I was a d"Brvid compliment
paid Attorney Sum Parks by the
I001I V V r. U. i.f I'fihlequh In
the resoluti in of thinks to the
council tor l lit e'eo'i n of at least
one sober man li Him office of
member of th Bmr-I of E luoatinn
"""TJiaiLtaJkttotaiiiiexiiig the Creek
and Seminole iintimie to Oklahoma
1b the veriest rot, and is without
rea'On or Bt-nse. The intention of
Ctirgress is to makTTonp grenLfclatH
of Indian Territory and Oklahoma,
and thit is ih- only sensible thing
A number of alloltee3 are stor
ing up trouble for themselves by
fencing the land of others in order
to "''ape up" their places. Such
ik )i will not be tolerated by the
Dawes commission, which will
protect the legal holdlogs of every
Three 0 invention) called to dis
cuss remedial measures for the
existing ppvernmnnUl conditions
In the territory are sohe'duled for
the near future. It is safe to pre
diet that the only tine which will
accomplish an) thing id tho single
t-tatthoo I meeting which will con
vene at Claremnre December 3rd.
General Porter is miking a san
guine struggle to line up the chiefs
of the five trloes and make them
the pliant tools iu insisting on sep
arate statehood for Indian Teni
lory. The comlnaJ-ufauiirtonven'
Hon will be another froBt, as the
"governors" of the other nations
are a little too shrewd to be led in
to to fatal a blunder by the wily
Single BtHtbhood means every
ti 1. g to the Indian territory, end
t -. . 1 1 hi r 1 i'Ii i" 1 b i
t'i iii-ir iiu 1 vicniiii i r
ticti, or the prospect ol office under
a dual government ere a unit on
this Bubject. It were indeed in
excusable at this time for tbe rank
and file of the people of all the
diDerent poliiicdl persuasions to
act other than unitedly for this
It would be a much more digni
fied proceeding if the chiefs of the
several tribes would attend the
statehood meeiing at Claremore
instead of journeying to Eu'aula,
to act as a tail to Purtir's political
kite. The inevitable destiny of
the Indian territory is single state
hood and such powwows as Por
ter has attempted to' engineer
simply waste time vo tickle the
Cretk chief's vanity.
The movement to organize the
"Iqdian Territory into a territorial
government is the work of design
log politicians, and not of the rank
and file of th half million inbabl
tents oi hls cdlintiy. The only
wiao course to pursue lb to insist
on joint statehood with OlAthoma
foreveutually, that is what .U
happen. rhe coming convention
at Olareroortyon tbe third day of
December, stfotAdbe a represents,
live gaUiorlngandhrgely attended.
If Senator BsveridW said, as
tbo press dlepatohea uote him,
that Oklahoma sendingftLrepubli
can delegate to oongress would as
sure its admission to t.Btehdtul be
has placed himself on theleveffeof
a ward heeler and is a dlsgrao
tho United States Senate
senator from Indiana ban In his
publio utterances advocated tbe
following of the bigbost Ideal;
yet is quoted as saying that (he
ruporl of tbe cwmamtee of which
hn Ilk nhnlrman tin. ttaan infl.........!
h.- .. ,11. to . n., 1 . 1
rauail the country
Wits the great
apoAtlo of Beparato statehood and
he now admits that its ohances were
killed at the late election in OiU
It la thought that the supple
mental treaty passed by the lower
house of the oounoil will bo radl
oslly revised when it reaohei the
Frntn now until the appraise
mem of town lots In Vinlta is fin
iahed and given to tho public, tho
interest will be moro and more In
tense. Tho most important 'event
in the history oi this town 1b about
Now that tho (Jherokoo national
council hna taken stops to find out
by whose authority Rob't. L. Owon
claims to represent the Cherokee
Nation in Washington in the mat
tor of the collection of tho $4,000,
000 claim, perhaps tho doughty
colonel will call a halt.
Tho Cherokee citizen who re
tains his gross land unbroken will,
a dozen yoars henoe, have the
most valuable real estato in the
country. The crop of natural
grass is tho finest that will evor
grow on much of the land in the
prairie seotlon of the Cherokee
PuUy's Hottey and Tar always tons
the couch and heal the 1udk. lie
fue substitute. Sold by PouptcN
Sundny School Convention
Notice is hertby given Ilia' a
Sumlay school workrs of all de
nnuiiuMti'ins nl lnrin tciritorv,
that there mil hi a Sunday schoii
oonvemion held In Mui-ko-ep,
November 25-S0, 1002 I 1 dn.
sired lliat each school o. i!ih t.irri
tory or at letl soh town m nd
deltgate. The ohjfO of this '.in
vention is .dnrgitiz a Trritorial
Siiml) School Ae oiKtinu, to In
a part ol th Intfrnatioual Sunday
SohiHil Assooia ion, and tfi'lTav "
the righi of representation in th
International Tri rnnial Convfn
thin. Tiie uiioi ol ltii ornau zi
tinn is to hold annuil convention
suoh as are being held in all the
states mid territories, and to
awaken and promote the Sundaj
school spirit throughout the terri
tory. Thin association is to be
strictly interdenominational, and
there shall he nothing in coimec
tion with it that will intetfero ,
with denominational work or pub.
llcatlons. There will be a ttgo
days' program and the most fm
pnrtant questions in general will
be disouesed. Tbe people of Mus-
Icogna mill furnlvh aCOOUu ulal.o
for those ooming na delegates.
One froio a school and a good at
tendance from all sections of the
territory id desired.
Ok. W. T. Jacobs, International
Vicf Prea. for Indian Territory
Rev. Tiios. Lain, International
Executive Committeeman for
riniT SBMIOK, TUESDAV ATTEnKOOK.
Dr. W. T. Jacobs, Temporary
Devotional service, Rev. Tbos. Lain.
Dr. A. . lionnell, Mr. Sttllc, Mrs.
Lcnnon Muilc committee.
Weloouio to Muikogec, Mayor
GreettnifS'frora the churchoi, Rev.
J K Thorn pnoii, Mukn.'8e.
-Itfli ,T It. t)-.n, 8.11M1 M-Ac
t r I , II I) lie m e i'ii , -a
iid, I. T
Apiulntiu9iao( oouiinlttee to nom
Addre Objeei and purpose of
Territorial Sui.d Soho.l AtocU
tlon, Rev A.OrantRv.nis, Mmltimee
SI10OND StKCIO.H, TUBflDAY KVEN1NO
Prayer and Praite Serviee, Rev.
Report of Nomli.atlnif committee.
Election of Glialrinun.
DI.pumIoii of report.
Appointment, of Executive om
THtltD SKiSION, WKDNKSDAV A M
Prayer aud 1'ralte Serrlee, Rev. J.
The Sunday SeliooU of Iu I Ian Territory-Rev.
W. S. Wiley, Baooue;
Rev. A. I'. Ronilg. Tulwi, 1. T.
Need of Our Schools and How to
Meat Them Mr. D. M. Marrs, Vloita.
Dlseutflon, Prof. Glrton, Muskogte;
RandolDh Oook, Vinlta.
Paier, Mrs. II. B. Spauldln, Mut
koeee. Paper, Mrs. B. A. Oreon, Pryor
FOUItTII SBSSI0K, WEri.NBSDAY T. 31.
Prayer and PraUe Service, Pes,
Soott, Indian University, Daoone.
Address by International Worker.
How Bout Cultivate the . Sunday
School Spirit Rov. Cameron, South
FIKTU BBSSION, M'MONHSDAY KVE.
Prayornnu PruUa Sarvloe.
AddressshjbOhlld aud tbo Blblo,
uov. iterr, banipa.
8on-aod bewUh You Till Wo
H Could Hardly dot Op.
P. II. Duffy of Aibley, HI., wrltsn.
This U to certify that I havo luttu
wo bottles of Wiley's Kidney Curo
m it nas Helped mo moro than any
her uicdUlne. I tried many ad
vertised remedies, but none of them
ifovo me any relief. MydruuKltt re
commended Foley's Kidoey Curs and
it has cured me IWore romujenelnir
jwi.m I v loriidi a -t .yo ibai I
uld uy People drug store dw
?m . run. -
W, T'lfCZ' CT'iZr
CLOTH BOUND BOOKS.
COO titlos to soloot from,
Ily tho bust authors, suoli na
Irving, I3mo, in and othora.
17c each or 7 for only JfJI.OO
Bo suro nml lny in n good Biipply of thoso
books, ns thoy will not Inst long nt tho
Ottr Mnffrt RIGHT GOODS!
5 VJUr IViOltO: PRtrR: ntr.HTt
NEWS AND BOOK STORE.
In Raymond Building.
OPERA HOUSE NOV. 21.
j f MKir ,sBBBlawaV tv jgy' t m
i"jiiLii---y ? vi ?
ill ijgoO"'j p
j'l HAVE PAID THIS WONtJ iN AND OWE HER NOTMINC'
The Round Oak,
pi . -.- 1 r
Is the most perfect heater made. It "burns all
the heat out of the coal and don't pass off a
great part of the coal in the smoke. The smoke
from a soft coal ROUND OAK heater is more
like the smoke from a wood heater. It takes
less fuel, don't clinker and Jasts longer than
any stove made. Call at our store and have
them explained to you antl be convinced.
Yours for business,
t- , . -- -ji,
50 and 75c.
of all kinia promptly awd propcth
don .it ihta other. 1 1 nes f"
owist8t t with -iiaMftl a
CIUIUTAIN PU$ )
When the ducks
Duck Shooting Gun for
ropulnr innkos of Rifles
Hill. " rrarrC-t '
DUCKS ARE HERE.
Local sportmon roport good shooting at noar by points. If your outfit is not
comploto, wo aro prepared to supply all deficiencies with right goods nt right prices.
POP I APOFflAMP Sportsmen who ore making preparations for the approaching
' V'X mVJlw VJrHTlL,. gme aeason bad better see ns.
. lT tlfiy -"te llu
In etch pound pick v.r of 1 R SST"'! 'liSffi
Lion Mi"- 3w' Il
from now until GirL-fi
bo found a free c-tr'.K' t
and instructive 30 t
Got Lien Ccffeo rnd r Tr'
Bt Vour Crc-
GROWTH UF FRISCO
In Eight Years tho Company Itai
Orovvn Trom a ntlnor Kall'uaJ to
a Ureat System.
Tiie mirvelous growlli "f tiie St.
Louis it Sttn FrancUci prop rty
has In en "lie subject of much rt
cent c tnn cnt nmong railrmul men.
When the road was liivniosd frum
the A'chiBon in 1805, the proierty
included 1,100 tnilcB of ruad. In
the first year of lie independence
these reported groisa earning ui
60,000,000 and a flurpluB alter
charges and taxos of hut 8150,000.
These figures show the various
linos taken over since: About 800
miles added between 1805 and
1001, by the acquieition of small
connecting tineB'and the building
11 ixteuiilunB. -Knimnn City, Kjrt
Scott aud Memphis, 854 miles;
Kansas City, Memphis ai.d Oir
minghara, 285 miler; Fort Worth
and Rio Grande. MG rallef; Chi
cugo and Eaetern Illlnuiep, 720
miles; St. L-nde, Memphis and
Southeastern, 420 miles.
Tbe company has grown in eight
years from u minor railroad of but
1,100 miles Into a compact system
of 4,560 milea, reaching from Chi
cago to St. Louis, Kansas City,
MemphiB, Birmingham, and the
important points in central Texas,
with gross earnings of 822,000,000
and net earnings of 88,400,000.
According to a ftr-teceat made
by one of the officers of the com
pany, tbo plans of tho company
are to be completed by the acqui
sition of a ruu'e to the Atlantic
White's Cream Vcnuifu.'c, nutouly
kills worms, but removes tho mucus
and slime, in wtiich they build tholr
nest, It brlnui, and quickly, a healthy
condition of tho bodv, whero worms
cannot cxl.t. Zoo at People's rut'
Physicians Prosorlb It.
Many broad in I nilod physicians pre
scribe Coley'h Honoy and Tar, at they
havo never found so ufo and rollable
a remedy for tliruat and limit troubles
as this ureat medicine. Sold by Poo
pie' drug stoic. dw
A Pollotman'B Testimony.
J, N. Pattormm, tilyht pyltoenian of
Nashua, la , wiltm, "Last wlntor 1
had a bad cold on my lutiys and tried
at least halt a dozcu.advortliod couidi
medicines and had treuttnont from
two physicians without RCttlni; any
bcneQt. A friend rooomuicndcd Foley's
Honey and Tar and two thirds of a
bottlo cured mc. 1 cooslder It tho
tircatoit couuu and luou mcdlclno In
the .world." Sold by People's drug
Win tho Stove.
Anna Tboo.p.on won tho Junior I
Uuok's cook stovo olterod by tbe Par-
v.iirdt UnrdwaraPfi fns l.inna flnrfJ
IUUHII IIHUiaiUWUI SV Ww mum
Ing the most pcoplo uslog tbeso pop
lar stoves. She found 4E0 ot tbo stoves
In uio and giving sattufactlon. Tea
slo Chouteau won tho second prlzo, a
Mr. 0. Ilatieyof Oenova, Ohio, had
tbo piles fpr orty years. Doctors and
dollars crfuM do him nolnittlnz good.
DoWlt" Witch Hazel Salvo cured
bluipmnttticutly. Invaltiablo for
cut bums, brulioi, sprains, lucora-
ttna, eczema, totter, salt rhouui, aud
f other 1 kin disoascs, Look for the
name Jjowitv on uis jcHne aii
others are cheap, worthlcis counter
feits. A. . jroreman. uw
R ' ' Wt
1 ber i ' ' "'-i.1' medlolne to pop
utar es Foley's llouoy and Tar. It
eiOtt't. 1 11 'intnta or pol
ue9 fii 1 j curo IwilO
1n i re
DARROUQH HARDWARE CO.j!
kl a Si.H
Bringing Out the Facts -
We want to make it as'strong as we know
That we will give you better Lumber'
at the same price, or equal grad t
a lower price than elsewhere.
We believe first, in giving the bet lumber
that money can buy, and then in nuking the
Erice as low as possible for that kind of lun
cr. And still, we .defy you to 'ind lov er
prices than our.
If you leave our yard dissatisfied, it's youi
own fault, because we do our level bc-.t tc
please every customer who buys bMildiuj.
material here even to giving him the bn.t
stock and the lowest orices.
If that won't satisfy you what will? Any I
way, be sure and see us before buying; not
I. E. iMii k k
Vinlta. Indian 'focajjftas-.
Carried, in addition to their stock
of HIGH GRADE LUHBER, a full
jjfl Excelsior Paints.-sife
Every gallon of which is fully
guaranteed, and our price on
same is lower than any other
standard paint on the market.
If you do not know it, this littlo "nd"
will post you. We lack up our little talk,
nnd whon our roconunondntion of any
nrticlo wo soli goos out wis make it good.
Four barrols of Ppirco City "Whlto limo
goos furtlior, nndmakos bottor work )hup
Sbnrrols of nny-othor limo on tlio&itrihjtT
"Vk ski.l iT.;Ft is tho "hot stuff,-1' if you
nro going to do n first class job of plast-
oring, or mason work,
' Wo nlso haro ovorythinr in tho way of
building material, hard plaster, sash houso
spooialtiov. Solo ngotits for 5 of tho largost
ninntol nnd tilo housos in Amorica. Oomo nnd
have n tnlk with us about your hougo nnd
IKatioiii Wuni!lno.s st., Opp. Presbyterian
..i I L-LL I " I' i , I 11,,' -f3---ai
aud fruit country.
Due west of Richmond, Vo. Coal, siock-water, iirauer ane 1 amrai gas in ai j
atice. Corn hs yielded 80 buiVitli, and l)eat over XO buthels per sere. Couau,
settled thirty yeari,""Network ol lailroad. Depot In every township In , r
lBETTE COUNTY, KANSAS.
I'er des&IiiHon of liofloin and upland fariitf 120 to 3aari acre, liUoJ.
phurrliibjfieluMla. liilirei: rallfOVbdl. tc. WlTle to jjgf tJaf1 .Jt V
"ZZZ1K ZblSSOSr' -
Ooodtstne EraMi wheat, , ;
y. B. COOKChetopaKnnstts,
,i 3! .BTJC jbt
the Ktrge-it btocU of pr..
'.ornry in the t rntory