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THIS store is known for the high gradeness of its merchandise.
It dosen t attempt to cut quality to give the impression of a cut
price. For that reason everything we sell you is honest,
every price we quote you is honest, and it represets the actual
alue of the goods -compared wilh same quality, will find-as little in price
or less than others ask. This community looks to us for proper stjlcs
and dependable merchandise. Your confidence in us is not misplaced
every safe guard is given you, every statement wc make is fu' filled,
hvery article we sell is guaranteed. I,f any article turns out wrong wc
make it right, and our prices are always the lowest that reliable merchan
dise can be sold for. Quality is the guiding spirit, quality first, quality
last, quality all the time. Where quality is, satisfaction is, and that is the
place to spend your money.
MJiLfai.'iimwi'.ii m i jiiw
Fifty Years fht Standard
I buy for
Our store is filled with practical suggestions. A present bought at
Ratchffs can be no other than acceptable. In anv of our rW,rtmnfc
can be tound useful and acceptable gifts for any and all of friends and relatives.
A Talk, on Clothing'
IS tlierO aH OXtrnonlilinrv -rinmnnrl tnr ewnvnnnta
and clothing, or nro wo sellincr tho hhost nnrt of tlm
overcoats ami clothing yon mon and boys, nro buying?
Our stock of thorn cortninlv indicntnq mm thnn nr M.n
othor. Tako those suits and ovurennts nh 8lfi.no fnr in.
stnnco, wo don't nrguo from uhonpnoss of prico but from
(lift intrinain im.rU lr .i, l , .. '..- .
. ,. """"" imuuiuranrK inom old. uu uccnuso
tuat is a popular nrico. but wn lm mn.in ctr, nn .,..
Inr prico by tho valuo wo put into it. Tho'ro's all tho
simp and stylo in thorn that can bo nut into n mit nr nvn...
COftt. Tlioro'B tho nimlilv ilmf la nfiKt..i.n its nn ...i
?20. Thoro's tho fit that i: absolutoly porfoction. Thero
i3 thO VnriotV that OJllbmnnu nvnrt lnn,l; t.,l rni f
tho satisfaction that comos from knowing you'vo tho boat
money can buy.
Strouso lira's. "IliL'h Art" snii nn.l ,.,,.., wwi.
oach suit and ovorcoat Strouso Bra's, givoyou and insur
ant policy guarantooing porfoct satisfaction.
nun in vuipp a shoo ior mon, prico 5.00 and 8G.00
Solz. Konl BlllO SllOn. for mnn nron BO r.n
Hamilton Brawn Shoos and Boot fnr mnn'ni'i.Vi'iA,'.o'
"Hawos" soft and dorbv hats, for mnn. nri ' an nn
"Stetson's" Hats for l.ton. -'
WIISOII Bra's, fumlshillfr rnm1a ntwl ul.irto
, i"m oa,n.d Sona'jslnrts, price 50, C5 and 75c
"haglo Shirts for men, prico $1.00 and $1.50
Quality first, last and always.
Suits and Ladies'
Ready Made Garments
wo show tno stylish garments
and host makes nf 0nch season's
Wo oflur for sale only the
prouuaia oi tno most roliablo HUWrn oos
manufacturors from tho heavy
dvory day shoo to tho finest
dross shoe. Wo giro tho very
best valuos to bo obtainod at
Car-nets. Rucs and
Wo carry a very largo
stock, and can ploaso you in
stylo, quality nnd prico.
In dross goods will alv ,iys bo found tho newest
weaves of tho soason as woll as tho staple fabrics, Our
stock of dry goods in general is always comploto and sold
at pricos as low as logitimato business will justify. Wish
ing you ono and all a Merry Christmas and a Happy
Now Yoar, wo aro respectfully,
8TIIAVED Oh BTOXXIX-Vtpm t& pastors
belrst branded VXonlsfHilp.shcr 7. waits
wlln tM ears and torn small red ipota about
(ha neck. Any lnrormitloa"ieadinf: io btr
E. N. R a t c 1 i f f !le
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Numerous to Mention,
You will havo to mako us a visit la ste them all. Wo
havo a largo stock of silvor no-altios and fanoy articles
that havo been carofully selected.
All now dosigus, and will nood to bo seon to bo ap
preciated. Wq havo all kinds of books and toys for tho
Children. This will bo Headquarters for Christmas' goods.
Como and seo us.
Highest Honors World's Fair.
Hlghost tests U.S.Gov't Chemists
BLUB fr WILSON,
Ntw Ualiell HnlldlUK,
Omvkr Uaobv. rre.D EJ. O. Ham, V-Prei. W. P. TniMtrs, Casbler
First National Bank,
VIHITA, INDIAN TRRRITORY.
&&S&2&i SURPLUS, Uo.ooo.
Oldert and Slrongwt Natioual Banlr in the Cherokee Nation.
io DIRECTORS o
OUVERBAGBYr B.F. FOR7NER, R.B.FRAYSER. A.I.cmii ,nt t a.
RA TCJFF, H'. A. GRAHAM, . O. HALL, U. H CLARK, If. E, IALSELL,' '
Dobi a Safe Qenornl Banking Buslnoss.
Scblfecftcv's 3cvcli Store 1002
Gifts for Christmas
From 25c to $200.00
Hero aro aiow moro Holiday Gift suggestions which wo havo romly for
your inspection. . J
Lalle' solid gold
Elgin or Wnllliam movement
Indian Souvenir Spoons
In this line we hnvc many different pat
terns, each of which is a work of (t
art in Itself at pi Ices from 75c to P2.25
all the best and most
watch with fit teen jewel
Cent's wutch, 1J jeneltd, Hlgin or Waltham
movement, in a SOj ear filled tr .
Other wntchcs for ladles 110.00 to fSO.00
Other watchea for Gents t3 fie to JW 00
Solid Oold Rings
One of our solid cold ring would lx a
(tlft that would be highly prised by the reci
pient. Solid gold ring for baby 50c
MIwos solid gold ring $1,00
Ladtea' Mild gold set rings $2 to $25
Gents' set rings $3 to 20
Plain solid gold rings. $2.5Q to $JO
Solid silver thimbles. 25c to 75c
Solid silver thimbles with
gold bands 75c to $1.5Q
Solid Gold Brooches
Tlioto aro very lino and liluh ' t
Uuallty wwli at rrlcos from jf3 to P25
Other UriMwliea from 30c to $4.50
Beautiful, Brilliant Cut Glass
Our lino Includes
the newest and rich
o.t cuttings In
Oil and Vlne
Salts and Pop
etc., etc., etc.
. Como and seo us for anything in tho Jewelry Hn. Wo aro always busy
but not too busy to wait on you.
JEWELER AND OPTICIAN.
mako vour selection from our lnrrrn linn nf TTnliJnv cinnAe
n"- . r" --- -- -w.-mw, .wwud.
It wifn nf vmir n. nrnannl. nf n tilnn PnnL-m. Ifitnn .!. 1I.1..I. ....!.
of your own wifo to got her a proaont, get ouo for somobody olsa's wife.
Wo aro oerlnln that hor husband will not object. Wo hauo just roaolvod
ftn QlQjjaut lino of Kockors that aro going to be sold mighty olionp.
Oomoln and got pricoa on Furnituro of all kinds. 0t yos, tlioso
Morris GhfUrs, too.J8oe 'om."
N. L ESTLIN & CO.
undertaking in all Its branches. Telephone: Day 168. Night 134.
Do You Know
Smiley & Graffunder's
New & Second-hand Furniture Store
is tho busiost placo in town? fe
Bocauso thoy sell their goods at a
SHALL PROFIT. g
You can buy stoves nltnost at jg
Your Own Price.
You can havo your furniture upholstered
or repaired &
You can havo your pictures fromed from 2?
25 cents up.
If you wish to buy or soil anything, call on us !&
at Wallon & Wilson's old stand. ' j
Smiley & Graffunder. 1
e only Exclusive Eye, Ear and Nose
. opraiuisi in me inutan TerrltoryJ
Eyes treated aad glasses properly fitted
Office at Drag Store.
pf nil kinds promptly and properly
done at Mx office. Prices always
conslatcni with tnatetlaUudMvb
To Cure n Cold (.1 Vno Day
Tdko Laxative wramo Qulolno Tfib
Carried, in addition to their stock
of HIGH GRADE LUHBER, a full
oM Excelsior Paints..
Every fgallon 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 llttlo "ad"
will post you. Wo hack up our little talk,
and when qur recommendation of tiny
artiolo wo sell goes out, we make it aoon.
Four barrels of Poirco City Whito llmo
goos further, and makes bottor work than
' 5 barrels of any othor limo on tho markot.
Wu belt. it. It is tho "hot stuff,' if you
oro going to do a first class job of plast
ering, or mason work,
Wo also Iiiavo ovorything in tho way of
building matorial, hard plastor, sash houso
spooialties. Solo agonts for 5 of tho largost
mantel and tilo housed in AmoHca. Come and
h&vo a talk with us about your house and
I,ocntioij. WcMIJlinoi3&t.,Opp, Presbyterian
J. W. CRAIG. M. D..
Physician and Surgeon.
Onice upstairs, over Cherokee National
VINITA, INU. TER.
small tumors anil
Anratn. ..... .n..1.1..
and rheumatism successlully treated by
Electro Thermal method.
Piles treated without toe of knife.
Pimples, Blackheads, Red
Rough, Oily Skin
Another national bank cowing.
Two soluol diroctoM ti ba elected
The public school cIcj Friday for
Mm. P. L. Soper Is In Ktam City
Judge Olll's court U Dmpr.toA m n,i.
Hike Qabbcrt, Is RI(T..rlnrr u,lh ...
abscess in his head.
Trie OaiefUln 0fll;a rnntlnim. In
'jo about tho busiost pluco In town.
Tho brick work on tho Thompson
I very barn will soon bo completed.
ucrt OtVllllfg hna Vnnn In vie, 1 1 In
Wathlnton, wborohchat a poiltlou!
W. It. Iladyott presented bis little
UauBhter with an elegant, piano this
SUm Carrie Stevens li agisting at
iho lumbo yroeery during tho holi
days. Tho plans for the new Prcsbf tcrlai
church aro In the hands of tbo arelil
toet. Mm. Uoyd Hamilton U assUtlng
Auut Schleloker during tbo rjollclay
JohnM. Miller of Needmora Is do
ing Jury service In Judge Gill's court
Miss Peachlo Dlackstono Is able to
ba up again after a severe spell oi
Washington Adair hrnmrh. In .
radish to Cowao & Sm.irti. .hi.
weighs flvo pounds.
Miss Myrtle Webb ramn nn rrnn.
Pryor Creek Tuesday to attend the
funeral of her little niece.
The little baby of Mr. nnd Mr
rgo QeuWobb del Tuesdaymorning ui
11 ociock oi pneumonia.
All the Sunday tcbools In town are
arranging for Christmas trees on
Wednesday evening of next week.
The appolutment of Joscnh IT. nut.
ler, poitiuaster at Vlnlta has been
conflrmed by the United Slates
Mr. and Mrs. S. D. fJritionrtnn r
uanas, 'lexas, aro vUltlmr tbelrsons,
Norman and Earnest Crlttendon, this
MUs Anna Walker ha returned
home from Italy. Texas, wberoshe
was eu.plojed In the millinery busi.
General Fred flrant n:itpr1 thrnnirh
on Tuesday a'ternoou's flyer enrouto
to Washington to attend tho funeral
of bis mother.
E. U. Frayter Is Dlannlnir tn prpr.t n
brick business bouso on Illinois
avenue wct of badgett's sixty by ono
uuijarca rcet( two stories high.
Foley's Honey and Tar positively
oures all throat aud lung diseases.
Refute substitutes. Sold by People's
drug store. ,jw
Mrs. Jim Harmon and children re
lurued Monday night from Claremoro
where they have been visiting Mr.
Harmon's sUter, Mrs. A. E. Hall.
Tho funeral of the llttlo child of
Mr. and Mm. George Webb occurred
from the rotldeuce yesterday, con
ducted by Rev. Itando.ph Cook of the
Judge Gill Tuesday appointed
Arthur F. Chamberlln guardian for
the children of Mrs. Dan Tittle. No
bettor selection oould have been
made for the children. Chambcrllu
ts a cafe and conscientious man and
will do tbe right tolug.
E. N. Ratolltl returned from Wash
ington Muuday where he bad been
as a delegate In the Interest of ilriL-le
statehood for the Indian territory
and Oklahoma. Ho thinks it (.robable
that tbe omnibus bill will be talked
to death, but that It will nasa if it
over comes to a vote. As a power In
the national senate Mr. ItaicllrT
thinks sauator Quay h perhaps with
out an equal.
Coughe, Colds and Constipation,
Few peoule realize when t.iVint.
cough medicines other than Foley's
uuuey aim xar, mat luey coutaln
Opiates which are constipating be
sides being unsafe, particularly for
eblldren. Foley's Iluney and Ti r con
talus no opiates, Is safe and Bure and
will not constluate. Suld bw lnni y
Don't bo Imposed upon by taking
substitutes offered for Foley's Ho'ney
and Tar. 8-jId by Peoplo's drug
A kidney or bladder trouble can al
ways be cured by using Foley's Sid
ney Cure In time. Sold by Pc6ple's
A Timely Toplo. r
At this scasomof coughs and cold
It Is Well tn knnw that fnlno' Hnn.
and Tar Is tho greatest throat niid
lunir rimrilv. tt. .nri niiintln.i
prevent serious results from a, cold,
bold by People's drug store dyr
James M. Gllbcrt-Allco Laytorf,
N. O. Johnson-Leila LlttleJohn,
To Cure a;Cold In Ono Day
Take Laxative Ilromo Quinine Tjd
lets. All dru gglsU refund tho moey
If It falls to cuio. E. W. Grave's sig
nature Is on each box. 25c. dw"
Favorite Family rtamedy.
fcrcriueutly accidents occur In tb;e
household, which causo burns, cut,
sprains aVid bruises: fnr uto In aur.h
cases, Iiallard's Snow Llntmedt baa
for many years been tho constant
favorite faml'y remedy. 25d, 60c and
$ at People's drugstore. rjw
Holiday nxcuraton Rates. .
On December 2Ub, 25th and 31st,
1002, and January 1, 1903, tho M K. ft
V. Railway will tell Holiday Excur
sion tickets to local points within two
hundred miles of selling station for
ono faro for the round trip, final limit
January 2, 1003.
Ho Found a Curo.
R. II. Foster, 313 8. 2d Street, Salt
Lake City, writes: "I havo beer
bothered with dyspepsia orlndlges'
non ior zi years, havo tried man?
doctors without roller, but I havo
found a curn In Ilerbinc. I recom-
nicna it to an my mends, who are aft
dieted that way, and It Is curing tbeirr
too." 0Q: at People's drug store, dw.
Foils a Dendly Attack.
"My wife was so III that good pby"
slclans wore unablo to help her,''
writes M. M. Austin, of Winchester
Ind., "hut was completely cured by
D.. King's New Llfo Pills." They
work wonders In sb mai'.h and liver
troubles. Cure constitution, sick
headache. 25c at Peoples and A. W
Foreman's drug store. dw
It you feel 111 and need a pill
Why not purchase tbo bct?
DeWltfa Early Risers .
Are llttlo surprlsers,
Tako one they do f.i rest.
W, II. Howell, Houston, Tex., writes
"I havo used Llttlo Early Riser Pllfa.
Iri my fafl'!y for consilpsllou, sick
headache, etc To their use I am In.
de'nod for tbe health of my family."
A. W. Foreman. dw
Millions or Peons vis Conctnu
Goat, assisted by Cuticura Ointment, for
proton lng, purifying, aad beautifying the
skin, for cleansing thn scalp of crests,
scales, aud dandruff, and the Stopping of
falling hair, for softening, whitening, and
soothing red, rongh, and soro hands, for
baby nuhw, Itchlngs, and dialings, and
for all tho purposoa of the toilet, bath, and
nursery. Millions of Women uso Ctm
Coua Boap in the form of baths for annoy
ing Irritations, Inflammation, nod excori
ations, or too free or offonilvo perspiration,
In tho form of washes for ulcerative weak
nesses, and for many aanatWo purposes.
Ctmcciu. Soap combine In Ov Soar
at O.'ia Putca, tho best skin and com
plexion soap, and the nest toilet, Uatb,
nuu uauy soap in iuu "orw.
CospleU Trettmtnt for Uyery Ituoiour.
CCTii-Vui BOAr, to clvauM the skin oi enuvv
ana scales anti soften the thickened cuticle,
Ome; OisTMr.vr. to Instantly allay 1Kb.
jitlnti. kml irrll&tlnn. anil saatttA
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mn itnitin n
Boy'e Llfo Saved From Mombrnn-
O. W. Lynch, a prominent citizen of
Wlnchestfr, Ind , write-, "My Utile
bo hud a severe attack of membran
ous croup, and only got relief after
taking Foley's Honey and Tar. Ho
got relief uttur ono doso and I feol
that It saved iho ilfo of my boy." Re
fuse substitutes. Sold by People's
drug store. ' ow
neportf rom tho noform School.
J. G. ' Gluck, Superintendent,
Pruntytowo, W. Va., write: "After
trying all other advertised ctmuh m.
dlclfrss wo hive decided tuo Foley's
iioney ana xar exclusively In tho
West Virginia Reform Schwil M Mnd
What'B in a Name?
Everything is lu tho name when. It
comes la Witch nazel Salve. E. O.
DeWItt & Oo. of Cblcaso. discovered
some years ago how to make a salver
from Witch Hazel that Is a specific
for piles. For bl'nd, bleeding, Itching
and protruding piles, eczema, cuts,
burus, bruises and all skin diseases
OoWltt's Salve has no equal. Thla
has given rise to numerous worthless
counterfeits. Ask for DoWl it's the
genuine. A. W. Foreman. dw
Thousand Dollars' Worth of Oood
A. II. Thurncs, a well known coal,
operator of Buffalo, O., writes. "!'
havo been afflicted with kidney and
bladder trouble for years, passing,
gravel or stones with cicruclaMng
pain. I got no relief from mcdlciscs '
I degan taking Foloy'a Kidney Cure,
then tbo result was surprising. A few
does started tho brick dust like fine
stones and now 1 havo no pain across
my kidneys and I feel like a now man.
It has done me a $1000 worth or good."
Sold by People's drug store. dw .
Kodol Dyspepsia Curo.
Digests all classes of food, tones and
strengthens tbo stomach and diges
tive organs. Cures dyspepsia, Indi
gestion, stomach troubles aud makes
rich red blond, health and stre;j,-jtli.
Kodol rebuilds wornout tissues, purl,
dec, strenghens and sweetens tbo
stomach. a Gov. G. W. Atkinson, ofi
W. Va., says: "I brva used a number;
of bottles of Kodul and ha.v.3 found ilb
to bo a very effective and indeed, a
powerful remedy for stomach all
ments. I recommend It to my frlendi."
A. AV. Foreman. dw
A Cold W ava.
The forecast of mddos chances In
the weather rervea notice that a
noarso voice and a heavy cough may
Invade the canctity of health In your
own homo. Cuutluuft Deonle havo a
bottle of One Mtnuto Cough Curo ui-
ways at hand. E. II. Wise, Madison,
Ga., writes; "I am Indebted to Oae'
Minute Cough Curo for my present
good health, ai.d probably my life,'1
It cures cough," cold, lagrlppe, brca
chltl, pneumonia and all throat and
lung troubles. One Minute Cough
Curo cuts the phlegm, draws out the
Inflammation, heals and sootlio-i the
mucous membranes and strengthens
tho lungs. A. W, F.irttuau. dw ""
A Fountain Pen For School Children
Wo aro pleased to otter to any boy
or girl who will secure for us eight
new subscrlptiuua to the Kansas )lty
Weekly Journal at the rata of 25 cents
each, making a total of , anil will
send us tbo ruoiwy together with tbe
names, wo win null taihUarber ad
dress, charges prepaid, a, beautiful
fountain pen. This pea 1 guarau
teed to give good satisfaction If prop
erly handled. Rubber handle aud
gold pointed. It Is Or.t-:lms In every
xepect. What Is tho me In bavins a
bottlo of Ink when you can bare this
pen In your pocket, all ailed with Ink
and readv fur wrltlntr? This ruin Is a
great present for tbo boy or girl, and
it you win get oit and auaka a llttlo
effort on Saturday, you can secure
list in a snort time and earn um
beautiful po. Now it tho time to
make a trial as our nroooslMoti will
oqly bold tfoad for sixty days frow
Lice, as i.
RaoA money liv tuut ifllita order or
draft, and address all ei'mmuoieatloirjj r
tu tue jittnas viiy uroy avyrnai.
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lew. Tina siguifiore
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