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NAM! NOT LIVED UP TO.
Petropavlovsk'a Fate Brings Compai
slon to 8enator Hate's Mind.
Senator Halo clalniH that the fab
of the Potropavlovsk proves that bat
tleshlpn arc obHolote.
"The word battleship," he said tha
other day, "la now a rulsnomer. This
big and costly and helpless sea mon
ster, that at a touch of a ?4 mine or
torpedo turns turtle and sinks what
right has it to call itself a battleshly
"Hardly any more right," the Sena
tor wont on, "than the child of a cer
tnln Ellsworth couple had to call itself
Methuselah. The parents of this child
liked Hlblical imuirb, and their chil
dren, as they appeared, were chris
tened Ncr.h, Ruth, Shorn, and so on.
Finally a boy baby arrived, and tha
name of Methuaeluh was bestowed on
"Hut poor little Methuselah did not
live up to his name. On the contrary
he died died In his infancy and in
one of our Ellsworth cemeteries you
may see his tomb, with the epitaph:
"Methuselah Carney, aged nina
"I tli Ink of the epitaph," concluded
Senator 7j'o,' "whenever I think ol
Allison Tells of Changes.
Imaglno Senator Allison, many
years chairman of the Influential
committee on appropriations, In a long
struggle to secure the appointment
of a skilled laborer to help him In his
duties around the capltol! Then you
have a picture of the astute lowan
na ho described himself recently to
During debate regarding the exten
sion of the cnpitol building Mr. Alli
son became reminiscent about tha
growth In tho amount of public 'busi
ness that nenntora must attend to.
He said that when he first came to
the Benate, thirty years ago, senators
had no clerks or others to help them.
"Several years passed," said Mr.
Allison grnvely, "and still I had no
assistant. Finally I succeeded In so
curing the appointment of v man as
a skilled laborer, who helped me in
my clerical work."
A smile went round the senate
chamber at this description, for now
adays ovory Fonator has at. least a
clerk and n messenger. Boston Post
Land! Landl Land!
Lot 100 x 14o in the. resident
A lot 50 x 140, near oil wel
A fractional lot for $250.00,
A house and lot for $500.00,
Call or write W, H. Twine.
Notice to Home Seekers.. If
you want to buy a deeded farm
in the Creek Nation, now is the
time to buy before the pi ices e;o
sky war J. I can sell you a farm
at a reasonable price.
For further information see or
V. H. Twine,
Muskogee, I. T.
Hello! Who is 1 hatf
Sy. did you know that Go.".
Pleasant kept a first-class place
on the east side of Second street-?
Everything good to oat, cigars
of the best brand, fancy candies,
ice cream, fiour, sugar, coffeo
and country vegetables.
He sells cheap, givo him a coll
A Plausible Excuse.
Russell Sage was talking the other
day about a dishonest but plausible
"1 have caught this man," he said,
"in a dozen sliady transactions. Vie
has always, though, been ready to ex
Mr. Snge smiled. Then he resumed:
"He ivmlnds me of a chap who
broke ,n plate glass window one day.
As soon as ho had broken the window
lie hurried off as fast as In could go.
But the shopkeeper had seen him. The-
shopkeeper ctimo after him and grab
bed him by the collar.
" 'Aha, you broke my window, didn't
you, eh?' he said.
"'Yes, and didn't ,you see mo run
ning homo for the monoy to pr.y for
It?' said tho other."
9 lMfaJj a 1 rl m a I I
COMPLETELY AND COMFORTABLY
EPIVE WESTERN MISSOURI
AND EASTERN KANSAS TO
THE PRINCIPAL CITIES
RECLININ8 CHAIR CARS.
TRAINS LIGHTED AND
VENTILATED BY ELECTRICITY.
The Direct Route to the
'WORLD'S FAIR CITY"
I SAINT LOUIS
For dotnUcil Information, cnll
on noni-ant representative FRISCO
SY8TKM, or mldres
L. W. PRICE,
DWIilon ftwMnger Agent,
Engll6h Fighting Beetles.
There aro booties In Enpl-nd (of
the family known tu scientists m- Tel-
ephorldae) that are popularly called
soldiers and sailors, tho red species
bcltm called by the former name and
the bluo species by tho latter. These J
beetles are among the most cin-rrol
some ol' Insects and fight to the death
on tho least provocation. It has
long been the custom amoc.T English
boys to catch and set them fighting
with each other. They are as ready
for battle as gamecocks and the vic
tor will both kill and eat his antag
onist. St. Nicholas.
IAV 'i'ooMUto unninv "f "O
jou ajoiu ou qjn jinn o.oi qjjAi pouil ma
Jpunos jo i(6jui puu ';'lJ(l 'U'nja
jo osoin M!I ?ou jnq 'paopiq k.iomsuv
aP uKOipti, mj jo da.ion oqi ii miv,
JO OSOqj MOOJ JJU, WAV K.IAAVKUU OJOJIJ
oquAoutun f.aoq puu u.woujfufi
-oiui(o Japuoa amos i luuj,
" a'i.s (imp: oq.vv A.
isouDoa .fptijua ppu, )trui aqx
'Xptoj puu uonsanb jsui oim sum bio puy
aiu P-iqsianou qopjAV qnuo a'Jn u puy..
Lived Up To Hla Creed.
A priest at Uolyoda, Hungary, re
cently inherited 5,000 from a rela
tive In Russia. When he received the
monoy he parceled it out among the
255 villagers, and Kept 50 for hln
'9WA Pl ..''1P n "n six,
'b'inci uopunnb oq; 'ajua
. luiJi luaq 'uuiu pio uu siq iy
..louqj ain l 1AV..
..aAjjqj Kjaqjo joi puu ujoqio joj noi ox
'ejuk,r pjub ..'a.M.'is oj auin sjx.
-Aou Susu w aou; oawjS qipw Joqjuj V
,.iaiu aq u JuqAV..
qi oj onuapaasjd junq aqj a,ti ox,
oju.'I Pius ,,'paAv puu a.voi J uH SIX, ..
joaua avou umojS pooqunui oj Xoq oqx
;.auij n si jmiAY.i
q jiuji oapaAoui JO upjqa aqi ppiM ox
., ' 'aiHj pu ,,'nuiqi o Uj;j bjx, ..
jBOf uj ;iuq 'jsouaua u ;iuq 's-bh Soq y
,.iamj aqj s uqAV,,
iM bii uo jua.H II Xpjjam Jiuiduioj puy
!!.! PIa ,,'Btct oj ii) x,
'Imp aunf jjw; v uo pajjsu pnqo emu y
iauin q a lqA.,
(First Publication in Cimeter June 9, 1904.)
Whereas, Minnie Duncan now deceased did by her cer
tain mortgage deed with power of sale dated the 27th day of
May, 1903, and recorded in the office of the Clerk of the
United States Court and ex officio Recorder in Volume H2,
page 377 convey to the Territorial Bank and Trust Company
of Muskogee, Indian Territory , the following described real
estate situate in the City of Muskogee, Western District, In
dian Territory, to-wit:
Lot number five (5) and the South half of lot four
(4) in block number sixty -eight (68) of said city ac
cording to official plat approved .
And wherea3, it was provided in said mortgage that in
the oven: of her failure to pay the note therein described th
said mortgagee or its assignee, agent or attorney in fact
shall have power to sell the propeity therein described upon
the conditions therein specified,
And whereas, the note described in said mortgage deed
te now past due and the whole of the principal and interest
thereon regains unpaid
Now, Therefore: By virtue of the condition in said
mortgage fully set forth and the power vested I7 Chas. W,
Westerhide, Agent and Attorney in fact of the Territorial
Bank-and Trust Company ot Muskogee, I. T., the legal own
er and holder of said note will proceed to sell the real estate
in said mortgage and above described at public vendue to
the highest bidder for cash at the front door o f the United
States Court House in the city of Muskogee, Western District,
Indian Territory, on the 9th day of July. 1904, between the
hours of 9 o'clock in the forenoon and 5 o'clock in the after
noon of that day for the purpose of satisfying said note and
th6 oost of executing this trust.
CHAS. W. WESTERHEIDE,
Agent and Attorney in fact.
FARM LOANS ' ABSTRACTS
Jamks L. Lombard,
Chas. H. Lombard, D. G. Wilson,
Secretary and Manager. Assistant Secretary.
MIDI AND ABSTRACT COMPANY
207 North Second Street, MUSKOGEE, IND. TlR.
FARM LOANS ON FREE DM EN LAND
tuSf Loans made to Creek Freedmen who are farming on their al-lottments.
E. L SAMUELS,
The Popular Boot & Shoe-Maker,
Repairing Neatly Done. All Work Guaranteed
Keeps Constantly on Hand a Full Line of Second Hand Shoes, All Kind.
140 So. 2nd. St., Muskogee, I. T.
CREEK GROCERY CO.,
DXALEBJI XV IlifLl AMD FANCY
AJTD HldM FAT1V7 FLOUK. Th Leading OolorU
Qrootry Company la ih Otty. W alao bay ma4 pay
Ik high! prioat fov Gauntry Prodnoa. Looatad aa
Watt tnd St., oataaf tha O. t. Foal OflUa.
Muskoflre. ... Ind. Tr';?v
Do Your Banking Business With
The Territorial Bank & Trust Co.