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The Muskogee Cimeter.
Muskogee, Indian Territory, Thursday October 20, J 904.
Of Christian Civilization.
The importance of the impend
ing Presidential Election appeals
to every legal American citizen
to manifest personal interest and
streneous effort in maintaining
the stability, prestige, and pros
perity of the American Republic
To secure a continuance of the
conditions now existing, it is
necessary that every legal man
and woman should engage with
zeal and enthusiasm in awaken
ing public sentiment to the sup
port of the present administration
and its peerless leader, the Presi
dent, Theodore Roosevelt, one
who represnts the highest type
of American character in that he
s!ands for constitutional justice,
equity and protection to all citi
zens without regard to nationali
ty religion or politics, and safe
guard their rights at home and
abroad. He advocates justice
and protection kf those of high
or low estate ; to tho millionare
and the mendicanc, the skilled
and the unskilled laborer, with
industrial opportunity for all.
My fellow citizens.we appeal to
you not to allow over confidence
to minimize your efiorts in the
The political combination un
der the name of Democracy
('Safe and Sound, shall we say
safe and sound for office"?) If,
not for what do they stand? Cer
tainly not for constituiional
rights, since they have abridged
the rights of American citizen
ship in the majority of &tate3
wnere I hey are in control. They
are in opposition to the present
standard of American wages,
made possible by a protective
tariff, whioh they characterize as
'robbery. They are opposed to
universal education in order to
keep a large number of Ameri
cans in a state of peonage. They
have denied to a large number of
citizens the equal protection of
the 1 iw. Thoy Jhave remoA ed
tne hoodwink f,l ni &he eyes of
justioe and out ijlibe sanctity
of the court. I htf appeal
in thundering 'wives
and daughter ,.eat and
glorious organization tne Wo
man Christian Temperanoe Un
ion, and also the Woman's Suf-
rage League and all to arrise in
their might and by precept and
and pen, moral foroe and influ
ence, have every voter cast his
vote to protect, our interest end
last hope in this great struggle.
Lastly leave not the poles on
Nov. next, until all honorable
means have been exhausted to
elect Theodore Roosevelt. Presi
dent, together with the Congres
sional and State Ticket and' a
complete confirmation of the
We are Open for Business!
We wish to announce to our many friends and visitors
of Muskogee, that we have opened for your accomodation
a Complete Line of Shoes of every immaginable style and
description, an Immense Line of
Good and Reliable Clothing:.
John B. Stetson and Wm.
Latest Styles nnd Shapes.
H. Bush's Hats on all the
On Wednesday tho school
board using Prof. Benedict as
spokesman, put up the house and
lot tnat was used by the colored
people for school lant year. C,
C. Ayers and W H. Twine pro
tested against the sale in be- l
half of themselves and otherej We invite you to call and inspect our goods, try on
who are citizens and tax payers, our shoes. We are ready to do you any favor that is con-
and served notice on Mr. tJone- sistantto good, safe, and sound business.
diot and the school board that
A Splendid Showing of HIGH ART MAJESTIC
SHIRTS. "The Shirt That's Fit for a King."
Collars. Cuffs, Ties. Underwear, Hosiery, Gloves, Um
brellas. Trunks and Suit Cases, in fact everything in the
steps would be taken to prevent
the earn The sale then pro
ceeded and the house and lot
was sold to John C. McCulloch
for $2300. This was less than
the cost of building the house.
Block 80 was also put up for sale
and the same protest made, and
was sold for S2500 to William
Everts, The reason for the eale
as stated by Mr. Benedict was
that the school board was in
debt about $5,000 and had to
raise the money,
So. Second street.
if not m rpre-
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Realty Bank & Trust Co.
MUSKOGEE: . T.
Money loaned on Real Estate, Chattel and person
al security : ', : : : :
Real Estate Bought and Sold.
Deposits Received, Your Business Solioited.
A,G. W. sXnGO, President. W. A. RRNTIE, Cashi.r.
Bo sure to mention this paper.
Now located at uew quartern
No. 512 South 8rd Stroet
Official Statement of the Condition of the
COMMERCIAL NA'TNL BANK
United States Depository.
Muskogee Indian Territory.
At close of businoss Friday, January 22, 1904.
Loans 'and Discounts $410,030.13
Overdrafts (Cotton) 23,198.69
Bonds and Premiums 106.080,49
Furniture and Fixtures 5,046.20
Cash and Exchange 68,125.35
Surplus and Profit 16,978.26
Reserved for Taxes 1 ,266.38
D. N. FINK, Cashier.
lhe above statement is correct.
Business intrueted to our care reoeive prompt attention,
Opposite QUI Sanders'