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ATOKA, INDIAN TERRITORY, FEB. 23, 1884.
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ATOKA, I. T.,
Wagons antl IlugiderMade?to farter mmI
;pr89 Shoeing a Specialty.
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6wb and Farming Implements
Itcpnlrcd on Short Notice.
M. J. MOOKE,
CHOCTAW NATION, INII. TKH.,
UUKfiR and DRESSMAKER,
w Spring Hats, Flowers, Ribbons,
Demeresfs Reliable PattrrnM.
Brisco & Lorden,
' Livery, Feed and Sale Stable
Trams, foirrliuxos and Saddle Horses to
Let. Drummer's Outfit Always
Heady for Long or Short Trips."
ATOKA, I. T.
A nil Dealer in
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A Fine Lnic of
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Chains, Ladies' Breast
Pins. Bracelets, Neck
-md Guard Chains
SOLID GOLD RINGS
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FIELD AND SPY GLASSES
And ti I'inc Lino of
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ATOKA, I. T., FED. til, 184.
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aWO Ck Aaeatei.
Wkj oat yoa gat somebody to
adopt your" asked oae elegantly attired
I'ouug niM of another, m the two lolled
a graceful attitudes on sofa at the
Grand Paciio. "Several ef the nicest
boys in town who are in hard luck hare
told rat they were going to try it"
"Good idea, b' Ceortfo," exclaimed
the otheryouujr man, brightening up at
the thought hit him.
"U'a uuoh more genteel, yon know,"
the nret yeung nan aaid, "than to make
your ewn liriug. ae you lust now aid
you were afraid yon would have to da
A young fellow of goed form ought to
hare little trouble in hecoraiug a rich
man'a eon by adoption, if nature hasn't
done the proper thing and auppjied him
with a real father whe hae plenty ol
Vory true," mnnnnred the ether
Think of the rich merchant," re
mtracd the first young man, who bar
lloaven knowa now many thotisanda to
upend, and who haven't any freutlo
manly kooa to epead them. Think of
them, dear boy. There't a protuiting
field for yott. Why Owtildu't ovnry ouu
of theta nave a handaomo fellow like
you in the family to give it social
"Very true," mid tha other young
man, hesitatingly. "But arau't'tlioso
dreadfully rich people inolinod to be
"Vo1l," alowly answered tlio flrt
young man, "there's bo .iuhVing, tut
di'tir fellow, that one mu.sC run acre
vtilgar people everywhere.'4' Old folk
never hare elegant manner. If. you
don't a-uueiate loo much Hith the onii
that you allow to adopt you, a liulc
vulgarity on thtir part may be over
looked. Vulgarity, dear boy, can W
more easily endured than hard work."
"Work!" gasped tho other younc
man. "Yes, to be sure, I'll got auoptu J
right away." Work is disgUHting."
A Funay Man YThe Wat Kot at IV.
"U the man that gets up the funny
columu here?" askeef a smirking little
chap ae he poked a bulbous littlo uoao
iuto tite room.
"O, yes," said a bald-headed man
with a dUordcrod necktie. grir..Ied
heard and face like that of an under
tukor at an expenaivo funeral. "Vnlk
riuht in;" and he caught the little muti
ioioiinly by the collar.
"Want to see the funav man.' don't
vou?" aud he butted the little fel
low's head through a eeventy-tive-ceut
"Like to look at the 'comic,' wouldn't
you."" and he tore tho ititrudor' coat
ilowu the back and took a fresh grip on
"Come down from the country to eo
the 'old clown,' haven't youP Like to
u-n him stick his head through a paper
hulloon, say iley, diddle diddle, the
foil's in the middle,' and gut cut
;t round tho logs by the ring-master. 1
suppose," and a No. 12 boot collided
u'itU the seat of the little wroU:h'i
troupers with a shock like that of a
"The 'buffoon' ain't in; heU training
t new juitkass. Come right in. Chil-ti-en
half price. Just going to Im-iIii.
Sit down;" aud he liinuicd the torrilifJ
littlo visitor into a keg of printer's iuk.
"Tho queen's Jester' will bo alone
pretty sooa. Waitfor the great nhow!
lie yelled, m the little man madly tried
to ecapu through two closet doors, and
tiu.illy rolled down stairs, accorapaulud
by tho water-cooler, two ink jugs and
i ho nasto pot.
"Want ono more paragraph, Mr
Graves, " said a voiee through the
speaking tube, and tho solemn man
wound a wet towel around his head,
Kit down at the desk, and wearily
"Is a man getting op stares when be
uuyd an eyo-glassf1'- Boston JSulktin.
A False laiprcisleu.
A Dntrolter who was taklug a newly
arrived Kuglisiiman around tou-u the
other day har.puund to pass a carpenter
shop, and '.lie Englishman remarked
that he hid always heard that Ameri
can wmktuea were rather slovenly and
"We will go la and see," was the
reply, and they eutored antl sat down
to wait for the boss. The carpenlnr
wai using his brace- and bit to bo,
holes in a frame of some sort, and after
nnch holo was borod he had to.insort a
wooden wodgd. Wlien ho had bored a
hole he would walk off two fret and
JjiijT MH-hU braee, whloh would he
After whiTTiTjigdut iach weIge he woult
iiirn and place hie knife an a shelf, an
very time he wanted Ids hammer i
was oa the bench six feet away.
"Ah! I find I was sadly lulstakea,"
aid the Englishman, at they filial h
deputed. "Why, that man had a.
much order and system as any work
niaa) I ever sa in Knglane. lie must
have eecupted four-fifths el his lime
walking baok and forth for and with his
"Yes, he was working by the-day,
yon see!" explalaed the cltisen as they
waiaesi a.-MtrM rru rrm. rri
Relief ef fteeea4 N iya N
CUtm J. Hum, of WH?Dres4eo,
Me., while excavating for aeellar far a
house, opened what seemed to be aa old
cellar, in oae eoraer and below the
Itottom of the original cellar, he found
deeply embedded ia the soil a small
iroa box, the contents of whlsh ate of
some value aad quite earioue. Amakg
the articles was a gold cress euriously
vngraved aad with a Latin Insoriptloft.
Theio are two Spanish dollsfit, oae
American dollar dated ISM, number
of Knglish and American copper coins
prior to 1801, and some papers which
arc so much decayed that nothing can
be dociphured. Theft is aLso a very curl
ouslv wrought gold ring, somewhat
blackened, but still very beautiful, and
a few small silver ana copper foreign
coins. Votton Gieee.
Tavares (Fla.) lehertnea have In
stituted a new and novel method of
catching fkb, which seems, however, to
be very successful A ire is. built on a
board laid across a long row-boat, and
the fish, attracted by the bright light,
leap toward it, fall into the beat, and
Ilew to Harrr Hca Girl.
Noxt to tiger hunting there is nothing
so exciting as making love to a rich
girl. Of course, you arc supposed to
be a poor young man, and how to cora-
Eete with her rich and accomplished
dmirers is a question that haunU you.'
Success will be easy if you know how
to go to work. In the Arst place, yoa
miut get nil mercenary thought out of
your mind. To do this there is nothing
like earlv rislnc ntid n. roolinir dint.
Ilaylng gotten yotir.sclf Into a s ooiii:
conuiUou set about: Uiu.fnsk vtWi,
lmtHMSve'evcrv onuortuultv of poltfn'
Into' the 'compHiiy of the niilljouairu
(inughUT, but always appear entirely
unconscious of her prsuiicc. if you
chance to find yourself near her, go to
nuotliur part of the room and pay court
to the homcllcit and most ueglet ted
git 1 in tho Itouse. Tell your bct stories
and display your choicest wit; pres
ently you will have a erowd of llxtoners
who will hung upon your words and bo
swayed by jour eloquence. Tho rich
young lady will hear ih-j r.urmursof
np)luuc and for a time remain ob
livious to the (sensation you are making;
then she will grow uneasy, aud give
nonsensical orders to the servant-).
She will tisk foolish questions about the
weather in Scotland and the fashions
in Holland, and finally, with an ingeni
ous nir of Indifferent surpiiMo, remark:
"I wonder what that young man is
saving to thobo foolish girld."
Of course you hear tho voting lady
talking, but you niut elfct-t entiro
ignorance of her preseneo, while you
continue your eloquence. It will not
bj long before the beautiful heiress will
slyly nsk what you are talking about
Tho reply will be eutiruly nusatisfne
tory. J nen tho lieiresH will invite you
to hit near her. If on are wise you
will be brilliant and' further exeito'lior
euriosilv by a few wordn, pointing a
witticism or two and sjicedilv
to your friends. Tins will
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roll i ruing
noli young i.-vay, and tier nuiu't will
tjiirn with anger. A.s noon a-, you dis
cover that sue really interested in
whntyou are sayingl and seeks' your
society, make preparations to depart,
(io through a grand llouiitdi of leave
taking with your neglected liMcnexs,
keep them amu.scxl uud mulling until
the vory last nfaient, I lieu politely
take loavo of yournmmu and go lnmiij.
This little ninnuuAiro youi-.t will
end her pleasuremTor tko evenJugV
l'reciotis little nleep will rthe get that
night. All tho fincphru.-ch and lioweiy
compliments of her wealthy suitorf
will ho lost in the thought of 'how you
Unli'co men, women are impetiinii.
They do not wait. On tho ery uext
day the hoiross will send you an invita
tion to uttend u party. She will be
there and mj will you.' On this occa
sion you roust pay her vour linust ad
dress. Do it in a tine, ilolicatu hut in
dillerent way. Your conduct will aynin
j)erplux the heiress, but never miud
You must now tnlk constantly of lier
to her friends. Tell them th'at you
would like to shoot three or four of her
lovers; that if she were not riuli you
would walk over ton acnn of bayonets
to make lovo to her. In u few iluy
you will get mi Invitation to another
party. If you are wie you will send
icg.eU and decline to go. l'pl.tii u
her f i lends that you are madly lit love
with her, and that your sense of honor
keeps you from intruding upon her
preseuee. Send her ani.uymus bou
quetsmerely writing "From a friend"
on tbo card. Your sti.r now begins u
rise upon the horizon: you must go
.il way for a fcjv week. lillo jou are
gone write anient but very reKpcctfal
letters to her friends from your place
of exile. Oa your return yon will get
an Invitation to rail oa her. You must
En at owe, talk to her as 14 you owned
er, give her good advice, explain your
views about self control, then change
the conversation until It concerns your
self, naally hesitate, stammer a little,
blush a good deal and make the girl
your confidant. Tell her in a warm
gush of enthusiasm how much you love
a rich girl, but add that yon are poor
aad feel that it would bo dishonorable
to ttffunnait In hmr. ! "- --
Wsay nial ' you Intend to leave
the city in a week forevor, never
to return again. This will make the
heiress tremble. She will ask you to
name the girl. While she catches her
brcatn, blush again, let your heart
swell aad the tears How from youreyea.
Say teith a sob that she is the one-you
love, aad then rush forth door, ioar
sweet, beautiful heiress will give one
cry, fling her arms around your neck
and sob: "I love you with ail my heart;
take me," etc., while you clasp, her to
four breast and rain kisses upon her
ips. During this period of divine ec
stasy (which will seem about two centu
ritts), suddenly come to your senses,
tear yourself from the girl and
wildly exclaim that the sacrineo must
not bo. Say that .her friends will re
proach you and Justly accuse you of de
stroying the life of a poor girl, say that
you love her too well to drag her down
to poverty, cheap laundries, etc., etc.,
That night you will, go home aCer-aer
with Caesar's crown upon your brow,
pad in a fow weeks you wiU be married
to a woman who truly loves you with
her whole soul. Hut not until you have
taken possession of a noblo palace on
the Hudsoa, with luxury and'nne horses
all around yoa, will you bogin to realise
iuto what depths of contempt a sordid
maa can descend. N. Y. Journal.
A gloomy dua encountered a
broker's clerk on the stroet this morn
ing aad presented him for the nine
teenth time with a littlo bill The
clerk smilingly excused himself for an
other week. The collector put the bill
In his pocket, and said to the inipmturb
ablc debtor: "Do you know why you
you know why :
sV VfwamVs PIParW
aro like the wci
said the eku
Mt!.'' and walked
It, takes from twenty-eight to thirty
days to hatch ducks' ecirs; twenty-
seven to twenty-nine days for pca-fowis;
iweniy-sovca to uurty dnya tor goce,
aud twenty-soren to twenty-nine days
for turkeys. ' Pnrnur,
"Mary! ilidn't 1 tell you to come
Into tho house half an 'hour ngo?"
"Yes, ma'am," responded the little dis
obedient. "And didn't you say you
would mind?" continued the mother.
"Yes,, ma'am. I was coming in, but
' Uut you dNobeyed me, child. "
"Oh, no, mamma," exclaimed the little
ono. "I didn't disobey you; I only
changed my mind." Nome Happening.
iThitfois Fomclhing peculiar about
Irish wit, and something peculiarly
agreeable in It. When n skoptiu iiad
been persuaded to attend mass ho was
either Impressed or befogged by tho
ceremony, no one could tell which, but
ho turned to his companion and in a
hoarse and solemn sort of a-wliKper ex
claimed: "Pat mo boy, this bates the
divil!" Tat did not even turn his face
to his friend, but, reverently making the
sign of the cross, answered: "Jimtnv,
mo boy, that's tlio Intiution!" N. '.
On a Highland car a half do7cn
fatherti wcro matching babies. To the
anecdotes of prize children a listener
whose offspring had grown to the age
of UilknthnncsH contributed nu account
of his boy'u experience in peeling an
orange with Iih thumb. With great
ililliculty tho iind was taken oil', but to
ruuiovu the inner liniiif' or film without
breaking into the pulp was harder
Finally, in' vexation, tho littlo follow
erieOout: "Papa, what makes orange
wear flauiiels?" lioston Globe.
Somo twenty-live years ago a lady,
tow living in Salem, N. C, fell into a
'.horn buhh and stuck a thorn in oue
eg, near the knee. A physicinn, in ex
tracting the thorn, broke. "it oft", leaving
about u half inch of the .iliarp point r
mainmg, being unatilo to nun it.
wouud healed, ami nothing more
thought of the piece of thorn that re
mained, us it gave no inconvenience.
The other night, however, tho lady dis
covered a bhiirh looking pimple on one
of her aukles, which soon became pain
ful. She applied a poultice to tin.1 place,
and, on removing it next day, was as
tonished to fiiiu the piece of thorn.
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