Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1777-1963 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: Oklahoma Historical Society
Newspaper Page Text
The Indian Advocate.
154 - . I rY . 1 m m JS"1 , ti- & . -7 ,"- "! - af.' 51 M MA TTjZ & i 4Z -TjA'o J' -. uuP-LfiHhtf ji""L X rfi .J( D.j??. c. . satisfaction, are detained in the flames of Purgatory till they have paid their debts. Now his Procurator has owed me a hundred crowns these two years past, and I am not yet paid. So that is just the reason why I thought myself authorized to place the Abbot in my Purgatory. I assure you, my Lord, 1 will leave him there forever, unless your Lordship will have the goodness to see me paid. The Prelate and all who were present could not help laughing at this singular justification. The complainant himself could not object to the demand thus made; he acquitted himsetf with a good grace, and ordered his Procurator to pay the hundred crowns. The Sculptor, on his side, modified the figure in Purgatory, and represented it as cending to Heaven, like a' Soul which has fully satisfied the justice of God. IjSTDIAJST territory population. AAAAAAAA THE United States supervisor for the Indian Territory gives the following estimate of the population for the year 1900: 'Total population of the Indian territory, 400,000; Cherokees, 30,000; Cherokee freedmen; 4,000; Creeks, 10,000; Creek freed men, 5,000; Choctaws, 15,000; Choctaw freedmen, 4,150; Chickasaws, 6,000; Chickasaw freemen, 4,500; 'Seminoles, 2,000. Benecas, Wyandottes, Shawnees, Peorias, and other smaller tribes, 2,500; white citizens and negroes, not citizens of any Indian nation, 314,000. ms y ' The only way to shine, even in .this false world, is to be modest and unassuming. Falsehood may be a thick crust, but in the course of time truth will find a place to break through. , j , ' ,. J&t,. s i wa- . 1 t it V