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The Indian Advocate.
127 C ii .? . i- T An A T C -- W :i JJUUlXJO it TU " t Rev. Albert J. Bader, Chaplain of the Eighth Cavalry, U. S. A., lately of New York, is now stationed at Fort Reno, Okla. The Committee on Territories agreed on an omnibus bill for the ad mission of Oklahoma, Arizona and New Mexico as States. Capt. Curtis Piller, after staying six years with us, returned to his native England, where he intends to spend the remainder of his days. Asher, our sister town, seven miles southwest of the Mission, is daily improving. What will it be when the Choctaw will puff in her midst? Romulus, a wee town some fifteen miles from here, is on a "boom." Well, it takes a railroad or a Salvation Army corps to go in that direction. Representative Curtis, of Kansas, has introduced a bill authorizing the Secretary of Agriculture to establish an agricultural station in the In dian Territory. Rather than submit to a hair-cut, eight full-blood Cherokee Indians were arrested recently, charged with being in contempt of the Federal Court. Strange, is it not? Tecumseh, our county seat, secured the Santa Fe. Good for her! She worked long enough, and now that success has crowned her persever ance we heartily congratulate her. The President has signed the Flynn bill providing for the commuta tions of townsite purchases of homestead entries in that portion of Okla homa which was formerly the reservation of the Kiowas, Comanches and Apaches. Two hundred men were put to work Monday, the 17th ult., laying steel rails on the Oklahoma City and Western Railway. Two miles will be laid every day, and soon Quanah will be reached. When completed, the road will cost $5,000,000. Representative Jackson, of Kansas, introduced a bill to open the lands of the Osage and Kaw Indians, in Oklahoma. The bill provides for the limitation of individual portions to 160 acres, that G40 acres be set aside for schools, 40 acres for churches, and that a strip of land thirty feet wide be reserved for use as a public road.