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'-. S4 J i X I I 1 J I The very Latest in Electric Lighting:, Meridian' Lamps, White Light, High Candle Power, Low Cifrrent Consumption. Makes the ..See it in Cherokee National Bank Window.!., j I' Very -Best I 3? i, Thio rut shows vou some- thnt vnu ran buv. They are guaranteed never 10 pr. that you can ouy. i nt,y cue & cheap mattress when you can thing of the construction. You cannot afford to buy a cheap m k,m, o a.mrpnteed. Yours for Dusinesb, kjiaj w i v to " thp PPAZRR HARDWARE AND FURNITURE CO. I .Twwmvvuuvvu Olivek Bag by, Ties. J. O. IlAtL, V-Pres. W. P. rim.urs Ifirst IMational KBanft ' -' ' - - : i VINITA, IND. TKIl. ' CAPITAL 8100,000 HUKPC17S 20.ooi Oldest and Strongest National Hank in Cherokee Nation IMKECTORS W. A. Graham J. O. Hall O. W, ciart w. h. llahell DOES A SAFE GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS 57c Daily Chieftain. D. M. MARKS. Editor Xai)y per Week by Carrier Ceuj xeiepnone VINITA, IND. TER., JUNE 3, 1904. Tf , n,otunnk Uf.mDt.v read the thirty-seventh Psalm. If town lots are worth anything they ought to be taxed., It is simply a matter of valuation within the city limits. Bryan would never forgive the democratic party should it nominate a candidate for president that would have the support of G rover Cleveland. The Hearst bar'l is still on tap. One hundred rooms have been retained at a leading St. Louis hotel for use during the convention a month hence. Viuita people are a unit in their desire to push the interests of the city, but differ somewhat as to method. Vast sums can be raised for legitimate, tangible enter prise, but mighty little for slight-of-hand performances. th.,o nnrmnn.! has broken another record. He called one hundred and sixty-seven divorce cases in one day and disposed of seventy-five of them Scfesoreb anb Otherwise Hiraw Illinois has had tlie center of the stage for the last t wo weeks. It should now nominate a candidate for governor and give some other portions of this great country a show. A gallant young Muskogee swain has sued a pretty iuaid of that strenuous city for a diamond ring given in exchange for a promise of marriage, which the young lady afterwards repudiated. From now on it will be a race as to oil wells coming in and leases being approved by the Secretary of the Inte rior. If the Secretary expects to keep up he will have to remaim seated, pen in hand. Every citizen of the Cherokee nation of adult age would like to have unrestricted title to their allotments, not necessarily In order that they might sell their lands, but simply as American citizens to enjoy the the rights and privileges of citizenship. iMtrr of t,Q hriricra civpT Ric Cabin creek, west of town is being demonstrated today. Farmers are able tn reach town over a swollen stream that would be past fordiDtr with a team. The thing we need is a bridge or two over Little Cabin, east of town. If Agent Shoenfelt were to open all the roads asked to be opened in the Cherokee Nat ion there would be lit tie land left outside the traveled road. On the other hand, were he to close all of them that are asked to be closed travel would cease throughout the country. TT-arcf. nrosidwitial boom, like the mud of the street after the rain has ceased, is drying up; or, like the winter nurt. is mrerlne out; or, like the drowning man wiiose only hold is a straw, is going under; or, like the tubercu losis victim, is breathing short, surely and slowly, and nnt so all-tired slowly, either, drying up, petering out, going under and breathing short. Wichita Eagle. The Suady School and Civic Purity. In the convention of Sunday school workers now in ses sion in Guthrie is found the prime movers in the cause nf rivic nuritr. Their work is all along the line of bet ter living and better civic conditions. The Sunday school is the most important factor in the moral life of the community. The work of the Sunday scnooi readies ouu to the remotest corner of its sphere of influence and teaches the right ways of living In the most interested unday school sections is found the least vice, the mini mum of lawbreaking. Considered aside from its general purpose of religious training the Sunday school is hardly second to the public school and institutions of higher learning in its work in behalf of the young people who are growing into man hood and womanhood to mould the sentiments of their communities of the commonwealth. The Sunday school was a pioneer in Oklahoma. It has grown with the development of the territory and ex panded with the needs of the situation- The Sunday school influence in Oklahoma is greater than it is in some other states. And a glance at the statistics of crime in these other states compared with Oklahoma will show that they are worse than Oklahoma in direct ratio to their backwardness with the Sunday school work. The atmosphere of the "Sunday school is opposed to vice and crime. No grave wrong can be petpetrated along the street that is habitually traveled by the chil dren of the town in going to and from the Sunday school. For the latter stand for civic purity, righteousness and respectability. Either they cannot go on or tne tnings that are opposed to tneir progress must give way. It is in the Sunday schools that ideals are formed and ways made plain for right living. The interest that is taken in Sunday school work in any community is a dir rect indicia of the moral tone of thatcommunity. State Capital. ' ...''.11 -fW.V t. .S - ." . " .7. La. The Japanese war will undoubt edly cause an increase in the price of mattings. This will not affect you, however, if you buy your mattings of us, as we bought before the war begun. Have also just received several new patterns in Carpets and Rugs, to which we; especially invite your attention. r i.--.. 5 Those who expect to utilize the Frisco right-of-way for road purposes into Vinita would do well to make other arrangements, as the railroad company is getting react to fence its holding 0 one hundred feet on either side of the track and thus force the roads elsewhere. The press of the Indian Territory raised the war cry f "remove the restrictions" last winter and it was done. Some of the knowing ones said it was a hopeless tight as the Secretary of the Interior was opposed to it, but it is i...; Hnnp inst. the same. The power of the press has Ut-llifc been exemplified once more. Molester can now go to the head of the class. UUUi" " , The News of that town tells this: A lively hair pulling match between a colored and a white woman took place j v ,,thf.r aftornnon. The colored wo- 011 (rranu avenue ..' ..v. ,nrnrthP. best of the fight in the first few rounds -r,- woman ran to her home and returned at once with reinforcements in the shape ofapeto-vl. She threw Ler ret at the dusky belles head and the oi oegau ai once to pull hair, and the dusky aamseicapitumeu. fight drew a big crowd and created considerable amuse. e Make a Specialty of jz? Undertaking . Embalming' rv. sr n 1 .Mfivensonmr.'uarDetuo. .it.nnii &m.lkfTr- T'. 1 tTt r r VlIM 1 A, llLMr IUKKIIUKI OPPOSITE POSTOFFICE WETWEATHER FOOTWEAR WRIGHT - MILFORD Shoe Co. Can keep feet dry (all sizes) in RUBBER or LEATHER The Store Where the Supply is Largest. I Ihiaye tine liig'Siiest q?jiak iiy of TTDTT TTU) Tm Also V 1 1 iJ 41 J. ii 11 Hams, RATCL1 Phone 350 GROCER Fraz?e HarduJar? and dpnitiire Company... Coffins, Caskets and Fun eral Directors. X Uf T. F. CRUTCH FICLD, EmUImer m THE LIVE STOCK MARKET O." ST. LOUIS. 1 he St. Louis National Stock o Yards. ImUi atEistSt. Locis. in in. DtrMtlT oppoltlh city of St. Loal. Buy er (or ill description or Lite Stock lwvt II UD'1bp, nd within IBs groon l of tti 6tv Yrdi I t Bif Cinnln lni! oy, wlih ( et oltT Int ilinhllrlnf J,i hcsJ o. eitttii Silly, cl Por FrklB(t stt'llhi(inl b opoitf for Uoiht-rlai 12 uj hot J!!T. C. O. KSOX. VlceP.-dt 0. T.JOSES.Oeo. Xrt. t. W. RftA.EE. All t. Geo, Mgr. Hrn, HCST. Gn.: AfCBt for Iliu uJ laflUa Irrltorf. tn H n f - inr .juL Pneumonia follow La but never tc:iwa the t mi KV Hon I ULLL i Hi It ttopi the Col', j - 3 heal. I" : Pnvtoti Poeomoblt and Cor.;ri -, Ka.0. T4CBBI, o in t'?rd St., s wrltat: 'Ut !? la c :r - f i' 1U a rTJ b4i eoj! oa lf iii; 5 toLXT'l EOWVt 0 Tit . J c ? f W At Peopl'j Druj 5t? r? .