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THE CI METER.
1'aIUitiiad ovary week ia ta iatoiaatof th Nro bv the Citr Pabliahiaf Co. featured at tht Pot Offlot at MaikofM, I. T., m Mcoud cUm mail natter. SUBSCRIPTION: (I adrnHce) Ou Yrar .. $1.00 Six MonUn 60 Three Month 25 W. II. TWINE - - - - Editor. WOOD, Ass't Editor and Manager. J.T.TRIMBLE - - - Solicitor R. T. HEARNE, - - City Reporter. do should go also. It's only ft ques tion of time when this class of law yers will break Into the pen also, but it will be poor satisfaction to their dupes to know that the devil has j been caught after thoy have suffered for their crime. The report that Prof. Wood was a run i.Wlntn for membnr of the KC.hnol board against Mr. Fink is untrue. 8Pme one to do the Santa C,us act. One of the Salvation Army' Com mittee wore in the South part of town recently looking for destitute persons. They met a gentleman, sup posing him to be a white man, (he was so light colored they could not tell to which race he belonged) and asked if he knew anyone who were needing help.. The gentleman named some colored persons who might need some assstance and who might need Me was not a candidate and the fel lows who desired to use him air such (if any one did), are not friends of Prof. Wood. We are of the opinion .that, the Democrat got its news from a very unreliable source as there was no organized opposition among our peo ple against the gentlemen who were elected as members of the school board. Tho Democrat man who is recently from Ohio, where they have mixed schools and where the Democratic party claims the honor, perhaps just ly so for wiping out the "black laws" MUSKOGEE TITLE & TRUST CO. GENERAL BANKING ABSTRACTS of TITLE, INSURANCE. SURETY BONDS Md (IEAL ESTATE Farm Loans Specialty SecM and Broadway. MUSMMKE, IN. TCR. TERRITORIAL TRUST & SURETY COMPANY ABSTRACTS OF TITLE TITLES GUARANTEED SURETY BONDS WRITTEN t for the little ones, and was Informed by the Salvation Army1 cuss that they were not looking for "niggers." Now this cuss poses as a follower of the' lowly Nazerine and yet he is so full of hellish cussedness that even at ChrlstmaB-tldo when the whole world should be filled of kindness 'and love, this imp of hell shows his color prejudice by refusing to carry the boon of happiness to a child who happened to carry a black skin. Hell is full of this kind of religious mis fits who do more to bring misery into the home than they do to bring hap piness. (If the home is that of one that God in his wisdom has painted Muskogee, Indian. Territory black.) and making mixed schools Is working Reports from Washington indicate up a great deal of predjudice unnec- thnt the gIngle statehood bill will cssarlly between the races about pn8H probably Immediately after the mixed schools. The Democrat man holiday recess. It may be we will knows full well that there Is no dan- havo sonie klnd of prohibition, but gtr of mixed schools here, he knows not enough to hurt. We will also that ho and his parly stood for mid naVe a 8piendd school fund and the schools In Ohio and If he is honest he sci)00s wjn not be mixed, hence the should stop his unholy howl about a Democrat mnn and Bert Greer can question that can only breed trouble alec wlthout having bad dreams and between the races and especially so ,UHt but not ,ea8t that magnificent when there is no foundation for his MuHkogec wm get the U. S. court for SELL CIGAR S ! Adda few boxes ofjeigars to your stand or atore and in crease your sales, we can furnish you OWLS, CAPADUR ERS, HENRY GEORGE, LIITLETOM, AGENT, 305, CREMO, PATHFINDFRS, and several other popular brands by the single box and sell them to you at wholesale prices. It is not much to invest, and they are sure to sell. Come and have' a talk with us, Ben Estes Druggist, 2&J2S The 2oth Century Correspond ing SCHOOL of SINOGRAPHY. tbe Eastern District. FRISCO SYSTEM. howl. Statehood is approaching and it is lime wc were thinking and making plans for the election of some compe- tont, able, brave and representative' Holiday Rates. man as a delegate to the constitution- Dec. 24, 25, 26 and 31, 1904, Jan. al convention. In that convention 1 and 2, 1905, the Frisco System will will be settled the political condi- seu round-trip tickets between ' all tlon of our people for many years to ., tUn xt.n a. ,f r (JUII113 Kill HIV 1' 1 IDLU OJOHIUI tt;oi VI A Schrol'of Modern Methods. A School that'teaches you at home to write shorthand. The School that is receiving praises For the' progress of its student?. Do not delay but write today for circulars explaining the Course, C. A. BtGGERS Instructor, P O, Box' 860 ,i Muskogee, I T. Our Gem dfrjftclggg-fcs GLOYD - LUMBER - come and in selecting a man to re- the Mississippi river, also to many oiescut us we should be careful not to pick a broken down political hack P'nts on otner ,lnes at one fare whose only stock In trade is egotism, plus 50 cents. Tickets sold on these We are anxious and willing to sup- dates will be good for return until port a 'man who will be true to the January 4,v 1905. For rates, etc., race, who has property Interest in the write nearest Frisco agent or country, who has the courage and( ability to fight our battles and stand by his guns until the last armed foe expires. One who is not only able and resourceful, but has tho respect ot the opposition. Such a man is the lion. A. G. W. Sango, and we nomi nate him as one of our delegates to the Constitutional convention and no has the support of this paper from now till he is trlumphfully elected. L. W. PRICE, Division Passenger Agent, Jopli'n, Mo. In tho last two years several color ed boys have boon sent to the pen from this plnco for perjury, and at the last term of court at Wagoner some were sent for tho snmo cause, and in each and overy Instance it is said that a worthless lawyer is the cause of their downfall, and that said lawyer, who happens to be white, al ways escapes while his dupes get punished. The fault Is not in the court, but Is with the people, who al low themselves to be used as tools. It is high time that our people shun i his fellow as the devil shuns light. A negro or anyone else who can be used as a tool to commit perjury ia "a lit subject for the pen, and the raa callv lawyer who causes him ao to If you want to rent, buy or lease land, write or see 11. R. Picrson, Muskogee. I. T., the business mana ger of the Afro-American Real Es tate Co. 20th CENTURY BATH COMPANY School of MANUAL THERAPUTICS. is in advance of and far more sweeping than schools of Osteopathy, including in its course of study Osteo Manipulations coupled with Dr. Cor bin's famous Turko-Russian bath, the use of which is thoroughly and prac tically taught. All instructions given in operating room on patients suffer ing from some of the many chronic diseases. , For further information address, C. M. CORBIN, D. O., lOQYt North Main, Muskogee, 1. T. Or the Editor of this paper. TAKING THE .STUMP To tell about our lumber. It is put forward to win the approval of the lumber users of this sec tion and when its good points are appreciated it will certanly do so. We see no satisfaction or profit in handling low grada stock. Neither will consumer when they learn that the finest lumber does not piece by the oot but by the inchesr CO. a mF 9 sv rl )) Official Statement of the Condition of the COMMERCIAL NATN'L BANK Muskogee Indian Territory. At close of business Thursday, November 10, 1904. RESOURSES LIABILITIES Loans and Discounts $712,003.95 Capital $200,000.00 Overdrafts (Cotton) 25,989.01 Surplus and Profit ' 31,572.39 Bonds nd Premiums 206.080 49 Circulation 150,000.00 Furniture and Fixtures 7,985.11 Deposits 759,580.25 Cash and Exchange 189,093.48 $1,141,152.64 Ihe above statement is correct. $1,141,162.64 D. N. FINK, Cashier. Business intrusted to our care receive prompt attention.