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VKSOftOUS PROTESTS FLOOOI.'KJ
VEM2ERS Or COJWJfiESS.
HUcbt-e'''s Otsftssp ReWllltol Leas
es is eos ysjr UdKtrtas us
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f tk tSxttsa T
Traurr mttwm. rmtricOms U
hussar najSLmlimkl ItVi to a
urat st m yr. H is oo. 44 taut
ate tMs li'Mw ot the
k at sricftrusrr tMMMfMt to
tMBUkU ta Um Territory to eMnu
t JcrrsJ fcsavU TV rtwoi 4
tMn i tha tS7 ram oolr a
tut -btU th bMHutf for a. um of
caw ;r rth ao gmrssrte
it ra rawyod. A cm jmtr
ts to a tM. a ih coat
at -s;::ratlsv ta Ua4 ta lntri
-. aau to ssor tka la eroa rais-
4. la sldiuoo to Ibis ta-
ji b mmM t au
ta Cac- tks a fatt
ed t Kn a ) wal of kit 1 at.
The po4o oi tko TerTttory air
sitlaa4 Um aattattry ta vafca. a4
ssrw tn7 art tanks; tkotr attwrtoo
to um ta tko fcoso that thy
n i wail tka HHih of tk fcstc
tor cfarUKM ta rfcosjg tkctr rat
S. Vr. stssjsrt L Owva of sfaskocs.
It Mao Twrttacr. mm mm r tko
A tamilt tom?iMiX ta regard
to UM noistlsos tilt lac rl
rt aatatau Mac siBikst tac
Ta foafr Mr. Owoa sl4 that sxr
Ut- ootfattoat of tko . Cartas act
t jit ft y termers fma adav
cost ststtss vara aagtealac tlt cal
ttTatirw of tke toads te th Indiaa
lawitao Territory. 'If asricaKitraJ leas
es arr oaljr fcojjBHc4 by the ttthor-
for a acrto of mm year. It will
b I tn powltls. aaoor nek a
Tor th Indfaa ctiltcat to lea their
laa!s for agrtfllwial Baraosc
Mr Owes). "Tha ladiaa aa a rale.
has aot Um BMMM7 ta par for fene
tK. kraakms tko laad, pottlag up
MitaM ko ! etc., aaa so famer
coaM aSord to pot rack laiprovctMau
cm !aa4 ad laaae K only for
roar, for tke itilraat roaaoa I bat ao
rrop ran be raised oa laad broken
tbe fm yoar. aad Um laipru'Hae&U
nueitmry tor Um caltlraUon of a
ooartor aoctloa woald be wortk tae
reaul rate of a qaarter aoettoa for
a boot fear roars, voder aonajal cm.
"In tko eaie of koary Uabeiod UaU
the axi6Be of doarlag sp U 1 !
Is eren Rratr, ataooaUsg to about
por acre, wttaoot reeard to iri
prorta?; tk laad !ttU, or feftrtsg it.
or aroctiag boa. Aad ao um'-
woald taake an asrlcwltMral lere
vept HhOfl a baals tkat woo Id be H-jf
kakio aad aaf. Cattle men coald, of
coarse, Ira cos tea tad wkk a one yotr
lea bocaaos Uicy sat no tmprorp
tnents on Um laad."
Aaothor qaosUon wbtck is caasinc
mitck coatplalat at tbe present un
retatos to Um disposition of a ron'on
of Um alloOnont in the Creek nafon.
Th Crook treat' provides tkat the
Indian ailoUoa nUnbt dispose of throe
iuartni of his allotment Immedlat'
ly apon tbe isstmnco of a patent or
tke secretary of tae Interior. Tkus far
no paUnts ktre boon IssiMd nltbongli
tbe treaty specifically prorldet that
aa soon aa Um ludian made hi selec
tion It was to be confl-med by the
Bowat commission, and a patent vn
to be Iramedlately issued. Under the
rullBss of Um department no allotte
can dlepose of any portion of his al
lotment without first securing tbe ap
proval of the secretary of the aterlor.
and Secretary Hitchcock is known to
Im antagonistic to the proposition to
pormlt the Indians to diepose of any of
their lands to settlors. He believes
that they should bo comittllud to live
upon them and cultivate them; that
to permit them to dleposa of an pro
tlon of their allotments would be to en
courage waits and extravagance, at
the money thus acquired from the sale
of their lands would be dissipated In
high living, rather than Invested In
Mubstantlal Improvements upon their
The result of ths department s de
cision l that instead of the Indlaus re
colving J 10 por acre for their mad,
as they ooald were tney permitted to
sell them, they are disposing of them
under a 93 year lease system, with a
guarantee to convey title at that time,
for from three to four dollars per
The syttein resorted to by tha land
: MVt a. i ; r:
TS laioj rs tr. M ika-t Tt
ma bto-t for sate H
y tk tantlas"'r k t?
y s 'baar -w.-m a- 1
i rke pa ftao' r. . rJt sr-amt
nana. The atiaa ('' --t5 k
otff take fcr am liarf ri m
afty. IIS pr vt Tk p" nor f-
fon ktm tkt or foar. x? i:aia a
fikM a tea ao ooks Uut tk m
it kssMOt: kat tkat k kai ansa
r dmtlj of a WaanW aara. assl
ko jH sAasjkty hsso
of tkoas: as tk
ol tk kuna UkU
t mm sn a aa m ' ms at kirk.
at soiii stsaam aaa esscat4 by
ladtaa. k -nfl tkasi any Mm dm
oar snlfc ra sr ars for kk kusd
j m ijtimnas sr prists isr i -ww ync
m. aad also tt mut a awwtstoa tkit
tk Iadkva will cosrrey tk arspiity
ta tk Mas at sack a Usa so k amy
atr ran mi rross tk
A assJorKy of ts
tkoy voasi ndwr kar
today for portion of tkotr
arr tea defkws ire ysais
or iwnatyrr dofJara tea ysnrs
radar UUs system tke Iadaaa are
by Um laad ssoralators
tker sosaas to k ao aJsaaate
nsMdy to nrerstU tkcae trajuacttbaa.
Mamy letters kare koea recoired by
tact, aad ft kas keea aa8sse! tkat
i Ml m enacted aatkorixtag Um in-
dsuks. irttkoat tks aayroral of the
soerctsry. to seu sad dlspost of a
ponioa of tkotr allouaenU. aad strtas;
to esacatc a ralid oaJt-
to tk mads m qacatkn.
Tk aroaoshfoa is nsccttac 1tk stack
taror aad It is probable that sack a
btn wtn be drafted aad passed oy con
st tkls srssfoa.
Tk lady who and to leave Um do
tUoa party tk other nlsjnt kafat
It was over win plane call at oar
drag store and tat a buttle of Dr.
CaMweD's Syrup Pepsi a. She kas fa
dlcettloa or she a on Id aot bare take
skrk aad If sho aad taken Dr. Cald-
- -rmp Pepaia aka woald asx
iar bad Iadlgostloa. la We aad 11
kottlcs at Fi ami's dnuc store. AiaV
fMnieas -Do yoa believe tkat
clothes makes Um woVaaar Cyaleas
"More often than tke wom-ic maks
W. U Taacy. Padacaa, 3Cy wrttas:
"I had a severe case of kidney disease
aad tkrec of Um best pkysJetaas la
soatkern Kentucky treated me with
out sacctas. I was lad need to try
F4eys Kidney Cure. Tk km bOtU
save Immediate relief aad tare hot
ties cared me permanently. I gladly
recommend this wonderful remedy
Take no substitute.
BONXKR & BOX.VRR.
The weaker a man is the stronger
his bad hablte grow oa him.
Don't Live Together.
Coaotlpatlon aad health never go
together. DeWIU't UUle Barty Ris
ers promote easy action of Um bowels
without distress. "I bare been troubl
ed with eoetlvenftsa nine ydrs." say
J. O. Greene. Depanw. lad. "I bare
tried many remedies but UtUe Barly
Risers give best resnlts." City Drug
To the Public.
The Red River Tetepaoee Company,
with headquarters at Marietta. I. T.,
having recently extended Its Maes In
to new fields hitherto unknown to
telephony, makes one of the rsost
complete systems la North Texas aad
the Indian Territory. Prompt aad ef
ficient service is given the patrons of
this line, quick connections are made
to points in Texas. Louisiana, Arkan
sas. Missouri and Kansas.
Under the management of one thor
oughly skilled In tbe work, Um profic
iency of this line is brought beyond
the standard reached by other lli.es.
Kvery detail is Is the hands of a com
petent workman. Any Information de
sired concerning the lines, connec
tions, rules, etc.. will be given at any
of Its offices or may be obtained by
addressing J. N. Klrkpstrick. presi
dent. Dumeyvllle. I. T or to H. H.
Keltuer, general manager. Lena I. T.
A Good Thing.
German Syrup is the special pre
scription of Dr. A. Oosrbee. s cele
bated German Phriiclan. and is ac
knowledged to be one of the most
fortunate of discoveries In Medicine. It
quickly cures Coughs. Colds and all
Lung troubles of the severest nature,
removing, as :t does, the eaue of
tae affection and leaving the nartu
in a strong and healthy condition. It
is not an experimental medicine, but
has stood tbe test of years, giving
satisfaction in even' case, which lu
rapidly increasing sale even' season
confirms. Two rat:ilon bottles sold
annually. Itoecbte's German Syrup
was Introduced in the United States
In 1S&S and is now sold in every
town and villsge In the drillied
world. Three doies will relieve any
orolnary coush. Price Tt cents. Get
Green's Special Almanac.
City Drug Store. Ardmore and Madlll.
It must b generally agreed that
candidates should havo tltno to talk
of something dXtiLcefdes pie before
the primaries are all over.
sjssaat to tk o'ai
iWO.HOAV WOnNI.SC. JANUARY TT.
j IS THE OATE SET.
leanrsaeii Plieirf c At'.f
Tkut Dat Will B-s at Ovtotr's
Mik Leu WW at S-tfci as Va
ciai iff Hey. CoeaKsitsssetrt.
Ta CksekaaMw Ts naaiu
lppisli in tin koaja. tke
of lota ks Um ssv rf
Aidmeii Oa Una toy. Ji aann ti. !.
at S o'chMft m. Xo Imarotiati au
m lata after tkad dnca srm be
by tk rnmmkmta as ea-
tk e'wTmts to kar sack ks
aad aaasalssd to
AH psnaas wko kat
bra or wko kar mad Iosicubxlu
state tk sstrreyof't
wac araHrc4 aaoaH csi: at
tk eaV of tk rommmtlna Wke -ler
kaOdbss. Ardmor. tadkaa Terrtt.o-y.
kare sack lots sekodaled.
ARTrtCm W HKFUCT.
watsunr b Brworr
Towaatte Costmhst toners aad Apprais
ers for Um Chickasaw Natfaa, la
SKO Reward, SKO.
Tks readers of tkls paper wOl ks
pkaisd to team that tk-r la at least
oa draaJeJ disss n tkat aetear kas
keea aMe to car ta all tt stages ada
timt la catarrh. Hall's Catarrh
Can is tke osdy positive care sow
kaowa to tke medical fraternity. Ca
tarrk keass; a coaatltal suiisl disease,
res) aires s constitatioaal treataseat.
Hall't Catarrh Cure is taken internal
ly. acting dirvctly upon '.be blood and
macoos surfaces of Um system, tkre
by destroylaa: Um foundation M the
disnsc. and givias; Um patutt
atreaagtk by build tag up Um coastt
tatjoa and sssistiaf nature in doing
its work- Tke proprietors kare so
mack faith ia its caiathre powers
that they offer one Hundred Dollars
for any case that It falls to cure.
Bead for list of testimonials.
Address, T. J. CHCKKT CO..
Sold by ail druggists. TSe.
Hall's Family Pills ate tke best.
One should feel deeply grateful for
Um pririlece of living ta a communi
ty where be can affod to be honest.
Coagks aad colds cosse uninvited,
bat t-9 cna quickly xi rid of them
with a few doses of BALLARD'S
HORKHOUXD STKUP. Price S aad
ceats. W. B. Prsme. City Drag
Some people avoid strsJaJitene
rirenssstances by being crooked.
"To always be happy, use Red Cross
Bsg Blue. Refwe Imitations."
tho most heaPna naive In the wsrld.
No man is a h-ro to his va!et un
less he it big own valet.
A Cure for Lumbago.
W C. Williamson, of Amberst. Va,
says: "For more than a year I suf
fered from lumbago. 1 finally tried
ChamberlaiL s Pain Balm and It gave
me enUre relief, which all other reme
dies bad failed to do." Sold by City
Drug Store. F. J. Raarey.
This Is supposed to be an age of
intellectual Improvement, ye t there
are people who still believe that sau
cers were made to drink out of.
Frank Tread well Bennett, fau'was
troubled with kidney disease for two
years. He writes: ! had Ukea sev
eral kinds of kidney remedies, bat
with little benefit. Finally I tried
Feley's Kidney Care and a one dollar
bottle cured me."
BONWBR & BONKHR.
It always spoils a woman's enjoy
ment of her swell dinner if her hus
band Insists on calling the dishes by
their English names
Children Especially Liable.
Bums, braises aad cuts are ex
tremely painful and If neglected often
result in blood poison la?. Children
ere especially liable to such mishaps
oecause not so c&reful. As a remedy
DeWltt's Witch Hasel Salve is un
equalled. Draws out the fire, stops
tae pan soon heals the wound. Iie
w&ie of counterfeits. Sure cure for
plies. "DeWltt's Witch Hazel Salve
cured my baby of ecsema after two
physicians gave her up," writes James
Slock, jr. Wobster. Ind. The sores
were so bad she soiled two to tire
dresses a daya." City Drug Store.
Women get ao much happiness out
of love affairs because they have such
The wont after ntrnctn nt Ind
arise from deranged functions of the
liver. Clear the blood at onco with
Herblno for K will Btrnc-thai? the
liver to withdraw from circulation
the blllarv nolsonn Pri. &n nn
W. B. Frame, City Drug Store.
Persons who lead a life of oirjosure
are subject to rheumatism, neuralgia
and lumbago, will find a valuable Tern
edy in BALLARD'S SNOW LINI
MENT; it will banish nains and sub-
due inflammation. Prico 25 and 50
cents. W. B. Frame, City Drug Store.
At the Old Stand
For the reason that we have been unable to complete our
new quarters, we will remain at the old stand, perhaps
Until the First of March
I You will
Shelf and Heavy Hardware. Stoves and Ranges.
Moon Bros.' Buggies. Racine Buggies.
Studebaker and31oline Wagons.
Deering Harvesting Machinery.
John Deere and Eagle Plows.
Standard John Deere and Eagle Cultivators.
FOR NORTHWEST SETTLERS.
The Burlington's Very Low Rates.
Every day during March and April.
1903. very low oneway Colonist'
rates by the Burlington Route, as fol
lows: Kansas City to Portland. Tacoma.
SeatUe aad Paget Sound points. SSa.OO.
To Spokane aad surrounding terri
tory. 1?; SO. To Butte aad Helena
For exact rates to Intermediate and
branch territory, consult -teareet tick
el agent, or write tbe undersigned.
"The Burlingtos-Northern Parlfl?
Express" is the great Ume-saviag
train, carrying through coaches.'
through chair cars aad throngh tour
ist sleepers, to Butte. Helena. Spo-
laae. Paget Sound and Portlannd.
rom Denver to the Northwest.
M Burlington has fast service via
Billings in connecetion with "The
Bnrilngton-Korthern Pacific Express."
Burlington's Fast Denver Train.
Te St. Paul and Minneapolis.
Fast trains leave Kansas City 9:33
p. m . arririag Dearer 3:15 p. m.
nest day. Another Denver train leaves
Kaasas City 10:40 a. m. Double dally
fnroagh chair cars, sleepers dlntag
Best Line East-Beund.
Doable dally traia service Kansas
City to tae twta ckis ot '.a North,
via Omaha aad Sionx City.
To Chicago. Pamoas "Bti" leaves
Kansas City at !:!0 p. ra.. ar.ives
Chicago S:l a. m.
Double daily service to Si Louis.
Do as the favor to write for rates.
free printed. Illustrated descriptive
matter. I.et us advise you the least
cost of your trip.
L. J. BRICKER, T. P. A,
$1 Xata Su Kansas City, Mo.
L. W. WAKELEY, Gen'l Pass'r AgU
St. Louis. Mo.
HOWARD ELLIOTT, Gen'l Mgr.,
St Louis. Mo.
Three thousand bushels of Cane
Seed. Early Orange and Early Am
ber. to arrive. .
We have in stock Seed C n of best
varieties, alto. Seed Oats.
Before placing your order see KEEL
& SON, Wholesale Grain Dealers,
first warehouse on Santa Fe track,
touth of freight depot. 17-lm
- - SiU: y
find our house well stocked with
I use the best tire on the m?rket THE GOODYEAR
SOLID RUBBER TIRE, guaranteed to be pure rubber.
We have a machine for resetting all kinds of rubber tires
and guarantee to do the work as well and for the same price
as Kansas City or St. Louis.
A Chance in a Lite Time
to invest on the (.'round floor with owners. In a developed free millinc cold
mine that has produced and has expeuded on it,
Fifty Thousand Dollars
la development on the ledtr nd a complete five stamp mill, with all other
neceary macelnery ready tu fuu.
Tbe Ozark is nt a prospect; but a mine that has produced. We are
placintr 100,000 shares ot development stock at 25c per share capital ;tock
1.0X4.060 shares par value II each ully paid and non-afsessable, to" fur
ther develop and put the property on a paying balsls.
A property lnne near the Otaric, with nowhere as pood a showing aod
very little development, sold last week to a New York syndicate for 1300 0oo
The Osark will pay dividends and be worth par inside of six months This'
is the best Investment for the money that has ever beou otlored to the In
Do not lose this opportunity. It will never come ncaln.
For further particulars, prospectus, report on mine, referenres. etc.,
OZARK MINING Sz MILLING CO.
When yon do your waRon buy
inc from the Stevens, Kennerly &
Sprains Co. you are not forced to
buy only one kind, bat here is a
list yon may choose from:
Old's Patent Wagons.
Better wagons cannot be found
anywhere and this compan's per
sonal guarantee goes with every
The Bain wagon is a great fa
vorite among those who use them.
When yon buy the Bain you make
no mistake. Spragins & Co. sells
Some women just naturally boss
their husbands, while others arrive
at the same results by being clinging
Our stock is
complete and our
lines are up to
We are in a po
sition to iive vou
an' terms you
with eood busi-
Specialty of New.
Kassas City lai St. Lenls Pricts,
Fine Old Kentucky
For Medicinal pur
Jug and bottle trade
All orders promptly
E. PETERS & CO.
Lexington, 0. T.
All is not gold that shows up In a
glittering mining prospectus.