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r v PROCLAMATION. I Whereas nn aBrcemeat was entored Into In til. i city of Washington, D. C, n tho 2lBt day of March. 1002, ho iwcon coramlB8lonors ropreaontlng ho United States and tho Choctaw jmd ChlckaBaw tribes of Indians and ratified by nn act of congress ap proved July 1, 1902. and entitled, "An Let to ratify and confirm an ugreomont kith tho Choctaw and Chickasaw tribes of Indians, and for other pur poses," and ; Whereas, paragraph 73 thereof pro vides that "This agreement shall bo finding upon tho United States and (ipon tho Choctaw and CulcKasaw isa- llnnn and all Choctaws ana uuicku- I iirt.il. rr rrr nwi ii ii ii RfiwH .wnen ruuuvu u .wt,--- w.in.u r.r tim whnle number py iv umJUw , - . " ., nprs of bf votes cast by tho legal voters or tho Choctaw and Chickasaw tribes in hn mnnnnr following: Tlie principal . . . .. ..- Vnticm and tho cnim ui uiu v... - VnHnn Governor or tno v-hk-""" " , Bhall. within ono hunureu uuu ,i nfor hn ratification of this . .... .nn.pnca mnko nubile " : ;n b mrociamniion mui. " votod upon at any special election iu u ja an injustice to the men to al Ijo held for that purposo within thirty wnya havo fPn)nnc figures to ropro- davs thorenftcr, on a certain uay therein named; and all malo citizens :of each of the said tribes qualified to Toto under tho tribal laws snail unvu n rlnht to vote at tho election precinct. most convenient to his resldonce, whother tho samo bo within tho . i t i. in riii nr not. And It this nKrcemcnt bo ratified by said tribes aforesaid, tho date upon which said clccUon Is hold shall bo 1 doomed to bo tho dato of final rami cation." a,i wimrnnn. tho nrlnclpal chief of . . Vnl nti nml inn CnVGrilUr I i uu""" ... . of tho Chickasaw Nation did on Aug ust 6. 1002. Issuo thalr Joint prociama- tlon calling a special oloctlon to bo hold In the Choctaw and Chickasaw i Nations on Thuredny, Septombor -o, 190" for tho purpose of voting upon . . "' , ...r.i . nirrpnmant be- UIO IIUUVB " . : two en tno unueu oi. ' . . i .(.ubnannr Tvntinnn. nnu i unociaw uuu vii.ia I wnnrpnn nn Thursday. September t. 1002 there was held a special cloc- tlon In tho Choctaw and Chickasaw Tv'nftnim in accordanco wun mu Ill 4t.. i i iccin.i tho nr nclnal r"" -', ., ,ltf ClllOI OI tno unuciuw uuuu , tho governor of tho Chickasaw Nation for lm nurnoso of voting upon the agreoment herein referred to, nnd Whorcas, paragraph 74 of tho said arreomciit urovldea that "Tho votos rnst In both tho Choctaw nnd X. . , x- u olmll l,n fnrthwith Chickasaw Nations shall bo forthwitn returned nna uuiy ceruuuu "'" tirorlnct ofllcers to tho national secrc- nri nf Rnl.i tribes .and shall bo pro-1 scnted by said national secretaries to ' a board of commissioners consisting of tho principal chlof nnd tho national secretary of tho Choctaw Nation and tho governor nnd national secretary of tho Chickasaw Nation and two mem bers of tho commission to tho FIvo Civilized Tribes; nnd cald board shall meet without delay at Atoka, Indian Territory, and canvass and count said votes, and ma'ke proclamation of tho result," And wheroaB, on Wcdnusday, Octo hor 1, 1902, at Atoka, Indian Terrl tory, tho hoard of corumlsBlonerB au thorized by tho provisions of section 74 of tho agreement, convened nnd canvassed and counted said votes and found tho result to bo, of tho votes cast, 2,140 for tho ratification of tho agreement nnd 704 for the rejection of tho agreement, and whnreaa. a malorlty of tho votes cast at tho special olectlbn of Sep tember 2D, 1902, was for the ratifica tion of tho agreement between tho United States and tho Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations as ratified by the act of congress approved July 1, 1902. Now. thoreforo. wo. Gilbert W. nnkPH. nrlnclnal chlof of tho Choc taw Nation, Solomon J. Homer, nation al secretary of tho Choctaw Nation; Pnimor S. Mosclv. covernor of tho Chickasaw Nation; J. L. Thompson, national secretary of tho Chickasaw Nation, and Tarns Dlxby and Thomas B. Needles, members of tho commis- Blon to tho Flvo Civilized Tribes, be lng a hoard of commissioners duly authorlzod thoreu'nto, do hereby make tiroclamatlon that tho agreement of March 21. 1902. between tho United States and tho Choctaw and Chlcka saw tribes of Indians as ratified by an act of congress of tho United States, approved July 1, 1902, and en titled "An net to ratify and confirm an agfooment with tho Choctaw and Chickasaw tribes of Indians and for other purposes," has been duly ratified hv tho citizens of tho Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations at a special clec tlon hold for this purposo in theso two nations on Thursday, September 25, 1902, and as so ratlflod, such agree mont beenmo effcctlvo nt 12 o'clock, mid-night, September 25, 1902, In testimony whereof, wo, as mom' hers of a board of commissioners duly authorized thereunto by tho 74th para- cranh of tho agreoment above referred to. havo hereunto 'set our hands nnd seals at Atoka .Choctaw Nation, In- dlan Territory ,on this tho Hrst day of I October, A. D.. Mi2. (Signed) G. W. DUKES. (Seal) Principal Chlof Choctaw Na tion. (Signed) SOLOMON J. HOMER. (Seal) Nntlonal Secretary Choctnw Nation. (Signed) P. S. MOSELY, (Seal) Governor Chickasaw Natton. (Signed) J. L. THOMPSON, (Seal) National Secretary Chicka saw Nation. (Signed) TAMS I3IXBY, (Seal) Member Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes. (Signed) T. D. NEEDLES, (Seal) Member Commission to tho Five Civilized Tribes. If you arc bilious and seeking advisers o DoWltt's LltUe Early ltiscrs, You w,n fln, on morroWt You are rid of your sorrow- That's all; Just enough said These famous pills do not gripe, but Imovo the bowols gently and easily, cleansing the liver. Their tonic of. f0ct gives strength to the glands, pre venting a return of tho disorder. ar d8 store gont pam, hoiio, Peace, etc. What ls tIl0 mattcr witn the figure of a man wllh ft toothpick In his mouth, to rep reBcnt Contentment? A Policeman's Testimony. J. N. Patterson, night pollcoman of NaBhua, la., writes: "Last winter had a bad cold on my lung and I tried at least half dozon advertised cough medicines and had treatment from two physicians without getting any benefit. A filond recommended Fo loy's Honoy nnd Tar and two-thirds of a bottle cured me. I consider it the groatest cough and lung modlclno In I -,.1.l II Cnlil W Ttn.inAr. Jf. linn. uj nunuvi mjLi nnr. perMnng it's as hard for a rich man t0 enter the kingdom of Heavon ns It lg for n actor to tell his real salary. Foley's Honey and Tar always stops the cough and heals the lungs. Refuse llh.HtllM Snl.l hv tin....... A linn ner - A man who has never marrlod often deludes himself with the Idea that ho unows something about women. e ioua M.iraiy uet up P. H .Duffy of Ashley. 111., writes: "Tlila la in nnrttfV Hint I hnvn tnknn two uottlos of Foloy's Kidney Curo nnd It has helped me more than any other medicine. I tried many adver- mo uny roIlef JIy ,irUgK8t reCora- mended Foley's Kiilnoy Curo and it has cured mc. Deforo commencing us0 1 wl13 ,n t,ucn 8l"P0 tllt 1 COUld lmrdly gtt up aa SM by Donncr & Connor. w. A. Hcrrin of Finch, Aik., wiltes I wluh to report that tolcy's Kidney .nn n tn nnn 1.1.1 .i,i,i, 4ri.i tora had gyen up .. So,d by Bonner & Bonner, Charity covers a multitude of sins, and sometimes becomes contaminated. Wanted at Once. A physician to take charge of my practice, (reason, going to school). Office nnd caso medlclno free. Will do right thing by right party. Only regu lars and graduates need apply. Refer ences required and given. Call or write. Dlt. W. A. DARLING, 23-tf. Howitt, I. T. RAILROAD EXCURSION RATES. Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe. umCAGO. International Livestock Exposi tion. On Novomber 20 and 30 tho Gulf, Colorado and Santa will soli round trip tickets to Chicago for $27.40, limited December 10. NEW ORLEANS, LA. Annual meeting American Bank ers' association, Now Orleans, La., Nor. 11 to 13. On Nov. 7, 8, and 9 tho G. C. & S. F. railway will sell tickets to Now Orleans, La. and return for $19.65, limited ten days from dato of sale. W. A. DASHIELL, Ticket Agent. PqJqy's ffOHeV and T&T to. cMldren.sfiteuri. Nooolates. B NKRUPT NOTICE. In tho United Stntes Court for tho Southern District of Indian Terrl tory, In bankruptcy. In tho matter of W. O. Williams, bankrupt, In bankruptcy: To tho creditors of W. O .Williams of Chlckasha, in tho district aforesaid, a bankrupt: Notlco is hereby given Wl. & At .1 ft 1 V a s-k i . an that on tho 22d day of October, A. D., iuz, tno said w, u. Williams was duly adjudicated bankrupt, and that tho first meeting, of his creditors will bo held at my offico in Cblckshn on tho 8th day of November, A. D., 1902, at 10 a. in. in tho forenoon at which tlmo tho said creditors may attend provo their claims, appoint a trusteo, examino tho bankrupt, nnd transact such other business as may propertly como before said meeting, E. HAMILTON, Referee in Bankruptcy, First published Oct 30, By Spending a Large Sum of Cash just nt tho proper tuno we came into possession of nn imruonso stock nf stoves more stoves than we usnnlly buy but the price biih been reduced so much that we will sell twico ns many stoves ns usual. A GOOD ml Tho Great Western Heater, conl or wood. Is acknowledged to be the best all-round store made, WARAU Uiviu uut more bent and consuming less fuel, Every stove is u perfect one, and among them are Btoves pretty enough in de sign to add handsomely to your furuitnro. TUG QUEEN Tho Charter Oak, Threo generations havo or stoves. I 8e(i ti,0 charter Oak Cooking Stove. They hayo kept pace with the advancements in mnnttfnctnring until stove perfection has been reached, Tho world acknowledges no other cook stove. They nro tho Jtandard of stove perfection its full of cooking goodness as a kernel is of meat. You can't resist buying when you learn the price. STEEL RANGES. The Mnjestic Steel Rango towers above other ranges in convenience and durability. Ono lasts n ltfettmo, is a beautiful piece of furnituro and, added to theso good poiutB, we make a special reduction in price. Come now while can take choice. Williams, Corhn L Co., The Hardware Men. Slow Starvation Biuiuuuu uuu poisoning iuo sysiom. KODOL Kodol Is tho cat It strengthens tho stomach. Cathartics and liouoi cures, it rivo vearsnro - JIsruo tho doctors calUddriDCDSta took such a hold on mo thai I rnnlrt Mrco) y go. I took quantities of poplin nadothor medicines. 'ul nothing holpml me. As a dronnlnfr man grasps ut a atraw I grablicd at Kodol. I felt an ImproTemcnt nt once, and after a istT uoines am sounu anu wen. uiuiujh o. aiaiisii, itiorncj-at-ijair, nocona, rci. Et can't help but do you flood. The llbottlocontalnjSHtlmeiafmuch (actual rre parol ny i- v. i)ov ut ft Bewitt's witcb Hazel salve am Lumber Shingles We Carry a Full Stock. Buy Cash, and Can Save You Money, Give Us a Call. Suggs Berwyn, H. NOW is to Will Sell Lowest Rate And will maintain tho samo high known as tbo best and most popular For Particulars Address W. H. I COTTON 1 I BELT I I ROUTE J you Is tho fata of sufferers from drsnonsla nml Indlpeitlnn. If your food remains undigested It can't build up tho body. In fact, It docs actual damago by decaying In tuo Digests What You Eat. senslblo remedy. By dlcestlne what vou tho body and at tbo samo tlmo rests This rest soon restores perfect health. stimulants only reach tb symptoms. is jxaiuro'8 ionic measurement) M tbo trial Bite which jells for Mo Co., unicaco, Bold ny an dealers. a soothlnir, healing application for piles, sores and uisoaias. uowaro 01 counterfeits. Hardware for St Bro 5 Ind. Ter. SUGGS,. Manager. tho time to prepare for your C-MA VISIT the Old Home. Round Trip Tickets to Points in ARKANSAS, MISSOURI, LOUISIANA and THE OLD STATGS On December 13, 17, 21, 22, 23, 2G, 1902, With 30 Days Return Limit -AT- In Three Years. standard of actvlco that has made It Hue between Texas and tho Southeast T. P. LITTLE, Passenger Agent, Corsioana. A. S. WAGNER, T. P. A.. Waco. D. M. MORGAN, T..P. A., Eort Worth. WEEKB, Gr-P. & A.,- Tyler. Chamber of Commerce Committee. FInanco J. A. Dlvcns, C. L. Ander son, J. A. Madden. Manufacturing and morcantllo In terests C. H. ones, J. H. Ponnlngton, J. K, P. Cnmpboll. rubllc highways Max Wosthelmor, I j. 1). Iloborson, W. S. Wolverton, A. H. Palmer, II. II. Pennington. Advertising Slg Simon, T. N. Colo- man, Orln Ilcdflold. Itnllroads, etc. W. A. Lcdbcttor, F. M. Gates, John U Gait, W. F. Whit tlngton, C. L. Herbert. Agriculture J. D. Boono, John F. Easlcy, J. S. Mullen, M. Munzcshclmcr. Membership C. L. Byrne, It. W. Dick, Don Lacy. KntcrtalnmentB John L. Gait, A. V. Doak, E. W. Roberts. House It. W. Dick, W. A. Wolver ton, A. C. Young. Arbitration C. L. Herbert, Leo Cruco, D. E. Allen. W. P. Polnnd, J. 13. Sprnglns. SIDNEY SUGGS, Pres. C. h. BYItNE. Scc'y. Notice of Dissolution. Tho firm of Gus Anronsou & Co., composed of Gus Aaronson nnd Louis lJtnunu, Jr., lias tins dny been mu tually dissolved, Louis Landau, Jr., retiring nnd Gus Anronson continuing I tho buslne?4, assuming all indebted Inosfl and collecting all outstanding hills. GUS AARONSON. LOUIS LANDAU, First published Oct. 9, 1902. Wo nro willing to risk our roputa- tlon ns merchants on tho wear of tho Moon Bros', buggies. Nono bettor. fow, It any, as good. NOBLE BROS. CHEAP SETTLER8' RATES TOTHE FAR WEST AND NORTHWE8T. Tho Burlington Routo renews tho one-way Settlors' rnto of $25.00 from Missouri River to California, Portland and tho Pugot Sound country every day during Septombor nnd October, with correspondingly low rntos to tho Spokane District and tho Butto-Ho- ena District; also proportlonnto rates from lntorlor Missouri. Kansas nnd Southern territory. "The Burlington Northern Pacific Express" 1b tho great through train caving Kansas City dally, for the Northwest. Through Conchos, Chair Cars (scats free), Standard and Tour 1st SIcopers to Butto, Holonn, Spo- kano, Tacoma, Seattle, Portland Con nectlons train from Denver at night Joining this northwest train nt Al lance, Neb. TO CHICAGO. Tho Burlington's famous "EH" Is tho best known and moat popular train from ICnnsas City and St. Joseph to Chicago. TO ST. LOU 1 8. Two dally trains carrying all classes of standard Bur- lngton equipment. HOME8EEKERS' EXCURSIONS. On tho first and third Tuesdays of August, Soptember and October, to many sections of tho West and North west. consult nenrcst ticket agent or wrlto tho undersigned for full Inform atlon, printed matter and the least cost ot your proposed trip. L. L. WAKELY, G. P. A., St. LonlB, Mo L. J. BRICKER, T. P. A, 2S3 Main St,. Kansas City, Mo. C. M. LEVEY, Gen, Manor...... St Louis, Mo. Foley's Honey end Tar cures cams, prevents pneunmnta. 2 2 $100 Reward Will bo paid by the Chickasaw f arrest and conviction of anyone stealing stock of any kind from any member of this Association. Kotlfy Jeff Payne, Pauls Val ley, Charley Roff, Roff, I. T., or W. L. Lapsley, Wynnowood, I. T., Inspectors. DR. T. P. Howell, Pres. O, V, Haley, Sec. i SOME MEN PAY $10,000 for an expert to manage their ad vertisinc. There are others who K for an annual subscrip- pay tion to Pkinteu's Ink and learn what all the advertis ers are thinking about. But even theie are not the extreme readied. Ttiere are men who luie ore ?lnn linn 7ear uolnir neitber. Fo 4 I UUUUU 8mPe copy lend IB oenti t Pbintu'i Imi, No. 10 Spruce St.. N. Yj KIDNEY DISEASES are the most fatal of all dis eases. FOLEY'S or caonev refunded. Contains remedies recogriized by ems- nent physicians as the best for Kidney and Bladder troubles. PRICK 50c aai SIM. Fhe Ardmoreite Official Journal of the Chickasaw Stockmen's Association. STAR ROUTE MAIL LINES. Ardmore to Ravta. Leave Ardmore 7:00 a. rn. Arrlvo Provcnco 9:00 a. m. " Durwood 10:10 a. m, " Earl 11:20 6, m. " MonnBvlllo 1:30 p. m. " Norton 3:00 p. m. " Unvta 4:00 p. m. Lcavo dally oxcopt Sunday. Ardmore to Madill. Lenvo Ardmoro 7:00 a. m Arrlvo Hoxbar 10:30 a. m. " Wilson 12:00 m. " McMillan 2:00 p. m. " Tyler 3:oo p. " Weaverton 4:00 p. " Oakland 5:30 p, " Mndlll 6:00 p. Lcavo dally except Sunday. m. m. Ardmore to Hcsldton. Lenvo Ardmoro C:30 a. Arrlvo Lono Grovo 8:30 a. m. in. m. " Howitt 10:30 a. " llcaldton 12:30 p. Leave dally except Sunday. Ardmore to Simon. Leave Ardmoro C:30 a. mv Arrlvo Brock ...8:30 a. ui. " Check 10:00 a. m. " Simon 12:30 p. m. Lcavo dally oxcopt Sunday. Star Routo malls closo promptly on leaving tlmo. Wo soil harness, and It llko other merchandlso In our store, Is tho best NOBLIi) BROS. WARNING ORDER. In tho United Statos court In tho In dian Territory, Southorn district: Chns. Flomlng, plaintiff, vs. Bottli Flomlng, defendant. No. 5,355. Tho dofondnnt Bottlo Flomlng Is warned to nppear In this court In thir ty dnyB nnd nnswor tho complaint of plaintiff Chns. Fleming. Witness Hon. HoBca Townsond, Judgo of said court and tho seal there of this 10th day of Octobor, 1902. (Seal.) C. M. CAMPBELL,. Clerk. II. C. POTTERF, Attorney. S. II .BUTLER, Atty for Non-Rcs. First published Oct 10, 1902. WARNING ORDER. In tho United States Court In tho In- dlan Territory, Southern District. Emma R. Mastcrson plaintiff vs. James Mastcrson defendant. No. 5,331. Tho defendant, James Mastcrson, is warned to appear In this court in thir ty days and answer tho complaint ot tho plaintiff, Emma R. Mastcrson. Witness Hosca Townscnd, judgo of said court and tho seal thereof this 4th day of October. 1902. (Seal) C. M. CAMPBELL, Clerk. A. RENNIE, Attorney K. N. COFFEE, Att'y for Non-res. First published Oct 8, 1S02. CURE YOURSELF ! V-o Hlgft fur DnuAluri.1 d!icliargtp,1iiflaniail.i. n, IrilUlleiia or ulwrallui.a if liiucuua rutuiLiai.'i. raldlfM, cut cot aitrtii. Wait tit poltotioui. Sf.ii: by nitirauu, it ifn. in rii wrorr, jf.00, r 3 lottl., f j.'7J, Circular atbt on rjtwt CO YEARS' EXPERIENCE Trade Marks Dcsions COPYDIOHTS &C. Anror. , nillnir a aketrh nnd cti rnptlnn tear IBli-i' "jl'r tieriiil liuv hihiihm, tfw niiruicr ui .n liin la irobablr tiatrntaJi.e. Comtnunk. a rttliTC jntldMiUnl. ISaiiCboAkcn 1'atruti t. rraa. HJ lJlt aivncr (urracurtDirralenta. I Htffnta taknn throuvh uur.il x Co. recclra trtnalnatiec, nllhuBt ctmrire, la the Scientific jftncricati. K tiandiom!7 lllutrat4 weXIf, Trsat clr. ouloilon ot anr Mlenllr.o Journal. Tsrn.a ts a inn rnurrountj.tU BoW by all rew.liier. Hranrh ORIro. CSS V BU Waahlwton. l. O Things We Lilce Best Often Disagree With Ui Bec&uso 7r overeat ot them. Indl gMtlon follows. Dut there's a ytty to cso&po suoh consequences. A dose of a good dlgesUnt like Kodol will relive you atonoe. Your itom&ob Is ilmplv too weak to digest what you eat. That's til Indigestion Is. Kodol digests the fop without tho itomaob'a aid. Thus tb stomaob rest while the body Is strength ened by wholesome food. Dieting Is ub necessary. Kodol digests aay Wad i of good food. Strengthens and lnTlgoraU, ICelsl aWslCiS BJ0J l)l0fHlai fM" (l eel u ii'tcur. Tf.iViKl Emus Ciiiuxu Co x Sfcjf ,gT1'