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'I (First Published la the Chtettain. December 13, 1912.) NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL ESTATE Notice is hereby given that in pur suance of an order of the County Court of Craig County, Oklahoma, iiiade on the 11th day of December. 191:', in the matter of the Estate of William R. Uudgctt, Deceased, the un dersigned, as the Administrator of said estate wil offer lor sale and sell at private sale to the highest bidder for cash on delivery of deed, and sub ject to confirmatio:: by said County Court, on or within six months after the 30th day of December, 1912, all the right, title and interest of said es tate, and said William R. Badgett, in r.nd to the following described real estate situated in Craig County, Okla homa, to-wit: South Half of Northwest Quarter, and West Half of South w-est Quar ter of Northeast Quarter, and Southeast Quarter of Southwest Quarter of Northeast Quarter, and Southwest Quarter, and West Half of West Half of Southeast Quarter of Section 23, and West Half of Northwest, Quarter of Northeast Quarter, and Northeast Quarter of Northwest Quarter of Northeast Quarter, and South Half of Southeast Quarter of North west Quarter of Northeast Quar ter of Section 3G. Township 20, Range 18, containing 343 acres more or less. ' Said land is subject to a first and second mortgage in favor of the Wal ton Trust Company of Butler, Mis souri, dated July 27, 1909, and due July 27, 1916, one mortgage to secure the sura of $3,300.00 and the other to secure the sum of $462.00 payable in annual installments of $66.00. All . bids for said land or any part thereof to be made in writing and de livered to the administrator at Vinita, Oklahoma, or may be delivered to the County Judge of Craig County, at any time before the sale. The Administrator reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to require the advance payment of ten per cent of a bid before reporting the sale thereon for confirmation. Dated Decmber 12, 1912. JOHN S. THOMASON, B. M. PROBASCO, Administrator. 16-18 Attorney for Administrator. (First Published in the Chieftain, December 13, 1912.) NOTICE OF SALE. State of Oklahoma, Tulsa County, ss. In the County Court. In re Guardianship of Jesse Rouse, a Minor. John Rouse, Guardian. No. 519, Probate. Notice, is hereby given in pursu ance of an order of the County Court of Tulsa County, State' of Oklahoma, made on the llth day of December, 1912, that the undersigned. John Rouse, guardian of the estate of Jesse Rouse, a minor, will sell at pri vate sale, to the highest bidder, sub ject to confirmation by said Court, on Saturday, the 21st day of December, 1912, at 10 o'clock a. in., at the County Court Room, in the City of Tulsa, Ok lahoma, all the right, title, interest and estate of said Jesse' Rouse, a minor, in and to the following de scribed real estate, situate in Craig County, State of Oklahoma, to-wit: The South One-Half of the South east Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, and the Southeast Quar ter of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section Fifteen (15); and the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Sec tion Twenty-two (22), in Town ship Twenty-six (26) North, Range Twenty-one (21) East, con taining forty acres, more or less. Said real estate will be sold upon the following terms and conditions: Cash in hand upon confirmation of the sale by the court. Bids for the purchase thereof must be in writing and accompanied by a ;check for 20 per cent of amount bid payable to the order of the guardian, and must be filed in the County Court, at Tulsa or delivered to the under signed at the law offic e of O. S. Booth, Iowa Building, Tulsa, Oklahoma. Dated this llth day of December, 1912. JOHN ROUSE, x,x.2S 28 28 2S 2S 28 2S2S2S2T Guardian of Estate of Jesse Rouse, Minor. O. S. BOOTH, 16-17 Attorney for Guardian. (First Published in the Chieftain, December 13, 1912.) NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL ESTATE Notice is hereby given that in pur suance of an order of the County Court of Craig County, Oklahoma, made on the Pth day of December, 1912, in the matter of the estate of Vera Dez Thompson, a minor, the un dersigned as guardian of the estate of "said minor will sell at private sale to the highest bidder, for cash, sub ject to confirmation by said County Court, o:i Monday, the 30th day of De cember, 1912, at ten o'clock a. ni., of said day, or at any time thereafter within the statutory period for receiv ing bids, all the right, title, interest and estate of the said Vera Dez Thompson, a minor, acquired in what- soever wanner, In and to the follow ing described property situated in Rogers County, Oklahoma, and more accurately described as follows, to wit: Lot in Section 31, Township 22 North, Range t; East. Rids mutt be in writing and may be left at the office of the Judge of the County Court, accompanied by a cer tified check for ten per cent of the amount of the bid. Dated this 0th day of December. 1312. A. .1. THOMPSON, By ADDIS A. DROWN, Guardian. D".-1S His Attorney. ( First Published in the Chieftain, December 13, 1912.) State ot" Oklahoma. Rogers County, ss. In the County Court. Probate No. CS5. in the Matter of the Estate of Lorena Vann, a Minor. NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL ESTATE Notice is hereby given in pursuance of an order of the County Court of the County of Rogers, State of Oklahoma, made on the 10th day of December, 1912, the undersigned Guardian of the estate of Lorena Vann, a Minor, will sell at private sale to the highest bid der subject to confirmation by said Court on Monday, the thirtieth day of December, 1912, at ten o'clock a. m., at the office of the County Judge of Rog ers County, Oklahoma, in Claremore, Rogers County, Oklahoma, all the right, title and interest of said Lorena Vann, a Minor, in and to the follow ing described real estate situate in Craig County, State of Oklahoma, to wit: Lot Two and the South West Quarter of the North East Quar ter of Section Four, and the North East Quarter of the South West of the North West Quarter of Section Thirty-three, all in Township Twenty-five, North and Range Eighteen East of the In dian Meridian in Craig County, Oklahoma, containing in all 89.71 acres more or less as the case may be according to the United States Survey thereof. . Said real estate will be sold on the following terms and conditions, to-wit: At private sale to the highest bidder for cash in hand. Bids fo rthe purchase thereof must be iu writing and must be filed in the County Court or delivered to J. C. Starr, Attorney for Guardian or to the undersigned at or before the time fixed for said sale. Dated the Kith clay of December, 1912. RILEY CURLS, Guardian of lxirena Vann, a Minor. J. C. STARR, Attorney for Guardian. Vinita, Oklahoma. 1G-18 I First Published in the Chieftain, November 29th, 1912.) NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL ESTATE Notice is hereby given that in pur suance of an order of the County Court of Craig County, Oklahoma, made on the 25th day of November, 1912, in the matter of the estate of Clayton L. Marker, a minor, the under signed as guardian of the estate of said minor will sell at private sale to the highest bidder, for cash subject to confirmation by said County Court, on Monday, the 16th day of December, 1912, at ten o'clock A. M. of said day or at any time thereafter within the statutory period for receiving bids, all the right, title interest and estate of the said Clayton L. Marker, a minor acquired in whatsoever manner, in and to the following described prop erty situated in Mayes County, Okla homa, and more acurately described as follows, to-wit: The North Half of tut Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 27, Township 23 North, Range 21 East. Bids must be in writing and may be left at the office of the Judge of the County Court, accompanied by a certi fied check for ten per cent of the amount of the bid. Dated this 25th day of November, 1912. J. B. MARKER Guardian. By ADDIS A. BROWN, His Attorney. 11-16 (First Published iu the Chieftain, November 29th, 1912.) NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL ESTATE BY THE GUARDIAN. State of Oklahoma, County of Adair ss in the Couuty Court. Notice is hereby given that in pur suance of an order iif the County Court, of the County of Adair, and State of Oklahoma, made on the 22ud. day of November, 1912, in the matter of the estate of William Hubbard, a minor, the undersigned as guardian of the person and estate of said minor, will sell at private sale, to the highest bidder, subject to confirmation by said County Court, o:i the lGth day of De cember, 1912, at ten o'clock a, in., or within six months thereafter, at the County Court room in said County of Adair, all the right, title, interest and estate of the said minor, and all the right, title and interest that said minor has by operation of law or otherwise acquired in and to all that certain lot, piece or parcel of land, situated lying and being in the County of Craig, State of Oklahoma, bounded and de scribed as follows, to-wit: The Southeast Quarter of the North east Quarter of Section 20, Township 21 North, and Rai.ce 21 East, and the East Half of the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section L'it, and the West Half of the North west Quarter of Section 21, Township 24 North, and Range 21 East, contain ing 140 acres according to the Govern ment Survey thereof. Said land will be sold for cash at the time of sale or upon confirmation by the County Court. Rids may be filed with the County Judge of Adair County, Oklahoma, or with the guardian or may be left with William P. Harris, Attorney at Law, at Stillwell, Oklahoma, all bids must be in writing, signed by the bidder, and accompanied by ten per cent of the amount bid. Dated this the 25th day of Novem ber, 1012. DAN HUBBARD, 14-1G Guardian. (First Published in the Chieftain December, 6, 1912) NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL ESTATE Notice is hereby given that in pur suance of an order of the County Court of Craig County, Oklahoma, made on the 2nd day of December, 1912, in the matter of the estate of Mary E. Ililder brand, a minor, the undersigned as guardian of the estate of said minor will sell at private sale to the highest bidder, for cash, subject to confirmat ion by said County Court, on Monday, the 23rd day of December, 1912, at ten o'clock A. M. of said day, or at any time thereafter within the statutory period for receiving bids, all the right, title, interest and estate of the said Mary E. Hilderbrand, a minor, acquir ed in whatsoever manner, in and to the following described lands situated in Craig County Oklahoma, and more accurately described as follows to-wit: The West Half of the Southeast Quarter of Section 27, and the East Half of the Southeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, and the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 28, Township 26 North, Range 19 East. Bids must be in writing and may be left at the office of the Judge of the County Court accompanied by a cer tified check-lor ten per cent of the amount of the bid. Dated this 2nd day of December, 1912. WA LLACE 1 1 1 LI )E IU? RAND, Guardian. By ADDIS A. BROWN, I .VI 7 His Attorney. NOTICE. All persons having claims against Hugh Holland, deceased, are required to present the same with the necessary vouchers, to the undersigned adminis trator at his residence near Bluejacket, Craig County, Oklahoma, or at the law office of .1. C. Starr in Vinita, Craig County, Oklahoma, withi'.i four months from the date hereof, or the same will be forever barred. Dated December 6th, 1912. J. N. HOLLAND, ltj-17 Administrator. JUDGE STANFIELD WON'T QUIT. Governor Cruce Refuses to Take Successor Jurist Chooses. j Oklahoma City, Dec. 15. Judge Wade S. Stanfield of the Sapulpa dis trict court will not resign, at least, for the present, he announced in open court at Sapulpa Thursday. Judye Stanfield came to Oklahoma City last week with the intention of tendering his resignation to Governor Cruce and asked to be permitted to name his suc cessor. Two names were presented. Governor Cruce advised the district judge that he would appoint neither of them, and told Judge Stanfield if he wanted to leave the bench it. must br without conditions as to the future judge. Letters came to Governor Cruce yes terday saying that Judge Stanfield read the. governor's letter in open court and announced that he would not resign. Girl Kills a Moose. Kdmouton, Alta., Dec. 16. Felra B. Plymate, 19 years of age, who came to Kdmonton from central Iowa three years ago, claims the distinction of be ing the first girl to kill a moose in the province of Alberta. She brought the big animal down at 94 yards with a single shot from a 38-35 rifle while in the brush, 75 miles north of Edmonton. The ball tore through the jugular vein, thus depriving Miss Plymate of the opportunity of using her sheath-knife. She was accompanied by her father and brother and two guides. The party killed three moose and two deer, also several hundred rabbits. The hunters report seeing tracks of bears, lynx, wolves an dcoyotes, but did not sight anything but moose and deer. The party tramped about 95 miles during the expedition, which occupied a week. . MAKING SOMETHING OF LIFE Real Joy Comes From Creating, Though the Object May Not Be of Great Significance. While every man who makes a liv ing Is not a genius, yet the real joy of creating can belong to each of us in just as real and true a way. If we put into farming, or banking, or our school work, the sense of making something, we get the great pleasure out of It. When we fill any task with ourselves, we make something. A girl says, "I made the room tidy," which simply means Bhe put something of herself into the disorderly room, and so beautified it. After she had made it tidy. It reflected something of her self; it looked some idea of order such as 6he had in her own mind. A boy says, "I made a good recitation la school yesterday;" and he is right, for, although the lesson was already there. It had to wait for him to come along and make it a recitation. So it Is eTerywhere. Making any thing means, no matter how simple the task, that we bring out something that did not exist before; and that that something is to some degree like the maker of it. We get out what we put in. If anyone wants to be miser able, the surest way is Just to do things without putting his whole heart and self into them. Think more of the mere outside of the tasks, and they are not worth doing. But once put yourself into them, and all Is changed. Saint Nicholas. BOUND TO LOVE EACH OTHER Probably Third Woman Was Right, but the Other Two Mutt Have Felt Somewhat Uncomfortable. There was a great crowd at the pic ture exhibition, and empty seats were at a premium, when two pretty women spied and made for a place at the self-same moment. They reached the prize together, both pretending Ig norance of the other, and, flopping themselves down, succeeded in squeez ing breathlessly and miserably in. There they sat then, each scowling and staring at the rudeness of her re spective neighbor, each wriggling and squirming as much as possible In or der to crowd that neighbor still further. Finally the situation became acute, and one of the women spoke with fine sarcasm: "I beg your par don, but do you need the whole seat?" "I beg yours," the answer came, "but I never talk to strangers." Just then a third pretty woman passed, stopped and addressed the two at once: "Why, to think of find ing you two here together! And I have always wanted to introduce you, because I just know you will just love each other. Mabel, this is Maud, and Maud, this is my dear old Mabel. You aits bound 4o love each other, because you are so exactly alike in disposi tion!" Telling the Bees. The custom of "telling the bees" Is often referred to by those Interested in curious happenings. In some parts of England it has always been the hi' bit to inform the bees whenever there is a death in the family, particu larly when it is that of the master or mistress. Some one raps upon the board sup porting the hives and says: "Mourn with us, master (or mistress) of the bouse is dead." It is thought that if this duty la neglected the bees will die; and many old servants are fond of telling how the bees pine away when no one thinks to give them the sad message. America's Oldest University. The comparatively small connection the people of the United States have viUi Peru makes it difficult for many o realize that in the city of Lima is 'hf oldest university in the new world, he University of San Harcos, founded in 1353. At, this historic educational nstitutlon a students' congress was held recently that was noteworthy in Its character. The minister of ln- i ruction gave a magnificent banquet in honor of the delegates, at which a urge number of distinguished guests vcre present, and at which several speeches appreciative of closer inter- " irse between the American nations were made. Water Surface of Globe. The portion of the earth's surface (hat is covered by water, when the 'nkes and inland seas are Included, 3 three times as great as the dry -nd area. The surface area of the erans Is 127,000,000 Bquare miles an irea more than 40 times as large as he Uiwted States. The ocean waters ecm with life. Though thousands of water creatures are known and clas hed, scientists are 'continually dis covering new life forms in the ocean '.' -pths. Heretofore dragnets have been mainly depended upon, but there are. doubtless many sea animals that elude these trawls. Books Bound in Rat Skin. It appears that a new use has been found for the skin of the common brown rat. In England, it is said, the bookbinders have taken to using these skins for covers of fine editions hither to bound in high grade leathers. It is reported that a trade amounting to one-quarter million dollars a year has developed in Great Britain and that many skins are imported from Calcut ta. Rat skins have long been used for purses, gloves and similar small ar ticles, and are proving rery useful foi tliM purposes. 10 PROBE GUARDIANS OF LO Oklahoma Delegation in Congress Will Present Resolution Stirred By Attacks. Washington, Doc. 15. That charges of probable crookedness made against the forty county and probate judges of eastern Oklahoma by republicans In the house, may be answered before the present session of congress ends, tlie democratic members of the Okla homa delegation today conferred and drew up a resolution requesting Gov ernor Cruce to order a rigid investi gation into the activities of profes sional guardians for Indian children. Charges of gross abuses in the ad ministratio nof affairs' of Indian chil dren were filed with the secretary of interior and with members of congress by "M. L. Mott of Muskogee, attorney for the Creek nation. In the consider ation of the Indian appropriation bill these were carried to the floor of the house by Representative Mann and Representative Burke of South Dakota who demanded why no provision had been made in the appropriation meas ure for dealing with the question. Dur ing tho course of their remarks they made bitter attacks upon Oklahoma for permitting the alleged practice of courts to charge exorbitant fees for tho care of Indian affairs, while but so small amount was charged for the care of those of the whites, and de clared if the fees were as high as had been charged there could be no doubt of tho crookedness of the courts. Connivance Is Intimated. The charges of the two representa tives practically amounted to tho state ment that there was connivance among the courts and guardians. Representa tives Ferris, Carter and Davenport took up the bludbeou in behalf of Ok lahoma and declared that they wore much interested iu seeing right condi tions prevail within the state as was the minority leader, but they did not believe tho charges made, however, they said that they were ready to sup port those attacking the courts, pro viding the charges could be proved to be true. They maintained they did not believe a word of what had been said and created somewhat of a sen sation when they declared that the charges preferred were only made to create a rumpus so that sympathy might be aroused for the hundreds of employes of the Indian service in Ok lahoma, whose places are endangered by the Indian affairs committee's at titude in refusing to longer tolerate exorbitant expenses in the administra tion of the affairs of the Indians of the state. The attack of the republi cans was based almost wholly on the Mott statement. Mott charges extrav agance an d totally unwarranted allow ance for personal expenses and main tenance of wards and that in many cases others than tho wards them selves get the benefits of the exces sive amounts; that there is lack of proper supervision is shown by the fact that in eight counties of the Creek nation there are 4,3:59 cases of guar dianships iu which the guardian has made no report or in which the pa pers and court files are inaccessible. Attorney Mo't says he made a careful investigation of the administration of the estate sof white minors and found the average administration to be less than 2',2 per cent o fthe money han dled, while the cost of administration of estates of Indian minors amounts to I more than 19 per cent, both estates being administered in the same juris j diction and under the same law. With 'regard to this discrepancy, the report states: j "The facts speak for. themselves, and show a most unjust and destrue ' five discrimination against the minor .Indian." I Mott Suggests Remedy. Attorney Mott suggests as a remedy the appointment of four attorneys to render legal services for all the guar- 'dians of minors in the Creek natio to aid in the selection of proper guar dians, to bring about the removal of incompetents and to perform all surv ives that might be required by any guardian of any individual minor in the proper administration of the mat ters in his charge. From the records of the courts in the various counties of the state, Attorney Mott says he learn ed the names of the minors whose af fairs are being administered by the guardians, the amount handled, sales of land, fees allowed the attorneys for the guardians, court costs, fees allowed guardians and total cost of adminis tration. It is shown, he says, that the greatest injustice is caused through the administration of so-called professional guardians. The report cites individual Instances where the cost of administration of estates of minor Indians has exceeded 90 per cent of the money handled. Numerous cases are cited where the cost ranges from 50 to 73 per cent for the purpose of showing comparatively the cost of administration in Oklahoma and cii.er jurisdictions. Attorney Mott obtaine-.! data showing that tin? average cosit in thirty other states does not exc : 3 per cent. The report contends tha conditions have been aggravated by the discontinuance of the district agency plan and in this and other re spects verifys many statesments made I by the officers of the Oklahoma de partment of charities and corrections, whose report was transmitted to con gress by the president with his veto of the act for the removal of restrictions from some of the lands of allottees of the live ciilied tribes on August 5. 1012. Some Comparisons. Tho atl'airs of a few minor Indians in Oklahoma are administered by com petent relatives or business men, the professional guardians, under the pres ent system, transacting the larger amount of business for the minor. At torney Mott reports that in Muskogee county, Oklahoma, since statehood, 3S4 guardianships have been in the hands of professional guardians. These estates aggregate In value $1,172,000. In handling these estates court costs amounted to $43,000 and guardian fees $72,000, to total exponses of guardian ship being more than $233,000, or an amount greater than 20 per cent of all the funds handled, he says. Of 112 guardianships in the hands of com petent guardians, the cost of adminis tration in Muskogee county was only 4 per cent of the amount handled, he charges, while forty-nino guardian ships of the estates of white minors aggregated $1S8,000 and the cost of administration was only 1.7 per cent of tho amount handled. Iu Wagoner county, the administra tration of tho estates handled by pro fessional guardians, he says, cost over 24 per cent of their total valuation, while tho administration of estate handled by competent guardians cost only 3 per cent of their value. In Other Counties. In Mcintosh county the cost of ad ministration by professional guardians amounted to 18 per cent of the total amount handled, as against 2.3 per cent in the case of estates handled by competent guardians, he alleges. In this county, he declares, the majority of estates are handled by professionals who have control of 319 estates of minor Indians out of a total of 3SC estates. Administration by professional guar dians of minor Indian estates in Tulsa county cost IS per cent of the amount handled and by competent guardians only 4 per cent of the amount handled. Corresponding alleged differences in the cost of administration by the pro fessional guardians as against the ad ministration by competent business, men is shown in other counties. Owing to the attack made upon the states, Senators Owen and Gore and Representatives Ferris, Carter and Davenport believe that Governor Cruce should lose not a minute in ordering the Investigation, If the charges are found to be true, all will insist on just punishment of those involved; but if the charges, as they have been regis tered with government officials and aired on the floor of the house, are not true, then tho members of the delega tion wish to be in position to defend the name of Oklahoma. New York Doctors. Fditor Chieftain: In your issue of last week we notice that the Oklahoma School of Medi cine, at Oklahoma City, is sitting up nights to congratulate Jtself that it has beeu recognized by the New York Medical Regents as a sure enough medical school. We, personally do not see any par We sincerely believe that in every thing Oklahoma physicians are as good as any they grind out in New York. If they are not, then we would advise our Oklahoma medicos to throw away their pill bags and go back to raising corn and potatoes. As a sample of the kind of doctors they manufacture in New York state, we refer you to the clipping below, from last Tuesday's Daily Jopliu Tri bune: Ignorance Causes Undue Excitement. Newburg, N. Y., Dee. 9. Visions of a great murder mystery prevaded this city Sunday when an announcement was made of the discovery of three human hands among the rubbish on the city dumping grounds. Four- physi cians examined the bones. They de cided they were the bones of three human hands. Two of these hands the medical men declared had been attached to the bodies of women. The other was that of a boy. The experts also said that the hands had. been severed with a hatchet or equally blunt instrument. The coroner and detectives began a hunt to locatu the murderer and his victims. Today a taxidermist went to the morgue and identified the remains as the paws of a black bear which a hun ter had brought to him to have stuffed. He had cut the paws off and thrown them on the dump. W. K. Samuel, assistant building and loan auditor, was a guest of W. M. Malone, Saturday and Sunday.