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TH Description of the Land Soon to be Thrown Open to Home steaders NEW LOW PRIG NEW GOODS ES! QUALITY OF LANDS. Country is Well Watered And the Soil is Very Productive. NATURAL GATEWAY. Chickasha, Having tbe Facilities, is the Natural Ooutfiting Sta tion r Ilomescekers. HEAD AND REFLECT ON IT. T -iirronmling Territory Ke flccts the Productiveness of tbe Kiowa ami Comanche Reservation. THE limT.VATIONS. . The Indian re-ervation i looted be tween the wa-liUas river oil the 1:01 tit and Ucdrivercn the .ut!i :mil between the !Sth meridian of w-l loiv.'itudo on tiie ca-t and north Fork or lied river on the wet, nnd contains in round number-, 4.0V"0 aeie. From thin will be (led noted about oae million acres tai.cn up br the moim tiiis,and a I ke ainotint to be allotted to the Indians leaving about two million acre to be.turown oj.en to white MJlllcr. The land occupied by the mountains U only available tor craz'ur,' purposes aa 1 rich In gold, kilver, tin and coal. These are ?ti!l to be developed. well vatei:i:p. The land, out.-ide of the mountain are undulating prairie, well watered with liv ing stream of water i- tuud by dicing at. del!i of twenty to thirty feet. All the tilicunis tear a nui e or I cs frii.g ) of tun bar, while large an a-arc cov red wit'u a rrowtuol rae-mte trees, a timber w hich make good fence jts and I excellent fuel. CUi :r Miction anil mjuic- streuim bear a growth of timi-er hir-e ciiousli to saw Into lumber. Any or all c,f llieso timber lands are productive, and will make- Hue f.irm.s. Ur an act of coiv-Te-s apiJt overt .liine d, lm, the above rc-er laiun i- to be opened to settlement. O.i the north MU'e of this reservation Is another kuown us the Wichita reservation, whii.li may he lncluikd at the sane time, hut this is not yet know n. The law opening the reservation, provides ihat the allotment -hall be made in from three to fix mouth-, nnd makes it the duty of the l'res:dei)t to i-sue a proclamation opening the country within ix month- tiflcr the lotuients are made. It is not likely that the 1'nfident will Like the six months, and and be may is.-ue his j r M-laiuation immedi ctely after the allotments are mai'.e. Thus it mav he s.-cn fie lan Js may be open at any time "from the c-.'ly nrtg to summer of next year. PKODI'CTIVEXKSS. Tfcerenecu be no doubt of the product ivsness if thcfe lan'lit. Tliey lave been tr.ed in every ji:arier with a result that has produced 51 to 30 hushels of wheat, and 40 to 50 bushels of corn per acre. These ciopn have been rai-ed by farmers living oil In dian lands. The valleys of the Washiti, of Cache creek, Ueaver and other streams are more or less cultivated every year, and al ways give good returns-. Tie upland are productive of all cereals, and afford the fin est grazing in the world. Tlie lands to be opened to white settle ment, a-ter the Indian has taken his allot ment, will give cenips to nearly lO.uoo f.mii lirs. The price of thew lands will be 1.23 per acre, payable at the end of five years residence. No better chance to 'et a home in this eupt-rb climate wil ever be known again. Til'- climate is all that can be desip ed, oeintra happy medium betwer n tbe hot climate of Texas and the cold climate ot Kansas or Mi-ouri The days are never ex cessively hot, nor the winter excessively cold. In Kiimincrddays the mercury seldom poes above .i hundred, while the nights are invariably cool. In winter the mercury seldom goes below zero, and then for only a day or two. The reservation has one line of railroad on its northern border, foliowiHK lhe Washita river, with two more surveyed and will probably be built before the open Ing, which will zie market facilities auual to an older country. CHICK ASH A. Chickasha, Iudian ! Territory, lies two miles east of the eastern border of this In rlian rrvation. a.id is a citv of 4,XK) lteoiile, with ail tint poet to make acity of that size, i It is lighted with electricity, has a. .MXi-bar-i-el jr day flouring mill, an HJ-ton .er day cotton feed oil uiili, local and Jong di-taucc telephone, two wholesale pruccry stores ten retail grocery stoics, ciglit dry poods -torts four j-'ents furnishing stores, four hardware and Implement houses, four lumber yaid-, three banks, five driig stores, two jewelry f tores, one steam carpenter sLop, three lso telss lodging liou-ci and restaurants injiium bers, together with all shop- of black-imtu, boot and shoe, etc, that go to make up a (.-rowing, pushing cliy. It has sK eiiun-li buildings, wiili Mated preachers, two school 40 in Novelty plaids, 3jc 3G in French Opera Flannel Tink end Green, Q 40c Very Heavy grade of Onting Flannel tine patterns,. .. . 09c Fine line of 32 in Brocaded Worsted, & 12'i'c Near silks in a'l shades,. . . . 15c Shaker Flannel from 6 to 9c 3Cin Madras Cloth OS 12Vc 23m dress plaids in all shades, lUc A very fine line of rugs and center pieces. CALL buildings in which school is maintained cv cry year. 'l he people of the city nnd surrounding country are intellectual and cultivated peo ple, gathered from nearly every state in the In ion. No better people exist anywhere. The city is Incorporated, has a mayor and board of aldermen, nud law and order pre vail here as in olderstatcs and communities. I'.usinKss is canled on, debts are collected, offences agaiust morality or any disorder or dime punished, the same as in the states, l.on't think that because this h the Indian Territory that the people are outlaws, and that all is "wild and woolly." The "Indi tins" in this vicinity are among our most res pected people p-ogressivo, educated and r fined. These are the Indian Territory "Indians," The reservation Indian is not the same, yet be is peaceable and fast civil izing. Your life, your property and your famines are as safe hero as in the oldest state in the l uion. The city of t'hicka-hais improving very fast, having doubled its population in the past 18 months. Brick nnd stone buildings are going up all the tln;o. Prices -on piop oity nro advancing ull the time. 1 if you want to keep up with ibis country's (levclopeinent send a dollar for the Weekly Kx press, one year, and you will get it all. FIXING THMeFoPENING Quotations From lhe Law- Setting Forth the Time Eor Opening Kiowa Reservation. 1 We are often asked when will the Kiowa and Comanche reser vation open. In answer to this we do no more tluwi quote from the law passed by the last con gress and approved by the Presi dent June 6, 1900. That law eays: That all allotments of said land Hhall be made under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior to Kuid Indians within ninety days from the passage of this Act, sub ject to the exceptions contained in article fnor of said treaty; pro vided, That tbe time for making allotments shall in no event be extended beyond six months from passage of this Act Another question that is often auked us: Will townsiles be established and surveyed when the land is opened for settle ments. In answer to this we again quote the law. "When said allotments of land i-halj have been selected aud tak en as aforesaid and approved by the Secretary of the Iuterior, the titles thereto shall be held in trust for the allottees, respective ly, for the period of twenty-five years, in the time and manner and to the extent provided for iu tbe act of congress entitled "An act to provide for allotment of land' Our Linen Department. Red Table Linen from lG j to COe White Table Linen 25 to 55c Very fine Cotton Crash, brown and bleached,. .0. 5c Very fine line of Napkins. 2x30tn lace curtains (" 10c a pair Lace Pillow Shams,. . . .20c per pair Fine line of Cotton and Linen Towels, Bed Spreads, full size, from 75c up Carpets and Window Shades.. PENPOINTS, INK AND MUCILAGE AT A VERY LOW PRICE. A Very Fine Line of Ladies' Belts, Stock Collars and Neck Wear All Up-to-Date. J ACOBY, AND SEE US in severalty 1o Indians on the var ious reservations, and to extend the protection of the laws of the United States and Territories over the Indiaus' and for other pnrposas," approved February 28, 1801. "And at the expirations of said period of 25 years the titles there to shall be conveyed in fee simple to the allotees or the heir, free from all incuberances. j SOCIETY CARDS- DkMOLAYCOMMANDERY No. i. K. T. :'&y Meet s on tbe first Monday oi each month. f E. HAMILTON, E. C. A. B. Snow. Recorder ALPHA LODGE OF PERFECTION. A: .A:. S:. R; S. J. meets on the first Sat urday In each monta Visiting brethren the Kite cordially In- Tvlted. E. Hamilton 33 Ven. Mast C. M. Fechheimer H Sec CHICKASHA CHAPTER, No. 17. R, A. M. Meets on the 2nd and tin Mondaya each month. J. WILLIAM SPEAKE, H. P. A S GILKEY, Secretary CHICKASHA LODGE NO. 2. I. O. U. Meets Tuesday nights ' A. Haight, E. M. Paynb, See'y, N. G. EVERGREEN REUECKAH LODGE NO. Meets 1st and 3rd Tuesday nights, Etta Snow Atclk Hartkr. See'y, N. sr- MODERN WOODMEN Rim AMERICA Meet every Thursda 1. -hj niuht in M,innfe TTfiU. Vlsltinir members cordially Invited lo at tend. L. bID- MONROK. C. S. FOSTER. Consul. Clerk Racket Goods ! ! TIN WARE, GLASS WARE, GROCERIES, Dry Goods and Notions. You can find them all at A S Daniels Ac Co, the cheapest place in town. Call and see them, Tbe stomach is is our best friend and the next best 13 the Perfect" Raking Powder.lt is chemically pure and assists digestion. J.A.Ware.Jr. See them, they arc new. ''What?'' Our display of dishes and glasswure The Fair, OVERCOATS, " quilts, and blankets.' All first quality. Mcdanghy Bros. Sporting goods at the Fair. Iu1 rrTIi v-Vni s IUX- Gents Furnishing Goods. Fine line of tnotled half-hose, 10o (worth 2o2) 1 Case of Fedora and Crashed Hals, $1 OO.worth 31.50 to C-3 Gents linen collars, standing or turn down, 5c tucli A very fine line of heavy winter shirts at a very low price. Call and sec our line of ladies' walking hats, up-to-date . . . School bigs, bootstraps, rulers, slates, load and slate pencils. W. T. Womack, Dealer in StaDlB n and Fancy . Next tloor to Citizens Bank. PHONE 95. CHICKASHA, IXD. TEE. Book and Map OF TIIE GomanGhe Reservation, Made from Personal Observation and Actual Surveys of the Ground, and Can be De pended on as Abso lutely Correct. Streams are Shown just as They Exist, School Sections are Marked, and an Accurate Accurate Description of all the Lands Given. THE BEST BOOK In print of this Reserva tion, and the most Reliable. The book has 50 pages and large map. PRICE 50 CENTS. Sent to any one postpaid on re ceipt of price. Address, D. P. SMITH, Chickasha, I. T. Or for sale at Carruthers Bookstore. D. P. SMITH, ARCHITECT and Civil Engineer. Plans and Specificatiens Accurately Drawn. Office two doors WestGrand Avenue Hotel. A. J. DENTON, BRICK, Contractor and Builder. Estimates on Application. CHICKSHA I T Scoffern & Wells, Heal Estate & Kental Agency, Ranch and farm procfty for salcor rcnt.i City prynerty, consisting of residence, blocks and lots.chou-e locations and low price Oftlce In Fair hulWHnif. Chickasha, - : Ink. Teu. Dr. B. W. FESLER, DENTIST, Up stairs in Post Office Building PDPPPPO Our line of Capes and Jackets are all up-to-date. Ladies' Union Suits iu gray or white Ouetia at35casuit Ladies' Vests , Our line of Stationery caa'L he beat. Websters IJnaoridgtd diction ary, leather bound $2.00 Websters Tocket dictionary 10c School Tablets from lc up A very fine line of stationary from 5c a box up ProDnetor. CHICKASHA DR 15, 15. 15ROWN, Physician & Surgeon, O.T.ce In ChicUnsha Uru Co' ujuu ston , 3rd door east of llanki'f ("aickasha. J. R. HARRIS, Mutual Safe AGENT N. Y. .Etna Accident. Real Estate. Contracts and Leases drawn up iukv-al tono. UMcc iu Chickasha L'rug Company's slore. POWERS & BAGBY, Con tract eis Builders. and Satisfaction Guaranteed. G. SMITH,. CITY AUCTIONEER... Will sell ull kinds of property a auction, at any or any place. TIib Ghickasha rp Electric IMt and jjfl IGIITS put in stores and. l-l re.-n lences. Prices on applfcation TOM IRVING, Prorietor Cull CciUral am) asli fur the J. P. Kcimcmur, CONTRACTOR and I5UIL DER. Money saved is money made. Shop north of Red Barn. Chickasha, I.nd. Tkr THE GIGKASHA TELEPHONE CO., Will place a phone in your residence and keep same in re pair for . 5P Per Day. Phone in place of bus-iicf-$ 2..0 per month. o i- -t ' AV La a Y are INVITED To Call and Inspect My Line of No Old, Worn Out Second-hand Cheap-John, Stencilled goods to show you, but the FINEST line of New Musical Goods by tbe best makers iu the United States. Call and See My Line audConvince yourself that these assertions are true. Prices Reasonable. TERMS TO SUIT YOU. P. M, DKXTOX, Oflice and Sales Room At "the: rair." Opposite Stone's Grocery Store. Henry Schafer. H'UOLESALE AM) RCT.UL Liquors, Wines, Cigars, Ueer. smiting a Specialty. ou 13 " Organs, Sewing Machine! EL RENO, O. T.