The State Democrat. (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 62, Ed. 1 Wednesday, December 12, 1894 Page: 4 of 4
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PIC KHI DKNT'H KI!SMA<il •
pnrtmcntnervesoul.v • • *"• ' 1 'rt:i '',n"
viciiun as to the excellent w<ir.cln* of th Ivll
service law in this branch of tho public serv-
Attention Is called to the repotl of tin
tarv t'l thr navy, wMeh «h<.« v. n
progress la tho construction or ships for our
navy. All tlio vessels now bulidlnu. i'1'lu' '"f
tho three torpedo boats auth"ri/.ed i4t
sosslon of congress, and rxeeptinn the t • t-
clusn battleship Iowa, will probably De com-
pleted during the coming fls'iil
tlmatCB for the Inrrraso of th- navv for the
year ending Juneiu. ism. ate 1 ' '"l \ht y
include practically the entiii- inn r" <•-- >■ ''
complete and equip all the new ini'- new
commission; 80 that, unless ne w h i y ■' "
thorized, the appropriation for the u i\ ti m-i\-
lee for the fiscal year eii.liui.' .lum •' '
should fall below tho estlm itos for the coming
year by at least |12,OOO.o >•
The secretary present w.th uiurn onriu •
nessa plea for the author!/. tlm three i-.-
ditlonal battleships and tweh ..■^■•.lo i-oats.
If we are to have a navy for war) ii « !• >" *•
offensive and defensive, wo eerta ' • "u "
increase both the number of battle .hips and
t or pedo boats. ,
1 foel it my imperative dm loe.ill ; 11 • .ition
to tho recommendation of the • .-.-i- • m re-
gard to tho personnel of the line of the navy.
The stagnation of promotion in this the \tt:ii
branch of tho service Is at n t 1 - >'
Impair its efficiency. 1 consld<-r it or the ut-
most Importance that the young a i
aged officers should before the v\e
mont bo permitted to reach a gnrle « utit ling
them to active and Important <1 '
system adopte I a few years ar *
latlng tho employment or labor
navy yards Is rigidly upheld and ha - fully
demonstrated its usofuhn • and expeiliency.
It is within tho domain or civil en i. lonn
In as much as workmen are employ <1 through
a board of labor seloctod at each nav, \ n.l.
and are given work without r- i- ' < ipoli-
ties and in order of their application. i -« !• r-
ences, however, being given to army an i na\ \
veterans and thoso having former na\yyard
The Interior Department.
Tho report or tho secretary oi the lnt< nor
exhibits the situation of the numerni ami in-
teresting branches of tho public ' ervice t mi-
nected with his department. I r. n.l th.s
roportand tho valuable ree«>iiitnendnti"ns 1-r
tho secretary to careful attention of e n i.
Tho public laud dispo-. i of • Hiring tho
year amounted to 10,-l nit).. net- -
including 2.HS7.803 or Indian lau.U
It is estimated that the public don..
malnlng amounts to a little uion t: " '
000 acres, excluding, however, about :> " " '' '
acres la Alaska as wollasmllltar\ i'< -it n-
and railroad and other selections of lauds un-
Tho total cash receipts from m • •
amounted to^.074.'JHS.T0,includln - -mm-: r. -
reived for Indian lands. Thlrtv-iive i .1
patents were Issuod ror agr. nil ir iI I !
8,100 patonts were issued to Indian . on a! >t-
inonts or their holdin g in • ver "ti land
soallotedbeing Inalienable bv the lull m al-
lottees ror a period of tueuty-llve year-, afti r
patent. There were certitt.-1 and patent.-.1 on
account or railroad ami wagon rutl grants dur-
ing the vcar. 810,558.4.1 acres of laud, un I at the
close of the vear t.'O.OOO.OO.) a I' - were mbra
in the list of selections made b\ railroad and
wagon road companies and awaits 1 si>itlem«nt.
The selections of swamp lands ant that taken
as Indemnity therefor since the passage of the
act providing for tho same In is n> amount t •
nearly or quite O.ROO,000acres.of which '"
have beenpatcntod to states, about I ts.un ucies
were patented during last year. N't irh
acres of school and educational grants wero
approved durlug tho year and at Its close I,-
280.30.',Si acres remained unadjuste I.
An exceedingly important recomm. inlat ion
of the secretary relates to tht? manner In which
contests and IKi 'ated cas-s -i ..win • out of el-
forts to obtain government land are d- -
termlned. I concur in the opinion that tin-
commissioner of the general land oillc- -honM
bo relieved of this duty of d- idin ' liti ited
land cases; that a non-partisan co in should be
created to pans on such cases and that decis-
ions or this court should be ilnal. at lea -t •> far
as the decisions or tho department are ilnal.
The registers and receivers who originally
tear and decide those disputes should be In-
vented with authority to e.impel witn-s-uo
attend and tcstiry before them. Thou,'. th"
condition or tho Indian shows a steady and
healthy progress, their
factory at all points >
allotments or lands have b Mil el • ar. .-net
to be unable or discipline i to follow a 'r.cultu-
ral pursuits, or to otherwise i> -i. tlclally man-
age their land.
lain convinced that 15, prop r solution or
the Indian problem and the
step taken In that direction .b o nds to u very
largo extent, upon tho InUdllr i •■• and honesty
of the reservation agent vn.I t'ie Int ivstt)n\
have In their work \n u.rit a ni will inaktj
no effort to advan 11 • I i 11 resorva
tlon toward civilization .. i
lotment or lands In sever. it
as to their condition in t'.ils
is hoodloss and valuele -s.
The intelligent Indian
of tho past
ner. The appropr
ending June t>. !• ■ ap
expenses of the Indl;
ffl,733.003 IS, t-
At the close
%tth day of J urn
eons on the pi u
or :t.M: over th •
or the pre
DO YOU WANT
iA LONG STRING OF FISH
With Poor Bait.
S Wichita Dry-Goods Co,, ofier some Great Bargains for the Next 20 Days; Bargains that will Draw the
people from Far and Near. Prices Lower than Ever before, It always pays to trade with us.
We Carry 'M Largest Stock of Holiday Gooas in the Territory.
An Elegant Residence or a Store Building: j
any kind? I
Do you contemplate putting up a I uilihfig of
I f you do call and see ine and lei me give you
have been contracting in Norman for se\eral
M. E. MANIRE,
Contractor and Builder
. r ite of I nu n
ror the tlMcnl year endln
ed to |8J8,:W 1,038. being . . H per cent, or Amer-
ican exports of every i.e r,ption and tho
Uulted Kingdom of (ire it Urltaln tonic more
thon r.| per cent, of all farm proluota dueling
The amount approprnt-l for the weather
bureau was |®! I.100. Of tint sum *I3S,500. or
II percent, has been paved and i • returned to
the treasury. The appropriation to tho bureau
Of animal Industry w.i - '■ n.OOiiiul the ex-
penditures ror tin year wen only 4>r.i.yW0 .
thus leavIii:' unexpended :• I.M'>ro 7d. The ln-
s]H«ctlon of beef animals for export and inter-
state trade his iiri'ii e. itlnne.l and I.VJM.0VJ
head were inspected during the yeir at a cost
of I S cent per head against I 4 cents f -' \<K-
The secretary of agriculture recommends
that the law providing for tho mlcrosi-jpieal
Inspection of export and Interst it" ineat be so
amended us to compel o.vuers of the meat in-
spected to pay the cost or such Inspection and
I (all utt- ntion to the argument' present • i In ,
his report in support of this recomnicndation.
The live beef cattle oxp >ried and tagged dur-
ing tho year numbered 311. -i > Thl. is an in-
crease of head over t provl ms ye ir.
The omce of experiment -i.r :w. which is a
part of tho United Stat ^ depirt:ne:it of a rri-
culture, has during tho past year en : ige I it -eir
almost wholly In preparing f n- publication
works based upon tho reports of the u 'rieult-
ural experiment stations and other lust tut ions
ror agricultural Inquiry in th ■ United Stat • ^
and foreign countries.
The department expeue I in tho fiscal year
IS!'.', f.'.dvi n n.rsi and out of that sum the to! .'I
amount expended in Kcientiiic
isyj, out of a total e>
the department applh
to sclent Ulc works an
It Is de.'ined p •«!
1 to b > p i.l •>/ th • -verumeat
kt cent. Nothing couhl be worse
• .e l rrom sensible 11 nance than
exldlng b-twee.l tho currency
il h ?< l-.sne I. the gold held
p ion and the means which
•tod to ror the purpose or replen-
idemptlon rund when Impaired,
lilms upon this run I were con-
find to the obligation! originally iutended,
mill ir the redemption ot theM- obligations
meant their cancellation, the fund would bo
very small. Hut those obligations when re-
obived and re ii em d In g Id aro not oan icllAd*
but may bo reissued and may do duty many
times by way or drawing gold from the treas-
ury. Thus wo have an endless ch iln In opera-
tion constantly depletln ■ tho trc.isury s uolil
and never near a Ilnal r< t- \ -1( this was m>(
bad enough, we have by a statutory declara-
tion that It is tin policy of the government
to maintain the parity between gold and silv er
ce and momoatutnof this exhaust-
ing process and added largely to the currency
obligations claiming this peculiar gold redemp-
tion. Our small gold reserve Is thu subject to
draw from every side. The demands that in-
protecting this reserve against deph turn. au«l
it is most unsatisfactory to know that the pro-
tection afforded is only a temporary palliation.
It is perfectly and palpably plain that
the only way uudor present conditions by
which this reserve, when dangerously de-
pleted, can bo replenished is through
the issue and sale of Hi- b n Is of tho
government for gold, and yet eongrc • has not
only thus far declined to authorize th is -tie or
bonds best suited to such a purpose, but th ro
M eats a disposition in iome ijuarters to deny
both the necessity and power ror the i
bondf at ftlt I cannot Tor a moment believo
that any or our oltUens are deliberately iliiu •
lll.° that their government should default In its
V" pecuniary obligations, or that its IIn.racial
We Uhc the knife anil if tliat will
licit do we will apply the cleaver to
chop prices on our millinery into
halve.", (piartcrH and if necessary
into eights to dispone of this par-
ticular line at once.
Double fold Kn^lish Cashmere,
all shades and fancy suitings, 15c.
:*n inch fancy stripes and Novelty
suitings, sold all season for 39c,
now at 23c,
52 inch Storm Ser^e, former price
00c, now at 35c.
36 inch Ladies Cloth, ioruier price
4Sc now at 20c.
Choice of all our fine triinming
silk;4, all colors, former price ^1, this
23 pieces of LL Muslin, always] wool underware, well worth Xic
sold at 10c, now at
now at 22c.
20 pieces of fipe Costina bleached
muslin, always sold at 8'm. now ,")c.
20 piece* of liiNivv ffrnv ccli-r' 23 doz kabo corsets, well worth
down worth 25c, tlii* ttiile 12i'o. $1.25, now «<> at 75c.
1(1 pieces of Oil Red Table Unnen 1!'do/. Swiss Corsets, well worth
well worth (Hie, nuuranteed fusti^l. sellins now for 48c.
colors, go at 35c. : 14 doz Gipsy Corsets, worth 75c.
14 picces of bleached table linen, 1 now 35c.
always sold at B0c, now at 2.">c. I .
HOSIERY. ' All our Ladies Coats, ranging in
i do/, childrens fancy hose, well! price.front $12 to $20, we will close
■10 doz Ladies tine Kmbroidery
! silk handkercliiels, worth f)0c, go
| for 29.
23 do/, bordered lidkfs. wotli 10c.
20 do/, emhroidered lidkfs worth
20c, now 7c.
20 doz Men's fancy silk handker-
chiefs, worth 50c, now 35.
30 doz Men's Silk Tiet-
now 25 to 35c.
woith 8c, now at 5c.
11 do/, childrens fast blk hosewt
worth 15c, now at 7c.
28 doz Misses all
now at 15c.
48 doz Ladies line all wool hose,
lways sold at 50c, this sale 25c.
23 (In/. Ladies wool hose, always
old for 35c, now for 20c.
taudard dress! *J1 doz Ladies blk hose warranted
price 10c, now ! fast color, worth 20c, now 10.
' il* | 24 doz Ladies 1 1 k Fleece lined
25 pieces apron checks, regular | hose always sold at 'i.ie a pair, now
of best ;
out at $8.50.
All our $7.50, $8.50 to $11 coats will
go for $5.
We also plac
i sale ;
l~l. 2,000 TABBY K1TT12NS
and I'l'G I'OODI.KS
:J (liven away l'ree to every
Child Christmas Morning
loiKiciii $ (foods.
• S'o, now at i
40 pieces quilting goods, all guar-
anteed iast colors, former price 10c,
42 pieces S<- i Island cant
«-l former price 12' _.. now
two pair for 25c.
50 doz Ladies niixi
5c. now lee or thret
25 doz of Ladi
derware, worth 75c,
10 doz Ladies he
The stock is well assorted, all
shades and numbers, all warranted :
all silk. Nos. 5. 7. 0, 12, and 10, al-
ways sold for 25c up to 50, all go at
one price 7' ■_>.
•" | 20 do/, all wool underwear,
SOAP. j er price $1.25, now 75c.
48 doz cocoa nut oil soap worth 10c (|()/ i,;1j f wool underwear worth
1 hose, worth ■ now two for 5c. 7.1c, now at it(.)c.
,or23ci I ■>— "— '' lb cakes. '2S do?, home kn:
| worth 05c. now 35
worth 25c j 25 doz all wool
00 do/. Roekford socks, worth 10c
i 10 doz Castile soap, 3
' worth 50c, now 25c.
j 50 doz Buttermilk soap,
! a cake, now 10c.
all wool socks,
>clcs, worth 50c
35 doz Buttermilk soap worth 20c
i now 8c.
! now .
10c, this s;
J;laa u l, well |
1 Mu.- - j w O "
• half-wool I nioti
)ld at $2 now ;11 75i
25 doz ladies
vare, always t-<
Il fill'! 1 i t>.
j (JO doz Misses and cl.ildreiis un-
, derwear, always sold fer $1. now 50.
2'i iloz Misses and Childr us half-
20 doz metal-hack combs
25c, now 0c,
10 doz line combs worth 2i
20 doz line initialed purses, worth
25c. now 15c.
5 doz white pearl hair ornaments
latest style, worth 50c, now 35c.
A line line of Cut Ola--ware We
wortti vvii| sell them at a prio, to make
Gome Early and Select your Toys. . . .
WICHITA DRY-GOODS CO.,
Originators oT Low Prices, Leaders in all Lines and Caterers to the I/Iasses.
0NE of QUR
We will send the State
Democrat and the Dallas
News to you one year for
Both papers are pub-
lished twice a week, mak-
ing 208 papers ior the
small sum of $1.75.
T.. Oft.ai 1H-.H. |
tmt tho followug
«>i his iutenton
■ i, «if Iiih clvim. mid
• b-f'Tt-S .1 U'iiklns
mi ') -f. in lH'Jl viz-
'S tc |t. VO
his cm it in tfft 1- 1*. — ! ■nn'c up m utnl eultivHtlull
of SHltl lilllfj Viz
John stu.iiu.ini. M. >; Ulisting, V
ami .los •; , linn i« all of Norinnn, O. T.
Vny |i-: v : > <I• i 1 <■ - to protrbt ngainst the
nilowiwie ■ f m f'- ;•.• of. or whtif knows « f \ny
mil'Ht inti-ii :r..- 01. iin l- r th;* lnWund the regu-
lation* of ?!i-Interior D 'r '. tinHnt. why such
l>i• «■■ f sin : 1 !: '> • m inwcil. wiil In- given hii
• >t«u 1 i iy : , 'i'.o.o innnttinnl tine tind
pia t t • fi t- mil ■• 1 it- wlliit'SseM of mild
claimant, un I Y . evidence, In rebuttal ol
hief of th
Uciullv dealt with in th
unions should ho reuuiv I
rate I should nut leal thut in
Ide of t lio
h authority will bo utilized whenever and
ru n as it l'ocoraos neeessury 1-1 maintuln
ijlleient gold reservo and In abundant time t
1 ml mak(
yuoKitons rc i.u™ 10 our bahl
lIi tho subject referred
' thorn are the lac
!• caicil in Central Hloc
II h -D4.
Land offlco at Oklnlioma ( i
I.hiiil I inn.
1 In the p- Htolli
1 kftn L Hi
nt of the go
the ideal rcla
to the circulation
1 ivy 11 to make; flint I 1
iuim. and tli.-t > -id proul
.1. Wi kins I'roluite Jud
1 js'.u viz:
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Hie follow! 11
ii 1I111 A ltliif. I 11
Hugh Stewart, ul ol Hall
\ny person who th-sirl•-
I lie allow:
PiilistaiitiHl reiison, undi
Kiilatlouts ol t! e InterU
'«.•!■ I'll! h< at 1.11.
ike final proo
11 e .1
puortiiiiii y t
1 Miui uiiiiiiiiiut, and I
lutlalof that submitted by elal-i'l I •'!
D11.1. i-.v. Keif
Ntttlee is hereby
to mnke fltuvl pr
probate judge, at N
is hereby tflv
tiler has li
ike ilnal proof in sunnnrt of his chilm
1 uk 1'iolnte J 11 Ig
.- , viz:
-f- nl sal<i r aiinaiit. and
huitiil of that submit
1 wp I n range l
the following wltni
lion of said li.ii'l
.1 T Harris. John liilkov an I I" 11
1 Amos lirLbbli
ni. t it.s.
: against tin
It sires to |
l«! Ull III
ii • gi\
^ ol saM j
'. IteKlHter. I
1 fror? Handbook writ
1 Hhoadwav. NeW ^
Trie Nervoua System tno Seat
of Life and Mind. Recent
lln ; subj
f profi In- 1 s o ami >t ui|y In all ag
hotwilhsiandin-t this f.i l it W li >; Rene
that the scat
U-dIn tL<* u;
per part of III
1 thus I
y a uoiicc tiven Ireo of ohHrgo in tttt
We will send the State
Democrat and the NEW
YORK WORLD to you
_ one year for $1.75.
Both papers are publish
he twice a week, making
208 papers for the small
sum of $1.75.
* 111 a kc
proo 1 011 vow claim
STATU 1)1$MOCK \T II1111 wv will
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f nrjrest circulfttion of
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Best in the World.
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